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WHAT IS PERSONAILTY?
-a pattern of psychological and behavioral characterisitcs
-how are you differnt from the person sitting next you?
ASSUMPTION OF TRAIT APPROACH
-traits remain stable and predictable over time
-traits remain stable across situations
-personality traits vary in degrees across individuals
ALLPORT'S TRAIT THEORY
central traits:
-he/she is reliable,hard working, lazy
secondary traits:
-she's afraid of people in monkey suits
-he doesn't do well in loud problems
*bad for comparing people
BIG FIVE MODEL OF PERSONALITY
-five cross-cultural trait factors
*openness to experience
*conscientousness (wholesome,reliable)
*extraversion
*agreebleness
*neuroticism(on edge,unreliable,emotionally unstable)
EYSENCK'S BIOLOGICAL TRAIT THEORY
-2 AXIS
*introversion and extroversion
*emotional-stability
-nervous system differences
REACTION FORMATION
-do opposite of what you feel
SUBLIMINATION
-transforming feelings into a good outlet
PSYCHOSEXUAL STAGES
-oral stage (overeating)
-anal stage (ego develops, you are either super picky or a slob)
-phallic stage
*boys=oedipus complex
*girls= electra complex(penis envy)
-latency period (school, same-sex friends)
-genital stage (you care about the opposite sex)
JUNG'S ANALYTIC PSYCHOLOGY
-libido is a life force, not just sex drive
-no specific stages (introversion vs. extraversion)