The Biological And Motive Perspectives Of Personality Psychology
Trait Definition I have found two working definitions for gregariousness, also known as sociability, that will be used in this analysis. The first definition comes from Ghayas & Malik (2013) and it states that “Sociability refers to ones desires to live in a group because they want to be part of a group of people whom they respect, people who like them, whose values they share, and people whose cognitive reasoning they can understand.” The second definition is from Leary, Kelly, Cotrell, & Schreindorfer (2013). According to them “sociability [refers] to the tendency to seek out interactions with other people”.
Two theoretical perspectives on Gregariousness
Biological Perspective o Empirical Research
Origins, Causes, and Development
Development of social skills starts in early infancy with two key principles called self-relevance and joint engagement. Self-relevance is an understanding of when actions are directed at oneself while joint engagement involves the ability to share an action with another person in…