What is situation specificity?
Abstract. People show situation specificity if they behave differently in different situations. It has been shown repeatedly that at least for social behavior, cross-situational consistency (the opposite of situation specificity) is the exception.
What is Person situation interaction?
In a statistical sense, person × situation interactions represent how traits moderate situation effects and how situations moderate trait effects.
What is situational dependency?
a state of affairs; combination of circumstances. b a complex or critical state of affairs in a novel, play, etc. 3 social or financial status, position, or circumstances.
Is our personality consistent from one situation to another?
Personality trait psychologists believe that a person’s personality is relatively consistent across situations. Situationists, opponents of the trait approach, argue that people are not consistent enough from situation to situation to be characterized by broad personality traits.
What is the personality paradox?
Consistency paradox is the observation that a human being’s personality tends to remain the same over time, while their behavior can change in different situations.
What is situational personality?
Situationists tend to assume that character traits are distinctive, meaning that they do not completely disregard the idea of traits, but suggest that situations have a greater impact on behavior than those traits.
At what age is your personality fully developed?
Our personalities were long thought to be fixed by the time we reach our 30s, but the latest research suggests they change throughout our lives – and bring some surprising benefits.
How would you relate the individual trait or characteristics to proteins genes and DNA?
Functionally, a gene can play many different roles within a cell. Today, most scientists agree that genes correspond to one or more DNA sequences that carry the coding information required to produce a specific protein, and that protein in turn carries out a particular function within the cell.