Unformatted text preview: C. Physique and Personality-- Somatotypes (body types) -- Constitutional theory of personality -- William Sheldon. According to this view, there is al ink between a person's body type and personality. 1) ectomorph-- thin, frail body; believed by Sheldon to reveal a shy, restrained, and introspective temperament called cerebrotonia. 2) mesomorph-- muscular, strong body; believed to display a bold, assertive, and energetic temperament called somatotonia . 3) endomorph-- large, soft body; believed to display a relaxed, sociable and easygoing temperament called viscerotonia ....
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.
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