Weekly Discussion 1
Personality Theories Synthesizer
Suppose you are the grand compiler of personality theories.
- How would you synthesize the various personality theories covered in this course?
- Which of the theories made the greatest impact on your thinking about human personality?
- What features of these theories did you find most influential?
Post should be at least 300 words.
Lecci, L.B. & Magnavita, J.J. (2013). Personality Theories: A Scientific Approach. San Diego: Bridgepoint Education, Inc.
- Chapter 10: Personality and Psychopathology
Lombardo, G.P, & Foschi, R. (2003). The concept of personality in 19th-century French and 20th-century American psychology. History of Psychology 6(2), 123-142. (EBSCOhost PsycArticles AN: 2003-03729-003).
Jung Typology Test™: http://www.humanmetrics.com/cgi-win/JTypes2.asp (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. This is a link to a personality test based on Jung and Myers Briggs typology. This is optional and will not be discussed in class, but is included as it may be of interest to you as you learn more about these theories.