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Psychology Assignment - five factor model of personality

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PSYCHOLOGY
TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1MAIN BODY..................................................................................................................................1CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................6REFERENCES................................................................................................................................7
INTRODUCTIONPsychology is the study of human behaviour and mind. Every person has differentpersonality, which is characterised on the basis of their traits, behaviour, mind, thoughts,feelings, etc. Present study will discuss five factor model of personality. Further, it will criticallyevaluate by taking support of humanistic, cognitive approaches that how personality relates toproactive coping amongst university students.MAIN BODYAs per the views ofStraud, McNaughton-Cassill and Fuhrman, (2015)Personalitypsychology is the study of understanding human nature. This describes clear difference betweentwo individuals and their thinking ability. Five force model is considered as essential aspect thathelps in identifying differences between people. Personality can be observed easily but it is hardto pin down. Personality creates variation in all human being. This theory explains five majorfactors; on the basis of which difference in personality can be identified. These components aidin understanding traits and behaviour of different individuals. Openness to experience,conscientiousness, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and extraversion are main components thatassist in identifying difference in personality of individuals.Briefer, Oxley and McElligott, (2015) argued that Coping is the process of reacting toparticular situation.Proactive coping is problem focused, people those who have extrovertpersonalities always pay attention on problems and find suitable solutions to deal with theseissues.Both these things can be measured by looking upon the personality of individual. Skills,traits, nature help in measuring proactive coping behaviour of people.proactive coping is theway to deal with stressors.Straud, McNaughton-Cassill and Fuhrman, (2015)stated thatpersonality is quality of person that forms their character. Personality can be defined as specificbehaviour of person and their emotional pattern that makes the person different from otherpeople. As per the views ofZhou and et.al, (2017)there are many approaches that are helpful inmeasuring personality of people. Biological, cognitive learning patterns, humanistic arecommon approaches that explain the difference in behaviour of different people.According toWang and et.al, (2017)trait theory of personality explains that persona ofeach individual can be determined by looking at their temperament and behaviour. Some peoplebehave confident and friendly. On other hand, there are many people who are introvert and donot find it comfortable to talk to others so easily. Trait theory assumes that qualities of human1
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