9780470485064

Personality: Theory and Research, 11th Edition

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    9780470485064

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    047048506X

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 9/1/2009
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Wiley Desktop Edition - your complete ELECTRONIC study resource! PLEASE NOTE: This product is digital. There are no refunds available for purchase of Desktop Editions. If you're not sure a Desktop Edition is what you're looking for, check out all the great features yourself in this DEMONSTRATIONDownload the full text to your computer! Use the search function to locate key concepts! Create your own colour-coded highlights as you revise! Make notes for revision and share them with your friends!To purchase this Wiley Desktop Edition click on the 'Buy' button above. You will receive your registration code via email.To make the most of this product's interactive features you should download it to your own personal computer or laptop as follows:Go to www.vitalsource.com/download Download the Bookshelf application to your personal computer or laptop Follow the instructions on the website to register and redeem your registration code This will download the Wiley Desktop EditionFor technical support please visit www.vitalsource.com/index/support or email bookshelf.support@ingramdigital.comABOUT THE BOOKThis new edition has successfully captured the mystery of human personality and the efforts of psychologists to unravel it. Cervone enhances the coverage of contemporary researching findings in the field. The chapters have been streamlined to present more balanced coverage of the competing theories. It integrates theory and research to emphasize how theory and research inform one another. Psychologists will also find that rich case material is used to clearly illustrate the theory.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: PERSONALITY THEORY.

CHAPTER 2: THE SCIENTIFIC STUDY OF PEOPLE.

CHAPTER 3: A PSYCHODYNAMIC THEORY: FREUD’S PSYCHOANALYTIC THEORY OF PERSONALITY.

CHAPTER 4: FREUD’S PSYCHOANALYTIC THEORY: APPLICATIONS, RELATED THEORETICAL CONCEPTIONS, AND CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH.

CHAPTER 5: A PHENOMENOLOGICAL THEORY: CARL ROGERS’S PERSON-CENTERED THEORY.

CHAPTER 6: ROGERS’S PHENOMENOLOGICAL THEORY: APPLICATIONS, RELATED THEORETICAL CONCEPTIONS, AND CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH.

CHAPTER 7: TRAIT THEORIES OF PERSONALITY: ALLPORT, EYSENCK, AND CATTELL.

CHAPTER 8: TRAIT THEORY: THE FIVE-FACTOR MODEL; APPLICATIONS AND EVALUATION OF TRAIT APPROACHES TO PERSONALITY.

CHAPTER 9: BIOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONS OF PERSONALITY.

CHAPTER 10: BEHAVIORISM AND THE LEARNING APPROACHES TO PERSONALITY.

CHAPTER 11: A COGNITIVE THEORY: GEORGE A. KELLY’S PERSONAL CONSTRUCT THEORY OF PERSONALITY.

CHAPTER 12: SOCIAL COGNITIVE THEORY: BANDURA AND MISCHEL.

CHAPTER 13: SOCIAL COGNITIVE THEORY: APPLICATIONS, RELATED THEORETICAL CONCEPTIONS, AND CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH.

CHAPTER 14: PERSONALITY IN CONTEXT: INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS, CULTURE, AND DEVELOPMENT ACROSS THE COURSE OF LIFE.

CHAPTER 15: ASSESSING PERSONALITY THEORY AND RESEARCH.

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