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WHAT IS PERSONALITY?

WHAT IS PERSONALITY?
PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS

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    What Is Personality? What Is Personality? Presentation Transcript

    • WHAT IS PERSONALITY? Powerpoint presentation by V.SIVARAMAKRISHNAN, CHENNAI
      • DICTIONARY MEANING:
      • A person’s distinctive character or qualities
      • Socially attractive qualities (was clever but had no personality)
      • Famous person (TV Personality)
    • What is personality?
      • Personality is somebody’s set of characteristics
      • Attitudes
      • Interests
      • Behavioral patterns
      • Emotional responses
      • Social roles
      • Other individual traits
      Personality is the totality of somebody’s :
    • Personality usually refers to:
      • that which is unique about a person
      • the characteristics that distinguish him or her from other people
    • Personality implies :
      • predictability about how a person will act or react under different circumstances.
    • What determines personality?
      • Heredity and environment interact to form personality
    • INTELLIGENCE AND TEMPERAMENT
      • Among the personality characteristics that are known to be at least partly determined by heredity are:
      • intelligence &
      • temperament (quality of mind)
    • PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT
      • Most experts believe that a child’s experiences in the family are crucial for personality development.
      • How well basic needs are met in infancy, along with later patterns of child rearing, can leave a permanent mark on personality.
    • How children learn behaviour?
      • Children learn behavior appropriate to their sex by identifying with their same-sex parent.
      • a warm relationship with that parent facilitates such learning.
      • Children are also influenced by their siblings.
    • ROLE OF SOCIAL AND CULTURAL TRADITIONS
      • Some authorities emphasize the role of social and cultural traditions in personality development.
    • PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT TEST
      • The interview , a widely used method of personality assessment, is a means of eliciting from the individual a report of past, present, and anticipated future responses.
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