1. Discuss your understanding of the theory of evolution. Explain how the concept of natural selection might be applied to the development of personality. Explain one emotional response or social behaviors that might be derived from natural selection.
2. Develop a treatment plan for a client with ADHD using the genetic and biological theories of personality development.
3. Explain how Eysenck’s approach compares with the other theories related to genetic and biological aspects of personality development. What are the benefits of each of these theories?
ONLY USE THE TEXTBOOK AND SOURCES PROVIDED AS REFERENCES.
Read Chapter 5: “Biological Aspects of Personality.” You will discover how evolution and genetics impact our personalities. You will also review Eysenck’s theory and how it applied to biology.
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Understanding Behavioral Individuality. Retrieved from http://www.temperament.com/heritability.html
Bmedinago. (2007, May 25). Neurons: How they work. [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c5cab4hgmoE
Textbook reference: Howard S. Friedman and Miriam W. Schustack . (2012). Personality: Classic Theories and Modern Research . (5th ed.). Boston, MA: Pearson Higher Education.