Twenty Statements Test
an instrument developed by Kuhn to measure an
individual's self-concept; to take test, you must number a
sheet from 1 to 20 and fill in each line with an answer to
the question "Who am I?"
the set of ideas and inference
Was the first person to describe operant conditioning
Skinner argued that psychology is the science of
Skinner believed that behavior can be controlled by
Skinner rejected _ as a valid personality
all of the answers
psychological entity that cannot be directly observed
-must infer its existance from other sources of data
(ex. gravity) cant see it but find data to support it. "IDEA"
Multiple pieces of information are the same
1. "I'm Outgoing"
Abraham Maslow was associated with _ psychology
Maslow believed that psychologists should study
the strengths and virtues where human natures is at its
Maslow insisted on psychology that emphasized
human strengths, free-will, and the fulfi
The Human Genome
- Contains between 30000 and 50000 genes
- Complete set of genes of an organism
The body contains roughly how many copies of the
- 23 pairs of chromosomes
Human Genome Project
- First draft wa
- Awareness & thinking as well as specific mental acts
- Individuals have different cognitive styles
- Personalizing & Objectifying
Dog Personalizing Example
- Big, Friendly, and loves to go on walks!
Dog Objectifying Example
- 3 year old golden
What is personality psychology?
The study of why people act the way they do and also the
study of individual differences.
Elements of personality
- Relatively enduring qualities in our behavior
Sigmund Freud (Psychoanalysi