Assignment “ Ch. 10 Personality
Essentials of Psychology. Feldman,
Canadian Edition. McGraw Hill
This week s assignment requires you to read Ch. 10 of your text, watch the BBC special below and answer 3 questions in the Journal link. Journal entries are only read by the instructor and are not seen by fellow students.
BBC Child Of Our Time The Big Personality Test “ 60minutes
Please answer the following as a Journal Entry.
1. Describe four criticisms of Freudian psychoanalysis. Contrast these with some of the strengths of the theory.
2. How does the concept of temperament relate to genetics? What are some of the limitations of the genetic approach to personality? Use the BBC special and your text as reference.
3. Do you think employers should require job applicants to submit to a personality test? How might they help or hinder employment in your chosen field, and what type of personality tests (self-report, projective) should or should not be used?