Write a 1500-word paper that examines the influences of traits on personality development. Your paper needs to address the following question:

  • How does the gene-environment interaction influence personality?
  • Is culture a factor in personality expression?
  • What do twin studies show us about the inheritability of personality?
  • What characteristics of temperament are stable over time and contribute to our adult personality?
  • Are specific characteristics consistent over situation and over time?

Along with the above questions,your paper needs to include an explanation of how the following personality models may be adapted to account for variation in personal, societal, and cultural factors:

  • Biological model
  • Five-factor trait theory
  • Temperament model of personality

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Use a minimum of 3 sources, including the class text, a peer-reviewed journal article and another source of your choosing.

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