ISBN-10:
047008765X
ISBN-13:
9780470087657
Pub. Date:
08/17/2007
Publisher:
Wiley
Introduction to Personality: Toward an Integrative Science of the Person / Edition 8

Introduction to Personality: Toward an Integrative Science of the Person / Edition 8

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Overview

Reflecting the latest developments, this eighth edition paints a picture of the field as a cumulative, integrative science that builds on its rich past. It provides a much more coherent view of the whole functioning individual in the social world. Throughout the chapters, emphasis is placed on practical applications and personal relevance to everyday life in a clear and compelling way. The book also explores the essential features and contributions from the field's heritage

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470087657
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 08/17/2007
Edition description: REV
Pages: 594
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Walter Mischel, PhD, is a Niven Professor of Humane Letters in Psychology at Columbia University.

Yuichi Shoda is the author of Introduction to Personality: Toward an Integrative Science of the Person, 8th Edition, published by Wiley.

Ozlem Ayduk is the author of Introduction to Personality: Toward an Integrative Science of the Person, 8th Edition, published by Wiley.

Table of Contents

PREFACE AND TEXT ORGANIZATION v

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS ix

CHAPTER 1 ORIENTATION TO PERSONALITY 1

CHAPTER 2 DATA, METHODS, AND TOOLS 19

PART I THE TRAIT-DISPOSITIONAL LEVEL

CHAPTER 3 TYPES AND TRAITS 45

CHAPTER 4 THE EXPRESSIONS OF DISPOSITIONS 72

PART II THE BIOLOGICAL LEVEL

CHAPTER 5 HEREDITY AND PERSONALITY 95

CHAPTER 6 BRAIN, EVOLUTION, AND PERSONALITY 124

PART III THE PSYCHODYNAMIC MOTIVATIONAL LEVEL

CHAPTER 7 PSYCHODYNAMIC THEORIES: FREUD’S CONCEPTIONS 155

CHAPTER 8 PSYCHODYNAMIC APPLICATIONS AND PROCESSES 177

CHAPTER 9 POST-FREUDIAN PSYCHODYNAMICS 209

PART IV THE BEHAVIORAL-CONDITIONING LEVEL

CHAPTER 10 BEHAVIORAL CONCEPTIONS 245

CHAPTER 11 ANALYZING AND MODIFYING BEHAVIOR 270

PART V THE PHENOMENOLOGICAL HUMANISTIC LEVEL

CHAPTER 12 PHENOMENOLOGICAL-HUMANISTIC CONCEPTIONS 297

CHAPTER 13 THE INTERNAL VIEW 323

PART VI THE SOCIAL COGNITIVE LEVEL

CHAPTER 14 SOCIAL COGNITIVE CONCEPTIONS 349

CHAPTER 15 SOCIAL COGNITIVE PROCESSES 379

PART VII INTEGRATION OF LEVELS: THE PERSON AS A WHOLE

CHAPTER 16 THE PERSONALITY SYSTEM: INTEGRATING THE LEVELS 409

CHAPTER 17 SELF-REGULATION: FROM GOAL PURSUIT TO GOAL ATTAINMENT 437

CHAPTER 18 PERSONALITY IN ITS SOCIAL CONTEXT AND CULTURE 466

GLOSSARY 492

REFERENCES 508

NAME INDEX 549

SUBJECT INDEX 559

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