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1. Cattell’s and Eysenck’s theories are derived from measurement rather than from clinical practice or
intensive psychoanalysis. Are they satisfying than previously discussed theories? Explain
2. What features of Freud’s theory are missing from the theories of Cattell and Eysenck? Are those
features necessary to explain personality.
3. Cattell and Eysenck disagree about the role of intelligence in personality. With which position do you agree? Explain your argument.
4. Explain how genetic-trait theories like those discussed in this chapter account for the effects of the
environment. Do these theories underestimate the impact of environmental events?
5. Contrast and compare Cattell’s and Eysenck’s approaches to psychotherapy. Do the approaches of
these theorists coincide well with their approaches to personality?
6. What evidence can you develop for or against the proposition(s) that many of our core personality
features are heritable? What kind of evidence would be required to refute this approach?
Formatting each essay should be between 400 to 500 words. Do not exceed 500 words.
Provide at least two (2) peer-reviewed references (APA) of works cited. Essay word count does NOT include the reference page. Use an APA standard 12-point font, Times New Roman, double-spaced, numbered pages.
Draw appropriately from the scholarly literature.
Make sure to provide references to original sources (e.g., book, chapter, or journal article) for any statement that refers to ideas, words, or research findings of another person. Use appropriate headings and subheadings throughout the paper. Write clear and grammatically correct sentences, and logical paragraphs.
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