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Chapter 1

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PSY 235
Taryn Aldrich

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Barnum effect: personalizing generalizations to fit how you see yourself Brief history of personality psychology: • Theater and self-presentation • “All the worlds a stage and all men and women are merely players” – William Shakespeare • The relative self Personality psychology started in 1900- after Freud started dream analysis Ancient Greek and Roman theatre used masks instead of actors face to portray characters Relative self: personality is a series of masks Religion • Eastern philosophies and religions o Consciousness o Self-fulfillment • Renaissance philosophers o Mind body debate o Nature of consciousness Evolutionary biology • Charles Darwin • Adaptive value o People are subject to the laws of nature • Animal perso
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