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Introduction to Personality: Toward an Integrative Science of the Person, 8th Edition

ISBN13:

9780470087657

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ISBN10:
047008765X
Edition:
8th
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
9/1/2007
Publisher(s):
WILEY
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Summary

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

Introduction
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
Post-Freudian Psychodynamics
The Behavioral-Conditioning Level
Behavioral Conceptions
Analyzing and Modifying Behavior
The Phenomenological-Humanistic Level
Phenomenological-Humanistic Conceptions
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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