Definition of Personality

The areas of personality and emotion are being treated together in this article because they are related and to some extent overlapping. Measures of personality quantify an individual's characteristic modes of thought and behavior, and describe them in comparison to a normative standard. By this definition of personality, an "aggressive individual" would consistently think, talk, and act aggressively at a high rate or a high intensity in comparison with most individuals from a comparative sample. In terms of responses to a personality inventory, a "sociable person" would choose answers reflecting sociability at a higher rate than most people. In order to satisfy the criterion of "characteristic modes," the sociable person would have to select sociable responses in preference to alternative responses (e.g., shy responses, aggressive responses).

Pregnancy And Childbirth

Pregnancy And Childbirth

If Pregnancy Is Something That Frightens You, It's Time To Convert Your Fear Into Joy. Ready To Give Birth To A Child? Is The New Status Hitting Your State Of Mind? Are You Still Scared To Undergo All The Pain That Your Best Friend Underwent Just A Few Days Back? Not Convinced With The Answers Given By The Experts?

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