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Personality Essay

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Personality Essay Every human being has a personality that will determine the limits of success. In order to understand what personality is let first define personality. According to the dictionary the definition of personality is the stable difference between people in the social, emotional and motivational characteristics. We use the word personality when describing others and ourselves. Personality can limit or expand option and choices of lives. It has also been said that personality is shape through environmental, learning, parental and developmental factors.

People developed different personality that can be can be studied through forces, factor and influences that shape personality. Different theories believe that personality is build on different factors such as the genetic, environmental factors, learning factors, parental factors and developmental factors.

The environmental factor acknowledges that personality is influences by social environment. According to Alder personality is influenced by our position in the family relative to that of our siblings. Horney believed the cultures and time period reared different personalities. Fromm believed that historical forces and events influence people and as well as by the kind of society they construct. Ethnic background and culture influences our personality also differs in the gender and ethnic. According to Uba (1994) Southeast Asian cultures belief in supernatural spirits and in communicating with the deceased family members, is widely accepted there. While in the American cultures it is a disbelieve and lead to a misinterpretation of their personality to be delusional. Or gender, for example, it has been found that women tend to score lower than men do on test measuring assertiveness (Feingold, 1994). The difference may be that sex-role training in North American cultures traditionally teaches girls not to assert themselves. People from other countries have different values, religions and living...