For courses in Personality Psychology
Bring theory into practice with illustrative biographies, clear explanations, and the most current research
Revel™ Theories of Personality provides an overview of major classic and current theories of personality, brings theories to life through the interpretation of illustrative biographies, and integrates a clear explanation of theory with the latest research. In the 7th Edition, you’ll find updated literature throughout, as well as timely discussions on interesting topics such as Jung’s theory, bullying, epigenetics, and more. Author Susan Cloninger encourages readers to think critically, and to see how understanding other people can bring both academic and practical benefits to our lives.
Revel is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, Revel replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, Revel is an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience — for less than the cost of a traditional textbook.
NOTE: This Revel Combo Access pack includes a Revel access code plus a loose-leaf print reference (delivered by mail) to complement your Revel experience. In addition to this access code, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Revel.
|Edition description:||7th ed.|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.06(d)|
About the Author
Susan C. Cloninger, PhD, is a professor emerita from The Sage Colleges, at Troy and Albany, New York, where she taught psychology for 36 years. Her graduate study was at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where she earned a PhD in psychology with specialization in personality — particularly social motivation. In addition to Theories of Personality: Understanding Persons, she has contributed to the Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology.
In retirement, Sue is active as a volunteer in a supportive housing unit for persons with a history of homelessness and mental illness; in her Unitarian Universalist church; as an amateur gardener; and with her grandchildren. Her professional curiosity is a quest for understanding that bridges issues from biological to social-political understanding.
Table of Contents
About Revel and This Course
1. Introduction to Personality Theory
2. Freud's Classical Psychoanalysis
3. Jung's Analytical Psychology
4. Adler's Individual Psychology
5. Erikson's Psychosocial Development
6. Horney, Relational Theory, and the Interpersonal Psychoanalytic Approach
7. Allport's Personological Trait Theory
8. Two Factor Analytic Trait Theories
9. Biological Theories
10. Behavioral Theories
11. Kelly's Personal Construct Theory
12. Mischel’s Traits in Cognitive Social Learning Theory
13. Bandura's Theory on Performance in Cognitive Social Learning
14. Rogers's Person-Centered Theory
15. Maslow’s Need Hierarchy Theory and Positive Psychology
16. Buddhist Psychology
17. Concluding Remarks