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Department
Psychology
Course
PS101
Professor
Don Morgenson
Semester
Fall

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PERSONALITY Humanistic perspective Carl Roger’s person centered theory - Self-concept: collection of beliefs about one’s own nature, unique qualities & typical behavior - Own mental picture of yourself - Incongruence: the degree of disparity between one’s self-concept & actual experience. Ex. I think I’m smart but I fail CP102 - Conditional and unconditional love Maslow’s theory of self-actualizing - Optimistic view of human nature - Human motives are organized into a hierarchy of needs like hunger, thirst and then less basic needs like potential and beauty. - Need to fulfill one’s potential = highest need = healthy personality - Continuous growth Behavioral perspective A behavioral view on personality: B-F Skinner - Focused on external environment - Environment stimuli - Consistent patterns of behavior because of stable response tendencies acquired through learning - Operant conditioning = consequences, reinforcement and punishment Bandura’s social cognitive theory - Person is largely shaped through
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