Lola from a motives perspective

Overview Personality psychology is the focus of some of the best-known psychology theories. To illustrate the discipline’s different theories and approaches to individuality, this assessment examines how to apply several motives theories in the case of a young woman we call Lola. In this case study assignment, you will hear from Lola, as well as from some of the significant people in her life. Context Using different perspectives to view a specific case can bring new explanations and observations. This understanding of the many varied views of personality development is a valuable component of studying personality. In this assessment, you will explore Henry Murray’s theory of needs and Maslow’s hierarchy of needs as they relate to the case of Lola. Consider the power of needs in our experience, and how those needs motivate our behavior. Instructions Note: This assignment will focus on Lola’s case study from a motives perspective. When accessing the Case Study: Lola presentation (link in the Resources), go to the Unit 3 tab to get the information you need for this assignment. Using the case of Lola, complete the following: Apply Murray’s theory of needs. What is the function of a need? What does it mean to say that the “motive” concept is dynamic, and why is Murray’s motivational theory of needs a dynamic theory? Apply Maslow’s hierarchy of needs to the case. What are the needs at each level? What are the assumptions Maslow made about these needs and the satisfaction of these needs? Compare Murray’s theory and Maslow’s theory. Which theory best describes Lola’s current presentation? Explain. Read the scoring guide for this assessment before submitting it. When you are done, submit your assessment to faculty. Additional Requirements References: Support your paper with one current peer-reviewed and scholarly resource not more than five years old. Length: Ensure your paper is 23 pages in length, excluding the title page and reference page. Format: Use current APA style guidelines.