Personality Theory and Research

ISBN-10: 047048506X
ISBN-13: 9780470485064
Edition: 11th 2010
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Description: This 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  More...

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List price: $141.95
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/28/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 624
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

This 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.

Lawrence A. Pervin is Professor of Psychology at Rutgers University. Following an undergraduate education at Brooklyn College and Queens College (City University of New York), he obtained his doctorate from Harvard University in 1962. After six years at Princeton University he went to Rutgers as an Associate Dean to help develop a new, experimental college. The author of many journal articles, including a Citation Classic, and invited book chapters, he also is the author of two leading personality texts, MDULPersonality: Theory and ResearchMDNM (Fifth Edition) and MDULCurrent Controversies and Issues in PersonalityMDNM (Second Edition). Dr. Pervin has served on the editorial board of MDULPsychological ReviewMDNM and the MDULJournal of Personality and Social PsychologyMDNM, and is founding editor of MDULPsychological InquiryMDNM, a new international journal of peer commentary and review.

Yuichi Shoda, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Washington. After studying physics at Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan, he studied psychology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and at Stanford University, and received his doctorate at Columbia University. Dr. Shoda’s research is aimed at identifying and understanding stable and distinctive within-person patterns of variation in the ever-changing stream, over time and across situations, of an individual’s cognition, affect, and behavior. nbsp; Daniel Cervone, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He received his doctorate at Stanford University; has held visiting faculty positions at the University of Washington and the University of Rome, La Sapienza; has been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences; and has served as associate editor of theJournal of Research in Personality. Dr. Cervone’s main work involves the development of a conceptual model of the architecture of personality systems and of idiographic, person-centered methods that follow from that model. nbsp; Geraldine Downey, PhD, is Vice Provost for Diversity Initiatives and a Professor in the Department of Psychology at Columbia University. She received her BS in psychology from University College, Dublin, and her MA and PhD in developmental psychology from Cornell University. Her work focuses on the personal and interpersonal costs of rejection by significant others and social groups. Dr. Downey is also interested in identifying personal and contextual resources that can ameliorate and remediate the harm of social rejection and marginalization.Yuichi Shoda, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Washington. After studying physics at Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan, he studied psychology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and at Stanford University, and received his doctorate at Columbia University. Dr. Shoda’s research is aimed at identifying and understanding stable and distinctive within-person patterns of variation in the ever-changing stream, over time and across situations, of an individual’s cognition, affect, and behavior. nbsp; Daniel Cervone, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He received his doctorate at Stanford University; has held visiting faculty positions at the University of Washington and the University of Rome, La Sapienza; has been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences; and has served as associate editor of theJournal of Research in Personality. Dr. Cervone’s main work involves the development of a conceptual model of the architecture of personality systems and of idiographic, person-centered methods that follow from that model. nbsp; Geraldine Downey, PhD, is Vice Provost for Diversity Initiatives and a Professor in the Department of Psychology at Columbia University. She received her BS in psychology from University College, Dublin, and her MA and PhD in developmental psychology from Cornell University. Her work focuses on the personal and interpersonal costs of rejection by significant others and social groups. Dr. Downey is also interested in identifying personal and contextual resources that can ameliorate and remediate the harm of social rejection and marginalization.

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