Personality in Psychology

Analyse the impact of nature and nurture and adolescence versus life changes on personality development,
making reference to psychological research.
Introduction: Introduction – Define key terms relevant to essay: personality,
nature versus nurture, self-concept and self- esteem
Section 1: Explain one supporting research on the nature argument:
Eysenck’s theory
The big five theory
You then provide two strengths and two weaknesses of the theory.
Section 2: Explain one supporting research on the nurture argument this can
be from any of the following approaches:
Humanistic approach
Psychodynamic approach
Behavioural approach
Developmental approach
Cognitive approach.
You then provide two strengths and two weaknesses of the theory
Section 3: Explain one key theory from below:
Erik Erikson’s theory on personality changes.
James Marcia’s approach on personality development.
Kohlberg’s theory on Moral development.
You then give 2 strengths and 2 weaknesses of your chosen theory.

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