PSY_230_Appendix_B - of personality. 1986- Personality...

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Axia College Material Appendix B History Matrix Directions : Using the matrix, list at least five events or major concepts from each of the three periods in the history of modern personality psychology . 1930 - 1950 1950 - 1970 1970 - Present Example: * Learning from animal responses. 1932- First issue of the journal Character and Personality was published. 1937- Allport viewed personality psychology as the study of the individual person. 1930- Psychology mainly focused on reflexes, stimuli, and discrete responses which is the basic behavior of molecular elements of organism behavior. 1930- American psychology Example: * Specialized psychology departments. 1955- Kelly’s cognitive theory of personal constructs. 1950- Erikson’s psychosocial theory of personality development and various derivatives of American behaviorism and social learning theory. 1957- Hall and Lindzey personality Example: * The Big Five model. 1970- The trait versus situation debate preoccupied the field
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Unformatted text preview: of personality. 1986- Personality researchers have refined new methodologies for the scientific study of persons. A renewed interest in integrative personality theory. There was doubt looked for universal laws that applied to all organisms. 1938- Murrays personological system. textbooks organized by dividing the systems into psychoanalytic and psychosocial theories etc. After World War II psychology departments grew and became more specialized. The United States increased federal funding to support personality research in laboratories and field settings. concerning the legitimacy and worth of personality studies but soon evolved by the mid-1980s into a broad sense of renewal and revitalization. 1973- Mischels argued against explanations of human behavior based on internal personality traits and favored explanations that focused on the situational and cognitive/social learning determinants as behavior....
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PSY_230_Appendix_B - of personality. 1986- Personality...

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