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- a. According self tests using the Five Factor Model, my personality has low extraversion and emotional stability, a high degree of openness, and moderate levels of agreeableness and conscientiousness. Low extraversion is demonstrated in both professional and social envionments. While working a corporate job as a financial analyst, taking the time and initiative to interact with coworkers beyond the scope of the job was limited to a brief conversation once a day with the same two people. In large social gatherings, interactions are limited to familiar people with whom I have pre-existing friendships....   [tags: Personality]

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- Intelligence Quotient (IQ) tests are common all over the world. The tests were initially conducted on young children mostly at the kindergarten age to measure their cognitive abilities in relation to others of the same age in a bid to ascertain the level of attention the pre-scholars would require from teachers upon joining school. In modern times, these tests are carried out on adults for different reasons such as for fun/general knowledge or to determine the best candidate for a job or academic purposes....   [tags: Psychology]

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- When jobs become available applicants begin flooding organizations with resumes and applications. This is a bad thing for the organizations because they have a wide variety of applicants to choose from to fill their needs. The problem arises when the organizations have to pick the best person for the job. To counter this problem organizations have developed testing and screening procedures to narrow down the applicant pool to the best applicants. These tests are made up of intelligence tests, behavioral interviews, assessment centers, realistic job previews, and personality tests....   [tags: Human Resource Management ]

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- Within the Jung Typology Test (JTT) it states that my type of personality is introverted, sensing, feeling and judging. The results indicated I am an introvert over extrovert, the score showed 56%. There was a marginal or no preference to sensing over intuition at 1% for this result. Moderate preference to feeling over thinking at 25%, and a strong preference to judging over perceiving at 78%. So this is saying that I am an introverted sensing with extroverted feeling. The JTT states that I focus internally on myself; I take emotions, feeling, etc....   [tags: personality test, humanmetrics, Myers]

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- Introversion has the greatest chance of negatively affecting SLA. Students that are afraid of embarrassing themselves by speaking incorrectly or by not being able to speak at all may try to avoid opportunities that would otherwise aid their learning (Zhang, 2008). Since 1960, personality has emerged as major field of specialization among doctoral candidates (Vance & Macphail, 1964). Many investigations have been accomplished followed by literature on a variety of theories of personality. The importance on individual differences and distinctiveness of the individual are the most frequent features of the study of personality....   [tags: Psychology, Personality Test]

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- For my communication 101 class we took four different tests. The first was the Rhetorical Sensitivity (RHETSEN) Inventory. This test was about rhetorical sensitivity (RS) and according to the worksheet that the test was on, the definition of rhetorical sensitivity is, “the ability and willingness to adapt messages to audiences, adjust what he/she says to the listener, and accept the variability of communication.” The online Myers-Briggs Personality Inventory test helped me defined my working style, personality style, and how I communicate and interact with my fellow peers....   [tags: Personality, College]

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- Individual Reflection – Big Five Personality Test After taking the Big Five Personality Test I’ve concluded that it is a fairly accurate assessment of my personality. 1) On Openness to Experience/Intellect I ranked at the 53 percentile, with the description that I don’t typically seek out new experiences. I would agree with this assessment. While I am somewhat creative, I am no artist. It takes me more time to do something creative than something analytical, but I do still like to be creative on occasion....   [tags: Traits, Leadership, Shy]

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- 16 PF Personality Test Resolving the conflict of Reliability vs. Accuracy in the 16 PF test Introduction: For psychologists, one of the more popular theories espoused is the trait approach to personality, or “the idea that people have consistent personality characteristics that can be measured and studied” (Kalat, 2002, 512). However there are several problems that arise. First, there are significant cross-cultural differences, so one set of personality traits for one culture may differ considerably for another....   [tags: science]

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- Personality is one of the key things that psychologists assess, and it is comprised of various things. Happiness, activity-level and sociability are key aspects in the life of every person, and they differ from person to person. These are one of the components of a person’s personality, and there are various causes of the differences in these key life elements (Srivastava, John, Gosling & Potter, 2003). There are considerable differences between males, and females, and it shows that gender impact a number of aspects in the lives of people....   [tags: psychology, assessment]

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- Use of the 50-item International Personality Item Pool-Five Factor Model measure (Goldberg, 1999) can be a hindrance for researchers when dealing with participants that are less than enthusiastic about completing long questionnaires. The Mini-IPIP scales was developed specifically for this purpose. This newly developed assessment has been shown equally reliable and valid across the five measures in only 20-items. General Information The Mini-IPIP Personality Scale (Donnellan et al., 2006) is a derivative of the 50-item IPIP-FFM (Goldberg, 1999)....   [tags: Psychology, Education]

