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Personality psychology

Index Personality psychology

Personality psychology is a branch of psychology that studies personality and its variation among individuals. [1]

131 relations: Abhidharma, Abnormal psychology, Abraham Maslow, Albert Bandura, Alfred Adler, American Journal of Medical Genetics, Art, Aušra Augustinavičiūtė, B. F. Skinner, Barnum effect, Behavioral epigenetics, Behaviorism, Behavioural genetics, Behavioural sciences, Big Five personality traits, Biology, Bobo doll experiment, British Psychological Society, Buddhism, Buddhist personality types, C. Robert Cloninger, Carl Jung, Carl Rogers, Cassandra B. Whyte, Charles Darwin, Clark L. Hull, Classical conditioning, Clinical psychology, Cognition, Cognitive-experiential self-theory, Darwinism, David Keirsey, Differential psychology, Drive theory, E. B. Ford, Eduard Spranger, Ego psychology, Electroencephalography, Emotion, Enneagram of Personality, Explanatory style, Extraversion and introversion, Factor analysis, Four temperaments, Free will, Functional magnetic resonance imaging, Genetics, George Kelly (psychologist), Gordon Allport, Heinz Kohut, ..., Holland Codes, Human Genome Project, Human nature, Humanistic psychology, Id, ego and super-ego, Idiographic image, Individual, Individual psychological assessment, Industrial and organizational psychology, Isabel Briggs Myers, Ivan Pavlov, John Dollard, John L. Holland, Journal of Individual Differences, Karen Horney, Latin, Lithuanians, Mask, Meditation, Memory, Meyer Friedman, MIT Press, Monoamine oxidase A, Motivation, Multivariate statistics, Myers–Briggs Type Indicator, Narcissism, Natural selection, Neal E. Miller, Neuroticism, Nomothetic and idiographic, Operant conditioning, Paradigm, Person, Personal construct theory, Personality, Personality test, Personality type, Philosophy, Phineas Gage, Polymorphism (biology), Positron emission tomography, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, Psychoanalysis, Psychodynamics, Psychological Types, Psychological typologies, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Qualia, Repertory grid, Richard Herrnstein, Robert W. White (psychologist), Rorschach test, Science, Science (journal), Self-actualization, Self-concealment, Self-concept, Self-esteem, Sigmund Freud, Social learning theory, Socionics, Stimulus (physiology), Team composition, Thematic apperception test, Trait leadership, Trait theory, True self and false self, Twin, Twin study, Type A and Type B personality theory, Type theory, Uniqueness, Universality (philosophy), Vasopressin receptor 1A, Walter Mischel, Will (philosophy), William Moulton Marston, Yale University, 5-HTTLPR. Expand index (81 more) »

Abhidharma

Abhidharma (Sanskrit) or Abhidhamma (Pali) are ancient (3rd century BCE and later) Buddhist texts which contain detailed scholastic reworkings of doctrinal material appearing in the Buddhist sutras, according to schematic classifications.

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Abnormal psychology

Abnormal psychology is the branch of psychology that studies unusual patterns of behavior, emotion and thought, which may or may not be understood as precipitating a mental disorder.

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Abraham Maslow

Abraham Harold Maslow (April 1, 1908 – June 8, 1970) was an American psychologist who was best known for creating Maslow's hierarchy of needs, a theory of psychological health predicated on fulfilling innate human needs in priority, culminating in self-actualization.

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Albert Bandura

Albert Bandura (born December 4, 1925) is a psychologist who is the David Starr Jordan Professor Emeritus of Social Science in Psychology at Stanford University.

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Alfred Adler

Alfred W. Adler(7 February 1870 – 28 May 1937) was an Austrian medical doctor, psychotherapist, and founder of the school of individual psychology.

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American Journal of Medical Genetics

American Journal of Medical Genetics is a peer-reviewed medical journal dealing with human genetics published in three separate sections (parts) by Wiley-Liss.

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Art

Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts (artworks), expressing the author's imaginative, conceptual idea, or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power.

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Aušra Augustinavičiūtė

Aušra Augustinavičiūtė (April 4, 1927 – August 19, 2005) was a Lithuanian psychologist and sociologist, and dean of the Vilnius Pedagogical University's department of family science, author of numerous scientific theories and discoveries, and the founder of socionics.

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B. F. Skinner

Burrhus Frederic Skinner (March 20, 1904 – August 18, 1990), commonly known as B. F. Skinner, was an American psychologist, behaviorist, author, inventor, and social philosopher.

