Advances in Personality Psychology: Volume 1 [NOOK Book]

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Advances in Personality Psychology includes chapters on cross-cultural evidence for the Big-Five framework for personality description, type and trait approaches to understanding childhood personality, developments in psychometrics, the relationship between hostility and cardiovascular disease, and the connections between personality and emotions. In further chapters the view that personality cannot change in adulthood is challenged and the theory that genetics, rather than the environment, determines behavior is...
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Advances in Personality Psychology: Volume 1

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Overview

Advances in Personality Psychology includes chapters on cross-cultural evidence for the Big-Five framework for personality description, type and trait approaches to understanding childhood personality, developments in psychometrics, the relationship between hostility and cardiovascular disease, and the connections between personality and emotions. In further chapters the view that personality cannot change in adulthood is challenged and the theory that genetics, rather than the environment, determines behavior is refuted.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781317797746
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/14/2014
  • Series: Advances in Personality Psychology
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 257
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Sarah E. Hampson is Professor of Psychology and Health at the University of Surrey and President of the European Association of Personality Psychology.

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Table of Contents

Cross-language studies of lexical personality factors: Gerard Saucuer, Sarah E. Hampson and Lewis R. Goldberg. Variable-centered and person-centered approaches to childhood personality: Ivan Mervielde and Jens B. Asendorph. Personality development on adulthood: The broad picture and processes in one longitudinal sample: Ravenna Helson and Viginia S. Y. Kwan. Behavior genetics of personality: The case of observational studies: Peter Borkenau, Rainer Reimann, Frank M. Spinath and Alios Angleitner. Linking reliability and factor analysis: Recent developments in some classical psychometric problems: Jos M. F. ten Berge. Personality and health: Cardiovascular diseases: Martha C. Whiteman, Ian J. Deary and F. Gerry R. Fowkes. Personality and emotion: Cognitive science perspectives: Gerald Matthews, Douglas Derryberry and Greg J. Siegle. Author Index. Subject Index.
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