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- Kent Nelson's novel, Land that Moves, Land that Stands Still The Myers - Briggs personality test consists of a large series of questions pertaining to a person's ethics, habits, and reactions to different situations. Based on the Myers - Briggs personality assessment it can be assumed that Mattie is an INTJ, which stands for "Introverted - Intuitive - Thinking - Judging". This assessment dictates Mattie's probable behavior for how she deals with stress, her role in a group setting, and her personal growth....   [tags: Personality Test Compare Contrast]

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- The Rorschach inkblot test is one of the most widely known psychological projective test of personality, and the most controversial. In general, projective tests are psychoanalytically based tools that assist clients to reveal their unconscious conflicts via responses towards ambiguous stimuli, and can also help psychologists to determine psychological disorders. Specifically, the Rorschach allows individuals to interpret a series of abstract inkblots based on their emotional and cognitive function, as well as interaction (Barlow & Durand, 2009)....   [tags: Psychology, Personality]

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- Personality is defined as a person’s distinctive and somewhat consistent patterns of thinking, feeling, and behaving (Hockenbury & Hockenbury, 2014). This paper is going to cover personality perspectives, personality development comparison, and how personalities are assessed, the benefit and the issues to be considered. Personality theories can be gathered under four simple perspectives: the psychoanalytic, humanistic, social cognitive, and trait perspectives. Psychoanalytic perspectives stress the meaning of unconscious progressions, sexual and aggression instinct importance, and experience from early childhood....   [tags: test, childhood, individual]

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- In an analysis of the results of four different personality tests, I discovered not only my personality type, but also my study skills and time management skills. I learned that my personality type corresponds with the traits necessary to my desired career in social work. This analysis is helpful in understanding my personality and its relation to my success in college and in life. The Holland Code test revealed that I am a helping, organizing persuader; my personality type is Social-Conventional-Enterprising (SCE)....   [tags: personality, trait, study, skills, time, managment]

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- I took the Humanmetrics Jung Typology Test. This test is based on Carl Jung’s and Isabel Briggs Myers’ typological method to assist in understanding personality type. What a person receives from this test is a 4 letter formula which helps them learn about their personality type. The test also helps them understand what career or occupation they might be interested in and what jobs would use their personality traits. I was surprised at my results and it helped me understand myself a little better....   [tags: personality types assessments]

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- Assignment #4 - Myers Briggs Personality Type Pros/Cons During the power point on the Myers Briggs Type Indicator, as the instructor went through the different types of personalities, I was able to recognize which subcategories I fall into almost instantly. When my computer personality test results were returned, I was correct. As I read the type descriptions of Extroversion, Intuition, Feeling, and Judging- ENFJ- I quickly recognized myself within the descriptive words. The first subset of my personality is Extraversion, as opposed to Introversion....   [tags: Personality]

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- An individual’s personality is the basis of who they are and generates how they react to and behave in different situations. Personality testing is used in workplaces to identify whom to hire, promote and even put into teams. Personality testing is efficient in being able to determine which employees will perform best in certain roles, and this can remove some stress from employers. Personal testing has been shown to help improve the quality of employees who are in the workplace. The method of assessing personalities that will be examined in this essay is the Big Five taxonomy method....   [tags: NEO personality, testing, managers]

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- Personality; Everyone has one, but no two peoples personalities are the same. Personality is mostly made up of who you are and the basic qualities and beliefs that a person has. The dictionary definition for Personality is A: The Sum total of the physical, mental, emotional, and social characteristics of an individual. B: The organized pattern of behavioral characteristics of the individual.(www.dictionary.com) An individuals beings personality is how he fits into society . No one has the same personality of another....   [tags: Personality, psychology]

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- In the chapter review, I learned that employment tests must be valid and fair to pass legal scrutiny. The reading provided information about methods used to test and select the best applicants such as: (1) minimum test score of an applicant to be considered for hire (passing scores); (2) another variation would provide the names of top three to five applicants to hiring authority, who can select from that group (rule of three – top-down); and (3) a statistical technique based on standard error of measurement that allows similar test scores to be grouped (banding)....   [tags: employment test, unethical issues]

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- Myers and Briggs Analysis The Myers and Briggs Analysis is a series of questions that when answered are examined and grouped together in order to determine the personalities of those taking this test. This particular test can result in sixteen different outcomes or types of personalities, which is determined by four different categories that judge if you are introverted or extroverted, use your senses or your intuition, your choice to think or use your feelings, and finally if you are judgmental or perceptive....   [tags: personality questions, traits, abilities]

