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Temperament — Aspects of Personality Present at Birth

When do we become who we are?

Temperament has been defined as “inherited personality traits present in early childhood” (Buss & Plomin, 1985, p. 84). While the term personality implies a range of experience and learning that has developed over time, temperament, instead, is assumed to have a primarily genetic basis and thus be present at birth (Chess &…

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Donna L Roberts, PhD (Psych Pstuff)

Writer and university professor researching the human condition, generational studies, human and animal rights, and the intersection of art and psychology