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Psychology, Fifth Edition by Joni E. Johnston

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CHAPTER14

Me, Myself, and I

In This Chapter

  • A look at our multiple selves
  • How our gender identity develops
  • Understanding hidden motives and urges
  • The persons behind the personality theories
  • Strategies for psychic self-defenses

Who are you? What are you? How are you? These are all aspects of a larger question: How is your identity formed?

Identify formation starts from birth and continues throughout the life span. From birth, in the whole world, each of us is different from others. We grow up in different places and meet people who might speak different languages or have values and customs. Because of all this diversity, our identity is unique, ...

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