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Quirk Brain Science Makes Sense of Your Peculiar Personality

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ISBN-10: 1400068401

ISBN-13: 9781400068401

Edition: 2011

Authors: Hannah Holmes

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Whoareyou? Itrs"s the most fundamental of human questions. Are you the type of person who tilts at windmills, or the one who prefers to view them from the comfort of an air-conditioned motorcoach? Our personalities are endlessly fascinating-not just to ourselves but also to our spouses, our parents, our children, our co-workers, our neighbors. As a highly social species, humans have to navigate among an astonishing variety of personalities. But how did all these different permutations come about? And what purpose do they serve? With her trademark wit and sly humor, Hannah Holmes takes readers into the amazing world of personality and modern brain science. Using the Five Factor Model, which…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/22/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Introduction
The Five Factor Model
Factor: Neuroticism
Facet: Anxiety
Facet: Depression
Factor: Extraversion
Facet: Impulsiveness/Novelty Seeking
Facet: Activeness
Facet: Cheerfulness
Facet: Assertiveness
Factor: Agreeableness
Facet: Trust
Facet: Cooperation
Facet: Sympathy
Facet: Altruism
Facet: Morality
Factor: Conscientiousness
Facet: Self-Discipline
Facet: Orderliness
Factor: Openness
Facet: Intellect
Facet: Imagination
Facet: Artistic Interests
Facet: Liberalism
Facet: Emotionality
Conclusion
Acknowledgments
Bibliography and Selected References
Index