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Unformatted text preview: Personality-the psychology of the Athlete 20/10/2009 10:00:00 1. Theories of Personality Psycho-Dynamic - Freud, young Social Learning - skinner, Watson (how personality works based on the environment influences role in school, peers) Humanistic -(Maslow) phenomenological certain needs are fulfill or unfulfilled (The hierarchy of needs) o physiological - basic needs of man hunger, sleep, sex o safety o love - affection and affiliation- o Esteem - status and achievement status of life and existence o self-actualization (at the top) personality development of self fulfillment achieving your attention most people only achieve %15 of their potential Trait- 16 major traits o big five extraversionness neurosism consciences openness agreeableness o Global traits extraversoness anxiety tough mindedness independence self control o Somatotype body type endomorph...
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