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Chapter Three: Traits
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Things I learned in Las Vegas. ..
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Trait Talk Traits- provide an initial outline or sketch of  a person’s individuality Traits are: Internal  dispositions Relatively stable overtime Conceived in bipolar terms
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Trait Talk Three fundamental questions in the study of  traits: 1. How should we conceptualize traits? 2. How can we identify the most important  traits? 3. How can we formulate a comprehensive  taxonomy of traits?
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The History of Traits Galen- 130 AD-  blood, black bile, yellow bile, phlegm  need balance of 4
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Allport’s Traits Gordon Allport- 1937- one of the first  modern trait theories
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Cattell’s Traits Raymond Cattell- 1940s-used factor analysis  to determine 16 main traits Earnings = .21*outgoingness + .10*emotional stability  + .10*dominance+ .21*easygoingness + . 10*conscientiousness - .10*suspiciousness - . 21*imaginativeness + .21*shrewdness 
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Warmth, reasoning, emotional stability, dominance, liveliness, rule- consciousness, social boldness,
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2011 for the course ECON 10012 taught by Professor My during the Spring '11 term at Kent State.

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