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Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) Cultivars using the Genotype by Trait (GT) Biplot Method

- Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is one of the major food crops worldwide and Iran produces about 14 million tons of wheat annually. Effective interpretation of breeding programs data is important at all stages of plant improvement. The genotype by trait (GT) biplot used for two-way wheat dataset as genotypes with multiple traits. For this propose, 13 wheat cultivars with specific characteristics (were tested under organic growing environment. The GT biplot for wheat dataset explained 65% of the total variation of the standardized data....   [tags: Graphic Analysis, Trait Relations]

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The Trait Anger

- Introduction The research on trait anger yields many different definitions. One of the most common definitions found referred to trait anger as the predisposition to observe several situations as frustrating and experience frequent states of anger. Anger in terms of the emotion itself was defined as “a basic emotion experienced by almost all human beings in response to the unwanted and unexpected behavior of others” (Tafrate, Kassinove, Dundin, 2002, p. 1573). There is a clear consensus that the emotion anger is experienced frequently my most....   [tags: Effects, Behavior, Different Perspectives]

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The Liabilities of Homosexuality as a Genetic Trait

- 10.7 million Americans consider themselves Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, or Transgender, which is about 3.4% of our population. How does homosexuality occur. Is a man gay because of a missing father and an overbearing mother. Is a woman gay because of her desire to please her father by showing that she is worthy of the love she cannot seem to receive from him. Recently, most studies on the genetic liabilities of homosexuality have focused on men, but it is believed that the observations from these experiments also apply to women....   [tags: Social Issues, Gays, Lesbians]

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Spontaneity Is A Trait Of Creativity

- In personality psychology, the concept of spontaneity has many definitions depending on the reconstruct and reorganization of an author’s research. Spontaneity is defined as the expression of creativity, ideas, or impulses. An increase urge to learn more information is how a child expresses their spontaneity. Spontaneity can be expressed by the desire to learn things that interest one, and learn different subjects. It is exhibited differently by children versus adults. Also, spontaneity is a trait that can decrease in adulthood....   [tags: Psychology, Decision making]

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Is Curiosity A Personality Trait?

- Curiosity is a personality trait that everyone has in some way or another throughout their whole life. How it is defined, however, is up for debate. Many people consider curiosity to be simply a desire to learn and know, but scholars tend to take the meaning deeper. George Loewenstein (1994) describes curiosity as the attraction to information that “confers no extrinsic benefit,” so people tend to delve more deeply into things than would serve to help them somehow. To define it in a more distinctive manner from other traits such as novelty-seeking, one may say curiosity is a, “positive emotional-motivational system associated with the recognition, pursuit, and self-regulation of novel and ch...   [tags: Psychology, Big Five personality traits]

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Studying the Trait of Curiosity

- Personality is defined to be a dynamic organization of psychophysical systems that create a person’s characteristic pattern of behavior, thoughts, and feelings (Carver & Scheier, 2012). The goal of the psychological field of personality is to explain how and why people are different from one another. This field began with Sigmund Freud’s Psychoanalytic Perspective; this perspective was founded on the premise that he believed that things hidden deep in a person’s unconscious could be revealed in a person’s daily acts such as dreams, free association, and slips of the tongue....   [tags: personality psychoanalysis]

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The Trait Theory of Personality

- The study of personality traits is beneficial in identifying the many variables that exist from human to human; the combinations of these variables provide us with a true level of individuality and uniqueness. In the field of psychology, trait theory is considered to be a key approach to the study of human personality (Crowne, 2007; Burton, Westen & Kowalski, 2009). This paper aims to identify a number of significant contributors who have played crucial roles in both the development and application of trait theory....   [tags: Psychology]

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The Big Five Trait Assessment

- The Big Five trait assessment explores many different components of the personality, dividing them up into five main traits: openness, extroversion, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and agreeableness. There are multiple views when it comes to these traits, including the genotypic view, looking at traits as something you have, and the phenotypic view, claiming that traits are simply your tendency to act in a certain way, but not a certainty. The phenotypic view seems most aligned with how I view personality, therefore all the traits I discuss will be looking at my tendency to act a certain way....   [tags: Personality psychology]

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Labeling Is A Common Human Trait

- In modern society to “label” something or someone is seen as a criticism. It is seen as a malevolent action used to stripe a person from his or her sense of uniqueness and personality. But what most fail to realize is that labeling is a common human trait. Everything has a name and is labeled in modern society because labeling is the foundation of common understanding. Understanding gives people a sense of control and a sense of knowledge. From knowledge comes power and the ability to communicate with those who surround us....   [tags: Psychiatry, Mental disorder, Psychology]

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The Human Trait Of Remembrance

- Revisionism, according to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, is a support of ideas and beliefs that differ from and try to change accepted ideas and beliefs especially in a way that is seen as wrong and dishonest. Princeton.edu say sthat historical revisionism is the reinterpretation of orthodox views on motivation, and decision-making processes surrounding a historical event. To put it either way, it is the alteration of generally accepted facts initially proposed to hold truth. History is the initial story meant to be based upon truthful accounts of past events, however, it is completely dependent on the narrator and their remembrance....   [tags: Slavery, Atlantic slave trade, African slave trade]

