A Glossary of Descriptive Psychology Concepts

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Person Concept

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  1. The ability that people have that enables them to understand people is the ability to use, or act on, a certain concept. This concept is designated as "the Person concept" or, interchangeably, "the concept of the Person."
  2. Mastery and use of this concept is what is universal among persons.
  3. It is universal among persons because mastery of that concept and the routine spontaneous exercise of that mastery are what make a person a person.