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Personality Chpt 16

personality processes perception, thought, motivation, emotion
priming differences in perception explained by these cognitive mechanisms
chronic accessibility cognitive systems becomes part of our personalities
perceptual defense the ability to screen out information that might make the individual anxious or uncomfortable
short term memory the place that consciousness is located, only hold 7 things
chunks any piece of information that can be thought of as a unit
Funder's Fifth Law the purpose of education is to assemble new chunk
goals the ends of one's desires
strategies the means the individual uses to achieve the goals
incremental theories believing that intelligence and ability can change with time and experience
entity theories personal qualities such as intelligence and ability are unchangeable, they do not have what it takes
procedural knowledge cannot be learned or fully expressed through words but only through actions and experiences
emotional intelligence accurately perceiving emotions in oneself and others, controling ones emotion