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Temperance Is A Vital Trait

- Most people have been through a certain time in their life where they wanted to throw in the towel; even the thought of trying anymore was too much to fathom. This phase in an endeavor separates the strong from the weak. What is it that makes the strong push though this point and the weak to fall away. Some may say that certain people have an easier time being able to push through physical or emotional hardship, however that may be true but that is not is not an excuse to give up everyone has the capability to exhibit perseverance along with restraint....   [tags: Nutrition, Health, English-language films]

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Adhd : An Evolutionary Trait

- ADHD as an Evolutionary Trait I will be examining ADHD and its association with ADHD correlates with behavior of earlier humans, particularly in nomadic settings. ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is mental disorder, in which impairs one’s attention, making one exhibit hyperactive behavior as well as exhibiting impatient behaviors (European consensus statement on diagnosis and treatment of adult ADHD: The European Network Adult ADHD page 2) Despite ADHD being considered a mental disorder, there has been some evidence to conclude that perhaps ADHD symptoms was beneficial to earlier human life particularly prior to the time of civilization....   [tags: Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder]

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Optimism and Personality Trait

- Optimism could be considered a condition of the mind that makes one believe that the best things will always happen to them. A common idiom used to illustrate optimism versus pessimism is a glass with water at the halfway point, where the optimist is said to see the glass as half full, but the pessimist sees the glass as half empty. Optimists tend to see adversity as temporary; more specifically they view the obstacle as limited to the situation and not generalized. 1) How does the personality trait develop in humans....   [tags: Happiness, Psychology]

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Trait Theories of Leadership

- Leadership is defined as a person who shows a great deal of integrity, intelligence, extraversion, conscientiousness, self-esteem; and someone who is open to new experiences. Leadership roles are displayed every day in the workplace and organizations. Their roles of integrity and intelligence are used to insure the success of the operation. As a leader it is important to have good communication with your fellow management and employees. How you communicate with your employees determines how effective your leadership role is and provides a positive environment....   [tags: integrity, intelligence, communication skills]

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Trait Theory

- In an increasingly politically correct, democratic society—where equality of treatment and equity of outcome oftentimes overshadow individual performance—trait theory of leadership has managed to survive. Instead of focusing on the context of a specific leadership situation or the subordinates in an organization, trait theory targets only the man or woman in charge. Essentially, trait theory suggests that potential leaders and great leaders who have already demonstrated success are best analyzed in a vacuum....   [tags: Leadership, Individual Performance]

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Personality Trait Tests

- 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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Personality Trait Tests

- 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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Taking a Closer Look at Trait Theory

- Literature Review Trait theory is "an individuals relatively consistent way of thinking, feeling, and behaving across situations" in relation to communication (Littlejohn & Foss, 2011). Trait theory could also be classified as a personality theory since personality is what causes a person to behave a certain way due to his or her emotional qualities, or way of thinking and feeling. Communication is " the act or process of using words, sounds, signs, or behaviors to express or exchange information or to express ideas, thoughts, feelings, etc., to someone else" ("communication," 2013)....   [tags: how traits affect communication, literature review]

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Trait Differences in Sexes, Temperament and Cultures

- It is known that there are biological differences between males and females. This leads to the question of whether there are personality differences as well. There have been studies done to determine if there are also personality trait differences in temperament and cultures. Studies have been performed to show gender differences in temperament. Else-Quest, Hyde, Goldsmith, and Van Hulle (2006) used meta-analytical techniques to estimate the gender differences in children from 3 months to 13 years across 35 dimensions and 3 factors of temperament....   [tags: Psychology]

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The trait perspective and the ten personality disorders

- One of the major theoretical areas in the study of the personality is the trait perspective. It suggests that individual personalities are comprised of broad dispositions, and it identifies and measures the characteristics that they are made up of (Cherry). The trait perspective helps to identify a person’s personality type (Myers). This perspective focuses on the difference between individual personalities and the traits that shape them. A trait is a stable characteristic that causes an individual to behave a certain way....   [tags: Psychology]

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Courage: A Trait that Makes One Special

- Shakespeare said, “Who could refrain that had a heart to love and in that heart courage to make love known?” What better way to express Desdemona’s deep affection for Othello than this quote. Courage is a trait that is exhibited through many characters in the play, Othello, by Shakespeare. It is the capability to stand up for what one believes in even in the face of great adversity. Courage is a characteristic that sets a person apart from the rest. In Othello, by Shakespeare, two characters, Desdemona and Emilia, share a common trait: courage....   [tags: Inspirational]

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The Rational Choice and Biological Trait Theories

- Criminals have been committing crimes for centuries, and they are always fooling the police detectives and federal agencies sometimes. If the justice departments would actually look at the persons thought processes and reasoning before a crime is committed, the justice departments will be able to answer the reason for the crime. The different departments could possibly figure out why the criminal did what they did in the first. For instance, they should use a couple of criminology theories to help them with certain cases that are more difficult than the rest....   [tags: punishment, criminal behavior, criminology]

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Leadership Theories: Main Trait Theory

