9780805830910

Human Differences

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  • ISBN13:

    9780805830910

  • ISBN10:

    080583091X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1999-05-01
  • Publisher: Psychology Pres

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Summary

This textbook provides a unique and comprehensive overview of the many dimensions along which human beings may differ--biological, cognitive, social, performance. Intended for upper-level undergraduates in a wide variety of course settings in psychology.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix(4)
Preface xiii
1 Origins and Developments
1(15)
2 Measurement and Research Methods
16(25)
3 Biological Foundations
41(23)
4 Sociocultural Foundations
64(23)
5 Physical Appearance, Performance, and Health
87(23)
6 Theories, Concepts, and Correlates of Cognitive Abilities
110(30)
7 Exceptional and Special Cognitive Abilities
140(27)
8 Personality Theories, Concepts, and Correlates
167(29)
9 Personality Problems and Disorders
196(26)
10 Differences Across the Life Span
222(31)
Glossary 253(28)
References 281(36)
Author Index 317(16)
Subject Index 333

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