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Personality Theory and Research

An International Perspective

by Gordon L. Flett

  • 206 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Wiley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • The self, ego, identity, personality,
  • Social Science,
  • Psychology,
  • Sociology,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Personality,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Personality,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages640
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10296353M
    ISBN 100470835508
    ISBN 109780470835500

    Before I first began going to a Yoga retreat center I wondered if it would be too strange for me even though I knew someone who had been going there for years. Explorers are driven by dopamine, Negotiators by estrogen, Directors by testosterone, and Builders by serotonin. The authoritarian personality is thought to emerge from childhood experiences. Heinz Kohut thought similarly to Freud's idea of transference. Erik Erikson : Emphasized the social elements of personality development, the identity crisis and how personality is shaped over the course of the entire lifespan.

    Another suggestion has been that the F-scale reflects narrow-mindedness. Modularity rating: 4 I also like how the author breaks down the sections within a chapter so that readers can easily follow the logic of the chapter. She emphasized the societal and cultural factors that also play a role in personality, including the importance of the parent-child relationship. He added, however, that the middle children were often not as concerned about the glory attributed with their behavior.

    Consistency rating: 4 The structure of the textbook is very consistent. Personality and mental health problems in adulthood can usually be traced back to the first five years. The therapist then analyzes their responses. This would mean that all members of a group e. There are a few different interpretations of the theory out there, each coming from a different angle.


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Personality Theory and Research book

In both cases, there is little tolerance toward nonconservative ways of thinking. While different choices are made available by the genome, in the end, the environment is the ultimate determinant of what becomes activated.

Erik Erikson : Emphasized the social elements of personality development, the identity crisis and how personality is shaped over the course of the entire lifespan. Bass found a. Adler believed that the oldest child was the individual who would set high achievement goals in order to gain attention lost when the younger siblings were born.

Introverts are reserved, plan their actions and control their emotions. There is evidence that the authoritarian personality exists.

This response type takes the client's viewpoint and reflects back their feeling and the context for it. This type of personality desires strict adherence to rules and sees a clear distinction between the weak and the strong.

Issues with these tests include false reporting because there is no way to tell if an individual is answering a question honestly or accurately. Surface traits are very obvious and can be easily identified by other people, whereas source traits are less visible to other people and appear to underlie several different aspects of behaviour.

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Personality and mental health problems in adulthood can usually be traced back to the first five years. Recently, a book by John Dean critically discussed conservatism and the Republican Party from the right-wing authoritarian personality viewpoint put forth by Altemeyer.

Theories and Terminology of Personality Psychology

He called these first-order personality traits He used a technique called factor analysis. John L. Identical twins, however, have higher correlations in personality traits than fraternal twins. It took me rational 5w4 that I am a long time to come around to the idea that there might actually be something there, but once I did, like many, it opened up a whole new world of understanding to me.

Yet personology can trace its ancestry to the ancient Greeks, who proposed a kind of biochemical theory of personality. Why Him? During the s, one prevailing fear was the potential spread of anti-democratic ideologies as had been seen by the rapid spread of Nazi fascism.

This method relies on an introspective technique that allows an individual's inner experiences and characteristics to be described and measured.

One study measuring genetic influence on twins in five different countries found that the correlations for identical twins were. Many of these people demonstrate a trend in dimensions of their personalities.Features completely updated coverage of the latest theory and research in personality.

* A new chapter on the biological foundations of personality presents recent developments in genetics, evolutionary theory, and neuroscience/5(68). Personality book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In Personality: Theory and Research, 10th Edition the overall format of /5.

Jerry Burger's PERSONALITY is the respected, recognized best-seller in the market, providing a solid mid-level book that fuses the best of theory-based and research-based instruction to give students a powerful introduction to personality. Burger pairs theory, applications, and assessment chapters with chapters that describe the research programs aligned with every major theoretical approach.

Personality: Theory and Research and a great selection of related books, - Personality: Theory and Research by Cervone, Daniel; Pervin, Lawrence a.

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The case against individual differences research as a framework for the advancement of personality psychology's theoretical concerns is logically quite straightforward. Any theory of personality is a conceptual framework designed to provide explanations for and hence an understanding of individual psychological functioning.