- Lussier and Achua (2004) define the leadership styles as a combination of traits, skills, and behaviours leaders use as they interact with employees. In order for one to understand and decide on a certain leadership styles, one must know the characteristics of the favourable leadership style. Over the years researchers have been debating on the topic of leadership, as conducting different studies the styles have different output. Nevertheless, the research done on this topic is indicating that specific characteristics or traits are inherent in leaders and as cited in Murphy (2005) is can’t be develop thought educations or personal skills....   [tags: styles, autocratic leaders]

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Artificial Selection: Specific Overall Trait

- Throughout the history of evolution there have been many different methods and ideologies that have affected the gene pools and phenotypes of species, one of those being "Artificial Selection". Artificial Selection is when humans breed animals of the same species together to create a specific overall trait. (Wikipedia, Learner.org, 2010) A great example of artificial selection is the history of dog breeding. Throughout history humans have bred dogs to further develop more ideal physical and behavioral characteristics, and through it we achieved this wide range of different domesticated dog breeds that are very different from their ancestors, both physically and behavioral....   [tags: dog, breeding, physical, behavioral]

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Implication of Schizotypy as a Personality Trait

- Implication of Schizotypy as a Personality Trait Gruzelier (1996) suggest that “schizotypy consists mainly of impulsive non-conformity, social anxiety, positive features such as unusual perceptions, and negative features such as introversions.” (Cited in Miller P, et al. 2002, p.179). In this essay one would like to explore the definition given to ‘schizotypy’ and to give a brief discussion on this concept and whether schizotypy is a single trait or whether there are more factors to be considered, for it was conceptualized by Eysenck as a single personality trait named psychoticism, however it was Claridge's work that suggested that this personality trait was much...   [tags: Papers]

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A Person Who Carries The Sickle Cell Trait

- A person who carries the sickle cell trait has normal cells that are circular shaped like any other cell. The trait is not something major to worry about because it is not the disease. The disease is what is created from the trait. The disease does not have a regular shape. That is because, “Sickle Cell is an inherited disease caused by a genetic mutation. Genes are found on structures in the cells of our body called "chromosomes." There are normally 46 total, or 23 pairs, of chromosomes in each cell of our body....   [tags: Red blood cell, Hemoglobin, Gene]

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Discussion of Ciminological Theories: Trait Theory & Developmental Theory

- Introduction A person might find him- or herself interested in discovering what it is that makes a criminal take the path that he or she does. Is it a personal choice. Coincidence. Circumstance. What exactly is it that starts an individual down a pathway that leads to a criminal life or leads them down a path towards "normal" life within the law. Criminology, or the study of the scientific factors behind criminal behavior, points to the answer of that. As is typical with most sciences, however, there is no one, conclusive answer to all or any of these questions....   [tags: Criminal Behavior, Crime Origin]

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Trait Attributions: Evaluation, Description and Attitude Extremity

- ... Given a story, participants were tasked to describe the character in their story using the extreme attitudes. There were two stories, one for each group. Each story had a different character that shows the attitudinal extremities. The two different characters was how political framing was manipulated in the study. Effect of IV on DV: Political Framing on Trait Attributes In a study done by Montiel and Shah the effects of political framing and the perceiver’s social position on trait attributions of a terrorist or freedom fighter was tested (Montiel & Shah, 2008)....   [tags: article analysis, political framing]

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Which Trait Theory Most Explains Criminal Behavior

- Essay Topic: Which Trait Theory Most explains criminal behavior. Essay Question: In terms of Trait theories, which theory do you think most explains criminal behavior. Thesis Statement: Criminal behavior can mostly be explained by the Biosocial Branch of Trait Theory. Individual traits by themselves cannot determine criminality. Outside factors such as the environment along with certain personality traits is what causes criminal behavior. Table of content:  Introduction  Biosocial Trait Theories  Implications  Conclusion 1. Introduction Trait theory views criminality as a product of abnormal biological or psychological traits....   [tags: bisocial theory]

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Personality Stability and Change in Trait Theories of Allport and Eysenck

- ... To construct and explain personality he used typical for the natural sciences approach that support generalization. Through statistical evaluation Eysenck established two main bipolar dimensions of personality, which he called supertraits – extraversion/introversion (E) and neuroticism/stability (N). Later, he added another dimension, psychoticism/superego functioning (P), which maintained less defined. According to Eysenck, psychological disorders are found at the extremes of personalities, where neuroticism determines predisposition to anxiety, hysteria, depression, and obsessive-compulsive tendencies....   [tags: personological approach, psychological analysis]

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Personality Analysis of Marilyn Monroe by Using Trait Theories

- ... Even, lots of famous people imitated her. The Five-Factor Theory (often called the Big Five) includes neuroticism, extraversion, openness to experience, agreeableness, and conscientiousness. Moreover, Eysenck’s factor analytic technique has only three general bipolar factors or types—extraversion/introversion, neuroticism/stability, and psychoticism/superego (Feist & Feist, 2009, p.402). The most predominant features of Marilyn Monroe’s personality can be explained by extraversion and neuroticism with Eyesenk’s model of personality....   [tags: Norma Jean Baker, Hollywood legends]

