Personality: Theory and Research, 9th Edition introduces the primary theoretical perspectives that guide contemporary research on personality and individual differences, while also reviewing a wide range of contemporary scientific findings on personality. Throughout the text, emphasis is placed on how theory and research inform one another. Rich case material shows how the theoretical conceptions yield insight into the lives of individual persons. In keeping with the long tradition of this text, the new edition treats each theoretical approach objectively and even-handedly, encouraging readers to weigh the evidence and to formulate their own conclusions. Revisions in the new edition are designed to presents this complex scientific field in an highly engaging, accessible, and readable manner.
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Take a balanced, accessible, and in-depth look at personality
With each new edition, Personality: Theory and Research has successfully captured the mystery of human personality and the efforts of psychologists to unravel it. Authors Lawrence Pervin, Daniel Cervone, and Oliver John offer a balanced and highly accessible introduction to the major theoretical approaches to personality, and successfully integrate theory with research.
Fully updated and revised, this Ninth Edition is even more inviting, engaging, and student-friendly! The new edition features the latest research methods and findings, a new chapter on research on personality in context, and expanded coverage of biological foundations of personality, including the latest advances in evolutionary psychology, temperament, genetics, and more.
Personality: Theory and Research, 9th Edition:
“The authors’ writing style is engaging. The use of rhetorical questions throughout...makes the text more interesting and should induce critical thinking.”––Wade C. Rowatt, Department of Psychology & Neuroscience, Baylor University
“The writing style is inviting and provides students with the opportunity to continually consider their own personality as they explore the chapters.”––Barbara A. Boccaccio, Tunxis Community College
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Descripción Wiley, 2004. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0471658448
Descripción Wiley. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. 0471658448 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.0250273
Descripción Wiley, 2004. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 471658448