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Barnum effect

The Barnum effect, also called the Forer effect, is a common psychological phenomenon whereby individuals give high accuracy ratings to descriptions of their personality that supposedly are tailored specifically to them but that are, in fact, vague and general enough to apply to a wide range of people.

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Behavioral epigenetics

Behavioral epigenetics is the field of study examining the role of epigenetics in shaping animal (including human) behaviour.

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Behaviorism

Behaviorism (or behaviourism) is a systematic approach to understanding the behavior of humans and other animals.

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Behavioural genetics

Behavioural genetics also referred to as behaviour genetics, is a field of scientific research that uses genetic methods to investigate the nature and origins of individual differences in behaviour.

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Behavioural sciences

The term behavioral sciences encompasses the various disciplines that explores the cognitive processes within organisms and the behavioural interactions between organisms in the natural world.

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Big Five personality traits

The Big Five personality traits, also known as the five factor model (FFM), is a taxonomy for personality traits.

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Biology

Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their physical structure, chemical composition, function, development and evolution.

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Bobo doll experiment

The Bobo doll experiment was the collective name of experiments conducted by Albert Bandura in 1961 and 1963 when he studied children's behavior after watching an adult model act aggressively towards a Bobo doll, a toy that gets up by itself to a standing position when it is knocked down.

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British Psychological Society

The British Psychological Society (BPS) is a representative body for psychologists and psychology in the United Kingdom.

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Buddhism

Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.

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Buddhist personality types

Buddhism has developed a complex psychology of personality types (Pali: Puggala-paññatti), personality traits and underlying tendencies (anusaya).

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C. Robert Cloninger

Claude Robert Cloninger (born April 4, 1944) is an American psychiatrist and geneticist noted for his research on the biological, psychological, social, and spiritual foundation of both mental health and mental illness.

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Carl Jung

Carl Gustav Jung (26 July 1875 – 6 June 1961) was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who founded analytical psychology.

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Carl Rogers

Carl Ransom Rogers (January 8, 1902 – February 4, 1987) was an American psychologist and among the founders of the humanistic approach (or client-centered approach) to psychology.

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Cassandra B. Whyte

Cassandra Bolyard Whyte is an American higher education administrator, teacher, and educational researcher.

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Charles Darwin

Charles Robert Darwin, (12 February 1809 – 19 April 1882) was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution.

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Clark L. Hull

Clark Leonard Hull (May 24, 1884 – May 10, 1952) was an American psychologist who sought to explain learning and motivation by scientific laws of behavior.

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Classical conditioning

Classical conditioning (also known as Pavlovian or respondent conditioning) refers to a learning procedure in which a biologically potent stimulus (e.g. food) is paired with a previously neutral stimulus (e.g. a bell).

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Clinical psychology

Clinical psychology is an integration of science, theory and clinical knowledge for the purpose of understanding, preventing, and relieving psychologically-based distress or dysfunction and to promote subjective well-being and personal development.

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Cognition

Cognition is "the mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses".

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Cognitive-experiential self-theory

Cognitive-experiential self-theory (CEST) is a dual-process model of perception developed by Seymour Epstein.

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Darwinism

Darwinism is a theory of biological evolution developed by the English naturalist Charles Darwin (1809–1882) and others, stating that all species of organisms arise and develop through the natural selection of small, inherited variations that increase the individual's ability to compete, survive, and reproduce.

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David Keirsey

David West Keirsey (August 31, 1921 – July 30, 2013) was an American psychologist, a professor emeritus at California State University, Fullerton, and the author of several books.

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Differential psychology

Differential psychology studies the ways in which individuals differ in their behavior and the processes that underlie it.

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Drive theory

In psychology, a drive theory or drive doctrine is a theory that attempts to define, analyze, or classify the psychological drives.

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E. B. Ford

Edmund Brisco "Henry" Ford (23 April 1901 – 2 January 1988) was a British ecological geneticist.

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Eduard Spranger

Eduard Spranger (27 June 1882 – 17 September 1963) was a German philosopher and psychologist.

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Ego psychology

Ego psychology is a school of psychoanalysis rooted in Sigmund Freud's structural id-ego-superego model of the mind.

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Electroencephalography

Electroencephalography (EEG) is an electrophysiological monitoring method to record electrical activity of the brain.

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Emotion

Emotion is any conscious experience characterized by intense mental activity and a certain degree of pleasure or displeasure.

