Category Archives: Personality Psychology

A Look Into Personality and The Big Five Personality Traits

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Why Are Some People More Social Than Others? The Difference Between Introverts and Extraverts

Why is it that some people enjoy going to parties, doing conferences, talking in public, and others absolutely do not? Continue reading

What is the Self and How is it Formed? 3 Very Different Theories Try to Explain it

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To know oneself (or one’s self) is in fact a life long project. We spend a huge amount of time to get to know people and hereafter we analyze them in order to make sense of what they are doing, and why they are doing so. Continue reading

What is an Identity Crisis?

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One of the grandfathers of personality psychology, Erik Erikson, wrote an interesting article about this subject. Erikson (1970) found that identity crisis is one of the most important conflicts that an individual will face in its developmental course. Continue reading