I am writing an analysis on humanistic theory and existential theory. Maslow established humanistic theory and May develop existential theory. If you could provide an in depth of both theories on the highlights of the following such as compare and contrast and address the following;
Explain the interpersonal relational aspects associated with the theories selected.
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* Many theorists feel that while personality can be predictable a segment of personality is inconsistent due to the freedom that is within all of us. In certain situations individuals may repsond outside of that which is typical. For example, a person who is relatively sedate, stable and stoic who suddenly experience trauma such as witnessing a violent crime may express emotions that do not appear to be consistent with their personalities such as excessive anger or violence.
Conformity and obedience can greatly influence situational behavior. Stanley Milgram of Yale University showed that behaviors under certain situations can completely go against one's personality. He consistently demonstrated that even a passive person could be encouraged to participate in a violent act at the social direction of a powerful authority's influence. It has also been shown that personality can be minimized in situations where one was made to feel foolish, uneducated, pressured or incorrect.
Personality is highly influenced by outside factors, internal traumas and external threats. So situational behavior seems to be made up of a complex interaction of our society, genetics and family culture.
A personality analysis according to existential and humanistic theory can be viewed in this solution.