Perspectives of Pyschology

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Psychoanalytic is the perspective that childhood sexuality and unconscious motivations influence personality. It is accountable for the development of an introverted or extroverted type of personality because if a person is unconsciously aware of their actions then it's possible they do not have a lot of control over certain behaviors such as greed or pride. Also when someone becomes fixated on any of the psychosexual stages then it can alter behaviors and will affect personality as the child develops. So for example if a person has a very weak ego and a more dominant superego or more dominant id then it can have a huge affect on their personality. If the person is a do-gooder then their superego will emit feelings of pride and is likely to have an extroverted personality, but if they give in to their id, the superego will emit feelings of quilt and can create a more introverted personality. Another example is in the psychosexual stages. For example if they become fixated at the phallic stage then as they grow older they may experience a lot of guilt and are prone to keep to themselves creating a more introverted type personality.

Humanistic is the perspective that inner capacities for growth and self-fulfillment influence personality. It is accountable for the development of an introverted or extroverted type of personality because how a person perceives themselves is what I believe to be most important. For example if they don't think they can do well when they are young then it's likely no one will ever change their mind and that same issue will continue as they grow older. Therefore if a person believes in themselves and has a lot of confidence then they will probably have a more extroverted type of personality. If though the person doesn't believe and has low self-esteem then they will have an introverted type of personality. This perspective doesn't involve a lot of outside influences; it has a lot to do with self-esteem and...
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