Trait perspectives Trait perspective is used everytime we describe our friend or a family member.
Traits are Those identified by patterns of behavior orconscious that motivate and describe someone’s Behavioror personality. The purpose of a trait theory is to try to identify anddescribe also Measure those differences of an individual.These theories can rage in a variety but some Examples are the tendency to be active orsociable also the ability to be a person-oriented, and Also the qualities of being talkative,optimistic, and empathetic. Surface vs source traits Surface traits are traits that we utilize when we are describing friendsor family. These Traits are easily identified when we areobserving someone’s behavior. The list of these traits Are so Long that a psychologist by the nameof Gordon Allport which discovered more than 4,000 Words in the dictionary that could beused to describe personality. All of these traits give a Forward to the surface traits. On theother hand other theorist believe that there only exist a Few true source traits.
Fivefactor theory Psychologists believe that thereare five basic dimensions of personality, often referred To as the “Big 5″ which include”openness” referring to someone that does not like to be Exposed to alternative moral systems.”Conscientiousness” having to do with someone that is More unreliable and careless. Another oneof the big 5 traits is “extraversion” connecting to Someone that prefers to have for example aquiet evening than to be partying with loud music.
Also ”agreeableness” forwarding someonethat is very manipulative and very uncooperative Also referred to as rude. These 5 reflecton those traits that have been most important on Helping us to survive.