What is Personality?


  • Simona Scinteie Danubius University of Galati


personality; heredity; environment; education; development; social maturity


The field of human personality offers various areas of research. Most of them are topical because we are facing a complex concept that has multiple implications in all the planes in which and with which it interacts.Like other concepts in the field of psychology, personality raises the problem of defining and understanding in all its meanings. For psychology, personality is a quality that any human individual can acquire, at a certain stage of its development, meeting certain defining notes or characteristics. We have a number of factors and conditionings that occur naturally during the development of this notion of personality.Thus, the fundamental characteristic of the subject is dissonant nature ofsocial maturity and therefore personality development.

Author Biography

Simona Scinteie, Danubius University of Galati

Student, Faculty of Communication and International Relation, Specialization Psychology


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How to Cite

Scinteie, S. . (2021). What is Personality? Array. Danubius Working Papers, 2(1). Retrieved from https://dj.univ-danubius.ro/index.php/DWP/article/view/919