by Walter due to his study of multiple cases that showed inconsistency within

By walter due to his study of multiple cases that

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by Walter due to his study of multiple cases that showed inconsistency within personality traits when observed over a long period of time. This is explained clearly via Walter Mischel’s model of personality which h consisted of three parts, the Personality, the Mind, and the Situation. According to this model, a person’s personality is affected by the person’s mind and his/her current situation. This understanding is then possible to help make it clear as to how a person’s mind plays a role in developing a perspective on his/her own situation and derive subconsciously a relative personality and its associated traits.
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Abhinand Jayasankaran Psychology-221 A20400248 2 nd April, 2019 Assignment-3 5. After hearing this story and approaches discussed in lecture/the textbook, what do you believe about the predicative power of personality versus the situation (i.e., which is more important)? Which approach or model of personality do you find most persuasive, and why? Answer: After the narrative by the speakers and the evidences provided by them on account of Walter Mischel and his model of understanding personalities it becomes clear that the situation is a much more important factor than a static model of personality. Hence, personally I have come to believe that when it come to the bare predicative power of personality versus the situation, ‘the situation’ is a clear winner. Until this point, two models of personality have been put up. The first model is of a static personality which has a set of associated traits that are stable and consistent throughout a person’s lifetime. However, the model explained above is not able to account for the inconsistency that is seen when observed carefully beyond the illusion that is produced according Walter Mischel. Hence, the more persuasive model I would prefer would be of that proposed by Walter Mischel. This model of personality consists of three parts, the Personality, the Mind, and the Situation. According to this model, a person’s personality is affected by the person’s mind and his/her current situation. This understanding is then possible to help make it clear as to how a person’s mind plays a role in developing a perspective on his/her own situation and derive subconsciously a relative personality and its associated traits. The second model is hence able to provide a stand as to why the consistency of personalities is only an illusion and that in actuality personalities are inconsistent and could be changed if one is willing to change his/her own perspective.
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