Julian Rotter

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  • Evolution Of Personality Theory

    Rotter was born in October 1916 in Brooklyn, NY, the third son of Jewish immigrant parents. The Depression was a time of social injustice and devastating effects of poor environments upon people. This influenced Rotter heavily, he attended Brooklyn College, where he began attending seminars given by Adler. Julian Rotter attended Alfred Adler’s Society of Individual Psychology, those meetings were held in Adler’s home. The main idea in Julian Rotter 's social learning theory…

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  • External Vs External Locus Analysis

    A behaviorist in psychology, named Julian Rotter was interested in where us humans place the responsibility of our choices outcomes whether it be good or bad. According, to Rotter there are two types of locus inner and external. The difference between the two is that if you believe that something’s outcomes have to do with your own behavior or has to do anything with your personality that’s considered inner locus. Where on the other hand, external locus is when you believe that the outcomes to…

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  • Behaviorism In To Kill A Mockingbird

    To Kill a Mockingbird is a book written by Harper Lee. Later adapted into a film of the same name, To Kill a Mockingbird follows our protagonist Jean “Scout” Finch and her small family, consisting of her father and her brother, as she grows up in a small town in Alabama during the 1930s. Using scenes from the film, I will be discussing Scouts personality, as showcased by her actions and through dialogue, and attempting to decipher and explain her personality traits using the behavioral/social…

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  • Workbook Surveys On Personality And Behavior

    our behavior is how we act. How we act describes who we are as a person. Julian Rotter is an American psychologist that developed a social theory on personality and he once made a statement about the connection between a person’s personality and their behavior (Net Industries. 2015). Rotter stated, “Our behavior provides us hints on who we truly are, and our personality traits are given meaning by the way we behave (Rotter, J., 2008-2015.” During this course, I completed five workbook surveys in…

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  • Julian Rotter's Locus Of Control

    closely linked with interpersonal and organisational behaviour. Locus of control indicates the degree to which people believe that they are in control of their lives. The concept was first conceived by Julian Rotter in the 1950s. It was initially known in the name of ‘Locus of control of reinforcement’. Rotter opined that behaviour was largely controlled by outcomes such as rewards and punishments. Individuals hold beliefs as to how much they can control these outcomes. This in turn led to the…

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  • Martin Seligman's Object Relations Theory

    Three women were responsible for the feminist theory. Each one helped open the door to the future of female researchers each left their own unique marks. Starting with Anna Freud she developed her theory of mechanism of defense. This theory suggest that when the ego goes through something it cannot handle (traumatic) it goes into defense mode. This is then broken down to nine different defense mechanisms: displacement, denial, projection, intellectualization, sublimation, regression, repression,…

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  • Locus Of Control Theory

    1 Introduction Entrepreneurship is a vital aspect of success in today’s business environment it allows for new concepts and ideas to be discovered and consequently finding new solutions for addressing future business problems therefore creating opportunities. Innovation is essential for economic growth innovations and inventions are the backbone of entrepreneurship which in turn creates new value by dedicating patience and perseverance assuming that with the associated risks and receiving the…

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  • Locus Of Control: A Key Aspects Of The Personal Trait Theory

    5.2 Locus of Control A key aspect of the Personality Theory is locus of control (LOC) introduced by Julian Rotter in the 1950s he defines Locus of Control as a person’s awareness about the core causes of their life events and therefore believes that (LOC) is a acceptance about the outcomes of an individual’s actions which are dependent on what they do (internal control orientation) or consequently on measures which are not in their control (external control orientation) however, entrepreneurial…

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  • Psychological Analysis Of Julian Rotter's Influence Of Personality

    Julian Rotter, who studied human behavioral genetics, viewed personality as a changeable response due to various situations. Family has been shown to shape personality through by heredity; for example, a family might make an innately timid child either more…

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  • Psychodynamic Theory Of Personality

    about a certain situation. These expectancies result in performance standards, an individual’s determination of their capability within a certain situation. Individuals who meet their performance standards expect success and develop self efficacy. Julian Rotter identified the locus of control as a type of expectancy. Those with an internal locus of control believe that their actions dictate their fate while those with an external locus of control believe that their fate is determined by luck of…

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