Personality 10-30-07

Personality 10-30-07 - Review Session November 7 th...

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Unformatted text preview: Review Session November 7 th 7:00-8:00?? Personality Part 1 Etymology Persona Mask Aspects of Personality Structure Behavior Causes behavior Social appearance Dominant feature Essence Personality An individuals characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and acting Human Nature Because of a lifetime of experience, we make many assumptions about the nature of human beings Freedom Determinism Rationality I r rationality Holism Elementalism Changeability Unchangeability Subjectivity Objectivity Proactivity Reactivity Homeostasis Heterostasis Knowability Unknowability Good Theory should Contain a theory of motivation Generate scientifically testable hypotheses Be generalizable Useful Descriptive Predictive Psychoanalytic Perspective Childhood sexuality and unconscious motivations influence personality Unconscious According to Freud, a reservoir of mostly unacceptable thoughts, wishes,...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Jackson during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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