Postmodern Psychology: Introduction
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Postmodern Psychology: Introduction

This quiz explores the concept of postmodern psychology, where traditional notions of identity and the human psyche are challenged. Learn how postmodern thought has led to a reevaluation of what it means to be human. Discover how our understanding of personal identity has changed in recent years.

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What is the core idea of postmodern psychology according to Walter Truett Anderson?

Human reality is shaped by societal influences

What is the current understanding of personal identity in postmodern psychology?

A multiplicity of selves

According to Hazel Rose Markus, what is the current state of psychology?

The most exciting time in decades

What is the implied response to the suggestion 'Get in touch with yourself' or 'Be yourself' according to Postmodern psychologists?

<p>Which one?</p> Signup and view all the answers

What example does Mitchell Stephens use to illustrate the concept of multiple selves?

<p>Mick Jagger</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is Mick Jagger's profession?

<p>Rock music singer</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does Allan Bloom suggest replaced the traditional idea of the soul?

<p>The notion of socially constructed 'selves'</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who is credited with replacing the idea of the soul with 'a feeling self'?

<p>Machiavelli and Thomas Hobbes</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the result of the emphasis on self-interest in Postmodern psychology?

<p>The denial of human nature</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the implication of the Postmodern notion of socially constructed 'selves'?

<p>The individual's identity is shaped by their social condition</p> Signup and view all the answers

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