ASSIGNMENT 08 S08 Psychology of Personality Directions: Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling, and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be four (4) double‐spaced pages; refer to the “Format Requirementsʺ page for specific format requirements.
In lessons five through eight, you learned additional information concerning personality psychology. This written assignment will allow you to apply practical concepts learned from lessons five, six, seven, and eight, combined with concepts learned from lessons one through four. You may also incorporate relevant peer-reviewed journal articles to help provide support for your selected response.
Given that social media is a huge part of daily life with nearly 70% of adults using some type of social media platform, one can only wonder if there are any personality factors that influence social media use.
⦁ Based on your knowledge of the major personality theories, what personality factors and/or traits are associated with individuals’ social media use? Be sure to select at least one (1) of the following theoretical perspectives of personality when forming your response. ⦁ Trait perspective ⦁ Motive perspective ⦁ Genetics, evolution, biological processes, and personality perspective ⦁ Psychoanalytic perspective ⦁ Psychosocial perspective ⦁ Learning perspective ⦁ Self-actualization perspective ⦁ Self-determination perspective ⦁ Cognitive perspective ⦁ Self-regulation perspective
⦁ Discuss how those personality factors identified in Question 1 influence how and why people use social media.