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Homework Help: Physcology

Posted by Vivian on Sunday, October 19, 2008 at 6:51pm.

Final Project: Interview Profile

• Resources: Ch. 5 (pp. 213-19); Ch. 6 (pp. 225-38); Ch. 9 (pp. 330-39); Ch. 11 (pp. 441-
46); Ch. 15 (pp. 571-80) in Psychology: An Introduction (12th ed.) Appendix A
• Due Date: Day 7 [post to the Individual forum]
• Interview a person you feel comfortable asking about their personality and attitudes.
• Submit your Profile Report. For this project you will choose a person who is close to your
own age and interview that person to learn more about them. In addition to the interview
compare and contrast the responses from your interview with your own responses to the
same question. You will report your findings in an informative 1,400- to 1,750-word paper,
formatted according to APA guidelines, and containing the following elements:

o Does the interviewee remember information more accurately if he/she observes the
behavior being performed or does he/she prefer to read how the behavior is
o Does the interviewee prefer studying in a library, or at home where there are
background noises and some distractions?
o Has the person you are interviewing taken the Myers Briggs test? Report the results.
o Does your interviewee feel these results are accurate? Why or why not?
o Which experiences does this person feel contributed most in the development of
his/her personality?
o Does this person feel that he/she is self-monitoring in regards to his/her attitudes?
How or how not?
o What does the interviewee feel was the strongest influence on his/her attitudes?
o What role does your interviewee feel a person’s race, gender, or ethnicity play when
forming that person’s personality and attitudes?
o Does this person feel he/she is better at tasks when intrinsically motivated or
extrinsically motivated?

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