- Welcome to the course!
- Overview of Personality
- The Personality Test
- Overview of the Big 5
- Can you Change Your Personality?
- Thank You for Taking Our Course!
**WELCOME TO AN INTRODUCTION TO PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY: THE BIG 5 TRAITS**
This short course is designed to introduce you to the world of personality psychology. It has been tailored to provide a detailed introduction for anyone who is curious about the topic. No previous psychology knowledge or training is required.
In this course, you will learn about modern day personality psychology with a focus on the Big 5 Traits. This personality model is the most dominant and commonly explored personality theory in psychology. The model is comprised of 5 unique traits which are believed to capture most of what we call 'Personality'.
This Big 5 Traits Include:
In this course, you will complete lectures on:
In addition, you will have the opportunity to take a short personality test to see how your personality scores compare to a larger group of people.
This course is taught by two trained psychologists and university Assistant Professors. Dr. Daniel McGrath has a PhD in Experimental Psychology and Dr. Yannick Griep has a PhD in Applied and Experimental Psychology. This course will serve as the starting point for a series of online courses which explore how personality and psychology affect our behavior, how other people behave, and how these factors influence settings such as the workplace.
We see this course as an excellent starting point in your journey to learn more about human psychology! We are excited to offer it and hope that you will enroll!
Thank you very much
Dr. Daniel McGrath
Dr. Yannick Griep
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My name is Dr. Daniel McGrath, I am an Associate Professor of Psychology in Canada. My background includes obtaining a Masters in Marketing and Consumer Studies and a PhD in Experimental Psychology. I have substantial research expertise in consumer behavior, addictions, personality, cognitive psychology, and general experimental psychology. My research has resulted in over 40 publications in scientific journals. In addition, I also have six years of experience in teaching university undergraduate and graduate courses in psychology. Some of these courses include Introductory Psychology, the Psychology of Addiction, Drugs & Behavior, Personality Psychology, and Health Psychology. I am very excited to offer high-quality psychology courses on Udemy! I hope you enjoy them as much as I did making them.