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Ch 9: Personality: Homework Help

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The Personality chapter of this Introduction to Psychology Homework Help course helps students complete their personality homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your personality homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your personality homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Personality basics
  • Behavioral genetics
  • Id, ego and superego
  • Freud's defense mechanisms
  • Freudian stages of psychosexual development
  • Humanistic psychology
  • Different approaches to personality assessments
  • Trait assessment testing methods

16 Lessons in Chapter 9: Personality: Homework Help
Intro to Personality

1. Intro to Personality

You put two people in the same situation and, odds are, they'll react in a range of different ways. Some people might even react in a completely unexpected or extreme way. Why is this? Watch this lesson for insight into personality types and what makes them tick the way they do.

Types of Studies in Behavioral Genetics: Twin, Family & Adoption

2. Types of Studies in Behavioral Genetics: Twin, Family & Adoption

Are you destined to inherit your mother's penchant for collecting old postcards or your father's constant worry that something bad is about to happen? Find out with this lesson, which delves into the world of genetic and environmental behaviors and personality traits.

Freud's Theory of the Id, Ego & Superego: Definitions & Examples

3. Freud's Theory of the Id, Ego & Superego: Definitions & Examples

Do you know who or what is behind the metaphorical angel and devil sitting on your shoulders, debating whether you should get up for a jog or hit the snooze button again? This lesson examines this type of internal debate by addressing Freud's work on the different sides of our conscious and unconscious selves - the id, the ego and the superego.

Freudian Defense Mechanisms: Definition, Levels & Examples

4. Freudian Defense Mechanisms: Definition, Levels & Examples

Do you think that defense mechanisms are what happen in the football field and coping mechanisms are what a team does when the quarterback is injured? Think again. These are just two of the list of Freud's terms used to categorize how we react to life's curve balls. Watch this lesson to get the whole picture.

Freud's Stages of Psychosexual Development

5. Freud's Stages of Psychosexual Development

Among Freud's most notorious theories is his theory of psychosexual development. This lesson discusses each of the stages and traces how he theorized that normal development leads to sexual maturity and how certain stages can develop awry.

Humanistic Psychology & Carl Rogers' Theory of Personality

6. Humanistic Psychology & Carl Rogers' Theory of Personality

Do ever wonder about the origins of contemporary therapy practices? This lesson discusses the work of Carl Rogers and how Humanistic Psychology developed into a therapy style that helps us try to find and reach that best version of ourselves.

Historical Personality Assessment: Humorism, Phrenology & Physiognomy

7. Historical Personality Assessment: Humorism, Phrenology & Physiognomy

Freud wasn't the first person to try to figure out why people do the things they do. All throughout history, scientific and philosophical brainpower have been devoted to figuring out how we end up the way they do. Find out more about the history of the study of personality in this lesson.

Trait Assessment Testing: Fundamental Attribution Error & OCEAN

8. Trait Assessment Testing: Fundamental Attribution Error & OCEAN

Do you know what 'OCEAN' stands for when it comes to personality assessment? This lesson includes the breakdown of all the traits used to assess personality. Which ones apply to you? Are you nervous and neurotic or open to new experiences and optimistic? Find out what this all means.

What Are Personality Traits? - Characteristics, Definition & Five Big Traits

9. What Are Personality Traits? - Characteristics, Definition & Five Big Traits

In this lesson, you will learn about personality traits, including the most widely accepted model of classifying personality traits, the Big Five factors. Following the lesson, you will have the opportunity to test your knowledge with a short quiz.

Conscientiousness in Personality: Definition & Overview

10. Conscientiousness in Personality: Definition & Overview

In this lesson, you will learn to define the personality trait conscientiousness as well as ways its exhibited in everyday situations. Following this lesson, you'll have the opportunity to test your knowledge with a short quiz.

Delayed Gratification: Definition & Overview

11. Delayed Gratification: Definition & Overview

Are you the type of person who gets all their work done before going out for a night of fun? If so, you have successfully mastered delayed gratification, which has a big impact on many areas of life.

Extraversion in Personality: Definition & Overview

12. Extraversion in Personality: Definition & Overview

Social butterflies, a friend to all, party animal, chatter-boxes. Call them what you will, those with extraverted personalities seek out and enjoy social stimulation. Learn more about what makes an extravert in this lesson.

Incongruence in Psychology: Definition & Overview

13. Incongruence in Psychology: Definition & Overview

In this lesson, you will learn what incongruence in psychology is and who first introduced the concept. Additionally, you will learn about incongruence as it applies to therapy, communication and the theory of self.

The Id: Definition & Examples

14. The Id: Definition & Examples

The id is one of the three components of personality in Freud's psychoanalytic theory. Learn the characteristics of the id in this lesson, and discover how it interacts with the other components of personality.

Twin Studies on Personality

15. Twin Studies on Personality

How much of your personality is shaped by your genes? Your environment? As part of the ongoing nature versus nurture debate, one of the most conclusive types of research on the subject is twin studies on personality. Read on to find out how genes and the environment can influence your personality.

Isabel Briggs Myers: Biography, Test & Quotes

16. Isabel Briggs Myers: Biography, Test & Quotes

The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is one of the most popular personality inventory tests, used in schools and companies throughout the world. In this lesson, we'll learn about its co-creator - Isabel Briggs Myers.

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