What was Walter Mischel’s critique of personality? Provide at least two arguments from his critique. Explain one example of modern research that supports his critique.
Briefly describe the two broad types of self-healing personalities. How do behaviors provide a link between personality and health? What is one other link, as discussed in the textbook?
Take one element of the theories or ideas presented this week and apply it to a real person – for example, someone from current events, politics, business, sports, the entertainment field. Define the terms you’re using, and apply them to an aspect of this person’s life (a specific action, behavior, or decision, for example). How can we understand this person more fully by using this concept to understand him/her?