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Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications 5th Edition

Essentials of Psychology: Concepts and Applications (5th Edition)

Book Edition5th Edition
Author(s)Nevid
ISBN9781305964150
PublisherCengage
SubjectPsychology
Section 11.1: The Psychodynamic Perspective
Section 11.2: The Trait Perspective
The Brain Loves a Puzzle
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Section 11.3: The Social-Cognitive Perspective
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Section 11.4: The Humanistic Perspective
Section 11.5: Personality Tests
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Chapter 11, Section 11.1, Recite It, Exercise 1
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Define the concept of personality (from chapter introduction). 

 

We can define (a) ________ as the composite set of psychological characteristics and behavior patterns that distinguish one person from another and that account for (b) ________ of the person's behavior over time and from situation to situation. 

Define the concept of personality (from chapter introduction). 

 

We can define (a) ________ as the composite set of psychological characteristics and behavior patterns that distinguish one person from another and that account for (b) ________ of the person's behavior over time and from situation to situation.

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Those characteristics of an individual that are consistent across varied situations in an individual's life.

Explanation

This refers to a particular way through which an individual thinks, feels, and behaves. This aspect enables in making distinctions between people, and also those qualities that make them alike.

 

The features of an individual's enduring state, influence their evaluation of daily emotional processes, and their response to the incident. It also influences the way an individual faces an obstacle, and manages themselves in times of adversities.

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  • Personality

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