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- The article I read, detailed the research into relationships and the personality types of the people in those relationships. The study paid particular attention to perfectionist personalities that were either “adaptive” or “maladaptive”, the former meaning non-productive and or inadequate for adaptation. “Maladaptive perfectionists characteristically tend to evaluate their performance as consistently failing to meet these standards [for personal performance](Ashby, Kutchins, and Rice 2008)”. The researchers continued off of past studies into the relationship between personality type and relationship quality....   [tags: relationships, personality, perfectionists]

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- These days personality trait test is potentially a valuable tool in recruiting and personal evaluation. it is trying to predict possible academic success and work performance in different configurations. Scientists have long been consumed in connections between personality and work performance With the development of personality in the field of psychology, organizations realize that employee personality that impact how individuals think, feel and act on and off the job are difficult to change. Instead of displacing all the current concepts, the Big Five Personality Trait design works multipurpose because it is able to signify various personality feature concepts in the same structure....   [tags: Recruiting, Personal Evaluation, Big 5 Personality]

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- Thesis Statement: The most differences between the idiographic and nomothetic approach are measurements and development. Introduction: In the following essay, we discuss different theoretical perspectives from Nomothetic and Idiographic approach. How they apply to both Personality (pattern of behavior and thinking) and Intelligence (thinking and behavior). Arguments for both sides are base on what psychologists generally use them as, because some might disagrees with the usage of the word nomothetic and idiographic, orientated by Kantian and Wilhelm Windelband....   [tags: psychology, Personality, Intelligence]

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- Personality is defined as, “the combination of characteristics or qualities that form an individual's distinctive character.” There are many different theories for what makes up a person’s personality. These theories are classified under 5 general categories. These categories are: biological, behavioural, psychodynamic, humanist, and trait theories. If we look at the trait theories category, two particular theories come to mind. These two theories are, “Big 5 theory” and Eysenck's “Three Traits Theory.” In this essay, I will approach the question, which personality trait perspective is the best way to think about personality....   [tags: big 5 theory, personality, extraversion]

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- Development of Personality Disorders Due to Childhood Experiences Introduction I have decided to research the development of antisocial personality disorders due to the quality of early childhood care and early childhood experiences. Antisocial personality disorder is described generally as disregard for others. Diagnosing ASPD involves features such as delinquency, physical assaults, deceitfulness and lying, impulsivity, and irresponsibility. This topic appealed to me because my step sister goes to see a therapist and they have reason to believe that she may have an antisocial or borderline personality disorder....   [tags: Antisocial Personality Disorders]

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- ... Each of the ten cards are presented one at a time and the child’s story is to include the past, present, and future of the situation on the card. There is no set time that it takes to administer the test. Both administration and scoring are not standardized. (Hatt, 1980). Norm Information The normative information is limited. All that is known about the normative group is that it consisted of 200 children ages 3-10. This test is appropriate for the age group of children tested, 3-10. Knoff (1992) suggests that, “they fail to elaborate on this assertion, providing no data, documentation, or critical analysis....   [tags: assessment critique, extension from TAT]

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- Abram Kardiner was a Neo-Freudian, who studied the possibility of external influences on personality. This led Kardiner to his works dealing with societal institutions and its interrelationship. Kardiner divided social institutions into two categorizes: Primary and Secondary Institutions (Lecture).   Primary Institutions are composed of household organizations, childhood disciplines and subsistence. Secondary Institutions consist of schools/educational systems, religion,government and political organizations....   [tags: Psychology]

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- There are many ways to judge and define the self with numerous theories surrounding the topic. Personality is inseparable part of the self. Recent research suggests that even your pet can predict your personality (Gosling and Sandy 2011). This shows how much personality theories evolved and changed with time. Historical research into personality theories reveals two distinct, yet related, approaches to the self in psychology. Biologically oriented approach, that emphasises nature and inheritability of personality (Eysenck 1956), and Psychodynamic oriented approach, which concentrates around the idea that environment influences our personality (Schuett and Dall 2013)....   [tags: psychodynamic approach, biological approach]

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- In the words of Soren Kierkegaard: “Personality is only ripe when a man has made the truth his own.” There are many different people in the world. Everyone has a different personality that makes him/her unique. The tenth grade class at Presbyterian Christian School took an academic test and three personality test to discover potential future careers. ACT Incorporated developed the PLAN to show our estimated ACT score, and the possible careers we would do the best in. We also took three personality tests to discover our true personality....   [tags: personal reflections and tests]

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- To prepare for this paper, I took personality and academic tests. I listened to lectures, and researched papers. The purpose of this paper is to get to know myself and familiarize myself with the jobs that suit me. “There are no good or bad personalities. There are positive and negative traits of each personality. Positive traits carried to the extreme become negative traits.” (McConnell) My ACT PLAN test composite score was an 18. I scored at or above (67%) of the United States and (38%) at or above my school....   [tags: psychological analysis]

