Do canines have character? As this ScienCentral News video reports, according to one psychologist, personality testing is going to the dogs.
Once you watch the short video write a 1 -2 page paper answering the questions below using material that was covered in chapter 2. This is a formal assignment, make sure to use APA format.
- What kinds of research methods are involved in assessing personality in animals? What are the sources of data that were used in this research?
- What sorts of biases could be involved when assessing animal personality?
- Can you think of some ways to assess individual differences in animals other than dogs? What kinds of animals would you study? What kinds of tests would you use?