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39

What Is "Personality"?

Lecture no. 39 from the course: The Great Ideas of Psychology

What Is "Personality"?

Taught by Professor Daniel N. Robinson | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course

The question has still not been answered definitively and has furnished the grist for many since-refuted theories. This lecture examines the debate.

48 Lectures

1
Image of Defining the Subject
Defining the Subject
0 of 29 min
2
Image of Ancient Foundations—Greek Philosophers and Physicians
Ancient Foundations—Greek Philosophers and Physicians
0 of 28 min
3
Image of Minds Possessed—Witchery and the Search for Explanations
Minds Possessed—Witchery and the Search for Explanations
0 of 28 min
4
Image of The Emergence of Modern Science—Locke's “Newtonian” Theory of Mind
The Emergence of Modern Science—Locke's “Newtonian” Theory of Mind
0 of 28 min
5
Image of Three Enduring “Isms”—Empiricism, Rationalism, Materialism
Three Enduring “Isms”—Empiricism, Rationalism, Materialism
0 of 30 min
6
Image of Sensation and Perception
Sensation and Perception
0 of 29 min
7
Image of The Visual Process
The Visual Process
0 of 29 min
8
Image of Hearing
Hearing
0 of 29 min
9
Image of Signal-Detection Theory
Signal-Detection Theory
0 of 29 min
10
Image of Perceptual Constancies and Illusions
Perceptual Constancies and Illusions
0 of 30 min
11
Image of Learning and Memory: Associationism—Aristotle to Ebbinghaus
Learning and Memory: Associationism—Aristotle to Ebbinghaus
0 of 30 min
12
Image of Pavlov and the Conditioned Reflex
Pavlov and the Conditioned Reflex
0 of 29 min
13
Image of Watson and American Behaviorism
Watson and American Behaviorism
0 of 29 min
14
Image of B.F. Skinner and Modern Behaviorism
B.F. Skinner and Modern Behaviorism
0 of 30 min
15
Image of B.F. Skinner and the Engineering of Society
B.F. Skinner and the Engineering of Society
0 of 29 min
16
Image of Language
Language
0 of 29 min
17
Image of The Integration of Experience
The Integration of Experience
0 of 29 min
18
Image of Perception and Attention
Perception and Attention
0 of 30 min
19
Image of Cognitive
Cognitive "Maps," "Insight," and Animal Minds
0 of 30 min
20
Image of Memory Revisited—Mnemonics and Context
Memory Revisited—Mnemonics and Context
0 of 30 min
21
Image of Piaget's Stage Theory of Cognitive Development
Piaget's Stage Theory of Cognitive Development
0 of 30 min
22
Image of The Development of Moral Reasoning
The Development of Moral Reasoning
0 of 30 min
23
Image of Knowledge, Thinking, and Understanding
Knowledge, Thinking, and Understanding
0 of 30 min
24
Image of Comprehanding the World of Experience—Cognition Summarized
Comprehanding the World of Experience—Cognition Summarized
0 of 30 min
25
Image of Psychobiology—Nineteenth-Century Foundations
Psychobiology—Nineteenth-Century Foundations
0 of 30 min
26
Image of Language and the Brain
Language and the Brain
0 of 30 min
27
Image of Rationality, Problem-Solving, and Brain Function
Rationality, Problem-Solving, and Brain Function
0 of 31 min
28
Image of The
The "Emotional" Brain—The Limbic System
0 of 30 min
29
Image of Violence and the Brain
Violence and the Brain
0 of 30 min
30
Image of Psychopathology—The Medical Model
Psychopathology—The Medical Model
0 of 29 min
31
Image of Artificial Intelligence and the Neurocognitive Revolution
Artificial Intelligence and the Neurocognitive Revolution
0 of 30 min
32
Image of Is Artificial Intelligence
Is Artificial Intelligence "Intelligent"?
0 of 30 min
33
Image of What Makes an Event
What Makes an Event "Social"?
0 of 30 min
34
Image of Socialization—Darwin and the
Socialization—Darwin and the "Natural History" Method
0 of 29 min
35
Image of Freud's Debt to Darwin
Freud's Debt to Darwin
0 of 29 min
36
Image of Freud, Breuer, and the Theory of Repression
Freud, Breuer, and the Theory of Repression
0 of 29 min
37
Image of Freud's Theory of Psychosexual Development
Freud's Theory of Psychosexual Development
0 of 30 min
38
Image of Critiques of Freudian Theory
Critiques of Freudian Theory
0 of 30 min
39
Image of What Is
What Is "Personality"?
0 of 30 min
40
Image of Obedience and Conformity
Obedience and Conformity
0 of 29 min
41
Image of Altruism
Altruism
0 of 30 min
42
Image of Prejudice and Self-Deception
Prejudice and Self-Deception
0 of 29 min
43
Image of On Being Sane in Insane Places
On Being Sane in Insane Places
0 of 30 min
44
Image of Intelligence
Intelligence
0 of 30 min
45
Image of Personality Traits and the Problem of Assessment
Personality Traits and the Problem of Assessment
0 of 30 min
46
Image of Genetic Psychology and
Genetic Psychology and "The Bell Curve"
0 of 30 min
47
Image of Psychological and Biological Determinism
Psychological and Biological Determinism
0 of 30 min
48
Image of Civic Development—Psychology, the Person, and the Polis
Civic Development—Psychology, the Person, and the Polis
0 of 32 min

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