Based on your readings for this Week, access the Personality Theory Matrix and complete the requested information in Column D section for Neo-Psychoanalytic theory and Column E for Behavioral theory. You can use this information to support your Discussion post and response this week.
Note: Continue to populate the Personality Theory Matrix spreadsheet you began in Week 2 to guide your learning about personality theories for your Module Assessment and submit it in Week 8 as part of your Module Assessment.
- Review the Learning Resources, focusing on theorists, cultural considerations, assessments/interventions, limitations, and unique aspects of both neo-psychoanalytic theory and behavioral theory.
BY DAY 4
Post one key idea from the neo-psychoanalytic theoretical orientation and one from behavioral theory. What is a main difference between these theoretical orientations? What is similar between these theories? Which one do you more closely align with?
Cervone, D., & Pervin, L. A. (2019). Personality: Theory and research (14th ed.). Wiley.
Chapter 4, “Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theory: Applications, Related Theoretical Conceptions, and Contemporary Research” (pp. 85–126)
Chapter 10, “Behaviorism and The Learning Approaches to Personality” (pp. 273–300)
Estey, A. J., Coolidge, F. L., Segal, D. L., Gottschling, J., & Spinath, F. M. (2013). Empirical Evidence for the Heritability of Karen Horney’s Three Core Neurotic Trends. Empirical Evidence for the Heritability of Karen Horney’s Three Core Neurotic Trends.
Phelps, B. (2015). Behavioral Perspectives on Personality and Self. Psychological Record, 65(3), 557–565. https://doi-org.ezp.waldenulibrary.org/10.1007/s40…
Schulz CG. (2006). Applying Sullivan’s Theory of Anxiety versus Fear. Psychiatry: Interpersonal & Biological Processes, 69(2), 110–112.
Watson, J. B., & Rayner, R. (2000). Conditioned Emotional Reactions. American Psychologist, 55(3), 313.