Personality Theory and Research

ISBN-10: 0471742414
ISBN-13: 9780471742418
Edition: 10th 2008 (Revised)
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Description: Both scholarly and manageable, this book offers an unbiased introduction to the major theories of personality, and successfully integrates theory with research. Rich in psychological history yet completely up-to-date, the authors successfully  More...

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List price: $182.95
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/26/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 645
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

Both scholarly and manageable, this book offers an unbiased introduction to the major theories of personality, and successfully integrates theory with research. Rich in psychological history yet completely up-to-date, the authors successfully illustrate each theory with a case, and analyze the strengths and limitations of each approach. Readers are encouraged to weigh the evidence and come to their own conclusions.

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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