Conceptual and pedagogical challenges in understanding the whole person
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Eric Amsel - No affiliation found
2015/06/01 Full-length article DOI: 10.1016/j.newideapsych.2014.10.001
Journal: New Ideas in Psychology
AbstractThe article introduces the special issues addressing Eric Johnson's account of Form Psychology, which provides a conceptual method to scientifically study the whole person. Form Psychology is presented as a theoretically significant proposal that integrates multiple conceptualizations of the whole person. The pedagogical value of such an understanding is also emphasized as undergraduate psychology students hold strong intuitions that the person is an integrated whole rather than a set of distinct systems.
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