February 24, 2017

Homework Help: PSY 210

Posted by DEBI on Friday, May 30, 2008 at 2:31pm.

Are the ones I have answered thus far right? And I am having a few problems with the ones not answered.


Match the psychological theories with the appropriate statement(s):

__Psychodynamic Theory __Trait Theory

__Learning Theory __Sociocultural

__Humanistic Theory

A. Individualism versus collectivism TRAIT

B. Popular theorist Eysenck initiated the five-factor model. TRAIT

C. The healthy personality is found in balancing the social self with the individual self. SOCIOCULTURAL

D. Genetics determine the traits for a healthy personality, but how those traits are expressed are influenced by learning experiences, development of skills, and the ability to choose our own actions. LEARNING THEORY

E. Popular theorists include Maslow and Rogers. HUMANISTIC THEORY

F. Popular theorists include Freud, Jung, and Erikson. PSYCHODYNAMIC THEORY

G. Social and cultural factors such as ethnicity, gender, culture, discrimination, and socioeconomic status influence one’s sense of self and his or her adjustment to society. SOCIOCULTURAL

H. Taken from the European philosophy of Existentialism

I. Focus on the individuals’ capacity to build knowledge and adapt to the environments around them. Includes behaviorism and social-cognitive theory. LEARNING THEORY

J. Personality is characterized by a struggle between different elements within an individual’s personality. Behavior, thoughts, and emotions are the result of this inner struggle. PSYCHODYNAMIC THEORY

K. Consists of five major personality factors which are reasonably stable elements of personality. These factors include extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to experience. TRAIT THEORY

L. Popular theorists include Pavlov and Skinner. LEARNING THEORY

M. Idea of the healthy personality is the ability to love and work. PSYCHODYNAMIC THEORY

N. A healthy personality means knowing one’s self, making authentic choices which are consistent with goals, and the capability of making real changes in their lives.

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