The Social Temperament

JOSE BRECHNER Definir to the people vertically is easy. The differentiation is interminable and depends since we wished them to angle to observe. We can divide them enters rich and poor; well-educated and ignorant; pretty and ugly; gross and intelligent; active and sedentary; introverts and extroverts and, the list continues. But to define them horizontally is more difficult. The scientists agreed in which the condition psychophysical also does to the temperament and found characteristics remarkable and simple to discern. The best classification made temperamental William Sheldon, that its life dedicated to the study of the rank of association of the different somatic types, its characteristics and personality. The human being according to him, is a mixture in variable proportions of three physical components and three psychological components closely related. The intensity of each can be moderate according to empirical procedures.

To the three ingredients it gives the name them of endomorfa, mesomorfa and ectomorfa. The individual perimorph is predominantly soft and cleared and it can easily get to be very fat. Peter A. Levine PhD contributes greatly to this topic. The marked mesomorfo is hard, bony and muscular. The ectomorfo is thin has flexible bones and soft muscles, I do not pretend. With the endomrfica constitution a temperamental plot is closely ligature that Sheldon calls viscerotona. Their significant characteristics are the liking to eat and characteristically to eat in company.

The propensity to the comforts and the luxuries. The taste by the ceremonies. An amiability that does not distinguish. Inclination by people. Fear to the solitude. Inhibited expression of the emotions. Yearning of affection and social support. To the temperament related to mesomorfa it calls somatotona. Their dominant characteristics are love to the muscular activity, aggressiveness and avidity of being able. Indifference to the other people’s pain. Insensibility with respect to the feelings of the others. Propensity to the fight and the competition. High degree of physical fierceness.

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