PSYB30H3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: 3Rd Force, Abraham Maslow, Motivation

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Published on 9 Apr 2011
School
UTSC
Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB30H3
PSYB30PERSONALITYProf. Marc A. Fournier
Lecture 13- March 7, 2011
Part I. Humanism
Part II. Self-Determination
Part III. Goals & Self-Concordance
Overview of Part I
Humanistic Approaches to Psychology
Rogers Fully Functioning Person
Maslows Self-Actualizer
Humanism
An optimistic view of the person as inherently good
Views the human being as rational, purposeful, and autonomous,
capable of creativity and experiencing deep and profound insights
into reality
The 3rd force of psychology, a viable viewpoint on human nature
that is distinctive from both psychoanalysis and behaviorism
Carl Rogers (1902-1987)
The organism has but one basic tendency and strivingto
actualize, maintain, and enhance the experiencing organism.
(Rogers, 1951)
Inside each of us is a true self; we are all in the process of
becoming the person we are meant to be
We are on the road to becoming a fully functioning person
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The Organismic Valuing Process (OVP)
Humans have a fundamental capacity to perceive the growth-
relevant implications of their experiences and choices
People dont need to be told what to do because all of us have
this intuitive structure that feeds back to us whether the
choices we are making are right or wrong
Even though hes a Psychotherapist, he offered a theory on
Personality
The Fully Functioning Person
Openness to Experience: meant to characterize how the fully
functioning person who is free of the need to defensively distort
their experience; theyre able to listen attentively and without
anxiety
Existential Living: the fully functioning person isnt preoccupied
with the past or the anticipated future; they are in the present
moment and fully appreciate it
Self-Trust: ability to trust their inner intuitions ; they know that
their instincts lead to growth promoting outcomes
On Becoming a Person
Positive Regard: all of us have a need to be loved and accepted by
others
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