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PSY/405
THEORIES OF PERSONALITY
 
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PSY 405 Week 1 Psychodynamic Theories Brochure
Create a 2- to 3-page brochure including graphics, on traditional psychodynamic theories. Here is a suggested format for a tri-fold brochure (front and back on 1 page, folded in thirds):
1.  Title and your name
2.  Describe personality and how psychodynamic is a part of overall personality theory
3.  Describe Freudian theory (very brief, main points of theory, pros/cons)
4.  Jung
5.  Adler
6.  Summarize including any thoughts on overall strengths/weaknesses, and put your references including photo/graphic references (see PowerPoint Hints for reference formating).
 A brochure typically has 3 folds (you can do 2).  Use a Word Template for ease.
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PSY 405 Week 2 Psychodynamic Theory Presentation
Create a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation (plus a title slide and reference slide, so total 12-14), including detailed speaker notes, on two theorists:
1. Pick one "Traditional":  Adler, Freud, Jung
2.  Pick one "Contemporary":  Fromm, Horney, Bowlby, Ainsworth, Erikson, Klein
Title and introduction (2 slides)
For the first theorist:  Give  the main tenents of their theories, strengths and weaknesses (3 slides)
For the second theorist:  Give  the main tenents of their theories, strengths and weaknesses (3 slides)
Then, how are they alike? (1-2 slides)How are they different? (1-2 slides)
Conclusion and reference (2 slides) 
PLEASE, use your textbook.  You can use it exclusively.  Any other source should be "minor" or for graphics.
Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.
YES, you can have more slides.  Slides are free. :)
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PSY 405 Week 2 Psychodynamic Theory Debate
Pick two psychodynamic theories to compare.  (Freud, Jung, Adler, Horney, Fromm, etc.)
Divide your team into two groups, each will represent one theory.
 "Debate" these questions for your two theorists.
A.  Who describes differences between individuals better? Why?
B.  Who does a better job explaining how personalities affect our interactions with others?
 Submit a summary of the debate (about 2 pages) and a reference page.  Include a short introduction and a conclusion.  Your textbook is all you need.  If you want, use bullet points for this assignment to make your points. 
Format   consistent with APA guidelines.
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PSY 405 Week 3 Humanistic and Existential Personality Theories Worksheet
Complete the University of Phoenix Material: Humanistic and Existential Personality Theories Worksheet.
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Humanistic and Existential Personality Theories Worksheet
 
Fill-in the Blank
1.     Abraham Maslow proposed the _________________ theory of personality.
 
2.     According to Maslow, self-fulfillment and realization of one’s full potential are examples of ________________ needs.
 
3.     Maslow’s hierarchy of needs proposes that ____________ needs must be satisfied before ____________ needs will become motivators for behavior.
 
4.     The belief that matter evolves from simpler to more complex forms is ____________________.
 
5.     The ___________, according to Rogers, is one’s view of self as one wishes to be.
 
6.     Carl Rogers believed that conditions of worth, incongruence, defensiveness, and disorganization are all considered  ___________________________.
 
7.     Rogers believed that __________________________, _______________________, and _________________ are necessary elements of psychotherapy.
 
8.     _______________ is the structure that gives meaning to experience and allows people to make decisions about the future.
 
9.     May proposed that ___________________ is the freedom of action, whereas __________________ is the freedom of being.
 
10.   The basic concepts of existential theory are _______________ and ___________________.
 
Matching
Match the following theoretical components with their correct theorist or theorists.
 




Theoretical component


Theorist




1. Unconditional positive regard


A. Abraham Maslow




2. Eros


B. Carl Rogers




3. Love and belongingness needs


C. Rollo May




4. The self-concept


 




5. Guilt


 




6. Levels of awareness


 




7. Self-actualization


 




8. Neurotic anxiety


 




Short-Answer
1.     According to Maslow, what are the characteristics of self-actualizing people? Why are these characteristics important?
 
2.     What are the strengths of the humanistic theories in regard to their explanation of personality?
 
3.     What are the limitations of the humanistic theories in regard to their explanation of personality?
 
4.     What are the strengths and limitations of May’s existential theory in regard to their explanation of personality?
 
 
 
PSY 405 Week 3 Humanistic and Existential Personality Theories Paper
Write a 1,050- to 1,250-word analysis of the strengths and limitations of humanistic and existential theories in explaining individuals' behavior. Address the following:

  • Analyze how humanistic and existential theories describe and conceptualize individual personalities.

  • How would humanistic and existential theories view interpersonal relationships?


Include a reference page with two to three peer-reviewed sources.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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PSY 405 Week 4 Dispositional, Biological and Evolutionary Theory Newspaper Article
Write a 1,000 word informational article for a newspaper in which you do the following:

  • Describe the differences between (A) dispositional and (B) evolutionary or biological personality theories.

  • Discuss the strengths and limitations of each as applied to human behavior

  • Discuss the Big Five personality test and how it is used to study personality.


You can write this like an article.  You can put in columns, put a headline, add graphics.  (Or not.) Write as if you are trying to explain it to someone who doesn't know. 
Use your text and any other academic source (not websites).  Put your APA reference at the bottom. 
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PSY 405 Week 4 Dispositional, Biological or Evolutionary Theories Presentation
Each team will select a specific dispositional, evolutionary or biological personality theory.  Please send a personal message to Judy when you've chosen your theory.  If you have picked one already taken by another team, you will be asked to select another theory.  (You may wish to have a first choice and a second choice.)
Create a 10- to 12-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation (plus title and reference slides) , with detailed speaker notes:

  • Strengths and limitations of the theory in explaining behavior

  • How the theory explains personality

  • Explain how the theory discusses nterpersonal relationships or the implication for relationships in this theory.


Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.
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PSY 405 Week 5 Learning or Cognitive Personality Theories
Pick one learning theorist or cognitive theorist (Skinner, Bandura, Rotter, Mischel, Kelly)
NOTE:  The rubric/guide sheet to the right of this assignment does NOT apply.  See my rubric in your initial announcements. 
Develop questions as if you were an interviewer, then answer the questions in a 900-1100 word paper.    REMEMBER, this is a personality class, so focus on personality.  (For example, I don't just want to see a paper on Skinner; I want to see a paper on Skinner's view of personality.
Here are questions you can use (but you don't need to use these):

  • What are the main points of your theory?

  • What is an example of _____________ (main point)?

  • How do you compare to ______________ (another theorist we have studied)?

  • What are the criticisms of your theory?

  • WHat do you think are the strengths of the theory.


You can write like an article -- use columns, graphics, first person, etc.  Other than the reference at the end, it doesn't need to be APA.  Use your textbook as the primary source
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PSY 405 Week 5 Personality Theory Analysis
Select two of the following theoretical approaches: psychodynamic, humanistic and existential, dispositional, or learning.
Obtain faculty approval of your selection.
Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you compare and contrast the theories selected. Address the following:

  • Describe the role of personality in affecting situational behavior.

  • Examine the personality characteristics attributed to each theory in your approach.

  • Explain the interpersonal relational aspects associated with the theories selected.


Include a reference page with a minimum of three to five peer-reviewed sources.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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