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Unformatted text preview: Personality: Humanistic 1. Humanism as a Perspective 2. Maslow and Self-Actualization 3. Rogers and Human Goodness 4. The Self 1. Self concept 2. Self esteem 3. Self Serving Bias 5. Individualism vs Collectivism 6. Reconsidering Humanism Humanism a focus on successful, healthy, mature individuals, unlike Freuds focus on those with serious problems Abraham Maslow Carl Rogers emphasize human potential, not human suffering Abraham Maslow self-actualization : the ultimate psychological need that arises after all orther physical and psychological needs are met; fulfilling ones potential emphasis on basic goodness Maslows Theory based on very successful people who realized their potential(s) self aware, self accepting loving, caring open, spontaneous self-actualized people focus on problems, not on themselves, because they are secure in themselves Carl Rogers people basically good, with desire to self actualize growth requires three conditions:...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2010 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Ennis during the Spring '09 term at Waterloo.
- Spring '09