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Chapter Four Chapter Four Traits, Cont. Traits, Cont. 02/04/10 02/04/10
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Review Traits: relatively stable & long-lasting attribute of personality How many? 16, 3 (PEN), 5 (OCEAN) Use? predict behavior
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What traits do you think effective Presidents have?
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Chimps & other primates (even guppies & octopuses) show individual differences in Neuroticism & Extraversion All but guppies & octopuses show variances in Agreeableness Some animals show signs of Openness (curiosity) Only human & chimps show individual differences in Conscientiousness
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Criticism of Traits Three Major Criticisms: 1. Trait measures are just measuring response styles 2. Labeling individuals with traits is bad. 3. Traits are not useful in predicting behavior (Walter Mischel, 1968).
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Mischel’s Critique Mischel- behavior is more situation specific than cross- situationally general thus, traits cannot predict behavior correlation b/w personality trait scores and
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