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- Introduction It requires a lot of reflection and is so complex that even Psychologists have studied it for years without completely understanding what the complexity entails; it is called personality. Personality is so important in our relations with others because it is our lifeline or link between communication and people. Usually when we meet someone, we end up describing him or her in type categories such as: tall, short, bright, witty, amiable, or pretty. While these general descriptions are accurate, they are just a small part of what may or may not represent a person....   [tags: perspective, cognitive, type]

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- Introduction It can be said that there are numerous tests that have been created by psychologists all over the world, but of all those tests how many are as unique as the Millon. Through rigorous research and reading I have selected the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-III test. The Millon Clinical Multiaxical Inventory (3rded: MCMI-III) is a widely used psychological assessment of clinical and personality disorders (Grove, W. M., 2009). This test, now on its 3rd edition, has embodied several innovative ideas in personality and psychopathology assessment (Grove, 2003)....   [tags: psychological assessments of disorders]

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- This paper explores three different theories to discuss (Alex Blake’s) personality development. I will explore different online personality test as well as breaking down some of the way Alex reactions to different circumstances as I evaluate some of her reactions and conclude if she is adaptive or maladaptive to the situation(s) We’re raised to believe for every cause there is an effect, Newton's Third Law of Motion states "For every action there is equal and opposite reaction." Thus people act and do the things because they are reacting towards an action....   [tags: Psychology]

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- “Tell me what you see,” the psychiatrist says to my 6 year old brother, as she pulls out a small white card with marks of black printed on its front. This is the classic beginning of the Rorschach test, a psychological experiment conducted to analyze how a person acts and responds to external stimuli; “then analyzed using psychological interpretation, complex algorithms, or both. Some psychologists use this test to examine a person's personality characteristics and emotional functioning” [as it was done to my brother] in order to detect underlying thought disorder, especially in cases where patients are unable to describe their thinking processes clearly and openly....   [tags: the Rorschach test]

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- 1. Describe an example of test-retest reliability. Test-retest reliability is conducting the same test with the same respondents at different moments of time. For example, a group of participants is given a personality test and then are given the same is tested at a later time, maybe a month or year later (Kline, 2005). 2. If the correlation between test scores at Time 1 and Time 2 is 0.85, how would this be interpreted. The correlation between Time 1 and Time 2 is 0.85 and is significant (0.000); however, if the reliability drops from 0.85 it must be decided if the test needs to be reexamined (Kline, 2005)....   [tags: consistency, testing, self-monitoring scale]

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- These days personality trait test is potentially a valuable tool in recruiting and personal evaluation. It is trying to predict work performance in different configurations. Scientists have long been consumed in connections between personality and work performance which they define it as part of human resources management. that refers to whether a person performs their job well, With the development of personality in the field of psychology, organizations realize that employee personality that impact how individuals think, feel and act on and off the job are difficult to change....   [tags: valuable tool, recruitment, persinal evaluation]

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- Introduction: What is Personality. Allport defines personality as ‘the dynamic organisation within the individual of those psychological systems that determine his unique adjustment to his environment’ (Allport, 1937). An individual’s unique personality traits and attributes are a powerful indicator of how he/she will interact with the work environment. The difference between average and outstanding employees can often be solely personality related. As the employee is the most valuable asset to the company, ‘selecting the right employee during the process is critical’ (Carbery and Cross, 2013, pp....   [tags: traditional theory, cognitive theory]

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- Do you think that personality tests are valid and useful in determining your career. Often disputed, the usefulness of these personality tests are needed as evidence to guide individuals in deciding their career. Having knowledge of your personality type, gives insight on what field of work you would most likely enjoy or feel comfortable in doing. There are various reasons why personality tests are greatly beneficial and these key aspects will be specified and analyzed. There are multiple purposes for personality testing and the results of the test helps someone learn about their type of personality, how to understand the actions of others, and appropriate career choices and jobs....   [tags: Adolescence, Psychology]

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- Outgoing and spontaneous, or level headed and reserved: these are ways in which people identify the others surrounding them every day. These personality indicators may seem easy to distinguish; however, at times, finding one’s own personality type can be difficult. In the early 1900s, a Swedish psychologist named Carl Jung introduced the idea of categorizing personalities into identifiable types (Boeree). By investigating the subconscious, Jung was able to classify personality types that have certain characteristics in common....   [tags: Sociology]

