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Chapter 5 – Personality Assessment I- Personality Testing and Its Consequences Textbook Notes.docx

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PSYC 2130
Krista Phillips

1May 8 2014Chapter 5Personality Assessment I Personality Testing and Its ConsequencesChapter SummaryThe Nature of Personality Assessment Any characteristic pattern of behavior thought or emotional experience that exhibits relative consistency across time and situations is part of an individuals personality These patterns include personality traits as well as psychological attributes such as goals moods and strategies Personality assessment is a frequent activity of industrial and clinical psychologists and researchers Everybody also assesses the personalities of the people they know in daily lifeThe Business of Testing Personality testing is a big business that can have important consequences But some personality tests are useless or even fraudulent so it is important to understand how they are constructed and how they are usedAn important issue for assessments whether by psychologists or by laypeople is the degree to which those assessments are correct Do they correlate as expected with other assessments o
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