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PSYCG 235 Article - 100390320 Hans J. Eysenck February 16,...

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100390320 Hans J. Eysenck February 16, 2011 E y s e n c k , H . J . ( 1 9 9 1 ) . D i m e n t i o n s o f p e r s o n a l i t y. T h e b i o s o c i a l a p p r o a c h t o p e r s o n a l i t y , 7 7 - 7 8 Eysenck theory of personality was one that was nervous system based. He thought that extroverts have a low level of brain arousal that leads them to want simulation. On the other side of the spectrum, introverts have higher level of central nervous system arousal leading the to shy away from stimulant in social situations. As Eysenck researched he came to the realization that the basis of personality came own to three personality demotions. They were extraversion, neuroticism, and psychoticism. Psychoticism shows a tendency towards psychopathology involving impulsivity and cruelty, though-mindedness, shrewdness, and low agreeableness. Neuroticism is more of an emotional instability. Eysenck also has suggested that the biological aspects of personality should be paired up with the concept of temperament. Meaning, “ the characteristic way an
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PSYCG 235 Article - 100390320 Hans J. Eysenck February 16,...

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