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Trait Personality Theory

Trait Personality Theory is a model that seeks to identify the basic traits necessary to describe personality. Below are the:

a. Key concepts

1) Traits: Enduring dimensions of personality characteristics differentiating people from one another

2) Types

3) General traits

4) Long-lasting traits

5) Abnormal traits

b. Key figures

1) Allport

2) Murray

3) Cattell

c. Strengths and criticisms

Discuss each of these topics. Which are of interest and why?

Solution Summary

The solution discusses Trait Personality Theory on several dimensions e.g. key concepts, key figures, strengths and criticisms.