Observations Essay

279 words - 2 pages

Observations

Petrina M Murti

PSY/230

October 27, 2012

Amanda Martin

There are several different ways I have used the scientific process to better understand my personality. Unsystematic observation known as the first step to the scientific process was used in my early adulthood experiences, for many years I thought the people I surrounded myself with were true friends, I started ...view middle of the document...

That was my environment and that is how we lived until I started realizing there is more to life than just this. Building theories which is step two in the scientific process was what I used to get myself out of the environment I was once in; I started formulating different questions pertaining to my life and what I wanted out of it. Because of questions and wanting more in life, it resulted in me changing and moving away from the environment.
Evaluating propositions describes “the scientist attempts to evaluate or justify the truth of a given statement” (McAdams, pg. 16, 2009) because I observed these so called friends for years and the environment I was growing to become it made me question and theorize the purpose in my life and in turn I justified my change by moving away from the negative environment. Now that I am in school and have goals in life, evaluating propositions have been confirmed from my theories of my life years ago. I am proud that I have grown in to the individual that I am today.

Reference:
McAdams, D. P. (2009). The person: An introduction to the science of personality psychology (5th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

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