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FAST CLASS: The Power of Habits

Lesson 15 of 29

Advanced Personalities

 

FAST CLASS: The Power of Habits

Lesson 15 of 29

Advanced Personalities

 

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Advanced Personalities

If you go to page 17 in the worksheet, there are in the materials again, you know, make sure you've got that. Pdf already. Then, um, there's There's a a couple of personality inventories that are labelled NFC, which is not National Football Conference, but instead, one that's actually need for cognition and another that's called need for closure. And if you just I don't want you to fill these out. That's why we're only gonna take one section. You fill them out at your leisure, but what I want you to do. I know the people here did filled amount, but what I want you to do is to look over the questions and get a feel for what it is that we're asking the two NFC worksheets, the 1st 1 that starts on Page 17 and the 2nd 1 that starts on page 21. And now I want to talk about these two dimensions. The first is one that's called need for cognition. Need for cognition is sort of what it sounds like. There is an individual difference between people in how much they like to think about stuff. Okay...

, some people love to think about things right, they they watch documentary movies. Then they and then they follow up on that by reading a long form article in a magazine like The New Yorker of the Atlantic Monthly. Uh, and then they take out a book on the library, and then they won't have a whole discussion, and then they email somebody to find out more about it. They just dig into things. And then there are people in this world who just don't like to think that it's not that they can't think it's not that they're incapable of it. They just don't enjoy it. They don't need it. I mean, think about things you need to do in your life. Some people need to think, and some people just they don't need to think. You tell them something like Oh, yeah, Okay. Oh, cool. You know, you know, they're perfectly content with the Time magazine version of things you know, not to take anything away from time, but it doesn't doesn't necessarily bring that depth to another element. That's really important is something that's called need for closure. Need for closure is the second of these NFC scales. The need for closure is this idea that, um uh, some people really need to be done with stuff they need to finish things. And some people, really they wanna hang back and and really, you know, get us much information is possible. Delay decisions as long as they can. So there's a couple of dimensions that are important. Let's talk about another one the next. The next scale that we have in your worksheet if you've got that worksheet is a scale for narcissism. It's on page 27 of the book. It's labeled N P I, which is one of the scientific scales that's used to measure narcissism. Narcissism is a personality dimension where if you are high in it, I don't have a huge amount. Nice to say. I'm sorry. Narcissists are like human energy Vampires. Okay, What narcissists do is narcissists basically build up their self esteem and their self image from the adulation of others. Okay, so what they're doing is so they tend to be somewhat high in extra version. But not all extroverts are narcissists. Okay? Some people are extroverts just because they like to be involved in the center of attention. But extra version is a piece of narcissism. But narcissists want the adulation. They want people to really, you know, think that they're brilliant to think they're amazing to think that their ideas air great. They their self esteem is built up by other people. One of the other scales, this is the risk tolerance scale, and this is an interesting one as well. I want you to read this over. You'll notice that there are letters after the different questions. And I left those letters on there. If you normally took the scale, you wouldn't get these letters, and I left them on their because they refer to different kinds of risks. And I want you to see what sort of risks air out there. So just take a quick look. This is on page 29 of the booklet.

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