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Personality, Individual Differences and Intelligence
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PERSONALITY, INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES AND INTELLIGENCE

PAPERBACK BY MALTBY, JOHN; DAY, LIZ; MACASKILL, ANN

£39.99

ISBN
9781292090511
IMPRINT
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
 
 
EDITION
4TH NEW EDITION
PUBLISHER
PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED
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FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
784 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
20 MAR 2017

DESCRIPTION

A comprehensive and accessible fourth edition of a market leading text on personality, individual differences and intelligence that offers up-to-date research and a wealth of pedagogical features. The fourth edition of the marketing leading Personality, Individual Differences and Intelligence continues to offer a comprehensive, accessible and thoroughly up to date introduction to this fascinating field. A thoughtfully developed pedagogical approach guides you from the foundations to the more advanced topics, employing a range of features to encourage reflection, critical thinking and thereby a deeper understanding.

CONTENTS

PART 1 Personality 1 Personality Theory in Context 2 The Basis of the Psychoanalytic Approach to Personality 3 Developments of Freudian Theorising 4 Learning Theory Perspectives on Personality 5 Cognitive Personality Theories 6 Humanistic Personality Theories 7 The Trait Approach to Personality 8 Biological Basis of Personality I: Genetic Heritability of Personality and Biological and Physiological Models of Personality 9 Biological Basis of Personality II: Evolutionary Psychology and Animal Studies of Personality PART 2 Intelligence 10 An Introduction to Intelligence 11 Theories and Measurement of Intelligence 12 The Use of Intelligence Tests: What Questions Emerge from the Measurement of Intelligence? 13 Heritability and Socially Defined Race Differences in Intelligence 14 Intelligence and the Self: Emotional Intelligence, Creativity, and Sex Differences in Intelligence. 15 The Application of Personality and Intelligence in Education and the Workplace. PART 3 Applications in Individual Differences 16 Optimism 17 Irrational Beliefs 18 Embarrassment, Shyness and Social Anxiety 19 Interpersonal Relationships 20 Social Attitudes and Culture 21 Well-being and Personality Disorders 22 Individual Differences in Health and Illness 23An Introduction to Psychometric Testing