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Personality Theories Trait and Learning Discussion

Personality Theories Trait and Learning Discussion

Question Description

I’m working on a psychology discussion question and need an explanation and answer to help me learn.

Gordon Allport was interested in studying healthy, mature, adult personalities. Based on Allport’s 6 criteria, evaluate how you are doing on each of the attributes. Then, rank them in order of your strongest to your weakest. Address the following:

What are some areas that still need improvement?

Are you a mature, healthy adult according to Allport’s definition?

Do you know others who meet this definition?

  • Respond to the discussion questions above, and include at least 1 of the following ideas in your response:
  • Do you have a unifying philosophy of life?
  • Do you agree with Allport regarding the importance of religion or a philosophy of life?

What aspects of trait theory can help you better understand the individuals that you interact with on a daily basis?