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Lecture2.7.14.2011.P - Personality Psychology Lecture 2 Personality as Learning Behavior Cognition Instructor George Chavez 7.14.2011 Fictions Does

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Personality Psychology Lecture 2: Personality as Learning: Instructor: George Chavez 7.14.2011
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Fictions Does it really matter what the “truth” was? Fictional Finalism The fact that the event holds meaning for the person, not whether it is true, is itself important Reality or “objectivism” takes a backseat to Fiction and “subjectivism” Not everyone can accept this
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The other John Locke In 1690, John Locke authored An Essay Concerning Human Understanding . Tabula rasa shakes the foundation of the 17 th century rationalist idea of nativism
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Nativism The belief that some knowledge and ideas are innate rather than acquired by learning Born knowing -Language? -Gender preference? -Fear?
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The New Blank Slate Locke’s tabula rasa received some treatment from the modern (20 th century) sciences when John Watson took the stage.
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Behaviorism A psychological perspective emphasizing the objective study of observable behavior shaped by learning and the environment
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Lecture2.7.14.2011.P - Personality Psychology Lecture 2 Personality as Learning Behavior Cognition Instructor George Chavez 7.14.2011 Fictions Does

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