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Determination – A Learned Trait

- Determination – A Learned Trait For some odd reason, the Bolivian military has a tendency to make people grow up. I was almost 18 when I was recruited, but it seems like I wasn’t much more mature than a 13 year old teenager; not that I was much older. I really felt that the world was simply a game where everyone would try to make life easy for me; I thought everything kind of revolved around me. I was well educated and polite, but things like saying “sir” simply weren’t a part of my life style....   [tags: Personal Narrative Experience Essays]

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The Constitutional Approach, Psychodynamic And Freudian Approaches, And Trait Approach

- Our personalities are what distinguish us from each other beyond our appearance; without them, we would all behave and react in the same way. Personality is the reason we are outgoing or introverted, persistent or blaze, and anxious or calm. We each have different levels of these competing characteristics that make us unique. But why are personalities so varied. Personality is determined by an array of factors from genetic and biological to the personal experiences and decisions we have faced from the day we are born....   [tags: Personality psychology, Sigmund Freud, Psychology]

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Personality Psychology : Psychology, Behavioral, Trait, Learning, And Humanistic

- Introduction Personality psychology is the area of psychology that focuses on personality in the context of its variations among individuals. According to Hulbert (2009), personality defines a lasting pattern of emotions, motives, thoughts and behaviors through which the manner an individual reacts to situations and other people is characterized. Personality traits differ and they can be summarized in five perspectives that include psychodynamic, behavioral, trait, learning/social and humanistic....   [tags: Psychology, Personality psychology, Sigmund Freud]

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Understanding Empathy As A Complex, Multi Dimensional Trait

- Empathy is the ‘capacity’ to share and understand another person’s ‘state of mind’ or their emotion. It is an experience of the outlook on emotions of another person being within themselves (Ioannides & Konstantikaki, 2008). There are two different types of empathy: affective empathy and cognitive empathy. Affective empathy is the capacity in which a person can respond to another person’s emotional state using the right type of emotion. On the other hand, cognitive empathy is a person’s capacity to understand what someone else is feeling....   [tags: Empathy, Emotion, Brain, Cerebrum]

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Personality Trait: Nurture

- Human beings obtain their physical traits clearly through heredity. A nice boy gets the delicate shape of his nose from his mother. However, the question is, “Where does this ‘nice’ boy get his ‘nice’ trait from?” In the battle of ‘Nature versus Nurture’ in shaping an individual’s personality, nurture wins. Heredity is not the key factor in contributing to our personality. “People with high self-esteem and confidence get these traits not from their parents, but from their experiences.” –John Hoover “Genetic material does not make us human....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Pride as a Tragic Flaw or Heroic Trait

- Pride as a Tragic Flaw or Heroic Trait In many modern works, such as Shakespeare’s Macbeth, and Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, pride is tragic flaw, and the undoing of great heroes. However, in Homer’s The Iliad, It is not clear as to whether pride is a trait to loathe or to love. Substantial arguments can be made on both sides, since both the hero Achilleus who ultimately is a victor, and the hero Hektor, who eventually loses his life both posses a desire for honor and glory. Homer uses these two characters to contrast the effects of pride on the hero and their respective outcomes....   [tags: Papers]

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The Differences Betweet Sickle Cell Trait and Sickle Cell Anemia

- Have you ever wondered what the difference is between s sickle cell trait and sickle cell anemia. Each day, thousands of people wonder the same thing. Most people may think they are the same disorder, but in actuality it is not. When we are born we are given a hemoglobin A gene from both of our parents. Hemoglobin A is a normal protein found inside red blood cells. It gives blood its red color and carries oxygen to all parts of the body. A person who has sickle cell trait gets a gene for hemoglobin A from one parent and a gene for hemoglobin S from the other parent....   [tags: protien, blood, genes]

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Defensive Personality Studied through Personality Psychology Trait Theories

- ... Erickson, a psychologist on psychological stages of development, proposed that personal development was directly impacted by social experiences. One of the main elements of his stage development theory is the development of the ego identity, or the conscious sense of self that is developed through social interaction. Conflict in each stage is a central point of Erikson’s theory. Each developmental stage focuses on conflicts that must be successfully resolved to develop a particular psychological quality....   [tags: home, furious, actions, quarrels]

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The Natural Trait of Goodness in Human Beings in Lord of the Flies by William Golding

- ‘The Lord of the Flies” was a novel created by the writer, William Golding. He created the book based around two main characters, Jack and Ralph. Jack is the figure in the story that supports Golding’s beliefs on society and Ralph is the character that supports Rousseau’s beliefs on society. In the end there is no correct answer but in my opinion I believe Golding’s beliefs to be true. Using all the evidence from the book I have came to this conclusion. Jean Jacques Rousseau was a man who believed the good in human beings was a natural trait....   [tags: corrupt, society, selfish]

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The Mortal Deity: Helen and the God-like Trait

