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Unformatted text preview: • Question: do personality scales measure what they are supposed to measure? • Carlson punished personality psychologists for ignoring the grand theories. • Mischel’s critique launched a protracted debate in the field of personality psychology. Example: * The Big Five model. • Beginning of the persuasive doubt concerning the legitimacy and worth of personality studies. • By mid-80’s it evolved into a broad sense of renewal and revitalization. • Trait models regained status and influenced psychology. • The Big Five factor model for personality traits emerged. • Integrative personality theory and renewed commitment to studying whole persons in full biographical complexity....
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2011 for the course PSCHOLOGY psy 230 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11