GenPsych.Lecture23.Sakai.Chavez.Fall2011.11.30.2011

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Consistency, Change, and Abnormality Lecture 23 Instructor: George Chavez
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Inconsistent Personalities Is personality consistent from situation to situation? Does their personality change over time? Trait theorists: Generally, yes, people act consistently from situation to situation ______________: No, the situation is the greatest determinant of their behavior
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“Reality” and Personality People are moderately accurate in their trait judgments of individuals ________ is measured by » 1) How MOST people score the target » 2) How the TARGET scores him/herself
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“Reality” and Personality There are quite a few “expected” changes in age… Emotional Stability Agreeableness Conscientiousness Openness to Experience Social Vitality When someone becomes?
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I tell you that I made a new test called, the Type QR personality test. I let you take the test when you are 20. Then I return in ten years and give you the same Type QR test, and you score similar. Same thing when you are 40, a similar Type QR score. What is wrong with this picture?
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