American International Journal of Social Science

ISSN 2325-4149(Print), ISSN 2325-4165(Online) DIO: 10.30845/aijss

Relationship between Critical Thinking and Personality Based on the History of Psychology Teaching
Aihua Tao, Xing Li

The present study focuses teaching reform of the history of psychology for applied psychology of 35 university students which largely pays attention to psychological theory and viewpoint and background story, and uses the critical thinking questionnaire for investigation before and after intervention, the purpose is to understand the students' critical thinking situation, and the relationship between the effect of teaching reform of the history of psychology on College Students' critical thinking and personality. The results suggest: the university students' critical thinking was in good condition on the whole, close to the norm. For specific performance, extraversions (E), agreeableness (A), openness (O) are all close to normal level. Conscientiousness(C) is slightly lower than the norm, and neuroticism (N) is slightly higher than the norm. The teaching reform of the history of psychology has a significant effect on the students' critical thinking. And the change of critical thinking of college students is related to their personality.

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