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- A Second Personality: Not an ESTJ but an ENFP STEP 1 “WHAT ABOUT ME” My scores were very surprising to me, I scored very high on the Conscientiousness and Emotional Stability and my lowest score was in the Openness to Experience, which I thought was very accurate as I do find myself to be conventional. According to the “Big Five model” it is a measure of one’s reliability; also having a high score such as I did it says that I am responsible, organized and dependable (Robbins & Judge, p. 108). My personality score was an ENFP, I thought of myself more as an ESTJ....   [tags: Personal Assessment]

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- Individual Personality The first personality test was the basic personality test. The assessment from the basic personality type indicated that my personality classification is an ESTJ (Llorens, 2010). The results found that I am more extroverted than introverted; I tend to be more sensing than intuitive, more of a thinker versus a feeling individual, and I am judging versus perceiving. The interpretation indicated that I am realistic, logical, analytical, decisive, organized, and I like to run things....   [tags: Assessment ]

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- Personality has been inherently defined as possession of a particular set of characteristics possessed by people which influences their behaviour and reactions in different situation along with their motivation level to react to difficulties at the workplace. However, understanding personality traits and their development has been a contentious matter. Nonetheless, various theories have been forwarded to rather contribute to this contentious debate. For example employers set goals and encourage involvement with the company to have a better employee performance, which would result in higher motivation level subsequently leading to increased efficiency....   [tags: human resources, business strategies]

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- There is an Indian parable of six blind men who encounter different parts of a large elephant and are asked to describe what it is they are feeling. The man who grasps the trunk reports that he’s holding a snake; the next man, who is holding one of the large tusks, insists that it is a spear; another man, grasping one of the animal’s large legs, says that it is a tree. The point of the parable is that incomplete evidence results in incomplete conclusions and a narrow perspective of the entire beast....   [tags: specialized psychology, incomplete evidence]

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- Personality is essentially the culmination of the characteristics that make up an individual and that make the individual unique. Personality influences things such as a personas behavior and who that persona interacts with and how the interactions occur. After studying different personalities and reading the play 12 Angry Men I have a better understanding of myself and those around me. This brought me the realization that my close friends and I have very different personalities due to this we all have different outlooks on the world and different ways of responding to the occurrences of the outside world....   [tags: 12 Angry Men Essays]

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- The dynamics of this team building sifted immensely when the entire group went to the right side, except Mr. Nogood stayed on the left side. It was still noticeable that the team still was not completely interconnected. The group appeared presently surprised, almost like they just realized a self-fulfilling prophecy occurred in front of them. It was obvious Mr. Nogood was taken back and shocked by the scenario that just played out in front of the group, and it didn’t go unnoticed by Mr. Wellversed and or Mr....   [tags: team building, business strategy]

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- A good looking man in an expensive suite walks past a woman on the subway whistling a catchy tune. Many thoughts begin to run through her head, “He’s an important business man on his way to his next meeting.” Or “He’s a father on the way home from work.” As he stops she watches him read a news paper thinking how attractive and self composed he is. In the back of her head she’s wishing that he would speak to her. As she sits and hopes it seems that her wish is going to be answered. The young, attractive gentleman gets up and strides over taking the seat next to her....   [tags: Diseases, Disorders]

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- During studying students are experiencing varieties of emotions. Test anxiety and emotional reactivity to test outcome are one of most frequent and the strongest stressors for students during their college days (Pekrun, Goetz, Titz, & Perry, 2002). Various studies have shown that test anxiety correlate negatively with cumulative grades-point average (Diener, Schwarz, & Nickerson, 2011), academic performance (& Elliot, Pekrun, & Maier, 2009) and students’ health (Conley & Lehman, 2012). Test anxiety and emotional reactivity of test outcome can be influenced by both situational and trait factors (Putwain, Woods, & Symes, 2010)....   [tags: Emotional Distress, Neuroticism]

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- The Psychometric Test and the Employee Selection Process Most employers want the ‘perfect fit’ for any position vacant for recruitment. They always tend to want the best man suitable for the job, technically and interpersonally. The common ways of recruiting an employee is by application forms, curriculum vitae, and interviewing sessions. Most candidates are polite at interviews just to put across a good impression to the interviewer. Just interviewing someone is not enough to know if you have the right person for the job....   [tags: Business Management Argumentative Essays]

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- “People fake a lot of human interactions, but I feel like I fake them all, and I fake them very well,” admits Dexter, the infamous television serial killer. Thoughts and statements similar to this may be seen as morally reprehensible or repugnant, but gasps and frowns on those behaviors don’t rule out significantly plausible benefits. Psychopathy has long been labeled a personality disorder; a disorder believed to be serious enough of a threat to society to be treated using methods of sedation, incarceration, and climaxing at lobotomization....   [tags: Psychology]

