Well continue where I left off last week refer to Thursdays lecture notes for the first part of todays
lecture, which will conclude with this slide:
BENEFITS OF SOCIAL LIVING
DILUTION EFFECT OR INCREASED VIGILANCE
IMPROVED FORAGING/PREY ACQUISITION
23 species of crocodilians
4 chambered heart
All are carnivorous
Well known for attacking humans
o Males have a single penis
Show parental care
Very long lived animals.
3 basic groups of living crocodilians
CH1 What is personality?
Wondering about ourselves
Wondered about others?
Three Big Questions: Who am I? How do people differ? Whats my future?
These three questions are very inter-related. They tie ancient philosophy to
o Founder of experimental psychology
Discipline of psychology studies various mental systems one by one
o Motives and emotions
o Sensation and perception
Introduction to Personality
Schematic of the connective model
Observer data: judging anothers shyness, intellect
Major types of external source
Quassi experimental desigs
o Natural treatment
o No randomization
o Creative personalities
The experimental design
Measurement of attributes
Measures attributes of the object
A test measure the number of things it claims to measure
Technical test: factor analysis
o How many factors does a test measure?
o Factor: an underlying variable
Not loading= garbage
Factor 1- mood clarity
Central ideas of the trait approach
There are consistencies in personal behavior
These consistencies are important parts of personality called traits
Personality is the search for and understanding of traits
Key figure: Gordon Allport
The Systems Approach:
The different perspectives can be translated into a common language.
o Freuds introject (an internalized image of another) can be translated
into cognitive psychologys mental model.
o Rogers real self can be translated int
Vert Zoo 18
Green Sea Turtle
Only see turtle that is an herbivore.
Hardest of the hard shell turtles
Made green turtle soup with it
Probably the most harvested sea turtle in the world
Make very big hole when they nest
Hawksbill Sea Turtle