Maharashtra State BoardHSC Arts 12th Board Exam
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Explain the following Concept in 25 to 30 words: Personality - Psychology

Short Note

Explain the following Concept in 25 to 30 words:

Personality

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Solution

The word personality is derived from the Latin word 'persona' which was used to refer to masks worn by actors during a stage performance, Thus, the meaning of personality was interpreted as 'projected behaviour' of an individual.

According to Gordon Allport, "Personality is the dynamic organization within the individual of those psychophysical systems that determines his unique adjustments to the environment." According to Norman Munn, "Personality is a unique combination of an individual's physical structure, needs, interests, abilities, and aptitudes."

Concept: Concept of Personality
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Balbharati Psychology 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 3 Personality
Exercises | Q Q.4 (1) | Page 32
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