Psychology of Personality
Article Review of The case of Harry and therapist flexibility
In the article The case of Harry and therapist flexibility, William Polk Wharton uses a
case study to demonstrate how altering the me
Rotters expectancy-reinforcement value model
Concepts and Principles
Rotters basic assumptions: most of our behavior is learned and is acquired
through our experiences with other people
Emphasis on unity or interdependence of personality
Psychological impact of puberty
Girls are more critical of their appearance and are likely to be dissatisfied
Especially when friends often discuss appearance
Boys are more likely to be pleased with appearance
The Influences of Parents and
Peers on Social Development
During Middle Childhood
Influences of Parental Styles
When parents practice authoritative parentingthey are warm but
controllingtheir children become involved w
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I. Free will as
In philosophy (and popular culture), two positions deny that
free will exist or claim it is an illusion:
- Fatalism: the belief in fate.
- Determinism: the belief in universal necessity (or
Do we really
Introduction: defining freedom
and free will
How would you define freedom?
What would be examples of freedom for you?
What would be obstacles to freedom?
A classic definition of free will
G. W. LEIBNIZ, New Essa
A look at the 2nd strategy
Main idea : to argue that abandoning the idea of free will would
contradict important data about human existence.
= a strategy adopted by Jean-Paul Sartre and Thomas Aquinas.
Text analysis (1):
SARTRE, Existentialism is a Humani
Strategies to respond to the determinist challenge
to contest the absolute truth of determinism.
(2) to argue that giving up free will contradicts important data about ourselves.
A look at the 1st strateg
PSY 100-W3 Fall 2015
Due December 19th, 2015 @ 11:59pm
There are 16 essay questions below, one for each chapter in the textbook. CHOOSE ONLY 5 of the
questions to answer and submit for your final exam. You can type your answers di
PSY 100 W16 Quiz (Ch. 14)
Instructions: on a blank paper - write your name, question #, and the answers
You are a psychologist who is evaluating the behavior of a new client named Sam.
A) statistical rarity
Sam tells you that she loves walking
1.If you had been a researcher in the psychology laboratory of
Wilhelm Wundt, you would have most likely been interested in
studying the _ of the mind, and you would have been
trained to _.
A) structure ; analyze how to break down your sensations into the
Self-Esteem, Restraint, and Eating Behavior
University of Michigan Flint
March 24, 2014
1. Statement of the problem:
The problem is whether or not self-esteem has an influence on the