Ap Psych Personality Notes

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Outgoing
Optimistic
Powerful Choleric
Powerful Choleric
Outspoken
Analyze
Analyze
Analyze
Analyze
Lead
Lead
Lead
Lead
Popular Sanguine

Unemotional
Strong Willed
Unemotional
Strong Willed
Artistic
Emotional
Artistic
Emotional

Task Oriented
Task Oriented

Relationship Oriented
Relationship Oriented

Easy Going, Witty
Easy Going, Witty
Decisive, Organized
Decisive, Organized

Not Goal Oriented
Not Goal Oriented
Goal Oriented
Goal Oriented

Artistic
Emotional
Artistic
Emotional
Unemotional
Strong Willed
Unemotional
Strong Willed

Perfect Melancholy
Perfect Melancholy
Introverted
Pessimistic
Soft-Spoken
Introverted
Pessimistic
Soft-Spoken
Peaceful Phlegmatic
Peaceful Phlegmatic

Carl Jung
~ Personal Unconscious
~Collective Unconscious
~Archetypes
-persona (public self)
-anima
-animus
-shadow (private self)
Dominant & Submerged
Dominant & Submerged
“joiners” – extrovert
“loners” – introvert
1. Thinking
2. Feeling
3. Sensitive
4. Intuitive
5. Thinking
6. Feeling
7. Sensitive
8. Intuitive

* Rational
* Irrational

Adler: Father of Humanism/Father of Child Guidance Movement/Father of cog. Psyc ~Compensation: an effort to overcome physical weakness
~Inferiority Complex
-Fixation

-Birth Order -
1st ~Center of attention and probably spoiled
~Novelty
~King/Queen
~Authoritarian
2nd ~Novelty if new gender
~May make 1st Child feel de-throned (Freudian)
-May cause 1st child to act out in order to recapture attention (regress)
~never experience the power the 1st born does
~parents: more relaxed, less anxious as well as less concerned about behavior
~may feel like a shadow to the 1st child
~insecurities due to overshadow from older sibling
~2nd born often matures faster
~more optimistic
~less concern for power
Younger child ~never lose novelty
~Spoiled & pampered
~older children may be like another set of parents
~high achievers
~motivations to surpass the older child cause rapid development
Only Child ~never de-throned
~difficulty with socializing
Belief
Belief

Action
Action
~Ficiotnal Finalism

~Style of Life: our meanings & beliefs
4 or 5 years
4 or 5 years

-We are the masters of our own fate environmental influence

~Child Guidance Movement*
“Never do for a child what a child can do for himself. If you do, you’ll end up with a pampered, spoiled child.” –Adler “Take your sails out of your child’s wind.” – Adler
“Never say you’re going to do something if you’re not going to follow through” - Adler -Four questions of life (MUST BE ANSWERED)
~Who am I?
~What are other people like?
~What is the world like?
~What does the future hold?
~Extremes:
-1) I am everything vs. I am nothing
-2) Others are my subjects/servants vs. others are in control
-3) it is my kingdom vs. it is a threatening place
-4) More of the same
*We act based on our answers to the Four Questions
-Okay Comparison
~I’m okay, you’re okay (healthy)
~I’m okay, you’re NOT okay (superiority over others)
~I’m NOT okay, you’re okay (insecure)
~I’m NOT okay, you’re NOT okay (Pathological)
Symptoms & Results:
1) Attention seeking
-annoys parent Parent addresses it negatively (but still gets attention)
~creates faulty thinking (bad behavior = attention)
-tantrum Parent allows them to throw a fit
~allows child to seek attention negatively
~solution: isolate yourself away from the tantrum child
-revenge: faulty idea that you must establish position in family via physical
Ex: ~Stealing
~Breaking things
~Starting fires
~Hurting family pets
~Parents feel despair
-displays of in...
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