Part 4, Chapter 12 - Vocabulary
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Passionate Love
   A strong feeling for a potential or actual
    life partner involving intense arousal
    and longing ...
Companionate Love
   A caring and desire for another person
    with whom are lives intertwine. It
    emphasizes intimac...
Assortive Mating
   The tendency to find a mate who is
    similar to oneself in one or more
    dimensions.




        ...
Complementary Selection
   The tendency to find a mate who is
    different from oneself on one or more
    dimensions.

...
Realistic Occupations
   Those jobs or careers dealing with work
    that must respond to definite
    requirements of la...
Investigative Occupations
   Those jobs or careers involving the
    investigation of information, or
    exploration of ...
Artistic Occupations
   Those jobs or careers stressing
    communication, creativity, art, and
    entertainment.




  ...
Social Occupations
   Those jobs or careers involving working
    with people. Including social workers,
    managers, an...
Enterprising Occupations
   Those jobs or careers involving the
    influencing of others, including
    salespeople, pol...
Conventional Occupations
   Those jobs or careers involving work
    with numbers and letters, including
    secretaries,...
Lotka-Price Law
   A law of productivity of the members of
    a given field that states that the square
    root of the ...
Type A Personality
   A personality type that emphasizes time
    pressure, competitiveness, achievement
    striving, im...
Adaptive Functioning
   The degree to which one can solve the
    practical, pragmatic problems of life.




            ...
Personal Growth
   The degree to which one can attain
    inner understanding and wisdom apart
    from the social norms ...
Achievers
   Adults interested in both practical
    attainments and personal improvement.




                     Part ...
Conservers
   Adults interested in practical
    attainment.




                      Part 4 – Personality Development
 ...
Seekers
   Adults interested in personal and
    spiritual self-development.




                     Part 4 – Personalit...
Depleteds
   Adults who are no longer seeking
    further goals in life.




                     Part 4 – Personality De...
Diagnostic and Statistical
           Manual (DSM)
   A manual of psychiatric diagnosis
    published by the American Psy...
Positive Psychology
   A scientific movement to identify the
    positive strengths in individual’s
    personalities.


...
Self-Actualized
   The state of a person who is able to
    develop his or her innermost self in a
    healthy fashion th...
Peak Experience
   An altered state of consciousness in
    which one’s awareness appears to
    merge with a cosmic cons...
Philosophical Humor
   A type of humor employed by the self-
    actualized that gently pokes fun at the
    oddities and...
Gemeinschaftsgefuhl
   An attitude of caring concern for the
    rest of humanity that leads to a desire
    to help othe...
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  1. 1. Part 4, Chapter 12 - Vocabulary These flashcards have been designed as a study tool to assist in your mastery of each chapter’s vocabulary and accompanying concepts. Instructions: This is an animated PowerPoint slide show. To use it as intended, begin the slide show by clicking on quot;slide showquot; (above) and then quot;view show,quot; or by clicking on the slide show icon below. For use in conjunction with: Personality: A Systems Approach, By John D. Mayer Copyright © 2007 Allyn & Bacon Mayer’s Personality: A Systems Approach Flashcards by Rebecca Disbrow Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  2. 2. Passionate Love  A strong feeling for a potential or actual life partner involving intense arousal and longing for joining with the other. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  3. 3. Companionate Love  A caring and desire for another person with whom are lives intertwine. It emphasizes intimacy and concern for the other. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  4. 4. Assortive Mating  The tendency to find a mate who is similar to oneself in one or more dimensions. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  5. 5. Complementary Selection  The tendency to find a mate who is different from oneself on one or more dimensions. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  6. 6. Realistic Occupations  Those jobs or careers dealing with work that must respond to definite requirements of land or objects  For example, farmer, mechanic Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  7. 7. Investigative Occupations  Those jobs or careers involving the investigation of information, or exploration of new ideas or possibilities. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  8. 8. Artistic Occupations  Those jobs or careers stressing communication, creativity, art, and entertainment. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  9. 9. Social Occupations  Those jobs or careers involving working with people. Including social workers, managers, and therapists. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  10. 10. Enterprising Occupations  Those jobs or careers involving the influencing of others, including salespeople, politicians, and entrepreneurs. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  11. 11. Conventional Occupations  Those jobs or careers involving work with numbers and letters, including secretaries, bookkeepers, accountants, and engineers. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  12. 12. Lotka-Price Law  A law of productivity of the members of a given field that states that the square root of the total will account for half the productivity. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  13. 13. Type A Personality  A personality type that emphasizes time pressure, competitiveness, achievement striving, impatience, and hostility, and that has been related to heart disease and high professional attainment. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  14. 14. Adaptive Functioning  The degree to which one can solve the practical, pragmatic problems of life. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  15. 15. Personal Growth  The degree to which one can attain inner understanding and wisdom apart from the social norms of success and failure. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  16. 16. Achievers  Adults interested in both practical attainments and personal improvement. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  17. 17. Conservers  Adults interested in practical attainment. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  18. 18. Seekers  Adults interested in personal and spiritual self-development. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  19. 19. Depleteds  Adults who are no longer seeking further goals in life. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  20. 20. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM)  A manual of psychiatric diagnosis published by the American Psychiatric Association and providing the descriptions of mental disorders recognized by law in the United States. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  21. 21. Positive Psychology  A scientific movement to identify the positive strengths in individual’s personalities. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  22. 22. Self-Actualized  The state of a person who is able to develop his or her innermost self in a healthy fashion that represents, expresses, and satisfies his or her true needs and characteristics. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  23. 23. Peak Experience  An altered state of consciousness in which one’s awareness appears to merge with a cosmic consciousness, and an individual feels at one with the surrounding environment or universe. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  24. 24. Philosophical Humor  A type of humor employed by the self- actualized that gently pokes fun at the oddities and commonalities of the human experience. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
  25. 25. Gemeinschaftsgefuhl  An attitude of caring concern for the rest of humanity that leads to a desire to help others in one’s life projects. Considered to be a quality of the self- actualized person. Part 4 – Personality Development Chapter 12 – Personality Development in Adulthood
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