Posted by: crisdiaz24 | December 14, 2009

PERSONALITY INVENTORIES

PERSONALITY INVENTORIES

1. What have personality inventories become?

2. What did phrenologists use to do?

3. What did the real beginning of personality assessment with actual inventories grow out of?

4. When was the Minnesota Multiphasic  personality Inventory developed?

5. What kind of questions did Harrison G. Gough ask?

6. What does knowing what our natural tendencies, gifts and abilities are enable us to do?

7. What did Joyce Bishop realize when she was told about the way she skied?

8. What is important to do when we take the personality inventories and assessments?

9. What do these dimensions tell us?

10. Can we put these characteristics together and say what a person is like?

11. What is the difference between ‘persona’ and ‘persönlichkeit’?


GLOSSARY

Inventory: questionnaire.

Phrenology is a hypothesis stating that the personality traits of a person can be derived from the shape of the skull.

To grow out of: If an idea grows out of another one, it develops from it:

Assessment: judgement, evaluation.

Bump: something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from a form. Bulto, protuberancia.

Ridge: a long narrow natural elevation or striation. Cresta, protuberancia

To piggyback: bring into alignment with.

Alignment: proper or desirable coordination or relation of components.

Dimension: a part or feature or way of considering something.

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