TRAIT THEORY

approaches which explain character traits with regard to individual facets of one's personality, that being, interior traits which are thought to be behavioral determinants.

TRAIT THEORY: "Allpost's personality trait theory and the five-factor personality model are both excellent examples of the trait theory."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "TRAIT THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/trait-theory/ (accessed November 24, 2017).
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