Notes 3-11-08

Notes 3-11-08 - Personality Psych Lecture March 11, 2008...

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Personality Psych Lecture March 11, 2008 Personal Dispositions - Common Traits - The Proprium and Propriate Striving *note: Alport very humanist, self report method of choice, there IS an unconscious factor of behavior. Freud more relevant with abnormal behavior/children. - Proprium: Awareness of the world around us and our future expectations. - The Proprium (self) o Consists of TRAITS, but also inner determinants such as intelligence, drives, temperament, skills, beliefs, intentions, values. o Function is to organize Selective attention Can be momentary or planful What we remember How we view future Overall, how we process information o Situational determinants? Phenomenological: (each individual has) unique interpretation of context. But also, we SELECT which situations we enter, as humans. Example: select friends, select college, etc…learning to play an instrument take lessons, propel yourself towards goal. *note: modern psychologists DO use Alport’s notion of
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course PSY 507 taught by Professor Hayden during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.

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Notes 3-11-08 - Personality Psych Lecture March 11, 2008...

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