Class Notes (806,815)
Canada (492,451)
Psychology (6,022)
Psychology 1000 (2,405)
Terry Biggs (155)


3 Pages
Unlock Document

Western University
Psychology 1000
Terry Biggs

Genital Stage - Sexual activity is a representation of conquest - Females want to dominate and control makes - Cannot have mature heterosexual relationssships - Starts at around 10 yrs old - Pre- pubescence - Relied havily on work of frueds daushter Hannah freud - Habits of cleanliness deteriorate - No new elements, revival of tendencies from infancy - Behaviour may become erratic - Non neurotic with sublimation - Adulthood is an elaboration of the advances that occurred in infancy and early childhood - Adulthood spend time trying to solve… Summary - Freud’s psycho analysis came from his experiences, used dream analysis - All species strive to procreate, instinctual drive to keep on living and procreate - Behaviour was psychogenetic and biologically influences - Neo-Freudians ex. Adler- increased influence of social factors - Freud was first to study unconscious effects on human Behaviour Personality Beyond Freud  Humanistic, social cognitive approaches and personality measurement  Allport (1937-1948) “ the dynamic organization within the individual of those psychophysical systems that determine his or her unique adjustment “  Cattell(1950) – that which permits a prediction of what a person will do in a given situation  McClelland (1951) – the most adequate conceptualization of a person behavior in all tis detail that a scientist can give in a moment of time”  Guilford (1959)- a persons unique pattern of traits  Pervin(1984)- personality references those characteristics of the person or of people generally that account for consistent patterns of behavior So What is Personality?  People differ from each other in meaningful ways  People show consistency in some behavior  Personality: distinctive and relatively enduring ways of thinking, feeling and acting The Humanistic Perspective  Bugental (1967-70) humanistic psychology has its ultimate goal the preparation of a complete description of what it means to be alive as a human being  Mergenau (1950) reality does change discovery proceeds, I can see nothing basically wrong with a real world which undergoes modification along with the flux of experience  Recognizing this Bugental confessed that the goal was unlikely to ever be achieved as “the very process of describing the human experience changes that experience and that the more such a description approached complet
More Less

Related notes for Psychology 1000

Log In


Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.