The optimal personality; an empirical and theoretical analysis [by] Richard W. Coan.
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x, 242 pages 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-235).
-- 8. Other measures included in the research battery -- measures of cognitive functioning -- correlates of the cognitive measures -- measures of temporal orientation -- another look at the self-concept -- 9. An analysis of the battery as a whole -- the variables analyzed -- the battery factors -- an overview of the factors and their interrelationships -- 10. Masculine and feminine modes of functioning -- sex differences observed in the present battery -- the basic nature and source of sex differences -- optimal modes of functioning in men and women -- 11. Toward a general theory of the optimal personality -- the nature of the issue -- empirical approaches to the issue -- an overview of present findings -- theoretical implications -- the need for flexibility -- flexibility and experience of the self -- flexibility and interpersonal relationships -- flexibility and the generation gap -- the need for unification -- a summary of present theses.
1. Approaches to psychological theory -- 2. Concepts of the optimal personality -- popular concepts -- intra-individual consistency -- adequacy of coping -- actualization of potentials -- awareness -- the quality of experience -- social relationships -- some overall implications -- 3. Research strategy for the study of the optimal personality -- the need for constructive analysis -- the problem of measurement -- 4. Development of a research -- battery: measures of personal consistency -- phenomenal organization -- logical consistency of the attitude-belief system -- consistency of self-description -- consistency with a socially defined standard -- consistency with group-defined trends -- 5. The scope of awareness -- the research of Fitzgerald -- the experience inventory -- an analysis of the experience inventory -- the scope of early memory -- miscellaneous activities -- correlates of the experience measures -- 6. The experience of control -- the measurement of control -- the development of the personal opinion -- survey -- an analysis of the personal opinion survey -- story completions -- correlates of the control measures -- 7. Additional questionnaire instruments -- general beliefs -- reality contact -- other scales
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