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Personality and Belief Systems

The environment

Does the environment play a vital part of what we as a people become?

Applying the perspective of personality

Rick is the CEO of a small company. He shows up every day to the office in an Armani suit and tie and is very professional with his staff. Meetings are also held in a professional atmosphere where the time is planned carefully and only professional matters are discussed. His employees respect him and he is considered a fair b

Carl Jung

1.What does Jung mean by "personality type"? 2. How is this concept different from the personality type concept that comes from Freudian theory? Use specific examples.

Dispositional Personality

I need a overview of strengths and limitations of Allport's Psychology of the Individual Theory. I just need to make sure I am understanding what this theory really means.

Personality construct help

What are some key personality features that define you What key concepts or "constructs" are used to explain your personality Are your personality features consistent or do they change according to the situation

Western personality theory

Do you think we can apply a Western personality theory to a multi-cultural society who shares different belief systems than Westerners? Why or why not?

Freud- Divisions of the Mind

On his website Changing Minds (, Clinical Psychologist Don Bannister has described Freud's position on the human personality as "...a battlefield. He is a dark-cellar in which a well-bred spinster lady (the superego) and a sex-crazed monkey (the id) are forever engaged in mortal combat, the strugg

Major Differences

Please help me clarify some information about what Freud and Maslow say about humans on a more philosophical level and Carl Rogers humanistic theory/approach to psychotherapy. I am stuck on the following questions: 1. What are the major differences between the psychodynamic and humanistic theory? 2. Between psychodynam

Projective Techniques

Give examples of projective techniques and reasons why these types of evaluations would be used. Describe the differences between personality measures and interest and and reasons Give examples of each type of measure ons why one measure would be chosen to evaluate an individual over the other measure.

Theory and personality overview

Summarize the major theoretical approaches in studying personality - psychodynamic, humanistic/existential, dispositional and learning?

Strengths and weaknesses of objective personality tests

The textbook listed four major approaches to the development of objective personality tests: 1) content, 2) criterion-keying, 3) factor analysis, and 4) theory-driven. What strengths and weaknesses of at least two of these approaches seem more significant to you, and why? TEXT: Psychology Testing: A Practical Introduct

Validity of Personality Test: Myers-Briggs

I am writing about 250 words concerning information about personality test the reliability and validity. The test I took was the (Jung) Myers-Briggs personality assessment tool at Thank you and have a great day!

Projective and Objective Personality Tests

Task: Compare and contrast a specific projective measure of personality (Rorschach or TAT) and an objective measure of personality (MMPI or Myers-Briggs) and the theories that underlie them.

Personality Test

When is personality testing appropriate for counseling? Explain the types of personality test(s) that is used in counseling (objective, projective, or both) and provide a rational for the selection of personality test.

Personality Assessment Used By Courts

3. How are the results of a personality assessment used by the courts, employers, therapists, and the educational system? What are the ethical implications for each of these uses?

The Factors that Influence Personality

Is it possible for an individual's personality to change over a period of time? What factors impact the development of an individual's personality? Explain your position and include a definition of personality in your answer.

Explaining Personality: A Classical Conditioning Perspective

How can you explain personality from a classical conditioning perspective? question can be answered using your own knowledge or a text. Extra research is always welcome of course but not a necessity. Lastly, if you use someone else's writing by paraphrasing or embedding it, please cite the source. Thank you for the help.