Psychology help needed with Intro to Psychology Assignment

  • Directions

    1. Imagine you have only 5 minutes to interview a potential employee or fellow speed dater. What personality concepts are the most important in revealing the other’s personality and “fit” with your company or your romantic aspirations?

    • traits (openness, conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness, neuroticism)
    • genetics
    • structure of the mind (id, ego, superego)
    • defense mechanisms
    • psychosexual development
    • self-actualization
    • self-concept
    • self-esteem
    • fear of death
    • self-discrepancies

    2. Choose the three concepts you believe to be the most revealing of personality and then:

    • Define each concept using your reading and the supplemental materials for guidance but in your own words,
    • Discuss why you believe each is of utmost importance in revealing and knowing a person, and
    • Suggest one way that you will assess each concept in the other person (hint: look at the section 11.1 on personality measurement)

    3. Write your answers in a word processing program and save the essay to your computer as a .doc file.