- The relationship between the gods and mortals of ancient Greece is one of the most interesting topics to analyze. These gods watch over their favorite mortals, meddle in their business, and have love affairs with them. At times selfish and conniving, the gods often appear to be as flawed as the humans who worship them are. There is, however, still a distinct separation between deity and mortal. From the evidence I have seen in The Iliad, I believe that this distinction is based on something I call a god-like trait....   [tags: Iliad Greek Gods Greece Essays]

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Leadership Theories: Learning About Transformational Leadership and Authentic Leadership

- As a Senior Human Resources Officer and a Leader in the United States Army, I found this class not only to be very informative, but very useful for future practice and application. Through the myriad of different leadership theories and approaches, I have developed a better understanding of the historical, political, social, cultural, psychological, and organizational contexts in which leadership occurs. I am knowledgeable on several ways to identify personnel who may be make for better leaders using the Trait Approach, Skills Approach, and Style Approach....   [tags: Trait, skills, and style Approach]

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Empathy : I Am An Individual

- The first trait that comes to mind describing who I am would most certainly have to be empathy. Over the years empathy has been a defining characteristic of who I am as an individual. This certain trait just happens to be in collaboration with all including my friends, myself, and the strengths assessment, making this trait one of the most important. It is said that I use empathy widely among the interactions and communications I have with others. In one of my worksheets for understanding myself, my best friend Austin stated, “You can sense others emotions and often relate to anyone.” This is also backed up by the strengths assessment which states “You can feel what they are fee...   [tags: Emotion, Personality psychology, Trait]

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Course Project : Principles Of Management

- Course Project: Principles of Management The organization that I choose to analyze is Bimbo Bakeries, USA, my employer. The center of the core values is the People, or Associates which is the part of the organizational culture. Being driven by the core value of People, it was an easy choice from my perspective. The nature of personal interactions between the Associates is more like a team-based organization. We are coaching and training them to take ownership and accountability for the responsibilities in order for them to aid in making corrective action decisions....   [tags: Trait theory, Personality psychology]

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Personality Theories Of Personality And Personality Theory

- Some people tend to ask themselves, “Who am I?” Many people go through obstacles of discovering themselves and feel identity-less. Of the millions of people in this world, what makes each person different. One’s personality and traits are of many aspects that differentiate one from another; there are some who share the same personality and traits. Personality is a person’s unique behavioral and cognitive patterns that are composed of different traits. Traits are defined as specific characteristics of a person that we use to best describe a person....   [tags: Personality psychology, Trait theory]

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Taking a Look at Psychoticism

- Psychological Trait Analysis In the late 1970’s Hans Eysenck modified his two dimensional model of personality to allow for a third trait known as Psychoticism. This trait, now a part of Eysenck’s Psychoticism-Extraversion-Neuroticism model of psychology, is a pattern located in personality that Eysenck found and defined as the aggressive part of personality. It is from psychoticism that Eysenck believed all hostility in humans derived from. From Eysenck’s studies in the development of psychosis he began to form a theory that there was a correlation between high levels of this particular trait and the development of mental problems such as schizophrenia....   [tags: psychological trait analysis]

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The Fatal Flaws of the Calamitous Characters of William Shakespeare´s Romeo & Juliet

- ... Still infuriated by Romeo’s presence at his family’s ball, Tybalt decides to vent his anger by challenging Romeo to battle him. When Romeo backs away, Mercutio steps in and fights with Tybalt. After a while of fighting, the distressed Romeo steps in to break it up, but, “Tybalt, reaching under Romeo’s arm, stabs Mercutio and flees” (3.1.82). Mercutio announces that, “I am hurt” (3.1.83), and eventually dies. After witnessing his friend be slaughtered, Romeo seeks revenge on Tybalt, and subsequently slays the murderer of his best friend....   [tags: naivete, ego, headedness, trait]

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Normal and Neurotic Perfectionists: The Way They Perceive Unmet Goals

- Introduction Most people would consider having high standards is a good personality attribute. It showcases the strength of your character as well as work ethic when striving for excellence. These high standards push you to your maximum potential carrying out the best results possible in a person. This can be seen when athletes practise days on end trying to perfect themselves in the field of sport they are in. Perfectionism, on the other hand, is a personality trait characterized by a person striving for flawlessness and excessively high performance standards....   [tags: High Standard, Personality Trait]

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To What Extent Does Personality Predict Employee Performance?

- To what extent does personality predicts employee performance. Introduction The spirit of trait approaches in organization performance is an idea that employees own stable personality characteristic that meaningfully influence their attitudes towards, and social reactions to, organizational backgrounds. People with specific traits tent to be moderately consistent in their attitudes and conduct over time and across condition. Managers seem to inherit a strong trust in the authority of personality traits to forecast behavior at the work area....   [tags: attitude, trait, motivation]

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Who Is The Neo Pi Rtm Test?

