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Unformatted text preview: less likely to have 'giving up' tendencies less likely to drink 'to cope' Essential Traits: How do you ID them Top-Down method start with theory used hipppocrates, galen, jung, and wundt to id two super traits don't worry about knowing the super traits introversion-extraversion and emotionality-stability later added a third trait- psychoticism bottom- Up Start with info Raymond Cattell had no preconceived notions Came up with a battery of tests Wanted to let 'reality' reveal itself imperical method Factor Analysis The lexical hypothesis the idea that most important traits can be found in the language people use to describe each other there are many traits 4500...
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This note was uploaded on 01/24/2012 for the course PSYC 330 taught by Professor Hicks during the Fall '10 term at Texas A&M.
- Fall '10