What type of personality do you have? What factors can influence our personality? In this session, we will study different types of personalities, the ways in which we measure personality, and how cognition and learning can contribute to make us unique individuals.
Some keywords: personality, the Big Five Inventory (BFI), nature and nurture, temperament
Read the following before watching the lecture video.
One of the following textbook chapters:
- Chapter 11 “Personality”
or the personality chapter from either of these free text books:
These optional resources are provided for students that wish to explore this topic more fully.
Summary videos of the chapters: Watch video 15 for this chapter
MIT psych 101 video lecture on personality