- I would say that the NEO PI-RTM test is much more accurate compare to the Myers-Briggs, probably because it has more words to describe people’s personalities. I had used some of the similar words to describe my personality in assignment two, so I feel that it is more truthful. However, there are many questions to answer, and luckily my browser did not crash. My results for this personality test is mostly similar to my self-description assignment. For example, the most accurate of all is Extraversion....   [tags: Personality psychology, Trait theory]

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Analysis of Chapter 13 Psychological Disorders

- ... I believe the Sociocultural Approach is more applicable in a larger setting because it involves the environment and not so much internal struggles, but marital strife and economic problems. I find it interesting that women are more likely than men, more than often to develop these disorders. I believe that the statistics aren’t that reliable because men do not often seek help for problems or they are in denial about the level of stress and the amount of conflicts they have in their current lives....   [tags: persectives, behavior, mental, trait]

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Social Influences on Behavior

- Social Influences on Behavior There are many social influences which have an effect or lasting effect on the behavior of an individual. Within many group scenarios, conformity and obedience play a large role in how people tend to think and behave, especially if they get carried away. Obedience refers to compliance to an authority figure or with others in a group. On the other hand, conformity refers to an individual changing their thoughts, attitudes, and behaviors to accommodate with the standards of a group or their peers....   [tags: Obedience&Conformity, Trait Variables]

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Jealousy in Shakespeare´s Othello

- ... Iago’s reasons as to why he would offer to break up Othello and Desdemona’s marriage include that he is outraged that Othello promoted Casillo instead of him and that he has suspicions that Othello slept with his wife, Emilia (1203). This is the driving factor to Iago’s deceitful actions in the play. In Act II of Othello the characters all travel to Cyprus, this is when the plot thickens and Iago begins to destroy relationships between the characters (1204). In the first scene Iago reassures Roderigo that Desdemona will grow tired of Othello, however Iago also tells Roderigo that Desdemona will choose Casillo over him....   [tags: truth, promise, character, trait]

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Autonomy: A Personality Trait

- Autonomy The notion of personal autonomy is a characteristic that many individuals seek to find throughout their life. The term autonomy originates from the Greek words auto (self) and nomos (law) and means self-management (Senturan, Kose, Sabuncu, & Ozhan, 2012). Individuals who experience the characteristic of autonomy during their lives will often have an intense desire for their personal freedom and will set moderate goals for themselves that will enhance their well-being and independence. Radel, Sarrazin, Pelletier, and Milyavskaya (2011) describe autonomy as being a basic psychological need that has the potential to represent an individual’s propensity towards a slate of self-governan...   [tags: ability to resist influence or coersion]

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Leadership Theories

- Trait Theory “Leadership is a process whereby an individual influences a group of individuals to achieve a common goal” (Northouse, 2010, pg. 3). In an increasingly politically correct, democratic society—where equality of treatment and equity of outcome oftentimes overshadow individual performance—trait theory of leadership has managed to survive. Instead of focusing on the context of a specific leadership situation or the subordinates in an organization, trait theory targets only the man or woman in charge....   [tags: Trait Theory]

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The Theory And Theory Of A Person And A Crime

- There are many theories that can be applied to different cases that have occurs in Americas history. The two theories that are choses for this paper are the trait theory and under the trait theory is psychological which is “abnormal personality and psychological traits are the key to determinant of anti-social behavior. There is a link between mental illness, personality disorders and crime (Siegel, 2014). The second theory is the Choice theory which “criminals weigh the cost and benefits and make a conscious, rational choice to commit crime” (Siegel, 2014)....   [tags: Personality psychology, Psychology, Trait theory]

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The Four Major Theories Of Personality

- When we are born, over time we grow up and develop a personality. For each person, our personalities differentiate between one another which presents a wide variety of individuals. According to psychology, there are different factors that make up who we are. Today, I will be talking about the four major theories of personality (Psychodynamic, five-factor model, humanistic, and social-cognitive). The first major theory of personality I will be talking about is the psychodynamic theory. Psychodynamics is an approach to psychology that emphasizes systematic study of the psychological forces that underlie human behavior, feelings, and emotions and how they might relate to early experience....   [tags: Personality psychology, Psychology, Trait theory]

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Genetically Modified Organisms

- GMOs, an abbreviation for “genetically modified organisms”, are a result of laboratory processes of taking genes from one species and transferring them into a different species as an attempt to obtain or remove a specific trait or characteristic. GMOs are also known as genetically engineered organisms and transgenic organisms. Genetically Modified Organisms were unrecognized until 1982 when the FDA approved the first Genetically Modified Organism, Humulin, which is insulin that is produced by genetically engineered E....   [tags: species, trait, hybrid plants]

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The Theory Of Iq And Crime

- On September 3, 1929, James “Whitey” Bulger was born into an Irish-American family in Dorchester, Massachusetts (biography.com, 2015). Being the first of six children, Whitey was usually not the center of attention, especially as he got older and his parents continued to have more children. As he and his younger brothers got older, it was clear that Whitey did not have the same intelligence level as the younger boys. When the younger boys started to get straight A’s and more accomplishments in school, Whitey was led to a life of street crime....   [tags: Psychology, Crime, Trait theory, Sociology]

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Personality Traits Of Robert Mccrae Born

-   TRAIT THEORY Robert McCrae born in 1949 received his psychology degree in Boston University and Paul Costa Jr. born in 1942 received his degree from University of Chicago both came together in 1975 to work on the Five Factor Model which argued that personality is stable especially after the age of 30, that your personality is universal and that everyone’s core personality structure comes from the five factors. What is the trait theory. The trait theory can be defined as the measurement of some consistent patterns of habits in an individual’s thoughts, behavior and emotions....   [tags: Trait theory, Personality psychology, Psychology]

