Explore BrainMass

Personality and Belief Systems

This posting assists users to create a personality profile of a superior leader.

This posting offers notes about creating a personality profile of a (known) superior business leader. It Incorporates into the profile various personality traits that make the figure a good business leader. It also discusses the significance of each trait and how the major theorists would explain this individual's success.

Psychometrics Questions

1) What are criterion validity and construct validity? Give an example of each for a test of Language (Word) Skills. 2) The researcher who created the "Math Skills" test noted in his manual that scores on this test, when it was taken in High School, correlated .6 to .8 with university Math grades. What was he trying to establis

Type A Personality and Donald Trump

I'm writing a paper on Donald Trump and need information on how his Type A personality has helped him become the successful business man he is today.

Psychological Testing Questions

A) personality tests versus ability tests b) personality traits c) emperical criterion keying d) advantages of forced choice format e) response style or response set f) factor analysis g) objective self-report methods of personality assessment versus projective methods, their advantages and disadvantages h) word associati

Personality traits of Donald Trump

How would you describe Trumps personality with examples using these 5 traits. 1. practical, 2. analytical, 3. competitive, 4. persuasive, 5. creative


Designer personalities are possessed by people who are creative, and have the talent or skill of being innovative. According to the big five personality theory, people who are creative have personality qualities which are helpful in making something new, they take the initiative to create new things. Designer personality is


Define the behavioral, neo-analytic, and humanistic personalities. Explain relations between personality and culture. Which theory accounts for cultural influences on personality best? Worst? Example: Neo-Analytic perspective -- (BEST) I do not think that as it was originally designed to be culturally sensitive. Biolo

Personality Traits

Explain the three major components of the trait aspect. How does it compare and contrast to psychoanalytical personality?

Personality and Adjustment

1. Could you explain the U-shaped relationship found between stages of family life cycle and spouses' marital satisfaction. 2. Do you know why socio-linguist Deborah Tannen characterizes mixed-gender communication as a clash of two "cultures." 3. Please explain the age-related changed in intelligence as measured by IQ test

Personality and Adjustment

Please explain how a person might explain poor performance on a on a text by using each of the four combinations internal/external and stable/unstable attributions. Please Distinguish between prejudice and discrimination, and if you could me an example of each to better understand. Could you please explain why the reciproc

Personality Theories Matrix

Using the information provided, please assist with filling in the personality theories matrix attached (TRAIT and HUMANISTIC columns only). You can think of the "Principles" as an expansion of the "School of Thought" section, even though they are similar. Draw on at least two sources. I need ideas of what to put in each c

Personality Theorist Paper , Application to work place

From the Personality Concepts Matrix, select one theorist whom you found particularly interesting, and research that person in more depth using outside sources. Focus on the following factors: a. The school of thought the individual falls under b. The individual's contributions to the field of psychology of personality c.

Psychology 250

Do you think it is really possible to change our basic personalities? Why or why not?

Rorschach - Exnerian Approach

Which of the following is not one of the features of an Exnerian approach to Rorschach administration? A. Administration of association phase. B. Administration of dynamic inquiry. C. Administration of inquiry phase. D. Recording of percept location on location sheets.

Personality assessment

The projective hypothesis" assumes that individuals will often reveal information about their intrapsychic functioning when. A. presented with inkblots or abstract images that look like some common object. B. Assessed by a dynamically oriented psychologist. C. Presented with ambiguous stimuli in a contest that stresses

Personality psychology assessment

Personality psychology -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Greene recommends which of the following approaches for classifying and interpreting codetypes that have several clinical elevations in close proximity. A: Greene's well-defined codetype B. Simple ordinal listing.


1. Which personality theory do you think offers the best explanation for how an individual's personality develops? Why? Use the appropriate research to defend your choice. 2. Identify a specific Personality Disorder discussed on page 582 in your text. What are the major components and treatment options for this disorder?

Psychology personality assessment

Which of the following most accurately summarizes the concordance research on the relationship of the MMPI-2 to the original MMPI? A. The MMPI-2 produces identical high-point profiles to what respondents would obtain on the original MMPI. B The MMPI-2 and MMPI generally produce quite different high-point profiles

Validity - Personality Measures

Match each of the following items with the best corresponding definition: - A. B. C. D. E. Predictive validity - A. B. C. D. E. Content validity - A. B. C. D. E. Construct validity - A. B. C. D. E. Face validity - A. B. C. D. E. Discriminant validity A. A characteristic of a scale whose items ob

Psychology personality assessment

You want to construct a quick scale to collect data on the primary concerns which are motivating a caregiver to bring their child to your Child Practice. You set up the scale by listing the range of concerns that have presented in your practice. Parents are to rank the top 3 concerns that bring them in. You most likely used whic

Psychology 250 - Psychology of Personality

Please read the problem below and let me know which personality theory or combination of theories would best help you to screen applicants for these sensitive task orientated positions? Put yourself in the position of a manager of a company with a contract to the government to produce an essential guidance system for a missi

Timeline of Trait Theories

Create a timeline showing significant breakthroughs and important steps in the history of trait theories. It doesn't have to be overly detailed. Just have the dates of the event and a short description of what happened.