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Unformatted text preview: Less likely to drink “to cope” • Essential Traits: Identifying them o Top-down method Start with a theory Hans Eysenck • Used Hippocrates, Galen, Jung, and Wundt to identify 2 super traits o Introversion-extraversion and emotionality-stability o Later added a third- psychoticism o Bottom-up method Start with only the information • Raymond Cattell o Had no preconceived notions o Came up with a ton of tests o Wanted to let “reality” reveal itself (empirical method and factor analysis) o The lexical hypothesis The idea that the most important personality traits can be found in the language people use to describe each other There are a ton of traits • Ex. 4500...
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2011 for the course PSYC 330 taught by Professor Hicks during the Fall '10 term at Texas A&M.
- Fall '10