Take one element of the theories or ideas presented this week and apply it to a real person – for example, someone from current events, politics, business, sports, the entertainment field. Define the terms you’re using, and apply them to an aspect of this person’s life (a specific action, behavior, or decision, for example). How can we understand this person more fully by using this concept to understand him/her?
What is positive psychology? How does this approach to psychology differ from many other approaches?
What does the humanistic/existential approach say about free will? How does this conflict with what a behaviorist might say? Provide an example that supports each side.