TB7 SPA Lecture 2; The Trait Approach to Personality

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1. What was associated with social media 'badmouthing' in a study by Stoughton et al 2013?

  • Low agreeableness
  • High extraversion
  • High extraversion, low neuroticism
  • Low neuroticism, high conscientiousness
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2. Eysenck 1993,1994; What do creative people score highly in?

  • Extraversion
  • Psychoticism
  • Neuroticism
  • Extraversion, Neuroticism, Psychoticism

3. What are the 3 categories of traits in Allports lexical approach?

  • Primary, Surface, Source
  • Cardinal, Central, Secondary
  • Primary, Cardinal, Secondary
  • Source, Surface, Cardinal

4. Which of these is NOT an issue with the trait approach?

  • Theory driven
  • Labelling of factors (researcher bias)
  • Data driven
  • Number of factors (cognitive limitations)

5. What were Goldberg et al's 5 features of personality (Trait descriptors)

  • Psychoticism, neuroticism, narcissism, extraversion, machiavellianism
  • Openness, extraversion, love, work, power
  • Love, work, affect, power, intellect
  • Openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, neuroticism


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