The Origins Of Personality Types

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Personality—it’s who we are. Our personalities determine how we act and react, as well as how we interact with and respond to the world. Despite much research, the origins of personality are still a mystery, though there are many theories that attempt to explain them. Some researchers propose that children learn personality from their parents; others believe personality is fixed from birth. Some theories address how environment, genetics, and culture influence the development of personality.()
Two personality types to heart disease risks were connected by a study carried in the 1950s. Cardiologists Meyer Friedman and R. H. Rosenman conducted a study and approached with a theory that best illustrates two opposing personality types the typically
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Can an individual’s probability of acquiring a heart disease be actually determined by how domineering or lackadaisical one is? Let us examine these two personality types more thoroughly (Examined Existence 2014).

Type A
Type A personality is more likely to be preoccupied with social status, accomplishment in life, and self-esteem which was disclosed in a study conducted in the 1950s. This person is often oppressive, impatient, and prone to anger. Compared to the other type this personality type was found to be associated with the higher risk of promoting heart diseases. The following behavior and vision in life are predominantly possessed by Type A people.
• These common people are high-achievers, they are great at multi-tasking unrelated duties and activities and they usually perform beyond the level.

• They are constantly in a competition to achieve higher goals, they set much loftier aspirations when goals are attained and they cannot halt on their
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• They are not stressed out to surpass, they can be disappointed when they fail their goals, but they are not devastated and they are more admitting of failures.
• They enjoy games and competitions, not with the aim of winning but for the love of the game.
• They are reflective and innovative and they allow themselves to explore and fail, if necessary.
• Sometimes they are too relaxed and laid-back that they lack the motive to attain the uppermost of their careers.
• They are even-tempered.
• They normally live less stressful lives. (Examined Existence 2014)

Through a meticulous examination of the carefully posed (front view, side view and back view) photographs of some four thousand, decently but scantily clothed, college-age, men Sheldon became persuaded that there were three fundamental elements that, in various proportions, contributed to each person’s actual physique or soma type. He conjectured that three might well be some relationship between these elements and the three layers of the human embryo-the endoderm, the mesoderm and the ectoderm-and consequently gave the three elements that he held as contributing to ALL human physiques the names Endomorphy, Mesomorphy and Ectomorphy (Age of the sage.org

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