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Social Cognitive Theory (for Personality) (P8)

Bandura wanted to focus on thinking (cognition) and self processes (people are given control and personal agency: their goals, self-evaluation, self-efficacy). The theory should have useful applications in therapy. Mischel … Continue reading

17/04/2013 · 1 Comment

Trait Theory (P2)

The most popular personality theory is the Traits Theory. It assumes that we have broad predispositions, traits, which are responsible for the consistent, distinct and stable patterns of how people behave, feel … Continue reading

14/04/2013 · 1 Comment

Introduction to Theories of Personality (P1)

Personality is defined as psychological qualities that contribute to an individual’s unique and distinctive patterns of feelings, thoughts and behaviours. It is said to be enduring (time and situation consistent) … Continue reading

14/04/2013 · 1 Comment