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Georgia Institute of Technology
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Psyc 2240 - Personality Theory

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Assessment Effect Size and Ethics 2016 W W Norton Company Inc What does your major say about your personality http www theatlantic com science archive 2016 01 my major my self 426984 utm sour ce SFFB The Personality Puzzle Seventh Edition Copyright 2016 W W Norton Company Objectives Discuss the nature of personality assessment Discuss whether personality tests provide S or B data Discuss projective and objective tests Discuss methods of objective test construction Discuss evaluation using significance testing and effect sizes Discuss ethical issues related to assessment 2016 W W Norton Company Inc 1 The Nature of Personality Assessment Personality Motives intentions goals strategies and how people perceive and construct the world Happy v Sad Optimistic v Pessimistic Attracted to same v opposite sex 2016 W W Norton Company Inc 2 Personality Tests Widely used tests MMPI CPI 16 PF Omnibus inventories versus one trait measures Most tests provide S data Some tests provide B data MMPI Implicit Association Test IAT I prefer a shower to a bath empathy 3 2016 W W Norton Company Inc IAT 2016 W W Norton Company Inc 4 IAT 2016 W W Norton Company Inc 5 IAT 2016 W W Norton Company Inc 6 Personality Tests IAT Theory People who implicitly or nonconsciously know they have a certain trait will respond faster when the trait is paired with me 2016 W W Norton Company Inc 8 Personality Tests Projective Tests Rorschach test Draw A Person test Thematic Apperception Test TAT http www utpsyc org TATintro 2016 W W Norton Company Inc 10 Personality Tests Projective Tests 2016 W W Norton Company Inc 11 Personality Tests Projective Tests 2016 W W Norton Company Inc 12 Personality Tests Projective Tests Analysis of content of stories letters and speeches Mostly used by clinical psychologists Provide B data 2016 W W Norton Company Inc 13 Personality Tests Projective Tests Disadvantages Validity evidence is scarce Expensive and time consuming A psychologist cannot be sure about what they mean 2016



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