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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB30H3
Professor
Jessica Dere
Semester
Winter

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Personality 02/02/2014 Chapter 2­ Clues to Personality How to look at Personality 1. Ask person directly of her own opinion about what she is like 2. Find out what other people who know the person will say about her 3. Check on how the person is faring in life 4. Observe what the person does and try to measure her behavior as directly and objectively as possible Funder’s Second Law­  There are no perfect indicators of personality; there are only clues and clues  are always ambiguous  Data are Clues Inferences about personality can be based on observations Any clue or observation is ambiguous  Various psychologists have reported that Self­ report questionnaires, demographic data, peer’s descriptions  of personality, projective personality tests, summaries of clinical cases, or certain laboratory assessment  should never be used ▯ because they can be misleading ▯ NOT TRUE Funder’s Third Law­  Something beats nothing, two times out of three Four Kinds of Clues Ask the Person Directly: S Data Self judgments Usually on a questionnaire  Either true or false / rate 1­9  Straight forward and simple be
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