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- WestJet Airlines Ltd is a Canadian low-cost carrier based in Calgary, Alberta, that flies to most major cities in Canada and 11 cities in the United States. WestJet is the second-largest Canadian carrier behind Air Canada . The company's personality can be illustrated by its organizational structure, culture, values and the communication with the public and its employees. The culture and structure of WestJet is very much entrepreneurial. There are few levels of management, keeping the organizational structure quite flat and encouraging people to find solutions to issues....   [tags: Business Analysis Marketing]

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- Personality Testing for Employee Screening In an attempt to hire the best possible candidate and to properly analyze current workers, many companies have used some form of personality testing to attempt to better know their employees. Personality testing has shown the employers are desperately trying to fit the perfect person into the perfect position. Some of the "master chefs" of the selection business are paying special attention to the new chemistry between personality tests, competency requirements, and behavioural interviewing....   [tags: Employment Work Labor Interview]

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- ... There is a general belief that dog owners have a different personality and disposition than cat owners. This brings us to the research experiment we will be conducting. Will owning a dog or a cat possibly change your personality by increasing or decreasing an individual’s extroversive behavior. I am predict that dog owner’s will aspire to a higher trait of extraversion after two years of owning it and cat owner’s will have lower behavioral traits of extraversion. The goal of this paper is to gain knowledge on what can change one’s personality as well as to reflect upon the personality changes that may exist when having a dog or a cat....   [tags: psychological research]

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- In today’s competitive marketplace, companies are looking for every advantage to be the most efficient with the highest customer satisfaction. In order for corporations to achieve this goal, the individual teams and employees must be highly successful. To form highly functioning teams it is important for each team member to understand the goal of the team, how they meet this goal and how the team members interact. To understand how an individual behaves different personality assessments were developed....   [tags: Business Management ]

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- Most people agree that having an easy-going personality will contribute to the overall well-being of the individual. Certain personality traits have an effect on the individual well-being. Individuals showing improvements in those traits, over time, will often show comparable enhancement to their well-being. Subjective well-being refers to how an individual evaluates the quality of their life. In simple words, subjective well-being is how well an individual thinks and feels of how well their life is going....   [tags: positivity, negativity, emotions, mood]

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- Personality Assessment  Jung-Myers- Briggs Typology Test The result of my personality assessment indicates that I am an ESFJ. This code is characterized as “The Guardian,” Extroverted –Sensing - Feeling– Judging. According to the assessment, my primary mode of living is focused on providing care for those in need. My primary mood is focused externally; this is where I deal with situations according to my feelings or my feelings toward them. It also explains that I decide things on the premises of how they fit in with my personal value system....   [tags: ESFJ, ISEEK, career report, CEI, GOE]

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- Handshakes are so important to individuals in the business world that they devote entire classes on proper handshaking etiquette. This study offers a deeper look into how personality is demonstrated through handshaking. I choose this topic because I have always seen a positive correlation between someone’s personality and their handshake. I believe that you can learn a great deal about someone from how they shake your hand. This was not a true experiment in the sense of manipulating variables, but the results were important and should be followed up on....   [tags: Informative Essays]

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- Personality, Intelligence and Perception The twenty-first century has proved to be one of globalization and technology which has connected the world in an unprecedented way. Teamwork and cooperation have become necessities for an individual as well as a country to survive and stay competitive in today's global society. Communication and understanding are the key components to overcoming the diverse nature of cultures and styles of work. After reading the chapter on Personality, Learning and Perception, I better understand how each one of these three components affect human relations and performance....   [tags: Teamwork Group Work]

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- ... These tests have been recreated from the adult versions. The psychopathy checklist is a scale test used for youth ages thirteen to eighteen, it has the same factor structure as the adult PCL-R test from which it was created and focuses on interpersonal aspects of personality and chronic antisocial structure. The psychopathy screening device is used for youth ages six to twelve, and is completed by teachers or parents for validity reasons. The most widely used test is the youth psychopathic traits inventory, which is a self report of fifty items which focus on core personality correlations of youth and psychopaths....   [tags: personality disorders]

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- The “Big Five” factors are today one of the most-used scales for measuring personality; these factors are conscientiousness, agreeableness, neuroticism, openness, and extraversion. However, despite the widespread use of this scale, it is still debated whether or not it, or any personality test, can truly offer a complete picture of a person. To test this, I will use one of my best friends, Amanda, as an example. The first criterion, conscientiousness, differs from the common usage of the word....   [tags: Personality Scale]

