Prepare a final paper describing the evolution of personality theory from Freud to the present day. Use a summary of your work from the short paper in Module Three to compare Freud and Jung’s perspectives with those of Adler and Erickson. Then expand the discussion of personality theory to consider the influences of feminist theory and the contemporary theorists Rotter, Zuckerman, and Seligman. Predict the impact of the growing use of social media on personality. Throughout the paper, use the analytical skills to integrate information from peer-reviewed articles to support your discussion.
The final project for this course is the creation of a final paper describing the evolution of personality theory from Freud to present day.
Your final paper should answer the following prompt: Based on your How has the theory of personality evolved from work Freud to present day Based on your understanding of the different theories, what impact will growing use social media have on personality personality? Begin your discussion with a summary of your work from the short paper in Module Three to compare Freud and Jung’s perspectives with those of Adler Erickson. The discussion of personality theory development to consider the influences of feminist personality theory and the contemporary theorists Rotter, Zuckerman Seligman. Predict theory and the contemporary theorists Rotter, Zuckerman Seligman. . Predict impact of the growing use social media on personality.
Specifically, the following critical l elements must be addressed:
I. Foundations of Personality Theory of Freud and Jung
a. What are similarities between the perspectives of Freud and Jung?
b. What are the differences between the perspectives of Freud and Jung?
II. Foundations of Personality Theory – Adler and Erickson
- What are the principles of Adler’s theory?
- . What are the principles of Erickson’s theory?
c. What are the key similarities, including applicability across different times and cultures, among the personality theories of Freud, Jung, Adler, and Erickson?
III. Twentieth -Century Personality Theories – Principles
a. Describe the principles of feminist theory.
b. Describe the of principles of Rotter’s theory .
c. Describe the principles of Zuckerman’s
d. Describe the principles of Seligman ’s theory .
e. Compare the concepts of twentieth -century theorists to each other .
f. Given the time period and circumstances in which these theories were introduced, what these theories were , what contributions did they introduce to the overall field of personality theory ?
IV. Evolution of Personality Theory and Research
a. Compare the key concepts of twentieth-century theorists to those of predecessors, Freud, Jung, Adler, , Erickson.
b. How has personality research incorporated :
ii. Individual differences?
iii. Cultural differences?
V. Implications of Technology in the -First century. first century has ushered in a major t echnological era which some which some argue disconnects us from one another by eliminating physical interaction. What is the impact of technology in general social media in particular?
a. The impact of technology and social media on personality development to date
b. Your predictions of how technology and use of social media will influence personality research in the future research