Chapter 2 Personality Section Personological & Life Story Perspectives
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Learning Goal Four: Discuss the personological and life story perspective.
and Life Story Perspectives
and life story perspective
stresses that the way to understand an individual is
to focus on their life story
; that is, the aspects that distinguish them from others.
came up with the term
to refer to the study of the whole person. He believed that in order
to understand an individual
, the individual’s history had to be understood.
World War II
, Murray was asked to develop a psychological profile of Adolf Hitler. This began what is currently used as criminal profiling.
Murray believed that an individual’s motives are largely unknown to them.
Three unconscious needs have been the focus of current research:
the need for achievement
the need for affiliation
, and the need for power.
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