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Ch 13: Personality and Emotion

About This Chapter

If you need to review personality and emotion topics for an upcoming exam or homework assignment, then check out this series of bite-sized lessons and quizzes. The chapter can be accessed online at any time that fits your schedule.

Personality and Emotion - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you'll review engaging video lessons about human personalities and emotions. The chapter is taught by expert instructors who break down essential personality and emotion concepts, such as temperament, personality stability, emotional regulation, attribution theory and more. When you're finished working through the chapter, you should be equipped to:

  • Summarize attribution theory and the locus of control principle
  • Explain the basics of emotional intelligence, regulation and growth
  • Describe early childhood emotional regulation and aggression
  • Compare types of temperaments
  • Differentiate between personality stability and change

The entertaining nature of these lessons helps you quickly move through the chapter and remember key concepts. Be sure to take the lesson quizzes and chapter exam to check your understanding of the material. If you want to study offline, you can print the word-for-word lesson transcripts. Otherwise, you can watch the videos on any device that has an Internet connection, such as a laptop or smartphone.

7 Lessons in Chapter 13: Personality and Emotion
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Attribution Theory and the Principle of Locus of Control

1. Attribution Theory and the Principle of Locus of Control

What do you attribute your successes or failures to? Do you feel like luck and chance are involved, or do you feel like you're in control of your achievements and behavior? This lesson will provide you with an overview of attribution theory and the principles of locus of control.

What Is Emotional Intelligence? - Definition & Explanation

2. What Is Emotional Intelligence? - Definition & Explanation

Do you know people who have difficulty getting along with others and a great deal of conflict in their lives? It's probably linked to their level of emotional intelligence. Learn what emotional intelligence is and how it is important in everyday life.

Emotion Regulation: Definition, Theory & Strategies

3. Emotion Regulation: Definition, Theory & Strategies

What is emotion regulation? How do people view it and is there a way to learn it? Learn about a common theory of how social interactions lead to success or failure based on how one controls and regulates their emotions.

Emotion Regulation and Aggression in Early Childhood

4. Emotion Regulation and Aggression in Early Childhood

What happens when a sweet kid suddenly starts hitting, kicking, and doing other aggressive things? In this lesson, we'll explore aggression in early childhood, including the main types of aggression and how to increase self-regulation.

Emotional Growth: Definition & Overview

5. Emotional Growth: Definition & Overview

Ever wonder why you cry at the end of 'Old Yeller'? Or why you get so mad when your favorite football team loses? It's based on emotions, and those responses you have come from your childhood development. This lesson will cover emotions, how they develop, and how they can be used!

What is Temperament? - Definitions, Meaning & Types

6. What is Temperament? - Definitions, Meaning & Types

Were you a fussy baby or an easy-going infant? In this lesson, you will learn about different temperament types seen in babies and why it is important to understand temperament.

Stability vs. Change in Personality

7. Stability vs. Change in Personality

What makes you who you are? How are you different from other people? And will your personality ever change? Watch this lesson to find out more about the 'Big Five' personality traits and how people change over their lifespan.

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