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Axia College Material Appendix B History Matrix Directions : Using the matrix, list at least five events or major concepts from each of the three periods in the history of modern personality psychology . 1930 - 1950 1950 - 1970 1970- Present 1. Personality psychology was in fact born within psychology departments in American universities in the 1930s. 2. First was Gordon Allports (1937) psychology of the individual, in which he wrote a text on the subject. 3. Then there was Murrays (1938) personological system. 4. In addition there was the trait theories, which offered by Cattell (1947) and Eysenck (1952). 5. Then there were Rogerss (1942) humanistic theory. 6. Thus, Kellys (1955) cognitive theory of personal constructs. 7. Finally yet importantly were Eriksons (1950) psychosocial theory of personality development, and various derivatives of American behaviorism and social learning theory. ... View Full Document

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