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Awareness Model : My Own Behavior

- I decided to use the awareness model to analyze my own behavior to make sense of why my group members responded to me in the manner that they did. I noticed when we had our first in class group assignment, I was unsure about the assignment so my group automatically responded by letting me express my point last during the class discussion. This didn’t bother me because I’m not always confident in my answers but it was the fact that everyone had this mental mutual agreement to let me answer last....   [tags: Personality psychology, Psychology, Trait theory]

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The Importance Of Childhood Experiences On The Development Of A Prejudice Personality

- The importance of childhood experiences in the development of a prejudice personality is supported in research by Allport (1954.) Allport suggests that a prejudice personality and prejudice attitudes are a result of a “crippled” ego. Individuals with low self-esteem and insecurities are more likely to project their fears and self-doubts onto others, predominantly members of an out group. These characteristics all comply with Adorno’s authoritarian personality traits. A combination of low self-esteem when growing up and extremely strict parenting arguably could create an individual with the ‘authoritarian personality.’ Key criticisms of the authoritarian personality theory are that it only...   [tags: Psychology, Personality psychology, Trait theory]

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Parental Disagreements with Their Teenage Offspring

- Disagreements can happen in a countless variety of places, the home being one of the most common for altercations. Every day at home, parents and their children can clash in arguments and fights. The main reason for this conflict lies in human selfishness, a difference in personal ideas or goalsetting, individual preferences in parts of daily life, or even issues about personal space. Teenagers and their parents sometimes argue over aspects of life and what a child should be doing, at least according to the parents....   [tags: natural human trait of self interest]

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The Third Perspective : Humanistic

- The third perspective is humanistic, which is primarily focused on making oneself and the world innately better. In a journal by E.M Robertis, says, “Humanism is being accused of having con- tributed to selfishness in American culture”. This statement I disagree with however. I think that could be a valid argument saying that the approach creates us to focus too much on ourselves causing us to be selfish. My argument to this would be that this approach is to, yes, help us become better, but to also help the world around us become better as well....   [tags: Psychology, Trait theory, Personality psychology]

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Albinism: A Look Behind the Recessive Trait

- Take a stroll down the street some evening, what type of people do you see. There are many types of skin, hair, and eye color to notice. Then you notice a person with the purest white skin with blonde, almost white hair with light eyes walk by. Someone with these unique characteristics is known as an albino. Albinism is caused by a defect in the production of melanin. This defect causes little to no pigment in the hair, skin, and eyes (Health Guide: Albinisms). This causes the organism, or in our case humans, to lose most color pigment causing a drastic change that is very uncommon to see in an everyday scene....   [tags: white, skin color, albino, melanin, genes, pigment]

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My : My Overall Personality

- My Overall Personality While taking this course I have learned so much about myself, mainly pertaining to my own personality. I have learned what my stressors are in life and how I tend to cope with these stressors. Being able to understand my own personality structures and how they affect how I think, feel, and behave has been extremely beneficial. I have also learned that I should not be so hard on myself because no one is perfect, and everyone has areas where improvements are needed. Learning exactly where my improvements are needed and how I can improve those imperfections will be extremely helpful for my future in order to grow as an individual....   [tags: Psychology, Personality psychology, Trait theory]

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Identity, Culture, And Avoidance

- PART B Culture 1. One of the reoccurring themes that became apparent throughout the interview was the concept of relationships, culture and avoidance in dating. Dating is the process whereby two people meet socially for companionships, beyond the level of friendships with the aim for suitability as a partner in an intimate relationships or marriage. The process of dating is impacted by past experiences, family dynamics, cultural, beliefs and customs. These relationships produce a strong connections between family members, education, cultural....   [tags: Personality psychology, Psychology, Trait theory]

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Anxiety and Attention: The Gap in Research

- Today, cognitive psychologists know an extensive amount of information on our attention – our ability to divide our attention, our ability to selectively choose what we want to attend to and so on. It is agreed on that our cognitive load and resources are two of the influencing factors when studying how attention works. In a normal-functioning mind, studying these two aspects may be enough to understand how our attention operates, but cognitive psychologists must delve much deeper than this while studying the not so normal....   [tags: Yerkes-Dodson law, trait anxiety, arousal, perform]

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Different Dimensions Of Personality As A Leader 's Decision Making Skills

- In this paper the different dimensions of personality will be studied to see if they directly correlate with a leader 's decision-making skills, company’s overall strategies and the success of companies. Specifically, the personalities of two CEO 's of big corporations will be reviewed to demonstrate whether this is true or not. It is consistently found that personality plays an important role in Leadership and leadership styles. Leaders act and react differently in situations depending on their personality traits....   [tags: Big Five personality traits, Trait theory]

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Personality Characteristics Of Personality Traits

