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Biological Bases of Personality (4).docx
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School
McMaster University
Department
Psychology
Course
PSYCH 2B03
Professor
Judith Shedden
Semester
Fall

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stNovember 21 2012 Psych 2B03 Theories of Personality Biological Bases of Personality 4Distribution of Inhibitionexperiment of novelty in children10 were inhibited70 were middling showed moderate amounts of pleasure and distressed20 were uninhibited consistently showed positive approach responses to the items he presentedrelated to temperamentfollowed them over the years and found a positive correlationstrong pattern of consistency across the ages in how these children responded to noveltycame to the conclusion that there must be something biological in inhibition that is more than just learning and experienceinhibited children are at higher risk for academic and personal problemsinhibited children were different in their behaviours and physiologyBehaviourally inhibited childrenslow to start conversation with unfamiliar adult or peerseldom smile spontaneously with unfamiliar otherslow to relax in unfamiliar situationsmemory impaired fo
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