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Personal Identity, Development of

  • By: Jane Kroger
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Personal identity development has been defined in many ways over the past 50 years of social science history. Most social writers would agree, however, that one's personal identity development is that which gives one a sense of purpose, meaning, continuity, and ...