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Enneagram of Personality

The Enneagram of Personality, or simply the Enneagram (from the Greek words and), is a model of the human psyche which is principally understood and taught as a typology of nine interconnected personality types.

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Explanatory style

Explanatory style is a psychological attribute that indicates how people explain to themselves why they experience a particular event, either positive or negative.

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Extraversion and introversion

The trait of extraversion–introversion is a central dimension of human personality theories.

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Factor analysis

Factor analysis is a statistical method used to describe variability among observed, correlated variables in terms of a potentially lower number of unobserved variables called factors.

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Four temperaments

The Four temperament theory is a proto-psychological theory that suggests that there are four fundamental personality types: sanguine, choleric, melancholic, and phlegmatic.

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Free will

Free will is the ability to choose between different possible courses of action unimpeded.

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Functional magnetic resonance imaging

Functional magnetic resonance imaging or functional MRI (fMRI) measures brain activity by detecting changes associated with blood flow.

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Genetics

Genetics is the study of genes, genetic variation, and heredity in living organisms.

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George Kelly (psychologist)

George Kelly (born George Alexander Kelly; April 28, 1905–March 6, 1967) was an American psychologist, therapist, educator and personality theorist.

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Gordon Allport

Gordon Willard Allport (November 11, 1897 – October 9, 1967) was an American psychologist.

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Heinz Kohut

Heinz Kohut (3 May 1913 – 8 October 1981) was an Austrian-American psychoanalyst best known for his development of self psychology, an influential school of thought within psychodynamic/psychoanalytic theory which helped transform the modern practice of analytic and dynamic treatment approaches.

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Holland Codes

The Holland Codes or the Holland Occupational Themes (RIASEC) refers to a theory of careers and vocational choice (based upon personality types) that was initially developed by American psychologist John L. Holland.

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Human Genome Project

The Human Genome Project (HGP) was an international scientific research project with the goal of determining the sequence of nucleotide base pairs that make up human DNA, and of identifying and mapping all of the genes of the human genome from both a physical and a functional standpoint.

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Human nature

Human nature is a bundle of fundamental characteristics—including ways of thinking, feeling, and acting—which humans tend to have naturally.

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Humanistic psychology

Humanistic psychology is a psychological perspective that rose to prominence in the mid-20th century in answer to the limitations of Sigmund Freud's psychoanalytic theory and B. F. Skinner's behaviorism.

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Id, ego and super-ego

The id, ego, and super-ego are three distinct, yet interacting agents in the psychic apparatus defined in Sigmund Freud's structural model of the psyche.

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Idiographic image

In the field of clinical sciences, an idiographic image (from Greek ιδιος-γραφιχος: ídios + graphikós, meaning "to describe a peculiarity") is the representation of a result which has been obtained thanks to a study or research method whose subject-matters are specific cases, i.e. a portrayal which avoids nomothetic generalizations.

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Individual

An individual is that which exists as a distinct entity.

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Individual psychological assessment

Individual psychological assessment (IPA) is a tool used by organizations to make decisions on employment.

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Industrial and organizational psychology

Industrial and organizational psychology (I/O psychology), which is also known as occupational psychology, organizational psychology, and work and organizational psychology, is an applied discipline within psychology.

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Isabel Briggs Myers

Isabel Briggs Myers (October 18, 1897 – May 5, 1980) was an American author and co-creator of a personality inventory known as the Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI).

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Ivan Pavlov

Ivan Petrovich Pavlov (a; 27 February 1936) was a Russian physiologist known primarily for his work in classical conditioning.

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John Dollard

John Dollard (29 August 1900 – 8 October 1980) was an American psychologist and social scientist best known for his studies on race relations in America and the frustration-aggression hypothesis he proposed with Neal E. Miller and others.

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John L. Holland

John Lewis Holland"Award for distinguished scientific applications of psychology: John L. Holland." American Psychologist, Vol 63(8), Nov 2008, 672-674.

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Journal of Individual Differences

The Journal of Individual Differences is an academic journal covering personality psychology published by Hogrefe Publishing.

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Karen Horney

Karen Horney (16 September 1885 – 4 December 1952) was a German psychoanalyst who practiced in the United States during her later career.

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Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Lithuanians

Lithuanians (lietuviai, singular lietuvis/lietuvė) are a Baltic ethnic group, native to Lithuania, where they number around 2,561,300 people.

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Mask

A mask is an object normally worn on the face, typically for protection, disguise, performance, or entertainment.

