Weekly Discussion 2
Humanistic and Existential Models of Personality
Discuss the similarities and differences between humanistic and existential theories.
- Which model resonates with you the most?
Select a theory/theorist from the reading for this week.
- Why did you selected this theorist?
- How learning about these models has shaped your views?
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 6: Cognitive and Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches to Personality (review)
- Chapter 9: Self-Psychology: Humanistic/Existential Models
Buss, D. M., Larsen, R. J., Westen, D., & Semmelroth, J. (1992). Sex differences in jealousy: Evolution, physiology, and psychology. Psychological Science, 3(4), 251-255. Retrieved from www2.psy.uq.edu.au/~zietsch/Buss1992_Sex_differences_in_jealousy.pdf (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
Koltko-Rivera, M. E. (2006). Rediscovering the later version of Maslow’s hierarchy of needs: Self-transcendence and opportunities for theory, research, and unification. Review of General Psychology 10(4), 302-317. (EBSCOhost PsycArticles AN: 2006-22547-002).
Neiderhiser, J.M. (2001). Understanding the roles of genome and envirome: methods in genetic epidemiology The British Journal of Psychiatry 178: s12-s17
Carl Rogers: YouTube clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9mYo0KyEgas (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.