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.