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The dynamic organization within the individual of those psycho-physical systems that determine his characteristic behavior and thought
Allport Argues That
We possess the positive innate potential to outgrow our self-centered beginnings.
Adult motives are relatively
Independent of biological drives, differ from individual to individual, and often maintain or even increase levels of tension in order to achieve relatively distant goals.
Those aspects if personality in respect to which most people within a given culture can be profitably compared.
The unifying core of personality; organized around those matters that are more personal and important.
The Sense of Continuing Self-Identity
A feeling of inner sameness and continuity as an important aspect of personality
Letters from Jenny
Shows how quantitative psychological research can be conducted with a single case
Cardinal Personal Dispositions
Influence most behavior; cannot be hidden from others; the most general
Criteria for Maturity
Unifying philosophy; self extension; compassionate and loving relationships; emotional security and self acceptance; realistic orientation; accurate self insight
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