Discussion Question

Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:

Gordon Allport conducted immense research in the field of personality in an attempt to define the term and how it is comprised. He believed that personality is a product and a process, and it plays a large role in motivation. In his proposed structure of personality, personal dispositions are dynamic and help guide other dispositions (Feist, 2018). Consider the following:

  • What are the levels of personal dispositions, and how are they different from one another? Provide an example of each level.
  • What is the relationship between personal dispositions and motivation?
  • What role does proprium have in the structure of personality?