Developmental - Caleb Jones Professor Hopkins Psychology 201 27 September 2009 Developmental Interview The interview I conducted was interesting

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Caleb Jones Professor Hopkins Psychology 201 27 September 2009 Developmental Interview The interview I conducted was interesting and very enlightening. The object of my interview was one of my fraternity brothers. He is a 20 year old, white male, and is a current student at UAB studying Economics. He was very helpful and open to discus- sion, although sensitive at some points about sharing great details. In the initial part of the interview I asked him to think back over his life up to his current age. I then asked what stood out to him over the course of his life. The biggest thing for him was meeting Jami, his girlfriend. Just the fact that he had met her had a big impact on his life and dating her changes him even more. He replied that “If it was not for her I wouldn’t even be at UAB. I’d probably be playing football somewhere. No, I would be playing football somewhere.” We then discussed changes that he has noticed in himself. The most significant realization for him was the fact that he is not as self con- trolling as he thought. The events that led to this realization for him was a pattern of hurting people that truly cared about him. We then moved on to discuss different age periods of his life. I first asked him to
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This note was uploaded on 06/25/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 201 taught by Professor Hopkins during the Fall '09 term at University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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Developmental - Caleb Jones Professor Hopkins Psychology 201 27 September 2009 Developmental Interview The interview I conducted was interesting

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