Ch. 10 Pysch

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Ch. 10 Pysch
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Personality
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  1. Personality
    A person's unique and relatively stable behavior patterns.
  2. Trait Theory
    Personality consists of broad, enduring dispositions that tend to lead to characteristic responses
  3. Trait
    An enduring personality characteristic that tends to lead to certain behaviors

    • -Trait Theorists
    • -Biological predisposition
  4. Common Traits
    Characteristics shared by most members of a culture
  5. Individual Traits
    Personal traits that define a person's unique individual qualities
  6. Cardinal Traits
    A trait that is so basic that all of a person's activities relate to it
  7. Central Traits
    Core traits that characterize an individual personality
  8. Secondary Traits
    Traits that are inconsistent or relatively superficial
  9. Eyesenck's Dimensions of Personality
    • Introversion-Extraversion
    • -Quit, unsociable, passive, & careful
    •                vs
    • -Active, optimistic, sociable, & outgoing

    Stable-Unstable

    • -Calm, even-tempered, carefree, & capable
    •                vs
    • -Moody, anxious, restless, & touchy
  10. Surface Traits
    • the visible areas of personality
    • visible or observable traits
    • Cattell
  11. Source Traits
    • Underlying characteristics of a personality
    • Each one is reflected in many surface traits
    • Cattell
  12. Five Factor Model of Personality
    Proposes that there are five universal dimensions of personality.

    • -Openness
    • -Conscientiousness
    • -Extraversion
    • -Agreeableness
    • -Neuroticism (emotional stability)

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