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- The Reliability and Validity of Hans Eysenck's EPI Test The aim of this investigation was to look at the reliability and validity of Hans Eysenck's EPI Test. The EPI questionnaire comprises of items of a 'yes/no' variety. They are essentially intended as research tools (as opposed to diagnostic tools for use in clinical settings) and, as such, 'they are regarded as acceptable, reliable and valid' (Kline 1981, Shackleton and Fletcher, 1984).The Alternative Hypothesis was that there would be a positive correlation between the E and N scores for forms A and B of the EPI....   [tags: Papers]

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- The word crucible describes an event that involves a test or trial of someone or something. In the story The Crucible by Arthur Miller, various characters endure a severe test of honestly, bravery, and goodness. Throughout the story, a series of events lead to tragedies, which involve these characters to make important decisions. If chosen incorrectly, it may lead to the death of another innocent person, or possibly even themselves. These events however, will bring out the true colors of everyone in Salem, whether they truly good or evil....   [tags: Analyis, Character Traits]

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- I found the results of my self-assessments to be a very insightful and accurate description of myself. The results of the learning styles test and the Keirsey Temperament Sorter II are very valuable for examining my personality traits and learning style and making improvements as needed. The learning styles test identified me as a tactile-kinesthetic learner, meaning that I learn best by doing, rather than listening or seeing. This means that I need to adapt my studying to methods that correlate with this style....   [tags: Keirsey Temperament Sorter]

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- Personal Narrative: Self Personality Assessment After completing the assessment exercise I have been able to carefully my personality. The exercise consisted of an evaluation of four areas: Locus of Control, Personality Type, Stress Reactions, and Learning Styles. Based on the test results my locus of control is external. According to our text, Individuals who fall into this category do not believe that their future is within their control. They believe that it is more influenced by external forces....   [tags: Papers]

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- Personality provides great insight into people and their lives. Personality traits affect every person in the world. Every human has a personality, which provides a great research topic to help psychologists better understand the human mind, actions, and choices we as humans make. We make such choices as what to wear, to eat, to do on the weekends, what type of music to listen to, and what to watch on television. There are many different personality models such as the Big Five to identify a person’s personality type....   [tags: Psychology]

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- Can antisocial personality disorder affect the life of a person with this diagnosis and their family members. In general, personality disorders affect the overall social functioning of a person by eluding and eliminating any type of socialization; moreover, in the case of a chronic mental condition as an antisocial personality disorder, the person’s way of thinking, perceiving situations, and relating to others are negative and dysfunctional (Psych Central, 2014), affecting their positive and harmless interaction with others....   [tags: overall social functioning]

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- Organizational behavior looks at employees’ personality and various traits in regards to an organization to determine what makes individuals who belong to organizations successful. The word organization is broad, and covers a spectrum of workplaces and community groups made up of individuals with likeminded and specific goals or ideals. It is a necessity to study behavior and the interaction between these individuals to better understand organizations in hopes gathering viable information to create a cohesive and successful organization that is progressive and can stand the test of time....   [tags: organizational behavior, job satisfaction]

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- Projective tests are a measure for analyzing personality. They are established in the idea of Sigmund Freud’s theory of unconscious processes. Projective techniques were first sought out as a means for people to unconsciously project their personality on to obscure or vague stimuli, possibly revealing the patient’s internal conflicts and hidden emotions. Projective testing has been found to significantly differ from other objective psychological tests through the range of possible responses making them difficult to standardize and evaluate (Trull, 2005)....   [tags: Psychology]

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- Personality: “Personality is the combination of traits that compose individuals. Our personality affects our behavior, out perceptions, and our attitudes (Lussier & Kimball, 2014, pg. 235).” It is important to understand personality in the workplace because it will determine how well your organization functions. For example, choosing an introverted person work in a large social setting would be a bad idea. The reason being introverted personality types tend to be shyer than extroverted type personalities....   [tags: Volunteer, Baseball, Employment]

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- It is of rudimental importance in order to consider whether an entity such as the Microsoft Corporation, the Palestinian entity and whether an individual accused of genocide are endowed with international legal personality and the extent to which it is. The evolution of public international law has led to entities other than states to be admitted recognition as subjects of international law, although states and state like entities have full legal personality, subjects of public international law other than state like entities have been given partial personality....   [tags: international law, palestinians, united nations]

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- Personality tests are a big hit amongst company recruiters. “Almost 80% of midsize to large companies use personality tests for entry and mid-level positions.” There are many different types of tests for different types of positions. They can help assess potential candidates that have the necessary characteristics to stand out from the rest. Especially useful, for example, is in the customer service department, where tests like Emotional Intelligence (E.I) and the “Big Five Factor” personality model can identify people who have the skills and patience to solve customer related problems....   [tags: performance, behavior, employees]

