Dr. Daniela Martin
13 March 2013
Cognitive Approaches to Personality
• Perception & Cognitive Schemas
i. Perception- how we interpret sensations.
ii. Schemas- framed transparent templates on how we view the world.
iii. Implicit Associations Test (IAT) - associations we have created in our
iv. Stereotyping- prejudged associations to a certain characterization.
v. Constructive Psychology: theory of selectin