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Introduction to Personality Theory

Introduction to Personality Theory

Author: Laura Riness
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This lesson will define personality, character, and temperament.

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Terms to Know
Behavior Genetics

Study the link between personality traits and heredity (genetic instructions).

Character

Desirable or undesirable aspects of a person; characteristics that a person values or doesn’t value.

Personality

Unique pattern of consistent feelings, thoughts, and behaviors that originate within the individual across time and situations.

Temperament

Innate and inherited aspects of personality, like emotionality, irritability, or sensitivity.