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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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- Fall '10
- Personality Psychology