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The Cognitive Approach - VI The Humanistic Approach A...

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The Cognitive Approach A. Personal Construct Theory (George Kelly) -- Human beings are lay scientists who continually test hypotheses about social reality (these hypotheses are personal constructs ). 1) constructive alternativism -- the ability to apply different personal constructs to a given situation. B. Cognitive Assessment -- Role Construct Repertory Test (Kelly) -- three persons; how are the first two similar and different from the third? How many constructs does the individual use to distinguish between people? Are they too inflexible or flexible (stereotypes vs. ability to predict behavior).
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Unformatted text preview: VI. The Humanistic Approach A. Self-Actualization Theory (Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs) B. Self Theory -- incongruence between the self and personal experience. Healthy people have congruence between the self and the ideal self. C. Humanistic Assessment --1) Personal Orientation Inventory -- measures the degree to which a person’s values and attitudes agree with those of Maslow’s description of self-actualized people. 2) Q-Sort -- Measures the degree of congruence between a person’s self and ideal self....
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