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Trait Personality Theory

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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?

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Solution Summary

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