Psychology of Individual Differences

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2004-01-31
  • Publisher: Sage Publications Ltd
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This collection provides a comprehensive up-to-date synthesis of some of the most significant publications in the psychology of individual differences field over the past two decades. It contains benchmark readings, including highly cited empirical articles, review articles with an emphasis on critical review articles as well some book chapters that have had great impact in terms of presenting research findings and influencing the key debates in the field. There is a particular emphasis on recent key publications to complement older classic works, an overall integration of this expansive field and is thoroughly international in focus. In addition to the 80 key original publications included in the collection, Volume One opens with an introductory editorial essay by the Editors setting out the rationale behind the selections, and providing an illuminating discussion of the development of Individual Differences and its theoretical, empirical, and applied foundations. Coverage in this Major Work: Volume 1 - covers the role of individual differences in cognitive//intellectual abilities Volume 2 - covers theories pertaining to normal personality structure along with associated measurement instruments Volume 3 covers papers published on cognitive, emotional and motivational influences on the area of individual differences Volume 4 covers clinical and applied research - including papers in the huge area of personality disorders and assessment This 4-volume reference set will make an invaluable addition to any academic library with a interest in and//or existing collection in individual differences//personality. Given its diverse yet coherent organization, it ought to provide an excellent supplement on relevant courses where students need to engage with the provocative ideas that have made this field both lively and fascinating. This collection provides a comprehensive, up-to-date and international synthesis of some of the most significant publications in the psychology of individual differences over the past two decades. It contains ? benchmark readings, including highly cited empirical articles ? review articles with an emphasis on critical review articles ? key book chapters that have influenced debates in the field. The Editorial introduction at the beginning of Volume 1 contextualises the articles in terms of their overall significance in the development of the field. A unique resource for students and researchers interested in the theoretical, empirical, and applied foundations of the psychology of Individual Differences.

