A key component of Adler’s theory is what he calls “social interest.” He maintains that social interest is an important criterion for a healthy personality. Adler also talks about inferiority and compensation in his theory of personality.
On the basis of your understanding on “social interest”, discuss the following:
- Write about a public figure from popular culture, such as politics, movies, or television.
- Explain how social interest is or was a factor in his or her personality development.
- Explain how factors such as inferiority and compensation are displayed in your subject’s personality.
Support your responses with examples.
Cite any sources in APA format.