psyc120 feb_12 - Personality Bamum Effect o Our tendency to...

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Personality - Bamum Effect o Our tendency to accept as valid descriptions of our personality that are generally true of everyone o Ex – horoscope, fortune, tellers, etc. - Bio-Psycho-Social – Spiritual o Model of Personality - Biology o Brain abnormalities o Chemical abnormalities o Hormones o Genetic predisposition - Psychological o Freud – relationships influential in a person’s personality whether positive or negative First to say biological is not the only influence o Other relational theories o Self psychology o Humanistic - Socio- Cultural o Kind of culture you are from will greatly affect ur personality o Different cultures value different things o If you have what the culture values, life will be less stressful o Socio-cultural stress will affect on personality - Personality Tests o Objectives
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Self report inventories 16 personality factor MMPI o Projectives TAT Rorschach – series of ink blots House – tree –person Sentence completion Squiggle test
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSY 120 taught by Professor Donnely during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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