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1 Trait Theory
1.1 Central traits refer to general characteristics that are present to some degree in almost everyone. Examples of central traits could be kindness, honesty or friendliness.
1.2 Cardinal traits are those that dominate personality to the point that people are famous for them. For example, Mother Teresa is often identified as exemplifying the cardinal trait, altruism, as her life was complety devoted to helping others, even at her own expense.
1.3 Secondary traits are characteristics that surface only in certain situations. Some examples could be shyness, irritability or anxiety.
2 Born November 11, 1897 - Died October 9, 1967

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