The 'general' (i.e. residue of commonality) view is a-theoretical, it
amounts to trait analysis.
FWIW, I am not commending orthogonality. Quite the reverse. The minimal
requirement for a theoretical conception of personality is one that
incorporates genetic logic, i.e. a logic that explains how things come into
being, rather than a descriptive and superficial logic of attributes or
Integral to this undertaking is a proffering of relations between culture,
motive and cognition (in addition to bio-genetic and neurological
considerations) along with many (traditionally) philosophically conceived
If you're interested in 'higher level functions', I can commend vol. 4 of
the collected works of L.S. Vygotsky (The History of the Development of
Higher Level Functions). You will not find all the answers here, but you
will find a promising way of thinking about the problems and how to study
On 9 February 2015 at 15:22, Derek M Jones <de...@knosof.co.uk> wrote:
> Dear Huang,
>> This quote suggests that you are considering personality as orthogonal to
>> cognition. Is this so, and, if so, what is to be gained by doing so,
> The general view is that cognition is the set of engines that get driven
> by higher level functions, such as personality.
> This simplistic model is complicated by the interactions and mutual
> feedback between components. I will leave it to others to stick their
> neck's out and put numbers to the level of interaction.
>> On 9 February 2015 at 14:40, Huang Fuqun 黄抚群 <huangfu...@gmail.com>
>> Dear Colleagues,
>>> I thought you would be interested in *what types of human factors
>>> influence programming errors*. We recently did a systematic review and
>>> conducted a controlled experiment to examine this problem. Some
>>> findings were obtained. The paper is published on *Science of Computer
>>> Programming*. You may access it through the following link:
>>> I'm allowed to share the acceptance version with friends and colleagues,
>>> please see the attached file.
>>> We are now conducting extending research on this topic. Your comments and
>>> advice are welcomed.
>>> Best regards,
>>> Fuqun Huang, Ph.D.
>>> The Ohio State University
>>> Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
>>> Scott Laboratory W 382
>>> Columbus, Ohio, USA
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