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Reflecting the latest developments, this eighth edition paints a picture of the field as a cumulative, integrative science that builds on its rich past. It provides a much more coherent view of the whole functioning individual in the social world. Throughout the chapters, emphasis is placed on practical applications and personal relevance to everyday life in a clear and compelling way. The book also explores the essential features and contributions from the field's heritage
Table of Contents
|Orientation to Personality|
|Data, Methods, and Tools|
|The Trait-Dispositional Level|
|Types and Traits|
|The Expressions of Dispositions|
|The Biological Level|
|Heredity and Personality|
|Brain, Evolution, and Personality|
|The Psychodynamic-Motivational Level|
|Psychodynamic Theories: Freud's Conceptions|
|Psychodynamic Applications and Processes|
|The Behavioral-Conditioning Level|
|Analyzing and Modifying Behavior|
|The Phenomenological-Humanistic Level|
|The Internal View|
|The Social Cognitive Level|
|Social Cognitive Conceptions|
|Social Cognitive Processes|
|Integration of Levels: The Person as a Whole|
|The Personality System: Integrating the Levels|
|Self-Regulation: From Goal Pursuit to Goal Attainment|
|Personality in its Social Context and Culture|
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