So we’re going to cover five different types
of theories used to examine personality.
So what is personality?
It refers to individual differences in
characteristic patterns of thinking (cognition),
feeling, which is your emotions,
and behaving (behavior).
So collectively we put those together
and we say that basically
shapes your personality.
So there are kind of two
ways -- two areas of study.
One are individual differences and
particular personality characteristics,
and the other one is understanding how the
various parts of a person become a whole
and have a more
So, again, we just want to
look at either the differences
or understand how we can put those differences
together to create one personality,
two different areas to look at.