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folder1 MPTUO1a: Unit 8 Study Guide
Week 13 / Unit 8

Review this study guide for Week 13 / Unit 8 of the Introduction to Psychology course.

Unit 8 Study Guide

The following outline includes topics based on APA National Standards for the study of personality. Use these standards as a checklist to make sure you’ve mastered this unit.

document  Personality Study Guide

  • Perspectives on personality
    • 1.1 Evaluate psychodynamic theories.
    • 1.2 Evaluate trait theories.
    • 1.3 Evaluate humanistic theories.
    • 1.4 Evaluate social-cognitive theories.
  • Assessment of personality
    • 2.1 Differentiate personality assessment techniques.
    • 2.2 Discuss the reliability and validity of personality assessment techniques.
  • Issues in personality
    • 3.1 Discuss biological and situational influences.
    • 3.2 Discuss stability and change.
    • 3.3 Discuss connections to health and work.
    • 3.4 Discuss self-concept.
    • 3.5 Analyze how individualistic and collectivistic cultural perspectives relate to personality.

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Sources

  1. The American Psychological Association’s Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (APA TOPSS) course template.