Handbook of Personality (inbunden)
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Handbook of Personality (inbunden)

Handbook of Personality

Theory and Research, Third Edition

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Long the reference of choice for researchers and students of personality, this authoritative Handbook is now in a substantially revised and expanded third edition. Following an introductory section that describes the most important theoretical approaches in personality, the volume is now organized around five broad content areas: biological bases; development; self and social processes; cognitive and motivational processes; and emotion, adjustment, and health. Within each area, new and updated chapters review what is known, present innovative research designs and findings, and discuss key questions and controversies in the field. New to This Edition: expanded and restructured to reflect significant advances in the field seventeen of thirty two chapters are entirely new foremost authorities are joined by the next generation of up-and-coming researchers new topics: aging, relationships and attachment, personality in animals, spirituality, happiness, implicit motives, identity development, and more.
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'With this third edition of the Handbook of Personality, the vibrant state of theory, research, and application in personality psychology is abundantly evident. The editorial team has brought together an all-star cast of chapter authors who offer state-of-the-science discussions of classic and contemporary topics in personality psychology, accessible to scholars and students alike. Truly, this is a landmark work.' - Mark Snyder, McKnight Presidential Chair in Psychology, University of Minnesota, USA

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Edited by Oliver P. John, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley; Richard W. Robins, PhD, Department of Psychology, University of California, Davis; and Lawrence A. Pervin, PhD, Department of Psychology, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


Part 1. Introduction History of Modern Personality Theory and Research. Part 2. Theoretical Perspectives. Human Nature and Individual Differences: Evolution of Human Personality. Psychoanalytic Approaches to Personality. Paradigm Shift to the Integrative Big Five Trait Taxonomy: History, Measurement, and Conceptual Issues. The Five-Factor Theory of Personality. When Is Personality Revealed?: A Motivated Cognition Approach. Toward a Unifying Theory of Personality: Integrating Dispositions and Processing Dynamics within the Cognitive-Affective Processing System. Personal Narratives and the Life Story. Part 3. Biological Bases. Temperament: An Organizing Paradigm for Trait Psychology. Behavioral Genetics and Personality: A New Look at the Integration of Nature and Nurture. Toward a "Molecular Psychology" of Personality. Personality in Animals. Part 4. Developmental Approaches , Parents' Role in Children's Personality Development: The Psychological Resource Principle. The Development of Personality Traits in Adulthood. Challenges and Opportunities at the Interface of Aging, Personality, and Well-Being. Part 5. Self and Social Processes. Naturalizing the Self. Identity Negotiation: A Theory of Self and Social Interaction. Self-Regulation. Self-Presentation of Personality: An Agency-Communion Framework. Attachment Theory and Its Place in Contemporary Personality Theory and Research. Culture and Personality. Personality, Situations, and Person-Situation Interactions. Part 6. Cognitive and Motivational Processes. The Psychological Unconscious. Implicit Motives. Personality and the Capacity for Religious and Spiritual Experience. Self-Determination Theory and the Role of Basic Psychological Needs in Personality and the Organization of Behavior. Creativity and Genius. Part 7. Emotion, Adjustment, and Health Emotion and Emotion Regulation: Personality Processes and Individual Differences. Self-Regulatory Processes, Stress, and Coping. Personality and Psychopathology. Personality and Health: A Lifespan Perspective. Personality and Subjective Well-Being.