Personality & Individual Differences

This module introduces students to research on personality and individual differences. The main theories and measurement of related constructs will be discussed with an emphasis on normal, rather than abnormal, populations. Topics covered may include personality traits, motivational constructs, cognitive ability constructs and cognitive styles. Reference will also be made to some current applications such as personnel selection.

Modular Credits: 4
Workload: 2-1-0-2-5
Prerequisite(s): PL1101E and PL2131
Preclusion(s): Nil
Cross-listing(s): Nil
Workload Components: A-B-C-D-E
A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial/seminar hours per week
C: no. of lab hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc. per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week