Gregg finds that identity differs from the sense of self that is constituted by culture. As identity can distort and misrepresent aspects of personality that an individual has chosen to present themselves as.
He distinguishes between two levels of personality organization:
● Genotypic Personality is regarded as more fixed, shaped during childhood and consists of inherited temperaments and type of upbringing.
● Phenotypic Personality (identity) is consolidated during the culturally defined transition to adulthood and is more flexible to change.
Contrapuntal: In counterpoint
Thematic apperception test: Is a test designed to reveal an individual's perception of interpersonal relationships. Picture cards serve as stimuli for stories and descriptions about relationships or social situations.
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