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AP Psych: Module 56
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modern-day approaches that view personality with a focus on the unconscious and the importance of childhood experiences
On what beliefs do neo-Freudians differ from Freud?
placed more emphasis on the conscious mind's role in interpreting experience and coping w/ environment; doubted that sex and aggression were all consuming motivators
What does Adler believe behavior is driven by?
childhood social tensions; behavior is driven by efforts to conquer childhood inferiority feelings that trigger our strivings for superiority and power (inferiority complex)
What did Horney say childhood anxiety triggers?
desire for love and security
Carl Jung's Collective Unconscious
Concept of a shared, inherited reservoir of memory traces from our species' history
a personality test that provides ambiguous stimuli designed to trigger projection of one's inner dynamics
Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)
a projective test in which people express their inner feelings and interests through the stories they make up about ambiguous scenes
Rorschach Inkblot Test
the most widely used projective test, a set of 10 inkblots, designed by Hermann Rorschach; seeks to identify people's inner feelings by analyzing their interpretations of the blots
False Consensus Effect
the tendency to overestimate the extent to which others share our beliefs and behaviors
a theory of death-related anxiety; explores people's emotional and behavioral responses to reminders of their impending death
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