Psychology 1100 Notes
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Date Created: 02/12/15
Personality Ch 12 Personality An individual s characteristic style of behaving thinking and feeling I shaped by prior events Measuring PersonalitV l SelfReport a series of answers to a questionnaire that asks people to describe their own behaviourmental state a Most popular technique b Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory MMPI 2 i 500 descriptive statements ii Truefalse iii 10 main subscales assessing tendencies toward clinical problems iv Includes validity scales c Some aws 2 Proiective Tests standard series of ambiguous stimuli designed to elicit unique responses that reveal inner aspects of an individual s personality a Rorschach Inkblot Test 3 Thematic ADDerception Test TAT a projective personality test in which respondents reveal underlying motives concerns and the way they see the social world through the stories they make up about ambiguous pictures of people 4 The Trait Approach a 17000 personalityrelated words I Lexical Approach i People have more words for important traits ii The Big Five five dimensions of personality 1 Neuroticism 2 Openness 3 Conscientiousness 4 Agreeableness 5 Extroversion iii Brain Mechanisms l Behavioural Activation Svstem BAS a go system anticipate rewards correlated with extroversion 2 Behavioural Inhibition S stem BIS a stop system avoid punishment correlated With neuroticism Change in Personality 1 Doesn t change much after age 30 even less after 50 years old
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