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Unformatted text preview: (McAdams, 2006). This relationship establishes the way in which a person represents themselves, views people, and behave. Every form of a social event sets a foundation for our perspective and behavior, and it was George H. Kelly who maintained that it all begins when a person is born (McAdams, 2006). A personal construct essentially predicts how the person will behave in a specific environment or situation. For instance, a person may be overly candid or possibly obnoxious with a person whom s/he is familiar; nonetheless, that same person may be shy with a person in which there is absolutely no familiarity. As such, the persons personal construct is an influence on the effect of the persons behavior. McAdams, D. (2006). The person: A New Introduction to Personality Psychology . Hoboken, NJ: (4 th Ed.). John Wiley & Sons....
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This note was uploaded on 01/20/2011 for the course HUM 130 taught by Professor Georgegreaves during the Fall '09 term at University of Phoenix.
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