PS251, Lec 8, Ex. 3 11/08/2013
If our Anima is contaminated with the shadow of ourselves, we’ll reject the shadow qualities in other people.
Believed growth is part of selfknowledge.
Analog: (animal models). Looked at animals behaviors.
Lorenz did studies on attachment of bonding behaviors. Attachment: when two peers can connect or a
younger attaches to an older. Or bonding: adult allows a child to attach to them.
Jung’s Parabola of Life:
He believed we have sequences of behaviors that are programmed by nature, including psychological
behaviors. Inherited. Biologically ordained. Archetypes are neurological processes. Life’s purpose lies in the
progressive realization of this parabola. All human beings go through the same processes one by one.
The undiscovered self is forever eminent.
Life can be broken down into 4 quadrants:
Childhood, Early maturity, Middle age, Late maturity. Between them are transition periods, that can be
extremely difficult. They require a lot of change.
Childhood and early maturity. They are biological and social. Engage in the natural aim.
Beginning of acquisition of money and social position.
Cultural: Middle age. Figure out where you’re going to spend the rest of your life at.
Spiritual: late maturity. Reflect on the meaning of your life.
Skipping Horney for now, but doing trait approaches.
Use of a limited set of adjectives or adjective dimensions to describe and scale individuals In a research approach trying to capture someone’s personality. Reliability and persistency (accuracy).
Looking at stable aspects of human beings.
Attempts to capture stable notions of personality reliably & validly through systematic scientific means.
Allport looked at adjectives and said there are so many adjectives to describe someone’s personality.
Jung launched trait approaches, was the first