Personality, and Individual Differences
Personality, and Individual Differences 2023-24
Ysgol Gwyddorau Dynol ac Ymddygiadol
Modiwl - Semester 1
On this modules students will gain an insight into the psychology of personality and individual differences. Students will learn the theories behind current research before discovering who theories can be applied to real life today. On completion of the module, students will have gained a number of employability skills including: an understanding of the use or value of intelligence and/or personality testing; independent and self-motivated study; critical evaluation of academic topics and the relevance of such topics to current issues and debates.
This module addresses key topics within the field of personality, intelligence and individual differences. The module is split into two parts: Intelligence and Personality. The topic areas covered include historic and current perspectives on personality and individual differences, measuring personality and intelligence, and how we apply theories to areas of life, such as health and wellbeing, motivation, culture and diversity.
-threshold -(D) Adequate answer to the question, largely based on lecture material. No real development of arguments.
-good -(B) Reasonably comprehensive coverage. Well organised and structured. Good understanding of the material.
-excellent -(A) Comprehensive and accurate coverage of the area clarity of argument and expression. Depth of insight into theoretical issues.
Critical evaluation essay in the field of personality.
Exam (Centrally Scheduled)