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ApproachestoPersonality PSY140

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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Yessenia Walsh on Wednesday September 23, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to PSY140 at Drexel University taught by ChristineNezu in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 27 views. For similar materials see /class/212501/psy140-drexel-university in Psychlogy at Drexel University.


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Date Created: 09/23/15
Psychology Exam 1 Review Page 148149 Kelly and Conley study 1987 personality style anal martial satisfaction 300 couples 7 from engagement onward 3 predictors of satisfaction and divorce Neuroticism of husband Lack of impulse control of husband Neuroticism of wife Chapter 1 0 Personality de ned Psychological traits mechanism relatively enduring Crosssituational consistency Michelle Adaptation to environment 3 levels of personality analysis 0 Human nature 7 how every person is like all others language 0 Individual and group differences 7 similarities and differences between people 0 Individual uniqueness 7 how a person is like no other person Nomothetic vs Idiographic Grand theories of personality human nature level analysis Freud Erikson Contemporary research in personality individual and group differences level of analysis New way to syudy personality theory 7 NEW PARADIGM Kuhn 1970 o How science goes through stages 7 from Kuhn 0 Six domains of Knowledge 0 Dispositional 7 fundamental traits Biological Intrapschic CognitiveExperiential Social and Cultural o Adjustment Six blind men and Elephant Sources of Personality Data 0 Self Report data S Data measure of depression 0 Observer7report Data OData male child with tantrums o TestData TData ink blots 0 Life Outcome Data LData Penile Plethysmography PPG Evaluation of Personality Measures 0 Reliability I Testretest I Interrater I Internal consistency o Validity I Face I Predictive or criterion I Convergent OOOO I Discriminant I Construct o Generalizability Decisions about data sources and resource design There is no perfect data source There is no perfect research design But some data sources and some methods are better suited for some purposes then others Multiple forms Traits as purely desciptive Taxonomomies of personality 0 Eysenck o Cattellns o Wiggins Three approaches 0 Theortical 0 Statistical o Lexical Five factor model 0 Intellect o Emotional stability 0 Conscientiousness o Agreeableness o Surgency EXtroversion Human Genome o Genomtpical o Indirectly coded Heritability Behavioral genetic research 0 Personality traits 0 Drinking and smoking 0 Attitudes Sexual Orientation Shared vs Nonshared environment Geneenvironment interaction and correlation o 3 types Ch 1 intro Ch2 up to page 43 Ch3 5 page 148149 All of chapter 6


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