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Examines how people have viewed the idea of personality from antiquity to the present. Topics covered include "bodily humours," phrenology, Sheldon’s biological theory of personality, Freud’s theory of personality, ways to deal with conflict (rationalization, projection, displacement, fantasy, sublimation, repression, fixation, reaction formation, denial, regression), Jung’s theory, Adler’s Individual Psychology, trait theories, Eysenck’s theory of extroverted vs. introverted, the "Big Five" theory of personality, social and observational learning, humanistic theories of personality, psychological testing (IQ, MMPI, Rorschach, TAT), Gardner’s multiple intelligences.
This title is part of the series: WHAT IS PSYCHOLOGY?
Social Studies School Service