Personality Development Analytical Essay by Master Researcher

Personality Development
A psychological discussion on personality development.
# 88136 | 900 words | 4 sources | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Psychology (Theory) , Psychology (General)

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This paper is a high level discussion of development and personality theories in psychology. Through the use and examination of President George W. Bush contrasts between the impact of environment and heredity are discussed, inclusive of his father's impact and life in Texas. A review of contrasting developmental theorists of adult cognitive development verse those that end at adolescence is also reviewed relative to President Bush.

From the Paper:

"Developmental theories abound in the field of psychology, ranging from Paiget to Maslow to a host of others. As our text points out (Leahy, 2004), developmental psychology seeks to address to various aspects of human development: physical, cognitive, emotional, personality, and moral. In looking at the life of George Bush, Jr. there are many forces that have strongly impacted his life and in turn his ultimate election as president of the United States. This paper will focus on these various forces and highlight the distinction between heredity and environmental forces upon President Bush's psychological developing, inclusive of a look at his moral and emotional development. Of interest to President Bush is the effect that his parental practices and social support systems had in optimizing his development, especially in light of his father having also been President of the United States."

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