Environmental Factors Influencing Personality

Personality is not solely determined by genetic characteristics. Heredity provides only the blueprint in terms of chromosomes and genes. However, the ability to operate on that gene is largely dependent on the presence of a suitable environment. For example, a person may have mathematical ability but this ability cannot be refined unless that person is provided … Read more

Dimensions of Personality

Let me ask you a question. How many people have you met since you were a child? Thousands would be a reasonable answer. Another question is how many of these folks have personality traits in common? In terms of personality, a realistic answer is that none of them was comparable or identical. They may have … Read more

Definitions Of Personality

According to Allport (1961) personality is the “dynamic organisation within the individual of those psycho-physical systems that determine his unique adjustment to his environment”. It suggests that a person’s personality “resides” within him or her and that these systems are intertwined into an organisation.Personality is dynamic rather than static, and the organisational pattern affects the … Read more

General Adaptation Syndrome (G.A.S.)

OVERVIEW Stress is really prevalent. While you may not be able to eliminate all stressors from your life, you can manage stress and keep yourself healthy. Stress can create mental exhaustion, irritation, and insomnia, thus this is crucial. Even if you are aware of the physical impacts of stress, you may not be aware of … Read more

Symptoms Of Anxiety

What Is Anxiety? We’ve all experienced anxiety from time to time. When we are about to take exams, or facing a job interview, or awaiting the results of some important medical tests, we feel worried about what might happen. We are tense and anxious about how we will be affected. But exactly what does anxiety … Read more