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Personality: A Systems Approach / Edition 1
     

Personality: A Systems Approach / Edition 1

by John D. Mayer
 

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ISBN-10: 0205389147

ISBN-13: 9780205389148

Pub. Date: 04/07/2006

Publisher: Pearson

The discipline of Personality Psychology is undergoing a renaissance. The new textbook, Personality: A Systems Approach, has been designed to help students keep up. The book is constructed according to an exciting new roadmap that draws on the field’s best and most longstanding intellectual traditions. By examining personality according to its defining

Overview

The discipline of Personality Psychology is undergoing a renaissance. The new textbook, Personality: A Systems Approach, has been designed to help students keep up. The book is constructed according to an exciting new roadmap that draws on the field’s best and most longstanding intellectual traditions. By examining personality according to its defining qualities, parts, organization, and development, students understand human personality, including their own personalities, and the influence of personality on an individual’s life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205389148
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
04/07/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
560
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 8.89(h) x 1.33(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Examining Personality
Chapter 1: What Is Personality?
Chapter 2: Research in Personality Psychology
Chapter 3: Perspectives on Personality
Part 2: Parts of Personality
Chapter 4: Motivation and Emotion
Chapter 5: Interior Selves; Interior Worlds
Chapter 6: Mental Abilities and Navigating the World
Chapter 7: The Conscious Self
Part 3: Personality Organization
Chapter 8: How the Parts of Personality Fit Together
Chapter 9: Dynamics of Action
Chapter 10: Dynamics of Self-Control
Part 4: Personality Development
Chapter 11: Personality Development in Childhood and Adolescence
Chapter 12: Personality Development in Adulthood

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