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discussion question Psychology

discussion question Psychology

 

As we study human development, our focus turns to change and stability. Do people’s personalities ever really change? Or are we destined to make similar choices throughout our lives?

  1. Read Invisibilia: Is Your Personality Fixed, Or Can You Change Who You Are? by Alix Spiegel (2016). This article explores the question through the dramatic example of a man in prison for a heinous crime.
  2. Pick one position—either stability or change—and provide a rationale for your choice. You can also learn more about personality on page 3.12 in Chapter 3 of our webtext.