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    Response To Trauma

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    (1991) further explain the remaining factors and their associative traits: openness to experience is associated with being curious, imaginative and intelligent; agreeableness is mostly associated with being cooperative, forgiving and easy going; conscientiousness has been commonly associated with organised, planful and achievement-oriented traits. The FFM allows for a framework of personality that is unified and solid (Vollrath, 2001). Furthermore this framework has shown to be consistent across different theoretical frameworks and assessments, thus strengthening the theory as a model (McCrae & Costa, 1987). The Big Five factors can be associated with both negative and positive outcomes of stressful events (Vollrath, 2001). Carver and Connor- Smith (2007) explain that the trait neuroticism leads to negative outcomes of events as this is associated with worry, anxiety and other negative emotions that may affect one’s emotional stability. In contrast, extraversion and conscientiousness are considered to be more positive, optimistic and resourceful traits, as these aspects have been understood to reduce the negative outcomes of stressful events (Carver & Connor-Smith, 2007). Digman and Takemoto-Chok (1981) explain that although conscientiousness has been associated with positive outcomes of events it has been the most difficult factor to…

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    GENDER When comparing gender, the connection between conscientiousness and academic performance is fully facilitated by effort. Females have higher levels of conscientiousness and academic performance when compared to males (Berings, De Feyter, Van den Broeck, Brebels, & Proost, 2013). Therefore, females study more in comparison to their male peers and can generally be described as being more organised, disciplined and motivated to achieve. These vital traits of conscientiousness result in high…

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    A. What do Trait theorists think is the basis for personality? Trait theories focuses on traits, responses based on characteristics, and broad ideas of personality. With this theory we describe individuals based on the way they behave. Trait theorists believe that traits are the structure of personality. Gordon Allport claims that everyone’s distinctive traits and their ability to adapt to the world can define personality. The lexical approach explains that if a certain trait is crucial to an…

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    Trait theory is a theory of personality that describes an individual’s trait, and are also used in predicting behavior based on the combination of traits. One of the trait theories is the five factor model of personality, which is a set of five traits with multiple facets that seeks to explain an individual’s personality. These five traits are extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to experience (Costa & McCrae, 1992). Using only a small set of trait…

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    1a. Stephan’s most notable personality trait is his conscientiousness. Those who score highly on conscientiousness are dependable responsible, achievement oriented, and persistent. In the prompt, it says that Stephan “has been a dependable team member with a persistent achievement oriented attitude.” Arzu’s most notable personality trait is her extraversion. Those who score highly on extraversion are outgoing, talkative, sociable, and assertive. In the prompt, it says that Arzu is “very…

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    reading the participants data was recorded by people they only met once, I feel it could have given a false positive. I feel that this is a correlation research because there was no experiments that took place. There was not an independent variable and nothing was manipulated. We are limited to our interpretation because we are unable to see the data. I feel the data is inconclusive. One reason being is that the people filling out the personality assessments for the people they just met may not…

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    scales were produced from the collected data and they are extroversion and neuroticism. Later, Eysenck (1978) expanded his research to include psychoticism as a personality trait. The introduction of psychoticism to the Trait Theory and was widely criticised, this was because Eysenck (1978) collected most of the data from mental institutions. Trait Theory was also criticised for using neuroticism and psychoticism to a high degree to describe individual’s personality traits. A classroom study…

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    these traits. Traits can be defined as the habitual patterns of behaviour, emotions and thoughts displayed by humans that are consistent in various situations. (Borghans, Duckworth, Heckman, & ter Weel, 2008) As this suggests, traits are consistent and do not drastically change over time and scenario. The most commonly used personality theories are the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and the Big Five Factor Model. For the purposes of this and related studies the BFF model has been used. This model…

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    trust (trustworthiness of others), straightforwardness, Aatruism (has the will to help others), compliance, and tender-mindedness (caring for others). 2.3. Conscientiousness Conscientiousness individuals are determined and purposeful. They have the tendency to act obediently, show self-discipline, and aim for achievement outside expectation. Conscientiousness describes socially prescribed impulse control that facilitates task- and goal-directed behavior, such as thinking before acting,…

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    Licht, Hull, and Ballantine define personality as the unique, core set of characteristics that influence the way one thinks, acts, and feels, and that are relatively consistent and enduring throughout the life span. Costa and McCrae developed the five-factor model of personality. The model contains what many psychologists believe to be the fundamental dimensions of personality. The basic traits included are neuroticism, extraversion, openness to experience, agreeableness, and conscientiousness,…

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