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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Savannah Webb on Monday March 7, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to PSYC 110 - 008 at University of Tennessee - Knoxville taught by Alexander Malik Khaddouma in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 18 views. For similar materials see General Psychology - in Psychlogy at University of Tennessee - Knoxville.
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Psychology 3/21/16 Personality Peoples typical ways of thinking, feeling, and behaving Looking for patterns in thinking, feeling, and behaving across settings Theories of Personality - Freud - Alder - Jung - Horney - Rogers - Big 5 Freud - Psychoanalytic theory - Defense mechanisms arise from conflict between the level of consciousness - Sexuality as driving force behind motivations Adler - Motivation arises not from sexuality, but from need for superiority (or “place in the world”) - Leads to individual styles of life to achieve this goal Jung - Complicated theory of personality based on heritable cultural “memes” - Collective societal unconscious - Which contains numerous archetypes (symbols or patterns in stories) Horney - Feminist psychology - Asserted that Freudian and neo-Freudian theories emphasized gender dichotomies which favored men - Many psychological issues arise due to civil issues that subjugate minorities Rogers - Humanistic theory of personality and therapy - Focuses on finding “true self” - Conditions of worth are information we obtain from our surrounding about how we should behave to get approval - Sometimes conditions of worth cause us to act differently than we are genetically inclined Big 5 - Ocean Openness to experience Conscientiousness Extraversion Agreeableness Neuroticism