Personality Lecture oct 25

Personality Lecture oct 25 - TOPICS AND CONCEPTS FROM THE...

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TOPICS AND CONCEPTS FROM THE LECTURE ON PERSONALITY The Stability (“you have changed…”) and Consistency (“you are not yourself today”) paradoxes The Interactionists approach: Both sides of the consistency issue are correct. – Situations control behavior in a given instance, and broad consistencies do exist. –Consistencies become visible when we add behaviors together, an approach termed aggregation. The Trait approach: ( You are what you are born): People have a number of characteristics or traits such as honesty, aggressiveness or anxiousness that control specific types of behavior. Ideographic vs. Nomothetic approach Eysenck’s Personality Factors: o Introversion vs. Extraversion o Neuroticism vs. Stability o Pshychoticism vs. Considerate o The “Big Five” Personality Dimensions o Openness/Extroversion o Conscientiousness / Dependability o Agreeableness o Neuroticism/Emotional Stability o Culture / Intellect / Openness Objective Tests: The MMPI-2
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