RHCh12 - Myers' EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY (7th Ed) Chapter 12...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–14. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Myers’ EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY (7th Ed) Chapter 12 Personality James A. McCubbin, PhD Aneeq Ahmad, Ph.D. (Modified by Ray Hawkins, Ph.D.) Worth Publishers
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Personality The Psychoanalytic Perspective Exploring the Unconscious The Neo-Freudian and Psychodynamic  Theories Assessing Unconscious Processes Evaluating the Psychoanalytic  Perspective
Background image of page 2
Personality The Humanistic Perspective Abraham Maslow’s Self-Actualizing  Person Carl Roger’s Person-Centered  Perspective Assessing the Self Evaluating the Humanistic Perspective
Background image of page 3

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Personality The Trait Perspective Exploring Traits Assessing Traits The Big Five Factors Evaluating the Trait Perspective
Background image of page 4
Personality The Social-Cognitive Perspective Reciprocal Influences Personal Control Assessing Behavior in Situations Evaluating the Social-Cognitive  Perspective
Background image of page 5

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Personality Exploring the Self The Benefits of Self-Esteem Culture and Self-Esteem Self-Serving Bias
Background image of page 6
Personality An individual’s characteristic pattern of thinking,  feeling, and acting. Each dwarf has a distinct personality.
Background image of page 7

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
What is Personality? Personality an individual’s characteristic pattern of  thinking, feeling, and acting basic perspectives Biological / Genetic (e.g., temperament theory) Psychoanalytic Humanistic Trait / Type research Personal narratives (McAdams, as described in  The Cult of Personality  by Annie Murphy Paul,  2004) Film
Background image of page 8
The Psychoanalytic Perspective Freud’s theory   proposed that  childhood sexuality  and unconscious  motivations  influence personality
Background image of page 9

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Psychoanalytic Perspective In his clinical practice,  Freud encountered  patients suffering from  nervous disorders. Their  complaints could not be  explained in terms of  purely physical causes. Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) Culver Pictures
Background image of page 10
Psychodynamic Perspective Freud’s clinical  experience led him to  develop the first  comprehensive theory of  personality, which  included the  unconscious  mind psychosexual  stages  and  defense  mechanisms . Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) Culver Pictures
Background image of page 11

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Exploring the Unconscious A reservoir ( unconscious mind ) of mostly  unacceptable thoughts, wishes, feelings, and  memories. Freud asked patients to say whatever came  to their minds ( free association ) in order to tap the  unconscious. http://www.english.upenn.edu
Background image of page 12
Another method to analyze the unconscious mind is  through interpreting manifest  and latent  contents of  dreams. The Nightmare
Background image of page 13

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 14
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 81

RHCh12 - Myers' EXPLORING PSYCHOLOGY (7th Ed) Chapter 12...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 14. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online