Review sheet for Midterm 1, Psych 2600
Everything that was covered in the lectures, including the slides with the blue stars
What is personality and what are the levels of analysis we study it
How do we evaluate personality theories?
Is there a grant theory of personality?
Sources of personality data
o S, O, T, L data
o Advantages and disadvantages of each
o What is triangulation
o Have examples ready of each type of data
Reliability and validity
Know how to distinguish between the different types and have examples ready
When do we use each one? Pros and cons of each one
What is a trait?
What are trait taxonomies? Why do we have several? How are they different?
(pages 6063 are out Act Frequency Approach)
Know the similarities and differences between the different approaches (Lexical,
What did Cattell propose?
The Five Factor Model