PPE_Notes_1.9.08 - qualities not shared by any other person...

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PPE Class 02:12:39 Psychology seeks to Describe, Understand, Predict, and Influence the behavior of individuals o Order matters!! Psychology spends a lot of time trying to predict psychology Three traditions in psychology o Experimental o Differential o Developmental Personality is a part of you that isn’t super changing 3 levels of personality analysis o Human nature Characteristics that all humans have The study or approach that talks about how we are all the same o Individual and group differences Talks about the differences between groups and individuals o Individual uniqueness Not many take this approach Human nature o How we are “like all others” o Traits and mechanisms of personality that are typical of our species and possessed by nearly everyone o All of us learn how to talk, read, drive, etc Individual uniqueness
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o How we are “like no other” o Individual uniqueness refers to the fact that every individual has personal and unique
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Unformatted text preview: qualities not shared by any other person in the world o Individuals can be studied nomothetically or ideographically. Jc alvarez, diane trainor, Orlando Fernandez, mr canella, devon alvarez Loud, control freak, jerk Eat a lot, lazy Like car > chilled out • A fissure in the field o Gap within personality psychology has not yet been successfully bridged—the gap and the analysis of individual and group differences Modern psychology focuses on how we are different from one another. • Grand theories of personality o Like Freud, tells whole picture about how and why people are they way they are. The goal was to be inclusive o Skinner’s theory claimed to cover everything o The problem is that modern psychology focuses on why we are different from one another • Personality is guided by the six domains of knowledge...
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