Analysis Of The Book ' Mcadams '

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In this article McAdams, the author guides the reader through the life stories of different psychologists , he provide a real recollection of life stories and narrative approaches that recent researcher and theories have apply to understand human behavior. This article integrates recent theories and researchers of life stories as illustrated the investigation of self-understanding, personal memory, personality structure and change, and the relations between the personal lives and cultural. The article provides a numerous of psychologist stories and the contributions they have made in the psychology fields. McAdams, 1985 has argued that personal life takes form of a story, in which involve the environment, character, setting and the…show more content…
It is no longer an imaginary notion, that psychology of life stories is real and well situated today and it does play an important role in the scientific study of human behavior and experience. MacAdams (1985) questions What is identify? He starts by pointing out Erick Erickon’s development concept of the ego identity. He addresses the fifth of eight stages of Erick life spam of the individual development. To understands a little bit about Erikson’s life and his eight developments of stages. The Erik Erikson’s was born June 15, 1902, Germany, His mother was Jewish, Karla Abrahamsen and his biological father, who was on unnamed Darnish man. Erikson’s biological abandoned him before he was born. Erikson grows up by his mother and stepfather; He never knew the true identity of his biological father. Erik was in a constant search of his identity; It took Erikson many years inquiring about his identify and his own personality. It was very important for him to discover his identity. Searching for his individual self was very hard for Erik and consequently his journey was very difficult and his searching through his life experiences never end and he developed the theory on the development stage of the human being.
Erik Erikson has made numerous contributions to society as a psychologist. His developmental theory had a great impact on the
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