PSY260 An introduction to theories of pesonality
1) Identify one key idea for each major theorist studied in this course (not per lesson but per theorist) which you believe is of critical and central importance in understanding human personality.
2) Explain how you would synthesize the ideas in a complete theory of human pesonality. How do th ideas connect together? Are there any ideas that form the core of the theory?
3) How does your theory have applications to life? How does it give you insight into yourself or into others? How does the theory provide guidance for how to create a happy, mentally healthy, and meaningful life?
The theorists are Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, Alfred Adler, Karen Horney, Erik H. Erikson, Gordon Allport, Raymond B. Catell, Hans J. Eysenck, B.F. Skinner, John Dollard, Neal Miller, Albert Bandura, Walter Mischel, David M. Buss, Carl Rogers, Abraham Maslow and Rollo Reese May.