10269 Personality: Theory and Research

Credits: 4 intermediate credits in Psychology

Prerequisites: Participation in Psychological and Educational Research

Recommended: Any course in Psychology. Psychology students are advised to take Introduction to Psychology.

Authors: Ruth Beyth-Marom, Irit Bitman, Irit Ben-Atar Cohen, Chen Puch, Zvi Lahav

The course provides basic knowledge about the psychology of personality: definition of personality, the major personality theories and the differences between them, research and measurement methods.

Topics: Introduction concepts and definitions; Dynamic theories; Behaviorist and cognitive theories; Existentialist and humanistic theories; Assessing and measuring personality principles and techniques; Personality research.