Psychology - Personality

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Personality
thoughts, feelings and behaviour that make a person unique
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Temperament
inbuilt natural mood and personality. All traits that you were born with and inherited by your parents
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Type theory
personality types are thought to be inherited. For each personality types their are associated traits
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Intraversion
a personality type that describes people who are content with their own company and own thoughts and ideas
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Extraversion
a personality type that describes people who look to the outside world for entertainment
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Neuroticism
a personality type that describes people who are highly emotional and show quick, intense reactions to fear
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Psychoticism
a persoanlity type that describes people who are aggressive, cruel and lack emotion
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APD
a condition in which the individual does not use socially acceptable behaviour or conditions the rights of others
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Biological cause
something which your born with
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Amygdala
involved with memory and emotion, particularly fear
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Prefrontal cortex
involved in expressing personality and appropriate social behaviour
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Situational cause
lead to e.g. APD because of childhood and surrounding environment
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inbuilt natural mood and personality. All traits that you were born with and inherited by your parents

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a personality type that describes people who are content with their own company and own thoughts and ideas

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a personality type that describes people who look to the outside world for entertainment

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