The Five Factory Model in Detail

Question: Describe the five factor model in detail. Compare and contrast extrinsic and intrinsic motivation in detail. Response: The five-factor model of personality entails the dimension of openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, and neuroticism (Deckers, 2005). Each dimension of personality includes a bi-polar spectrum of descriptors ranging from low to high. Openness includes from low to... Continue Reading →

Personality Clusters Exercise

Select three of the five clusters. In 200 to 300 words, explain where you think you fall within the spectrum of each. Of the five clusters, where do you think your personality fits overall? As I read the description of the Big Five Traits (McAdams, 2006) I was struck how I have attempted to moderate... Continue Reading →

Cognitive Style and Learning Style

Post your response to the following: Describe how a person’s cognitive style influences learning style. Well, I was particularly interested in the field independent/field dependent section of the text and what ramifications it could have on learning styles. As I was reading I realized that I was more field independent than field dependent. I have... Continue Reading →

Absolute Continuity and Differential Continuity

Post your response to the following: What is the difference between absolute continuity and differential continuity? Do[es] an individual’s experiences impact differential continuity? Provide specific examples. From what I gathered from the text absolute continuity entails personality traits which persist over a given amount of time in someone’s life. However differential continuity has more to... Continue Reading →

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