The Science of Personality

The Science of Personality

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An undergraduate text that presents the field of personality as it exists today, rather than the grand theories of personality that have dominated texts since the 1960s. Major theories current in the field are discussed in relation to relevant research. Each chapter beigins with an overview followed by a list of questions devised to stimulate interest and aid in relating research to broader issues.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 512 pages
  • 190.5 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 861.82g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations, ports.
  • 019515102X
  • 9780195151022

Table of contents

1.INTRODUCTION: THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF PERSONALITY; PART I: UNITS OF PERSONALITY; 2. TRAIT UNITS OF PERSONALITY; 3. COGNITIVE UNITS OF PERSONALITY; 4. MOTIVATIONAL UNITS OF PERSONALITY; PART II: PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT; 5. THE NATURE AND NURTURE OF PERSONALITY; 6. CHARTING PROPLE'S LIVES OVER TIME; PART III: TOPICS IN PERSONALITY RESEARCH; 7. THE UNCONSCIOUS; 8. THE CONCEPT OF THE SELF; 9. THE PATH FROM FROM THINKING TO ACTION; 10. EMOTION, ADAPTATION, AND HEALTH; 11. MALADAPTIVE PERSONALITY FUNCTIONING AND PROCESSES OF; CHANGE; 12. PERSONALITY ASSESSMENT; 13. CONCLUSION: CURRENT ISSUES AND THE PROSPECTS FOR THE; SCIENCE OF PERSONALITY; INDEXshow more

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