The Psychology of Personal Effectiveness

CLP 1006



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The interest in what makes people effective and competent in their personal behavior goes back at least to the ancient Greeks, who asked questions like, “what is the good life?”  This course deals with modern perspectives on that issue and utilizes psychological knowledge and research to try to address the skills needed to help people develop their optimum abilities.


No, this is not your brain on drugs, rather it is your mind according to Freud. We will study some aspects of his theories of personality development as well as others, including the humanistic theory of Abraham Maslow, whose notion of the Hierarchy of Needs is depicted above right.

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"Imagination is more important than knowledge, for knowledge is limited
while imagination embraces the entire world."
-Albert Einstein


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