Causes and Consequences

The course will give you powerful frameworks to understand and human behaviour: We cover the major domains: What functions does personality serve?; Facets: What is buried inside the 5 domains?; Values as the immediate causes of behavior; Well-being: How does being happy differ from living a good life?; How can individual differences help us understanding the world: education, relationships, work, abnormal psychology.


You are invited to the Individual Differences journal club.

1: Overview of personality theory

2: Facets (of conscientiousness): What is buried inside the 5 domains?

3: Values (and Openness): How do values affect behaviour?

4: Well-being (and Eudaimonia): What is a good life given Human nature?

5: Self-control (and impulsivity): Applications of individual differences in work and life

6: Optional summary tutorial

Exam and revision notes!

  • We will meet at 11 am 26 April in S1, 7 George Square to discuss your question about exam revision.
  • Exam previous summary notes: not uptodate!