- Personality traits are the habitual patterns of behavior, though and emotion that are different and always exclusive to a specific individual, in very rare occasion do we find two people share similar traits even when they are a brother and sister or twin siblings. However there are those traits that are common among people at in such instances the differences between one personality and the other is the degree to which the trait affects them like in the case of aggression and even concentration....   [tags: Big Five personality traits, Trait theory]

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Personality Traits Of The Big Five

- There are many ways to measure personality, but psychologists have mostly given up on trying to divide humanity neatly into types. Instead, they focus on personality traits. The most widely accepted of these traits are the Big Five. The Big Five are the ingredients that make up each individual 's personality. Openness is shorthand for "openness to experience." People who are high in openness enjoy adventure. They 're curious and appreciate art, imagination and new things. The motto of the open individual might be "Variety is the spice of life." Conscientiousness, people who are conscientious is organized and has a strong sense of duty....   [tags: Big Five personality traits, Trait theory]

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The Importance of Free Will in A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess

- “What’s it going to be then, eh?” is the signature question in Anthony Burgess’s novel, A Clockwork Novel that not only resonates with the moral identity of the anti-heroic protagonist, Alex, but also signifies the essential choice between free will that perpetrates evil and deterministic goodness that is forced and unreal. The prison chaplain and the writer F. Alexander voice the most controversial idea in the novel: man becomes ‘a clockwork orange’ when robbed of free will and tuned into a deterministic mechanism....   [tags: Anthony Burguess, moral identity, natural trait]

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Specific Risk Taking And Five Factor Model Personality Traits

- Specific Risk Taking and Five Factor Model Personality Traits Risk taking has been a topic of great importance because it plays a role in determining how people view themselves and their lives. Researchers have concentrated on how different types of risk taking such as health risk or recreational risk can be strongly correlated with specific behavior such as the Five Factor Model personality traits. The concept of risk taking tendency has significant connections for the theoretical modeling of risk behavior, which will provide efficient insight behind individuals reasoning for risky behaviors (Nicholson, Soane, Fenton- O’Creevy, & Willman, 2005)....   [tags: Big Five personality traits, Trait theory]

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Genetic Effects of Intensive Breeding

- ... This is caused by population size and fragmentation, and leads to differentiation between populations. Brown (1965) did a study on the selection in a population of house mice containing mutant individuals. The mice were trapped in a barn, and examined for fur colour and eye colour (Figure 3). Mutant mice were homozygous for yellow fur and pink eyes. Mice that had dark fur and dark eyes were either homozygous dominant or heterozygous. Cats were then introduced into the barn at the beginning of Spring and removed at the end of Summer....   [tags: getting a specific genetic trait from a species]

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The Theories Of Personality Traits

- Paul Costa and Robert McCrae One of the major theories of personality is the trait theory. In trait theory, the measurement of traits gives insight into personality. A trait is a habitual pattern of behavior, thought and emotion. As the theory progressed many psychologists began to use five factors to categorize numerous traits. These researchers determined that these factors were fundamental dimension of personality (McCrae & John, 1990). Two such psychologists were Paul Costa and Robert McCrae and their version is very well known....   [tags: Big Five personality traits, Trait theory]

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Servant Leadership

- When it comes to leading, one may use different styles and different theories. Some of the theories include trait, behavior, and contingency. Daft (2008) stated that the trait approach is an understanding of leadership which focuses on leader’s personal traits. The behavior approach focuses on the leader adopting the appropriate behavior. He also indicated that the contingency theory explains the relationship between leadership styles and effectiveness in specific situations. It combines the traits and behavior approaches (Daft, 2008, pp.38, 43, 64)....   [tags: trait, behavior, leader]

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Analysis of Test Results

- 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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The Developmental Theories

- Developmental theories are broken up into two perspectives; Life-course, and Latent Trait. These perspectives may answer questions on why juveniles have grown to lead a destructive life-style and why others grow out of their delinquency. Latent trait explains that some tendencies we are may be born with and how important it is to be there for our children. Our parenting skills do have a profound effect on how our children may lack self control or have an impulsive behavior. The life course perspective takes places as we grow and learn more in life....   [tags: Life Course Theory, Latent Trait Theory]

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Genetics, Child Growth and Development

- Genetics and Development: Genetics is a scientific discipline that deals with how individuals inherit their physical and behavioral attributes. Generally, genetics is a branch of biology that deals with the science of heredity, genes, and differences in living organisms. It’s the process with which a child inherits traits from his/her parents and the molecular organization and function of genes. The question of what determines the development of a child has been an issue that has attracted considerable concerns and debates across educators, biologists, and psychologists....   [tags: trait inheritance]

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Alcohol & Drug Abuse: A Psychobiological Trait In Human Societies

- Introduction Anthropology can be defined as the science of physical, social, material, and cultural development of man, including his origin, evolution, distribution, customs, beliefs, and folkways. Anthropologists are concerned with the ways in which human groups and communities cope with the immense changes in their physical and sociopolitical environments in recent decades. Today, many anthropologists feel the need to solve contemporary problems in society, not just study human existence. Specifically, the contemporary problem of drug and alcohol abuse is an issue of great importance worth examining for anthropologists as well as sociologists and other professionals who study factors tha...   [tags: Drugs Psychology Essays]

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