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- To maintain well-being of body and mind, one must engage in a routine of exercise regularly (Szabo, 2013). However, no one could engage in all forms of exercise, some people’s personality may suits certain exercises. Tok (2011) stated that a person’s level of extraversion and neuroticism influences his/her decision of their desired sport. Therefore, I will make up a detailed personality profile for myself to co-relate which activity I am going to partake. Workout plans made will serve as guideline, along with motivational strategies for me to regularly engage in this activity....   [tags: running, physical exercise, workout plan]

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- Introduction Self-report has always been one the easiest ways to gain insight of a person’s personality. These test can range from quizzes filled out online that tell you which pop star is your personality twin to standardized tests requiring a certified test user. Some of the most popular and highly researched tests have been the MMPI and its successors. The MMPI, created by Stark R. Hathaway and John Charneley McKinley, was the first step towards the MMPI-2-RF. The MMPI was firstly created to test individuals who were 14 years old and older....   [tags: psychological assessments]

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- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) frequently headlines newspapers and newscasts across America. Veterans fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan return to a life they left but inside they are tormented with flashbacks, nightmares, anxiety, anger, and depression. Many people suffer from PTSD after experiencing traumatic events in his or her life. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2) is chosen for the basis of this assignment to evaluate someone who exhibits symptoms of PTSD. Sometimes the symptoms of PTSD are exaggerated or faked....   [tags: Post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD]

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- The Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) is one of the many online personality diagnostic test. Composed of sixteen different personality types, MBTI serves as a resource to identify the personality types of not only contemporary test-takers; MBTI allows us to retroactively assess the personality types of historical characters. Born into a middle class Jewish family in the late 19th century, it would have been difficult to predict that Albert Einstein would so greatly impact 21st century understanding of the physical universe....   [tags: creative, Jewish, eccentric]

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- Salary Wages and Personality Personality has been studied to see the effects it has on one’s personality. A study conducted by Daniel Spurk and Andrea Abele, investigated the multiple indirect effects that the Five Factor model of personality had on a professional’s annual salary, while putting into consideration any relevant mediators. The study used a longitudinal survey following 432 participants, covering three points of measurement; personality, mediators (career advancement goals/ self-efficacy) and annual salary (Spurk and Abele, 2011)....   [tags: gender gap, salary, business]

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- Introduction of findings Researchers correlate effective organizational leadership with certain characteristics. McHugh (2009) stated that “there may be no other feature of American life that contains as much bias toward extroversion as leadership.” This means that debate still exists whether or not introverts may be effective as leaders compared to extroverts. Some researches would argue that introverts are more reserved and prefer to work alone without the aid of anyone else. Introverts are also believed to appear helpless and have a tendency to be submissive (Costa & McCrae, 1992, as cited in Bernerth, Armenakis, Field, Giles, & Walker, 2007)....   [tags: leadership, business]

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- Introduction Projective tests have captivated the attention of people around the world as they are commonly depicted as fascinating methods of assessing the mystery behind an individual’s personality. Projective tests are based on the idea that “when presented with a vague, unstructured, or ambiguous stimulus or task” an individual “will reflect aspects of the personality [sic] that might be otherwise unavailable to consciousness or for assessment” (Halperin & McKay, 1998). These tests started garnering attention in the early 1900’s when there was an increased emphasis placed on the understanding of personality and how behavior occurs when the patient is unaware (Butcher, 2010)....   [tags: Individual Personality, Behavior]

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- It has been said that human beings live in a drug oriented and chemically addicted society. In other words, drugs as well as many other addictive substances have being been taking part on the devastation of many families and individuals who in society have been effected by it. In this paper I will discuss the term addiction as well as all the other terms that correlate with it. For example, I will speak on different substances that the victims are using, as well as two types of drug dependency that consumer’s experience....   [tags: withdrawal and recover, addictive personality]

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- ... In order to select which group or faction of the population they would like to choose they selected a sample from the general population that had stayed within a second language community for longer than a period of 6 months and had tried to speak the second language on a daily basis. The participants chosen for the study, however, comprised of 102 individuals with a larger majority of females as opposed to males. The age range had been set between the ranges of 17 to 58 years with varying degrees of educational achievements....   [tags: article, personality, emotional intelligence]

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- ... “Don’t pay any attention to me. No body ever does.” If Eeyore believes that the other forest animals don’t care about him, the social bond can become weak and this is when deviance occurs (Hirschi ,2002). This also directly leads into Commitment. Hass (2001) explains commitment as a person’s individual investment into society. If Eeyore believes the forest animals don’t pay attention to him, he may not weigh up the consequences of his actions. The third is Involvement. Hirschi (2002) suggested that if an individual is involved in non-criminals acts, that individual has less time to spend committing deviant acts....   [tags: suspects, society, personality]

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