Future Orientation in Personality Contexts

  • Rachel Seginer
Part of the The Springer Series on Human Exceptionality book series (SSHE)

Though initially lured to describe personality tersely as “what a man really is”, in writing what is considered today as the first exposition on personality, Allport defined personality as “…the dynamic organization within the individual of those psychophysical systems that determine his unique adjustments to his environment” (1937/1949, p. 48).


Primary Control Future Orientation Motivational Variable Relational Domain Secondary Control 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rachel Seginer
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  1. 1.University of HaifaIsrael

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