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Unformatted text preview: personality types: – Introvert: • Shy, self-centered person whose attention is focused inward – Extrovert: • Bold, outgoing person whose attention is directed outward Understanding Personality • Self-Concept: – Your ideas, perceptions, and feelings about who you are • Self-Esteem: – How we evaluate ourselves – A positive evaluation of oneself – Based on accurate appraisal of strengths and weaknesses Freudian Personality Development: Oral Stage • Ages 0–1 • Most of infant’s pleasure comes from stimulation of the mouth • If a child is overfed or frustrated, oral traits will develop – Oral Dependent Personality: • Gullible, passive, and need lots of attention – Fixations create oral-aggressive adults who like to argue and exploit others...
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- Spring '10