290readings - Psych290Readingvocabularywords 01:11 Pg.329354

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Psych 290 Reading vocabulary words 01:11 Pg. 329 - 354 Illusion of Individuality : according to Harry Stack Sullivan, the idea that a  person has a single, fixed personality is just an illusion Systems : according to Henry Murray, sets of dynamic influences with  feedback Personological System : Henry Murray’s term for his theory of personality  that emphasizes the richness of the life of each person and the dynamic  nature of the individual as a complex organism responding to a specific  environment Environmental Press : the push of the situation emphasized in Henry  Murray’s approach to personality; it is a directional force on a person that  arises from other people and events in the environment Thema : according to Henry Murray, a combination of needs and presses  typical for the individual Narrative Approach : Dan P. McAdam’s approach to personality that involves  studying motivations through biographies in order to understand the full life  context of the whole person  Intimacy Motive : the need to share oneself with others in intimate ways as  studied by Dan P. McAdams Delay of Gratification : a specific aspect of self-control that occurs when an  individual chooses to forgo an immediate reinforcer in order to wait for a later,  better reinforcer Strategies : According to Walter Mischel, individual differences in the  meanings people give to stimuli and reinforcement that are learned during  experiences with situations and their rewards Competencies : according to Walter Mischel, a person’s abilities and  knowledge  Encoding Strategies : according to Walter Mischel, the schemas and  mechanisms one uses to process and encode information Expectancies : according to Mischel, a personality variable encompassing a 
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290readings - Psych290Readingvocabularywords 01:11 Pg.329354

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