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Personality, Individual Differences and Intelligence

Personality, Individual Differences and Intelligence

2nd Edition

John Maltby, Liz Day, Ann Macaskill

Dec 2009, Paperback, 792 pages
ISBN13: 9780273722908
ISBN10: 0273722905
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Personality, Individual Differences and Intelligence, 2nd Edition, offers accessible and in-depth coverage of classic and contemporary issues, and actively encourages students to develop skills in critical analysis. All chapters have been extensively revised to include the latest research. This new edition includes four new chapters, covering Health Psychology, Well being and Personality Disorders, Contemporary Ideas and Debates in Personality, and Psychometric Testing.

The book includes a range of pedagogical features to engage students, stimulate interest and support learning at different levels. In addition, the book is supported by a fantastic companion website which includes a range of exam and essay questions to allow students to consolidate their understanding, weblinks and commentary on online journals to help students better understand the research process in the field, and three chapters are available exclusively online: Academic Argument and Thinking, Statistical Terms, and Research Ethics.

Guided Tour

Preface

Acknowledgements

Part 1 Personality

Chapter 1 Personality Theory in Context

Chapter 2 The Basis of the Psychoanalytic Approach to Personality

Chapter 3 Developments of Freudian Theorising

Chapter 4 Learning Theory Perspectives on Personality

Chapter 5 Cognitive Personality Theories

Chapter 6 Humanistic Personality Theories

Chapter 7 The Trait Approach to Personality

Chapter 8 Biological Basis of Personality I: Genetic Heritability of Personality

and Biological and Physiological Models of Personality

Chapter 9 Biological Basis of Personality II: Evolutionary Psychology and

Animal Studies of Personality

Chapter 10 Further ideas and debates in Personality: Personality and Culture

Part 2 Intelligence

Chapter 11 An Introduction to Intelligence

Chapter 12 Theories and Measurement of Intelligence

Chapter 13 The Use of Intelligence Tests: What Questions Emerge from

the Measurement of Intelligence?

Chapter 14 Heritability and Socially Defined Race Differences in Intelligence

Chapter 15 Further Discussions and Debates in Intelligence: Sex Differences

in Intelligence and Emotional Intelligence

Chapter 16 The Application of Personality and Intelligence in Education and

the Workplace: The Introduction of Other Intelligences

Part 3 Further Debates and Applications in Individual Differences

Chapter 17 Further Debates and Applications in Individual Differences: An Introduction

Chapter 18 Optimism

Chapter 19 Irrational Beliefs

Chapter 20 Embarrassment, Shyness and Social Anxiety

Chapter 21 Interpersonal Relationships

Chapter 22 Social Attitudes

Chapter 23 Well-being and Personality Disorders

Chapter 24 Individual Differences in Health and Illness

Chapter 25 An Introduction to Psychometric Testing

Please SEE BELOW for chapters hosted on the companion website.

Glossary

References

Index

THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL MATERIAL CAN

BE FOUND ON THE WEBSITE (www.pearsoned.co.uk/maltby)

Chapter 26 Academic Argument and Thinking

Chapter 27 Statistical Terms

Chapter 28 Research Ethics

Features of this new edition include:

  • Four new chapters, covering Health Psychology, Well being and Personality Disorders, Contemporary Ideas and Debates in Personality, and Psychometric Testing.
  • All chapters extensively revised to include the latest research.
  • A range of pedagogical features engage students, stimulate interest and support learning at different levels.
  • ‘Connecting up’ draws attention to links between different areas of psychology and topics covered in the book.

The book’s companion website is a fantastic aid to learning and includes:

  • Three chapters available exclusively online: Academic Argument and Thinking, Statistical Terms, and Research Ethics.
  • Weblinks and commentary on online journals to help students better understand the research process in the field.
  • A range of exam and essay questions to allow students to consolidate their understanding.

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