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Trait Theorists

AP psych exam

What Kind of Psychologist is Gordon Allport? Ideographic psychologists- believed in usuing the same set of terms to classify all people is impossible
Cardinal Trait your specific characteristicsex) stubborn, opinionated, etc..
Central Trait Every characteristic about an individual
Secondary Trait Other not so specific traits
What did Raymond Cattel develop? The 16 PF (personality factor)He worked with the Big 5:CANOE
personality factor used factor analysis and looked for prediction.
Factor analysis statistical technique that allows researchers to use correlations btw traits in order to see which traits cluster together as factors
Alfred Adler focused on the unconscious role of the ego
inferiority complex we all have a drive to be knowledgeable but many of us eel a deep sense of inferiority which influences our personality
Carl Rogers invented client centered therapyActive listening
Karen Horney criticized Frueds penis envy
Womb envy men wish that they had a penis
abraham maslow created the hierchy of needs and self actualization
Hierchy of needs triangle physiological, security, belongingness/love, self-esteem, and self actualization
what type of psychologist was Maslow? Humanist
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