Personality. Introduction Mystery of Personality? Brief class assessment of unique personality. Nature of Personality. Consistency Across Situations - Tendency to behave in certain ways across situations Distinctiveness - Each individual has his/her own distinctive set of personality traits
Mystery of Personality?
Brief class assessment of unique personality
Think of a fictional character and analyze him/her/it according to the big five
The Self (Self-Concept)- collection of beliefs about one’s own nature, unique qualities and typical behavior.
-Anxiety is result of experiences that don’t fit with our self-concepts
-We thus ignore reality to protect self-concept