Personality Psychology

Personality Psychology

Study Cycle: 1

Lectures: 75

Seminars: 0

Tutorials: 30

ECTS credit: 7

Lecturer(s): izr. prof. dr. Zager Kocjan Gaja, prof. dr. Avsec Andreja

The concept of personality. Personality assessment. Person-oriented and variable-oriented approaches. The person-situation debate in understanding behavior.
Evolutionary and neurobiological perspectives on personality.
Personality traits: lexical approach, Big Five model.
Cognitive abilities: biological aspects, psychometric approach, theories of intelligence, CHC taxonomy of cognitive abilities, other types of intelligence. Creativity: creative thinking, personality of creative individuals.
Self, self-awareness, self-concept, and self-esteem.
Personality, stress, and health.
Positive aspects of personality; subjective well-being.
Personality disorders and pathological aspects of personality.
Dynamic aspects of personality: variability and intentional changes in personality.