Personality Assignment Essay

947 Words Jan 1st, 2013 4 Pages
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Personality Reflection

Using the textbook, the University Library, the Internet, and/or other resources, answer the following questions. Your responses to each question will vary but overall should be 700- to 1,050-words in length.

1. How would you define personality? * The Free Dictionary by Farlex (2012) defines personality the characteristic, relatively stable, and predictable way a person thinks, feels, and behaves, including conscious attitudes, values, and styles, and also unconscious conflicts and defense mechanisms (para. 1). An individual’s characteristics is what makes them socially appealing or not appealing. The individual’s pattern of collective character, behavioral,
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* 3. What key concepts or “constructs” are used to explain your personality? * Introverts and extroverts is a basic personality trait in human beings. I have a little of both. I have to say I am more introvert. I get more accomplished when I am alone. I do say that with the right partner, I could turn introvert into extrovert. I am self-conscious, passionate, quiet, and deliberate. I am social to an extent, but I like more to be alone and contending to things that need to be done or just engaging in activities that make me feel content. Unless I am really comfortable with my surroundings in a social gathering, I get nervous and anxious. I like t think about situations or answers before I begin to answer them back. * * 4. Are your personality features consistent or do they change according to the situation? * My personality features change accordingly to the situation and this is a consistent pattern for me. For example, the people who I may be around, and no particular place such as work, social gathering, and customers. I try to accommodate to their personality. I will not lie, steel or cheat, but I will keep myself from conflicting with their personality characteristics. I believe this is what makes me more introverted. Being introverted keeps me from meeting people. Usually, if I do meet someone, they are opposite from me. This means I do change some of my personality features. I am prepared for these changes

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