This course will introduce you to the major theories of personality, provide you with in-depth understanding of human nature, what are adaptive and nonadaptive behaviors, how they are shaped, and how they can be changed. You will learn how the key concepts of each theory were developed, and how they are used to explain behaviors. By working on simulated situations and fictional characters, you will learn to analyze human behaviors, motivation, thinking patterns, coping strategies and other aspects in human life. You will be introduced to the research methods utilized in each theory of personality and practical applications of personality theories in different settings.

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Fall 22




Nga Hoang



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