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Introduction to Personality Theory

Introduction to Personality Theory

Author: Laura Riness

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).


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


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


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