Thousands of philosophers, psychologist and psychiatrist have all expressed their individual concepts of personality. What is personality? How are personalities formed? How do scientists study personality? This paper will attempt to bring clarity to many of these issues. Different theorists have varying views on personality. This paper will help to bridge some of the gaps across many scientific disciplines on the subject. Personality is a pattern of relatively permanent traits and unique characteristics that give both consistency and individuality to human behavior (Feist, J., & Feist, G., 2009 pg. 2 Para 1).
To get into specifics, human personality can first be sub-divided into two... View More »