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PSY201Reflection and critical thinking #2Before I read chapter two, my personal views on the influences that shaped ourpersonality are: education, religion, and negative and or positive environments shape ourpersonalities. Each of these “platforms” can shape the personality depending on the situation thatoccurs. Now that I have read chapter two, the theories that best align with my views are social-cognitive, behavioral, and humanistic theory. In my view, social-cognitive and behavioral theorydistributes differences in personality to behavior learned in social and physical environments. Ialso believe it fits in the humanistic theory because education, religion, and people’senvironment are experiences that can aid in personal growth.Erik Erikson stated, “that each stage is characterized by what he called a “crisis,” a
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Psychology, Erik Erikson

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