Table of Contents

Process Differences and Individual Differences in Some Cognitive Tasks - A R Jensen
Inspection Time and Intelligence - J H Kranzler and A R Jensen
A Meta-Analysis
The Nature of Psychometric-G - J H Kranzler and A R Jensen
Unitary Process or a Number of Independent Processes
A Practical and Theoretical Guide to Measurement Invariance in Aging Research - J L Horn and J J McArdle
Creativity and Personality - H J Eysenck
Brain Reserve Capacity on Symptom Onset after Brain Injury - P Satz
A Formulation and Review of the Evidence for Threshold Theory
Models and Paradigms in Personality and Intelligence Research - L Stankov, G J Boyle and R B Cattell
Testing Commonsense - R J Sternberg et al
Intelligence - U Neisser et al
Knowns and Unknowns
Inequity in Equity - C P Benbow and J C Stanley
How 'Equity' Can Lead to Inequity for High-Potential Students
Gender-Related Differences on the College Board's Advanced Placement and Achievement Tests - H Stumpf and J C Stanley
Mainstream Science on Intelligence - L S Gottfredson
An Editorial with 52 Signatories, History and Bibliography
Why g Matters - L S Gottfredson
The Complexity of Everyday Life
Sex Differences in Intelligence - D Halpern
Mental Speed Is Not the 'Basic' Process of Intelligence - L Stankov and R D Roberts
Varieties of Intellectual Talent - J C Stanley
Genetic and Environmental Influences on Adult Intelligence and Special Mental Abilities - T J Bouchard
The Stability of Individual Differences in Mental Ability from Childhood to Old Age - I J Deary et al
Follow-Up of the 1932 Scottish Mental Survey
From the Binet-Simon to the Wechsler-Bellevue - C Boake
Tracing the History of Intelligence Testing
Stimulation-Seeking and Intelligence - A Raine et al
A Prospective Longitudinal Study
Cattell and the Theory of Personality - H J Eysenck
A Large Scale Cross-Validation of Second-Order Personality Structure Defined by the 16PF - S E Krug and E F Johns
The Lexical Approach to Personality - O P John, A Angleitner and F Ostendorf
An Historical Review of the Trait Taxonomic Research
Number of Factors in the Personality Sphere - B Mershon and R L Gorsuch
Does Increase in Factors Increase Predictability in Real-Life Criteria?
The Structure of Interpersonal Traits - R R McCrae and P T Costa Jr
Wiggin's Circumplex and the Five-Factor Model
Personality Structure - J M Digman
Emergence of the Five-Factor Model
The Psychophysiology of Sensation-Seeking - M Zuckerman
Dimensions of Personality - H J Eysenck
16, 5, 3?: Criteria for a Taxonomic Paradigm
Four Ways Five Factors Are Not Basic - H J Eysenck
The Five-Factor Model in Personality - D P McAdams
A Critical Appraisal
Exploratory and Confirmatory Tests of the Big Five and Tellegen's Three- and Four-Dimensional Models - A T Church and P J Burke
Extraversion-Introversion - D H Saklofske and H J Eysenck
A Contrarian View of the Five-Factor Approach of Personality Description - J Block
Measurement and Statistical Models in the Study of Personality and Intelligence - G J Boyle, L Stankov and R B Cattell
A Cognitive-Affective System Theory of Personality - W Mischel and Y Shoda
Reconceptualizing Situations, Dispositions, Dynamics and Invariance in Personality Structure
Broadsided by Broad Traits - R J Schneider, L M Hough and M D Dunnette
How to Sink Science in Five Dimensions or Less
A Robust Five-Factor Structure of the 16PF - S M Hofer, J L Horn and H W Eber
Strong Evidence from Independent Rotation and Confirmatory Factorial Invariance Procedures
The Happy Personality - K M DeNeve and H Cooper
A Meta-Analysis of 137 Personality Traits and Subjective Well-Being
What Is beyone the Big Five? Plenty - S V Paunonen and D N Jackson
Millennial Contrarianism - J Block
The Five-Factor Approach to Personality Description Five Years Later
The Trilogy of Mind - E R Hilgard
Cognition, Affection and Conation
Critical Review of State-Trait Curiosity Test Development - G J Boyle
Emotional Intelligence - P Salovey and J D Mayer
Measurement Error Masks Bipolarity in Affect Ratings - D P Green, S L Goldman and P Salovey
Dispositional Differences in Cognitive Motivation - J T Cacioppo et al
The Life and Times of Individuals Varying in Need for Cognition
Bridging Cognition and Personality in Education - S J Messick
The Role of Style in Performance and Development
Intelligence, Personality and Interests - P L Ackerman and E D Heggestad
Evidence for Overlapping Traits
Emotional Intelligence - M Davies, L Stankov and R D Roberts
In Search of an Elusive Construct
The Japanese Adaptation of the STAI for Y in Japanese Working Adults - N Iwata et al
The Presence or Absence of Anxiety
Personality, Self-Regulations and Adaptation - G Mathews et al
A Neuropsychological Theory of Positive Affect and Its Influence on Cognition - F G Ashby, A M Isen and A U Turken
Where Do Motivational and Emotional Traits Fit within Three-Factor Models of Personality? - M Zuckerman et al
States of Excellence - D Lubinski and C P Benbow
Beyond IQ - A Mehranian
Broad-Based Measurement of Individual Success Potential or 'Emotional Intelligence'
Self-Determination Theory and the Facilitation of Intrinsic Motivation, Social Development and Well-Being - R M Ryan and E L Deci
Emotional States and Physical Health - P Salovey et al
Conative Individual Differences in Learning - L Corno and R E Snow
Why Are Some People Happier Than Others? The Role of Cognitive and Motivational Processes in Well-Being - S Lyubomirsky
Does Emotional Intelligence Meet Traditional Standards for an Intelligence? Some Data and Conclusions - R D Roberts, M Zeidner and G Mathews
Enriched Behavioral Prediction Equation and Its Impact on Structured Learning and the Dynamic Calculus - R B Cattell, G J Boyle and D Chant
Self-Report Measures of Depression - G J Boyle
Some Psychometric Considerations
'Normal' Personality Inventories in Clinical Assessment - Y S Ben-Porath and N G Waller
General Requirements and the Potential for Using the NEO Personality Inventory
Sensory and Affective Components of Pain - E Fernandez and D C Turk
Separation and Synthesis
Personality Disorder Diagnosis - L A Clark
Limitations of the Five-Factor Model
A Perspective on Developments in Assessing Psychopathology - E Helmes and J R Reddon
A Critical Review of the MMPI and MMPI-2
A Single Indicator of Risk for Schizophrenia - G S Claridge
Probable Fact or Likely Myth?
An Empirical Study of the Diathesis-Stress Theory of Disease - R Grossarth-Maticek, H J Eysenck and G J Boyle
Comparison of the PAD and PANAS as Models for Describing Emotions and for Differentiating Anxiety from Depression - A Mehrabian
Dimensional Models of Personality - G Mathews et al
A Framework for Systematic Clinical Assessment
Adaptive and Maladaptive Coping - M Zeidner and D H Saklofske
The Circumplex Structure of Interpersonal Problems - L M Horowitz, D C Dryer and E Krasnoperova
Shaping Perceptions to Motivate Healthy Behavior - A J Rothman and P Salovey
The Role of Message-Framing
Schizotypal Personality Traits - G J Boyle
Extensions of Previous Psychometric Investigations
The Interaction of Psychosocial and Physical Risk Factors in the Causation of Mammary Cancer and Its Prevention through Psychological Methods of Treatment - R Grossarth-Maticek et al
Male Circumcision - G J Boyle et al
Pain, Trauma and Psychosexual Sequelae
Reduced Prefrontal Gray Matter Volume and Reduced Autonomic Activity in Antisocial Personality Disorder - A Raine et al
Toward an Integration of Subjective Well-Being and Psychopathology - P J Greenspoon and D H Saklofske
Affective and Evaluative Descriptors of Pain in the McGill Pain Questionnaire - E Fernandez and G J Boyle
Reduction and Reorganization
Increased Physiological Arousal and Orienting at Ages Three and 11 Years in Persistently Schizotypal Adults - A Raine et al
A Multidimensional Meta-Analysis of Treatments for Depression, Panic and Generalized Anxiety Disorder - D Westen and K Morrison

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