The Process Approach to Personality: Perceptgeneses and Kindred Approaches in Focus / Edition 1

The Process Approach to Personality: Perceptgeneses and Kindred Approaches in Focus / Edition 1

by Gudmund J. W. Smith
     
 

This book presents the construct of perceptgenesis, a psychodynamic theory pioneered by the author that explains reality as constructed from within by means of hidden but retraceable microprocesses under constraints imposed by outside stimuli. Supported by a process-oriented theoretical framework, the approach is clinically relevant to such fields as personnel

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Overview

This book presents the construct of perceptgenesis, a psychodynamic theory pioneered by the author that explains reality as constructed from within by means of hidden but retraceable microprocesses under constraints imposed by outside stimuli. Supported by a process-oriented theoretical framework, the approach is clinically relevant to such fields as personnel selection, creativity, development, psychosomatics, and psychopathology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780306465758
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
10/01/2001
Series:
Path in Psychology Series
Pages:
148
Product dimensions:
0.38(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

1. Theoretical background. 2. Development of instruments: the serial perspective. 3. Development of instruments: the visual afterimage perspective. 4. Development of instruments: measurement of self-nonself integration. 5. Development of instruments: genuine perceptgenetic (PG) methods. 6. Applications of the Serial Color-Word Test (S-CM). 7. Afterimage trends in applied research. 8. Applications of the Spiral Aftereffect Technique (SAT), the Oculogyral Illusion (OGI), and the Rod-and Frame Test (RFT). 9. Experiments with subliminal manipulation. 10. Summary and conclusions. References. Index.

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