ISBN-10:
0205917429
ISBN-13:
9780205917426
Pub. Date:
02/19/2016
Publisher:
Pearson
Personality Psychology: Understanding Yourself and Others / Edition 1

Personality Psychology: Understanding Yourself and Others / Edition 1

by Jean M. Twenge, W. Keith Campbell

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ISBN-13: 9780205917426
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 02/19/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 512
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jean M. Twenge, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at San Diego State University, is the author of more than 100 scientific publications and the books Generation Me: Why Today’s Young Americans Are More Confident, Assertive, Entitled—and More Miserable Than Ever Before and The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement (with W. Keith Campbell). She frequently gives talks and seminars on teaching and working with today’s young generation based on a dataset of 11 million young people. Her research has been covered in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, USA Today, U.S. News and World Report, and The Washington Post, and she has been featured on Today, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning, Fox and Friends, NBC Nightly News, Dateline NBC, and National Public Radio.

W. Keith Campbell, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at the University of Georgia, is the author of more than 100 scientific publications and the books, When You Love a Man Who Loves Himself: How to Deal with a One-Way Relationship; The Narcissism Epidemic: Living in the Age of Entitlement (with Jean Twenge); and The Handbook of Narcissism and Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Theoretical Approaches, Empirical Findings, and Treatments (with Josh Miller). His work on narcissism has appeared in USA Today, Time, and The New York Times, and he has made numerous radio and television appearances, including The Today Show, NPR’s All Things Considered, and The Glenn Beck Show. Dr. Campbell speaks to organizations around the globe on the topics of narcissism, generations, and cultural change.

Table of Contents

PART I: DEFINING PERSONALITY AND METHODS OF ASSESSMENT
1. Understanding Yourself and Others
2. Assessment and Methods

PART II: APPROACHES TO UNDERSTANDING PERSONALITY
3. The Big Five Personality Traits
4. Biological Underpinnings of Personality
5. Self-Concept and Self-Processes
6. Psychodynamic Approaches
7. Motivation
8. How Learning Shapes Behavior

PART III: APPLYING PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY IN THE REAL WORLD
9. Personality Across the Lifespan
10. Gender and Personality
11. Culture and Personality
12. Personality in the Workplace
13. Personality and Relationships
14. Personality and Mental Health
15. Personality and Physical Health

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