PSY 260 Exam Study Guide 1
How and why are people different?
What will my future be?
Contemporary personality psychology addresses this question of how a given life
pattern can influence ones future
Mental testing- used to asses
Class Notes on Personality: A Systems Approach
Chapter 8 How Parts of Personality Fit Together
Hierarchical structure of traits
Big or Super Traits general, broad, subdivided into more specific traits
Big Two Eysenck neuroticism/stability, extraversion/in
Chapter 8: How the Parts Fit Together
o Static, enduring, long-term divisions of personality into areas according to
the stable and distinct functions, processes, or other qualities of
o Provides an opposition to per
PSY 260 Exam 2 Study Guide (Chapter 4)
What are motives and how can they be measured?
How are motives expressed?
What are emotions and why are they important?
What are emotional traits and how are they expressed?
What are happy people like?
o A group of organized info about a topic in persons thoughts usually
o They influence our thinking in automatic ways
o An organized structure in memory that depicts the self, the world, or the
self in the