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Lecture

Lecture 2-Temperament Sept 22


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSY311H1
Professor
Almas

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PSY311: Lecture #2
Chapter 4
Notes
- temperament
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environmental events, including such attributes as activity level,
irritability, fearful distress and positive affect
o positive temperaments are more linked to shared environments than
negative temperaments which stems from non-shared environments
- behavioural inhibition
o tendency to withdraw from unfamiliar ppl and situations
- easy temperament
o temperamental profile in which the child quickly establishes regular
routines, is generally good-natured, and adapts easily to novelty
- difficult temperament
o irregular in daily routines, and adapts slowly to new experiences, often
responding negatively and intensely
- slow-to-warm up temperaments
o inactive and moody and displays mild passive resistance to new routines
and experiences
- goodness of fit model
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characteristics
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