Psychology- trait theorists and cognitists

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Psychology- trait theorists and cognitists
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  1. what did Sheldon say?
    • somatypes
    • endomorph
    • mesomorph
    • ectomorph
  2. mesomorph-pysical and characteristics
    • muscular
    • agressive assertive
  3. endomorph pysical and charcteristics
    • fat
    • relaxed sociable tolerant peaceful
  4. ectomorph physical characteristics
    • thin
    • quiet fragile non-assertive sensitive
  5. Allport
    • present behavior more important than past
    • cardinal/central/secondary traits
  6. cardinal traits
    defines someone
  7. central trait
    • makes us predictable
    • behavioral
  8. secondary trait
    preferences that are apt to change
  9. cattell
    • surface&source traits
    • 16 source traits
  10. surface traits
    based on perception
  11. source traits
    characteristics at person's core
  12. 16 source traits
    • each on continnuum
    • ex.
    • reserved-outgoing
    • less intellgent-more intelligent
    • tough minded-tender minded
  13. factor analysis
    statistical technique used to analyze trait data
  14. Hans Eysenck
    • 3 dimensions of human personality
    • stability vs instability
    • introvesion vs extroversion
    • pyschoticism¬†
  15. kelly
    personal construct theory- personality consist of thoughts about ourselves
  16. heider
    • attribution theory- we interpret behavior of others, making up own reasons for their actions
    • internal vs external attributions
  17. internal vs external attribution
    • internal- behavior is due to who they are
    • external- behavior is due to situation

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