Flashcards in Personality Deck (6)
Refers to the behaviors, attitudes, and emotions that characterize and individual.
Three factor model (Eysenck)
People differ from three main personality traits. Extraversion (other-focused, outgoing) vs. introversion (self-focused, quiet, shy), neuroticism vs. stability, and psychoticism vs. self control.
The five-factor model (big five, Norman)
Personality is described using five traits: extroversion, neuroticism, openness, agreeableness, and conscientiousness.
Behavioral cognitive approach
Psychological viewpoint that analyzes how organisms learn new behaviors or modify existing ones, depending on the weather events in their environments reward or punish these behaviors. Starkly, as founded by John B Watson, the behavioral approach emphasizes objective, scientific analysis of observable behaviors.
Reinforcement of a behavior, operant conditioning, the determines personality.