Personality Theories and Assessment

List of three key factors have been identified for determinants of Personality. Personality Psychologists had huge interest in these. Biological ...

Functional analysis is the main tool of behavioural assessment. The triple response mode: motor, cognitive, physiological are used to define behavioural ...

In behavioural assessment, constituents of a behaviour are measured to understand why certain behaviour happens and what caused that behaviour. The ...

In a projective test, the individual offers responses to ambiguous scenes, words or images. This type of test emerged from the psychoanalytic school of ...

TESTING AND MEASUREMENT CONCEPTS OF ASSESSMENT. Assessment techniques must meet the four technical criteria: standardization, norms, reliability and validity. ...

Allport viewed psychology as the study of the healthy person. He believed, in contrast to for example the psycho-analysts, that studying the healthy ...

Cattell suggested that there is a continuum of personality traits. Each person contains 16 traits to a certain degree, but they might be high in some traits ...

Maslow believed all human beings have a common set of basic needs: these needs dictate the behaviour of individuals at all times. There are two basic ...

According to Abraham Maslow, human actions are motivated in order achieve certain needs. His concept of a hierarchy of needs suggests that people are motivated ...

Humanistic psychologists try to see people's lives as those people would see them. They tend to have an optimistic perspective on human nature. They focus on ...

B.F. Skinner is famous for his research on operant conditioning. He found that behaviour did not depend on the preceding stimulus as Watson and Pavlov ...

Ivan Pavlov suggested that differences in personality are because of the learning and different environmental experiences. Based on his observations after ...

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