Chapters 12 & 13

As we have reviewed the readings this week, we have learned about the personality and a number of different theories which include Psychodynamic, Humanistic, as well as Trait and Social-Cognitive Theories. Answer  the following questions:

Why has psychology generated so much research on the self? 

How important is self-esteem to psychology and to our well-being? 

How do you view your self-esteem?