Personality is the scientific study of how and why people are the way they are and provides an explanation for an individual’s feelings, thoughts, behaviors, and motivations. This week, you explore factors that could influence personality development, the role of research in defining personality, and how this relates to the development of theories of personality.
Post which factor(s) that influence personality have the greatest impact and which factor(s) have a lesser impact on how human personality develops.
Cervone, D., & Pervin, L. A. (2019). Personality: Theory and research (14th ed.). Wiley.