Presentation on theme: "Erik Erikson was a psychologist that thought… A. Personality develops in the first 3 years of life. B. Personality continues to develop throughout."— Presentation transcript:
Erik Erikson was a psychologist that thought… A. Personality develops in the first 3 years of life. B. Personality continues to develop throughout the lifespan. C. The id, ego, and superego are the 3 main parts of our mind. D. Some people do not have a personality.
Myers-Briggs Inspired by Carl Jung’s psychological types Developed by Katherine Briggs and Isabel Myers in 1943 Wanted to help people understand themselves and others
Extroversion or Introversion: source of energy ExtroversionIntroversion Get energy from the “outer world” Like having people around them most of the time Sociable, enthusiastic Act quickly, sometimes without thinking Get energy from the “inner world” Enjoy having a lot of time for quiet activities so they can concentrate Think things through carefully before making a decision Comfortable with a few close friends
Sensing or Intuition: how you perceive information Sensing (S)Intuition (N) Believes in information gained from the external world Like to use facts, details, and examples to solve problems May distrust and ignore their inspirations Have a regular way of doing things Believe in the information from the internal world Rely on insights and imagination Enjoy solving new complex problems Good at seeing the big picture Prefer change
Thinking or Feeling: How a person processes information ThinkingFeeling When making decisions, look at consistency and logic. When making a decision: Analyze pro’s and con’s. Be impersonal. Find basic truth rather than looking at the situation. Use emotions to make decisions When making a decision: Weighing in points-of-view of people involved. Concerned with values and the people involved. Choosing whatever will establish harmony.
Judging or Perceiving: how a person implements information that has been processed JudgingPerceiving Live in an organized, structured, planned way Have life “under control” Like to make lists and keep on schedule *Does not mean that you are judgmental of others Flexible, unstructured, and spontaneous Leave things open for last minute changes Dislike deadlines, schedules, and may postpone tasks that need to be done
Myers-Briggs Inventory 4 letter combo + #’s under each letter Paragraph summary of your type (4 sentences) 5 possible careers that would fit your type 5 famous personalities that have your same type The qualitative analysis of your type formula listed in 4 bullet points Answer the questions below.