Personality, Individual Differences and Intelligence eBook (4e) : 9781292180632

Personality, Individual Differences and Intelligence eBook (4e)

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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.

Table of 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
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