O'Reilly logo

IQ and Psychometric Tests, 2nd Edition by Philip Carter

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

C H A P T E R10

‘Personality’ refers to the patterns of thought, feeling and behaviour that are unique to every one of us, and that distinguish us from other people. Our personality implies the predictability about how we are likely to act or react under different circumstances, although in reality nothing is that simple and our reactions to situations are never entirely predictable.

It is accepted generally that heredity and development combine and interact to form our basic personality. Many psychologists believe that critical periods exist in personality development which can leave a permanent mark on our personality. ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required