Positive and negative attitudes are generally formed directly as an outcome of personal experience and observation. Maintaining an attitude involves personal beliefs and feelings, as well as conformity to social norms. More »

One of the major reasons why people don’t like others is because of their negative attitude. According to researchers from the University of Illinois, some people have a generally negative attitude towards some things in... More »

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One of the most popular personality assessment tools is the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, or MBTI instrument, which is a copyrighted product of the Myers & Briggs Foundation. Other personality tests (all of which are trad... More »

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"Self-perception" refers to the way in which people come to understand their own attitudes and beliefs based on their behavior in given situations. It is effectively a model of oneself from the perspective of an outside ... More »

Moral development is defined as the process by which children are able to develop attitudes and behaviors toward other people. Moral development can be both positive and negative, depending on the type of influences are ... More »

According to Psychology Today, psychological hardiness refers to the coping strategies, attitudes and beliefs that help people work through the stressors of life. These traits tend to fall into three major categories: ch... More »

Examples of psychological constructs are abilities, attitudes, personality traits and emotional states. A psychological construct can refer to a person's self-esteem, athletic ability or political and religious views. Ps... More »