Personality Step 1 Read https://courses.lumenlearning.com/waymaker-psychology/chapter/introduction-explaining-personality/ As you read take notes on the following: Describe the learning perspective

Personality

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Step 1

Read https://courses.lumenlearning.com/waymaker-psychology/chapter/introduction-explaining-personality/

As you read take notes on the following:

Describe the learning perspective on personality, including the concepts of self-efficacy, locus of control

Take the https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newCDV_90.htm to identify your locus of control

Describe the theories of personality, including the humanistic theory (Maslow & Rogers), temperament, trait theory, and the Big Five

Take the https://openpsychometrics.org/tests/IPIP-BFFM/1.php to identify your BIG FIVE results

Discuss personality differences of people from collectivist and individualist cultures and the varying approaches to studying personality (the cultural-comparative approach, the indigenous approach, and the combined approach)

Step 2

Next, watch Dr. Little’s Ted Talk “Who are you really the puzzle of personality” (15:16 mins)

As you listen, take notes on the following:

What are the differences and similarities among introverts and extroverts

Why may your (and other’s) personality may be more malleable than people think

Take the https://ideas.ted.com/quiz-are-you-an-extrovert-introvert-or-ambivert/ to identify your social interaction orientation

Step 3

Write a minimum of 2 paragraphs with the following information:

1st Paragraph

Describe the learning perceptive of personality including the concepts self-efficacy and locus of control.

Reflect on your own locus of control from the survey. Did the results surprise you? Why/why not

You read about several theories, including the humanistic theory (Maslow & Rogers), temperament, trait theory, and the Big Five. Which was your favorite and why?

Reflect on your BIG Five from the survey. Did the results surprise you? Why/why not

What are the differences and similarities among introverts and extroverts?

Why may your (and other’s) personality may be more malleable than people think

Reflect on your extravert/introvert results from the survey. Did the results surprise you? Why/why not

2nd Paragraph

Discuss personality differences of people from collectivist and individualist cultures and the varying approaches to studying personality (the cultural-comparative approach, the indigenous approach, and the combined approach)

How has your culture shaped your personality? Be specific

How would you describe your own personality? Do you think that friends and family would describe you in much the same way? Why or why not?