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29 Cards in this Set

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state of well-being of the mind
mental health
mix of how you feel, think, and behave that makes you different from anyone else
scientist who study human behavior, including personality
created the Psychoanalytic Approach to personality; believed that your subconsious part of your brain's wishes and fears controls all your actions and is not accessible to thought
Sigmund Frued
define personality development in terms of specific traits
Trait theorists
3 Main systems of personality (Sigmund Frued's theory)
1. ID- Want to do
2. Ego- Can do (balance)
3. Superego- Should do
this approach to personality revolves around reinforcement
Social-Learning Approach
approach to personality based on belief that each person is born good and has potential
2 main factors that affect your personality
heredity, environment
personality is a combination of _ and _
environment, inherited characteristics (or heredity)
biological passing of characteristics from parents to offspring
ability to learn and to adapt what yhou know to changing situations
inherited pattern of behaviors that does not need to be learned
an outgoing person
person who prefers being alone rather than in a crowd
_% of humans are completely extrovert or introvert
process of teaching behavior based on the beliefs and habits of the family and community
2 pathways of socialization
shaping of behaviors b y means of rewards and punishments
process of learning by watching and imitating another person
behaving in response to your environment
learned behavior
someone you look for, watch, and imitate
role model
whether you are a boy or a girl
thinking that all members of a large group share the same characteristics in a fixed way (usually involves gender or ethnicity)
period from aobut age 11 to the late teens; time when children develop adult physical characteristics, gain a sense of identity and grow emotionally
1. believed in psychoanalytic approach (subconsious)
2. _ stages: from _ to the middle of _
1. Sigmund Frued
2. 5; birth, adolescense
theory created by Piaget: people of same age group answer questions similarly
_ stages
intellectual stage
4 stages
theory believed by Erikson: personality developed by social interactions in your life
_ stages
social development
8 stages
study stages on page 65
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