Personality & Developmental Stages Questions

Question Description


Answer each of the following questions with as much detail as you can in order to demonstrate your knowledge of the material. Use your own words and examples.

1. Explain in detail the five stages of Freud’s psychosexual stages. How would someone become fixated at each stage?

2. Describe the divisions of personality (Id, Ego, and SuperEgo) according to Freud’s theory. Discuss how in detail what defense mechanisms are and how they work within these divisions.

3. Explain what is the Social Cognitive Approach to explaining personality. Discuss in detail Rotter’s Expectancy Theory and Bandura’s Reciprocal Determinism.

4. Explain in detail each of the Five-Factor Traits and how your own personality would be explained using this theory.