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CHAPTER 13 VOCAB Understanding Human Personality Personality : the complex set of psychological qualities that influence an individual’s characteristic patterns of behavior across different situations and over time - uniqueness and characteristic patterns of behavior Personality Type : (all or none) if a person is assigned to one type, cannot belong to any other type within that system Hippocrates : (5th Cent. B.C.) greek physician originated one of the earliest “type” theories - theorized that the body contained 4 basic fluids (humors) each with a particular pattern of emotions and behaviors (temperament) Galen : (2nd Cent. A.D.) suggested that an individual’s personality depended on which humor was pre-dominant in his/her body - paired Hippocrates’ body humors with personality temperaments according to the following scheme: *Blood - sanguine temperament = cheerful and active *Phlegm - phlegmatic temperament = apathetic and sluggish *Black Bile - melancholy temperament = sad and brooding
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course PSYC 1001 taught by Professor King,brett during the Fall '08 term at Colorado.

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