Misconceptions about Personality

First of all, what is personality?  Personality is a consistent pattern of thinking, feeling and behaving. But common man sees it in a different way, which is not the same as the concept developed by many psychologists.

Misconceptions about personality- for a layman, personality is mostly their physical appearance. As per common man a good personality is-

  1. Good looking
  2. Attractive
  3. Interaction ability
  4. Social attractiveness
  5. Tall
  6. Fair
  7. Blue eyes

All this are false conceptions of personality.  There is no good or bad personality. The scientific concept of personality is “ The dynamic organization within the individual, of those psycho-physical systems that characterize his/ her characteristic adjustment to the environment” – Allport 

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