PSY220: PSYCHOLOGY OF PERSONALITY
M5D1: Personality, Aging, Gender
Video to watch:
Watch the TED Talk by TedTalks: Dan GilbertThe psychology of your future self [Video file, 6:49 minutes]. (2010).
Participate in the discussion
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Reflect on and explain how personality changes as we age and give an example.
Why do you think males’ self-esteem seems to increase faster than females’ during early adolescence and remains higher into young adulthood?
What about narcissism? Currently studies find that narcissism decreases with age. What might explain these findings?
Who has a more difficult time in society: stereotypically feminine men or stereotypically masculine women? Why? Has this changed from the past or different from how it used to be? Give an example.
Please provide at least one Reference.