Основные разделы психологии личности.
Unlike pedagogy, aimed at educating a person and forming a personality, psychology studies primarily the mechanisms of these processes. Personality psychology is a section of psychology that studies personality and various individual processes: everything that makes us a person.
Social psychology studies a person among people. Psychology of personality - a person as such, personal, using the society, and not obeying him, growing with the help of society, and not just his reproducing.
In the psychology of personality, the emphasis is on trying to create a coherent picture of the personality and its basic mental processes. In addition, individual differences are studied. According to V.V. Petukhov, the main sections of the personality psychology:
• Diagnosis (studying the individual characteristics of the subject: ability, temperament, nature), differential psychology. How do I differ from others? See →
• Emotional-volitional sphere of personality, internal regulation of behavior. Emotional (involuntary) and volitional (arbitrary) regulation of behavior. How to manage yourself and your behavior? See →
• Researching the internal causes of behavior, needs and motives. Structure of personality. Who am I really, what are my motives? See →