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A theory of personality

If you could cut and paste three constructs from three different personality theories and develop your own theory of personality, what would that theory look like?
Explain why you selected the three particular constructs for your theory.

Indicate how well the constructs identified by your peer fit together. Provide one Web site or Internet article that includes information about combining at least two of these constructs. Reference the Web site or article in proper APA style.

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The theory of personality would have elements of humanistic theory, cognitive theory and social learning theory. Humanistic theory sees human development as an experience that is unique to the individual, and that all people are respect. The potential for growth is consistent throughout life and is guided by significant human needs. These needs range from survival related needs to emotional needs and the need to become a fully functining person. Cognitive theory holds that a person's thought processes have an important impact on behavior. Social learning theory recognizes that human behavior is modeled after the behavior of others, and that various cognitive and motivational processes influence how we are affected by the behavior of others.

Theory: Since the potential for human development is consistent throughout life and is guided by ...

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The following solution contains a theory of personality that is comprised of constructs from humanistic theory, cognitive theory and social learning theory. It also contains an explanation of why these constructs were chosen.

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