SELF-INTEGRATION ON TIME PERSPECTIVE:I. PROJECTIVE TEST FOR THE PSYCHOLOGICAL STRUCTURE
Huang Xiting; Zheng Yong(Institute and Department of Psychology,Southwest China Normal University ,Chongqing 400715)
This paper conducted a specially-designed projective test on 201 subjects with respect to timeexperiencing and self-concept information. The findings were:’１) in terms of extension, attainmentshowed a wider degree towards the present while diffusion did the same towards the past, 2) in termsof direction, attainment was more future-oriented, while diffusion was past-oriented; 3) in terms ofrelatedness, attainment was more capable of integrating past, present, and future, while diffusion wasprone to be led to time-splitting and future perspective break-down. The findings above gave apreliminary display of the structuring force exerted by certain identity status on time Perspective.