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Trait Theory and Behaviorists

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I have found trait theory has been hugely influential in the personality assessment field. Any thoughts on what the behaviorists would say about traits?
Just trying to understand both sides.

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This solution defines trait theory and describes the concept of personality traits according to Behaviorists. It explains how Behaviorists believe traits are developed and maintained.

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The trait theory states that our traits are consistent and stable tendencies to act in a particular way. In other words, we are born with certain traits. A common example is that of a great leader. The trait theory would emphasize that a great leader was born with the specific personality traits needed to be a good leader.

Behaviorists, such as B.F. Skinner, have a different belief about traits. Behaviorists believe that traits are learned by ...

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