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Meditation

Meditation can be defined as a practice where an individual uses a technique, such as focusing their mind on a particular object, thought or activity, to achieve a mentally clear and emotionally calm state.

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Memory

Memory is the faculty of the mind by which information is encoded, stored, and retrieved.

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Meyer Friedman

Meyer Friedman (July 13, 1910–April 27, 2001) was an American cardiologist who developed, with colleague R.H. Rosenman, the theory that the "Type A" behavior of chronically angry and impatient people raises their risk of heart attacks.

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MIT Press

The MIT Press is a university press affiliated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts (United States).

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Monoamine oxidase A

Monoamine oxidase A, also known as MAO-A, is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the MAOA gene.

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Motivation

Motivation is the reason for people's actions, desires, and needs.

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Multivariate statistics

Multivariate statistics is a subdivision of statistics encompassing the simultaneous observation and analysis of more than one outcome variable.

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Myers–Briggs Type Indicator

The Myers–Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is an introspective self-report questionnaire with the purpose of indicating differing psychological preferences in how people perceive the world around them and make decisions.

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Narcissism

Narcissism is the pursuit of gratification from vanity or egotistic admiration of one's own attributes.

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Natural selection

Natural selection is the differential survival and reproduction of individuals due to differences in phenotype.

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Neal E. Miller

Neal Elgar Miller (August 3, 1909 – March 23, 2002) was an American experimental psychologist.

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Neuroticism

Neuroticism is one of the Big Five higher-order personality traits in the study of psychology.

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Nomothetic and idiographic

Nomothetic and idiographic are terms used by Kantian philosopher Wilhelm Windelband to describe two distinct approaches to knowledge, each one corresponding to a different intellectual tendency, and each one corresponding to a different branch of academe.

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Operant conditioning

Operant conditioning (also called "instrumental conditioning") is a learning process through which the strength of a behavior is modified by reinforcement or punishment.

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Paradigm

In science and philosophy, a paradigm is a distinct set of concepts or thought patterns, including theories, research methods, postulates, and standards for what constitutes legitimate contributions to a field.

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Person

A person is a being that has certain capacities or attributes such as reason, morality, consciousness or self-consciousness, and being a part of a culturally established form of social relations such as kinship, ownership of property, or legal responsibility.

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Personal construct theory

Personal construct theory or personal construct psychology (PCP) is a theory of personality and cognition developed by the American psychologist George Kelly in the 1950s.

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Personality

Personality is defined as the set of habitual behaviors, cognitions and emotional patterns that evolve from biological and environmental factors.

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Personality test

A personality test is a method of assessing human personality constructs.

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Personality type

Personality type refers to the psychological classification of different types of individuals.

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Philosophy

Philosophy (from Greek φιλοσοφία, philosophia, literally "love of wisdom") is the study of general and fundamental problems concerning matters such as existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language.

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Phineas Gage

Phineas P. Gage (18231860) was an American railroad construction foreman remembered for his improbable survival of an accident in which a large iron rod was driven completely through his head, destroying much of his brain's left frontal lobe, and for that injury's reported effects on his personality and behavior over the remaining 12 years of his lifeeffects sufficiently profound (for a time at least) that friends saw him as "no longer Gage".

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Polymorphism (biology)

Polymorphism in biology and zoology is the occurrence of two or more clearly different morphs or forms, also referred to as alternative phenotypes, in the population of a species.

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Positron emission tomography

Positron-emission tomography (PET) is a nuclear medicine functional imaging technique that is used to observe metabolic processes in the body as an aid to the diagnosis of disease.

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Professional Psychology: Research and Practice

The Professional Psychology: Research and Practice is a peer-reviewed, English language journal published six times per year by the American Psychological Association (APA).

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Psychoanalysis

Psychoanalysis is a set of theories and therapeutic techniques related to the study of the unconscious mind, which together form a method of treatment for mental-health disorders.

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Psychodynamics

Psychodynamics, also known as psychodynamic psychology, in its broadest sense, is an approach to psychology that emphasizes systematic study of the psychological forces that underlie human behavior, feelings, and emotions and how they might relate to early experience.

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Psychological Types

Psychological Types is Volume 6 in the Princeton / Bollingen edition of The Collected Works of C. G. Jung.

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Psychological typologies

Psychological typologies are classifications used by psychologists to describe the distinctions between people.

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Psychology

Psychology is the science of behavior and mind, including conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought.

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Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is the use of psychological methods, particularly when based on regular personal interaction, to help a person change behavior and overcome problems in desired ways.

