PSY 405 Dispositional, Biological and Evolutionary Theory Newspaper Article

PSY 405 Dispositional, Biological and Evolutionary Theory Newspaper Article

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Dispositional and Evolutionary or Biological Personality Theories

Write a 1,000- to 1,250-word informational article for a newspaper in which you do the following: • Describe the differences between dispositional and evolutionary or biological personality theories. • Discuss the strengths and limitations of dispositional and evolutionary or biological personality theories as they apply to behavior. • Discuss the Big Five personality test and how it is used to study personality. Include a minimum of two to three sources. Format your article consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

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Because the Big ... posits that personality is composed of a number of broad dispositions, the need to ... is vital. While the number of traits has varied between theorists, generally speaking there are five categories of ... consisting of extraversion, ... conscientiousness, ... and openness (Boyd & Bee , 2006). The ... test measures these five traits in order to determine a person’s ... type. The test works on the basis that research has determined that most people, by ... into certain types of personalities. This is done statistically but does ... error because not all people have been tested and as a result the test relies solely on ... significance.