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IOP1601_MO001_3_2016_E

Chapter 14: Test your

Chapter 14: Test your knowledge Instructions: We have worked through the chapter and now we will test how much you understand from the content. Please test your knowledge on Chapter 14 by: • Completing the MCQs in your prescribed book • Completing the self-assessment on myUnisa for Chapter 14 - feedback on submission • Completing the additional exercises in Additional Resources on myUnisa on Chapter 14 • The feedback for the additional resources will be added once we start with exam revision Please note: These activities are for your own assessment; no formal marks will be awarded. 7 Week 4: Work through Chapter 15 Instructions: Work through Chapter 15 in prescribed book and complete the MCQs. After this, complete the Self-assessments and Additional Resources on myUnisa for Chapter 15. Discuss any content issues on the Discussion Forum. Chapter 15: Outcomes Instructions: This chapter looks at personality through the lense of Learning or Behaviourism After studying this chapter you should be able to: • explain the behaviourist view of human nature • describe the main assumptions of behaviourism or learning perspectives 20 • explain personality structure according to learned responses

IOP1601/001 • discuss learning principles in human motivation • explain how the person and environment contribute to personality development • use concepts and examples to illustrate the role of self-control in human behaviour • explain how faulty learning influences psychological health. Chapter 15: Key Concepts Instructions: You need to understand the key concepts used in this chapter. Please study the attached PDF document for the concepts and definitions. Chapter 15 KEY CONCEPTS.pdf (available online) Chapter 15: Introduction Instructions: In Chapter 13, the behaviourist view is identified as one of the lenses through which personality is viewed. This section will provide some background to this lense for Chapter 15. The behaviourist’s view of humankind is related to the belief that human behaviour can be controlled, manipulated and accurately assessed. Personality is observable behaviour formed by means of learning processes and reinforced by the environment. Learning assumptions are applied in the fields of psychological assessment, training motivation, therapy and counselling. Chapter 15: Assumptions of behaviourist theories Instructions: This section will introduce you to the so-called "lingo" of behaviourism. The concepts explained form the basis of all that entails this theory. • Personality is made up of patterns of conditioned or learned responses in general and in specific situations as a result of associations between stimuli, the person and responses (behaviour). • Both classical conditioning (S-R) and respondent conditioning (S-O-R) are applicable in 21