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Qualia

In philosophy and certain models of psychology, qualia (or; singular form: quale) are defined to be individual instances of subjective, conscious experience.

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Repertory grid

The repertory grid is an interviewing technique which uses nonparametric factor analysis to determine an idiographic measure of personality.

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Richard Herrnstein

Richard J. Herrnstein (May 20, 1930 – September 13, 1994) was an American psychologist and sociologist.

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Robert W. White (psychologist)

Robert W. White (1904–2001) was an American psychologist whose professional interests centered on the study of personality, both normal and abnormal.

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Rorschach test

The Rorschach test is a psychological test in which subjects' perceptions of inkblots are recorded and then analyzed using psychological interpretation, complex algorithms, or both.

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Science

R. P. Feynman, The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol.1, Chaps.1,2,&3.

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Science (journal)

Science, also widely referred to as Science Magazine, is the peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and one of the world's top academic journals.

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Self-actualization

Self-actualization is a term that has been used in various psychology theories, often in slightly different ways.

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Self-concealment

Self-concealment (SC) is a psychological construct defined as "a predisposition to actively conceal from others personal information that one perceives as distressing or negative".

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Self-concept

One's self-concept (also called self-construction, self-identity, self-perspective or self-structure) is a collection of beliefs about oneself.

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Self-esteem

Self-esteem reflects an individual's overall subjective emotional evaluation of his or her own worth.

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Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud (born Sigismund Schlomo Freud; 6 May 1856 – 23 September 1939) was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, a clinical method for treating psychopathology through dialogue between a patient and a psychoanalyst.

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Social learning theory

Social learning theory is a theory of learning and social behavior which proposes that new behaviors can be acquired by observing and imitating others.

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Socionics

Socionics, in psychology and sociology, is a theory of information processing and personality type, distinguished by its information model of the psyche (called "Model A") and a model of interpersonal relations.

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Stimulus (physiology)

In physiology, a stimulus (plural stimuli) is a detectable change in the internal or external environment.

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Team composition

Team composition refers to the overall mix of characteristics among people in a team, which is a unit of two or more individuals who interact interdependently to achieve a common objective.

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Thematic apperception test

Thematic apperception test (TAT) is a projective psychological test.

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Trait leadership

Trait leadership is defined as integrated patterns of personal characteristics that reflect a range of individual differences and foster consistent leader effectiveness across a variety of group and organizational situations (Zaccaro, Kemp, & Bader, 2004).

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Trait theory

In psychology, trait theory (also called dispositional theory) is an approach to the study of human personality.

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True self and false self

True self (also known as real self, authentic self, original self and vulnerable self) and false self (also known as fake self, idealized self, superficial self and pseudo self) are psychological concepts often used in connection with narcissism.

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Twin

Twins are two offspring produced by the same pregnancy.

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Twin study

Twin studies are studies conducted on identical or fraternal twins.

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Type A and Type B personality theory

Type A and Type B personality theory describes two contrasting personality types.

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Type theory

In mathematics, logic, and computer science, a type theory is any of a class of formal systems, some of which can serve as alternatives to set theory as a foundation for all mathematics.

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Uniqueness

Uniqueness is a state or condition wherein someone or something is unlike anything else in comparison.

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Universality (philosophy)

In philosophy, universality is the idea that universal facts exist and can be progressively discovered, as opposed to relativism.

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Vasopressin receptor 1A

Vasopressin receptor 1A (V1AR), or arginine vasopressin receptor 1A (officially called AVPR1A) is one of the three major receptor types for vasopressin (AVPR1B and AVPR2 being the others), and is present throughout the brain, as well as in the periphery in the liver, kidney, and vasculature.

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Walter Mischel

Walter Mischel (born February 22, 1930) is an Austrian-born American psychologist specializing in personality theory and social psychology.

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Will (philosophy)

Will, generally, is that faculty of the mind which selects, at the moment of decision, the strongest desire from among the various desires present.

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William Moulton Marston

William Moulton Marston (May 9, 1893 – May 2, 1947), also known by the pen name Charles Moulton, was an American psychologist, inventor of an early prototype of the lie detector, self-help author, and comic book writer who created the character Wonder Woman.

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Yale University

Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.

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5-HTTLPR

5-HTTLPR (serotonin-transporter-linked polymorphic region) is a degenerate repeat polymorphic region in SLC6A4, the gene that codes for the serotonin transporter.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Personality_psychology

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