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Personality Psychology: Differences between

People

Cursus informatie

C URS US C O DE

FSWP1-022-A

C O LLEGEJ AAR

2017-2018

EC T S

5

VO ERT AAL

English

O PLEIDING

Bachelor 1 / Psychology
Bachelor 1 / Psychologie
Exchange

C O NT AC T PERS O O N

dr. K Breevaart

Aanvangsperiode
Onderwijsperiode T oetsperiode}
BLOK 2
BLOK 2
RESIT

Docent(en)

DO C ENT

dr. K Breevaart

What is the role of parenting in us becoming the people we are now? Can we even be aware of everything on our minds? Can any person really achieve or become everything he wants to be? To what extent do we acquire our emotions? During the second and third weeks. you will have an understanding of the most important theories explaining the development and preservation of individual differences. Such as. measurement • Personality traits theories and the factor-analytical approach of personality • Person-situation interaction • Nature-nurture debate • Culture and behaviour with regard to individual differences. the aim is that you are able to describe. as a response to that the behaviourist learning theory developed by Watson. we will discuss two subjects that are pre-eminently different between people. Freud's psychoanalytical approach. You will be able to apply the theoretic concepts you’ve grasped when explaining the 'why' of human behaviour. a number of important themes pertaining to personality psychology come to the fore. or interpersonal behaviour?). More specifically. Skinner) • Rogers' development theory and Bandura's learning theory of personality • The statistical concepts of "correlation" and "regression" • Intelligence theories: nature. intelligence and personality features. If you don't understand what a .personality or situation?). Inhoud During the first and second weeks. and you will have familiarized yourself with the "multi-determination" of human behaviour. social effects. function. In the third and fourth week. the nature-nurture debate (is behaviour genetically or environmentally determined?) and interpersonality (what part does personality play in behaviour between people. The person-situation debate (what best predicts behaviour . Several psychometrics and statistic terms are central to this course. Rogers' humanist personality theory and Bandura's social cognitive theory.Doel At the end of the course. We will analyse the presupposed structures of intelligence and personality and discuss the different opinions on them. we will mainly be discussing historically relevant theories about how people have come to be the person they are. A lot of matters that these psychologists raised then are still topical today. understand and apply: • The psychodynamic perspective on the development of the individual (Freud) • The theory of behaviourist learning (Watson. Skinner and others. You will have to be able to grasp these terms to successfully understand the rest of the material.

NY: Wiley. & Cervone. MA: Allyn and Bacon. & Resiberg.J. O. Personality psychology (12th ed.). L.S. R. Boston. Boston. R. (2014). Intelligentie en sociale competentie. Psychology. Psychometrics is the science that measures psychological features.. H.. Some articles and bookchapters will also be available via the electronic learning environment. & Molen. Tomic. J. & Nolen-Hoeksema. • The following books are available for this course in the library. Personality psychology (12th ed.A. Intelligentie en sociale competentie.F... R. H. Extra De voertaal in de onderwijsgroepen is Engels of Nederlands.C. New York. D. • Mischel. Y.). Scheier. (1999). D. Gross.E. • Tomic. New York.. Dutch Language test (for Dutch students only) and Exam Literatuur AANBEVO LEN • Gleitman. (2007). H. English serves as the language of instruction for all tutorials. • Articles (Electronic Learning Environment) . D. C.. such as someone's intelligence. • Carver. Shoda.. W. & Wismeijer A. Onderwijs en toetsing WERKVO RMEN • Lecture • Tutorial group T O ET S ING • Attendance.M. you will encounter some very difficult moments during this course. van der (1997).). & Molen.. Smith. For foreign students.. NY: Norton. (2013). W. • Atkinson. van der (1997). NY: Wiley.T.correlation coefficient is and how to interpret one. New York.T.J. • Larsen.). Bem. MA: McGraw Hill. S.. their personality or even their performances at exams. D. Buss. • Pervin. (2013). W.). (2010). New York.. Atkinson. Perspectives on personality (7th ed... ILS. M. Personality psychology: Domains of knowledge about human nature (5th ed. Ayduk. afhankelijk van de inschrijving voor de nationale of internationale opleiding. The practical also introduces a number of measurement instruments used in psychology. E. NY: Wiley.L. Introduction to personality: toward an integrative science of the person (8th ed.