General Psychology – Fall 2009STUDY GUIDE - EXAM 3 Part TwoCHAPTER 11 PERSONALITYI. Overview of personalityA. Definition (popular vs scientific)II.Psychodynamic approach ( what are the major weaknesses?)A. Freud1. 3 levels of awareness (characteristics of conscious, preconscious, unconscious)2. structure of personality (characteristics of id, ego, superego)3. role of conflict 4. anxiety & ego defense mechanisms (where does anxiety come from? basic characteristics of each defense mechanism; be able to recognize examples)[skip stages of psychosexual development ]B. Neo-Freudians1.Jung (collective unconscious & archetypes; introversion/extraversion)2.Adler (what does he believe is the driving force in personality?)III.Dispositional (trait) approach (what are the major weaknesses?)A. What is a personality trait?B. Five-factor model (what are the "big-5"?)IV. Biological approach -- Eysenck's theory A. 3 orthogonaldimensions (emotional stability, extraversion, psychoticism)B. How is the extraversion dimension related to arousal?
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