Based on Humoral theory, an unemotional personality was referred to as
Which of the following is not part of the Repetory Grid (Kelly, 1955) test?
The practice of assessing people's abilities and aptitudes by feeling the bumps on their heads (practiced by Franz Gall) is known as:
can more easily explain complex behaviors (most human action) and doesn't deny the presence of cognitive processes (thoughts and feelings)
don't always intentionally pay attention/ignore some things; this is considered:
Bobo doll experiment, Bandura, 1973
1.) reward value, 2.) expectancies, 3.) encoding strategies, 4.) competencies, 5.) self-regulation
all fit under this theory
low levels of serotonin
have been associated with melancholic temperament and depression in humans and irritability temperament in animals
examples of environmental circumstances that allow us to violate our personal space preferences
behavioral activating system
which disorder has the strongest biological evidence for abnormal behavior?
MC MZ twins, 48% of schizophrenia; drops to 28% when MZ in DC; prebirth environment plays an extremely important role as shown by this, more due to environment than we thought
internal: you attend class regularly, take better notes, and put forth more effort
external: you rely on luck and try less
Langer, 1983; Rodin, 1986 cont.
example of optimism
1.) extraversion/introversion (ARAS) , 2.) neuroticism/emotional stability (limbic system), 3.) psychoticism (abnormal personality)/ego strength (tolerate stress, reality focus)
high levels of the NEO predicts better school/work performance
Costa & McCrae cont.
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