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sponsiveness alike; the responsive tendencies develop interrelations and conflicts of tendency; and yet more derivative variations ensue through the large range of environmental appeals in the psychic life of an organism of any ...
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Character and temperament

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sponsiveness alike; the responsive tendencies develop interrelations and conflicts of tendency; and yet more derivative variations ensue through the large range of environmental appeals in the psychic life of an organism of any degree of complexity. The central bearing of this body of facts is that the elemental reactions in which the instinctive adjustment is commanding, furnish the clew to the nature of primary traits; this principle will find due recognition. A trait comes to mean a more generic reactive tendency, related closely or remotely to a specific natural situation, and retaining at all events a direct functional significance. The term acquires a variable meaning, and gets its value from the actual range of its application. Such is always the case in regard to products of evolutionary forces which in one direction hark back to elemental origins, in another reflect the environmental adjustment, and in yet another embody the issues of conflict, amalgamation, and complication with other tendencies of like status. At the level at which it is profitable to present the analysis of human qualities, traits appear as generic reactive tendencies or as partial modifying factors of such tendencies, yet reflect the setting of the specific reactions in which they had their source [6]. Traits are issues of original and definite responsive tendencies of the nervous system; they represent functional trends or aids, and get their meaning from the part which they play in natural situations and the complications both naturally and artificially arising from them. Traits as they come to be recognized and named owe their selection to their conspicuousness, which reflects the interest in observing themâ?”the interest itself reflecting their practical import in human conduct. Practical effi...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781176541191
  • Publisher: Nabu Press
  • Publication date: 8/1/2010
  • Pages: 620
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 1.25 (d)

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