Course Code (cross-listed)
  • PSYCH 356
  • PSYCH 356R
Course Title Personality
Online Offers
  • Winter 2022 (tentative) (Instructor: TBA)
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

This course addresses the science of measuring and explaining patterned individual differences in behaviour, including temperaments and traits; values, goals, and personal strivings; and meaning systems and self-narratives. Topics include behavioural, physiological, genetics, and cultural studies of personality; continuity and change in personality over the lifespan; and personality disorders. [Note: PSYCH 356 offered on campus; PSYCH 356R offered at Renison University College and Online.]

Typical terms may not reflect online offerings.

Course Work and Exam Winter 2021 course outline (note 2)
Author(s) Christine Logel


  • Prerequisite: PSYCH 101/101R; Level at least 3A


  • Prerequisite: PSYCH 101/101R; Level at least 3A
System Requirements
  • A computer with Internet access is required for all online and multimodal courses. Please see the System Requirements.
Taught in English
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