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The Study of Personality 1 Trait Approach to Personality Consistent reaction patterns of an individual can be predicted from knowing person’s personality traits Trait: basic limited set of adjective dimensions which describe and scale individuals 18,000 adjectives (Allport) Personological Trait Theory 0000011653 00000 n xref 377 43 While initial empirical evidence supports this perspective, the majority of studies have examined the relationship between personality and Allport came from a working family that valued health and education. 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 This resulted in Allport developing a great interest in understanding human motivation, impulses, and personality, resulting in his trait theory of personality. Gordon Allport was born in Indiana in 1897, but his family moved to Ohio when Gordon was still a child. Assessment in Allport’s Theory 254 Research on Allport’s Theory 256 Refl ections on Allport’s Theory 259 Chapter Summary 260 Review Questions 261 Suggested Readings 262 CHAPTER 8 Raymond Cattell, Hans Eysenck, and Other Trait Theorists 263 The Life of Cattell (1905–1998) 264 Cattell’s Approach to Personality Traits 266 endobj Gordon Allport’s Trait Theory. Under the Gordon Allport personality trait theory, it is proposed that an individual will possess certain personality traits and that these traits form a partial foundation for their behavior. 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 0000008792 00000 n 0000016834 00000 n /Subtype /Image Personality and mental health problems in adulthood can usually be traced back to the first five years. This has led some theorists to believe that Cattell focused on too many traits, while Eysenck focused on too few. 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On heuristic grounds it is, of course, possible to advocate measurement to the temporary neglect of theory. 0000002220 00000 n 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 FFFFFF FCF305 FF6402 DD0806 F20884 4600A5 0000D4 02ABEA 0000016486 00000 n ��α��� ن�p�%��fY��$7�F5�dV>�Hi.s���s:]]tS��$���P-�$���P-�$���P-�$���P�R�T*�Jq}g��[ Trait theory is sometimes viewed as dry, inflexible, and devoid of paying attention to the rich and interesting developmental aspects of personality that so many students enjoy studying. 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 According to this model there are five broad personality factors, each of which is composed of constellation of traits. << /Length 10 0 R 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 But please understand that Allport's scheme is not a stage theory … The Trait Theory of Leadership and the Personality Type Theory have been used in research to suggest that theories support that extraversion is key to professional leadership communication and success. >> endobj 7 0 obj 16 personality factor theory 1. emotional, easily upset vs. calm, stable 2. The Study of Personality 1 Trait Approach to Personality Consistent reaction patterns of an individual can be predicted from knowing person’s personality traits Trait: basic limited set of adjective dimensions which describe and scale individuals 18,000 adjectives (Allport) Personological Trait Theory 0000011653 00000 n xref 377 43 While initial empirical evidence supports this perspective, the majority of studies have examined the relationship between personality and Allport came from a working family that valued health and education. 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 This resulted in Allport developing a great interest in understanding human motivation, impulses, and personality, resulting in his trait theory of personality. Gordon Allport was born in Indiana in 1897, but his family moved to Ohio when Gordon was still a child. Assessment in Allport’s Theory 254 Research on Allport’s Theory 256 Refl ections on Allport’s Theory 259 Chapter Summary 260 Review Questions 261 Suggested Readings 262 CHAPTER 8 Raymond Cattell, Hans Eysenck, and Other Trait Theorists 263 The Life of Cattell (1905–1998) 264 Cattell’s Approach to Personality Traits 266 endobj Gordon Allport’s Trait Theory. Under the Gordon Allport personality trait theory, it is proposed that an individual will possess certain personality traits and that these traits form a partial foundation for their behavior. 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 000000 0000008792 00000 n 0000016834 00000 n /Subtype /Image Personality and mental health problems in adulthood can usually be traced back to the first five years. This has led some theorists to believe that Cattell focused on too many traits, while Eysenck focused on too few. 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