the combination of how people think, feel, and behave
refers to an individual's characteristic patterns of thought, emotion, and behavior
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Addresses biological mechanisms such as anatomy, physiology, genetics, and even evolution and their relevance for personality
concerned primarily with the unconscious mind, and the nature and resolution of internal mental conflict
Other psychologists concentrate on the ways people change what they do as result of awards, punishments, and other experiences in life.
Learning and cognitive processes approaches
Behaviorism, social learning, and cognitive personality psychology comprise learning and cognitive processes approaches to personality.
Funders first law
Great Strengths are usually great weaknesses
Focuses on people's conscious experience of the world
When patterns of personality are extreme, unusual, and cause problems, Personality and clinical Psychology come together.
pursues how conscious awarness can produce such uniquely human attributes as existential anxiety, creativity, and free will and tries to understand the meaning and basis of happiness
Cross cultural psychology
emphasizes the degree to which psychology and the very experience of reality might vary across cultures
focues tightly on overt behavior and the ways it can be affected by rewards and punishments
The social learning theory attempts to draw inferences about the ways mental processes such as observation and self-evaluation determine behaviors are learned and performed