Examine the contributions Freud, Jung, and Adler made to psychology and the study of personality as we know it today.
- Discuss the experiences that inspired Freud to formulate psychoanalysis.
- Determine what dreams, jokes, and slips of the tongue have in common.
- Compare Jung and Adler’s theories to Freud’s psychoanalysis.
- Describe how projective tests are used.
- Create an argument for Freud’s greatest legacy.
Contrast psychoanalysis with the cognitive social-learning approach.
- Describe the principles of learning that laid the foundation for an alternative approach to personality.
- Determine if you have an internal or external locus of control.
- Connect self-efficacy to wellness.
Investigate whether or not an interaction exists between self-actualization and unconditional positive regard.
- List the tenets of a humanistic approach to personality.
- Connect Carl Rogers’s clinical observations to his theories about the self.
- Understand how self-discrepancies affect our emotional well-being.
- Describe how it feels to be self-actualized.
Identify the roles that nature and nurture are believed to play in trait development.
- List the main goals in a trait approach to personality.
- Define the Big Five.
- Compare the strengths and weaknesses of personality tests.
- Create an argument that supports the role of genetic factors in personality.
- Juxtapose introverts with extraverts.