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Forthcoming Personality Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Personality Variables in Social Behavior

    Edited by Thomas Blass

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

    Originally published in 1977, the aim of this volume was to demonstrate in a concrete way the relevance of some of the most important individual variables for various domains of social behaviour. Eminent researchers at the time contributed original chapters that provided an up-to-date perspective...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Goal Concepts in Personality and Social Psychology

    Edited by Lawrence A. Pervin

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

    Is behavior motivated? And if so, can it be motivated by the anticipation of future events? What role does cognition play in such motivational processes? And, further, what role does motivation play in ongoing cognitive activity? Questions such as these provide the foundation for this book,...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. An Outline of Abnormal Psychology

    By William McDougall

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1926, a complement to the author’s Outline of Psychology, this book surveys the field of neurotic and mental disorders in so far as they are not due to gross organic lesions. It discusses this principal types of mental process that are abnormal or disorderly in the sense...

    To Be Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Parental Descriptions of Child Personality

    Developmental Antecedents of the Big Five?

    Edited by Gedolph A. Kohnstamm, Charles F. Halverson, Jr., Ivan Mervielde, Valerie L. Havill, Charles F. Halverson

    This book reports the first attempt in the child development literature to examine the structure of early personality based on parents' free-descriptions of their children. It is an important piece of research because of its cross-national focus on personality development. The authors present a...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Toward A Psychology of Persons

    Edited by William E. Smythe

    This closely integrated collection of essays constitutes a wide-ranging and comprehensive attempt to understand persons within psychology--a long-lost enterprise. The volume was inspired by the observation that contemporary psychology has become increasingly depersonalized in its conceptions and...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Advances in Personality Psychology

    Volume II

    Edited by Andrzej Eliasz, Sarah E. Hampson

    The second volume in the Advances in Personality Psychology series, this book presents an authoritative collection of works by leading experts in the field. It focuses on three of the major issues in personality psychology: personality, affect and arousal; personality and intelligence; and...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. individual Differences in infancy

    Reliability, Stability, and Prediction

    Edited by John Colombo, Jeffrey Fagen

    The papers presented in this volume, written by active and well- known researchers, discuss experimental research that has validated the importance of infancy in individual development over the age continuum. In addition, a diverse overview section contains informative chapters on conceptual...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. The Psychology of Adaptation To Absurdity

    Tactics of Make-believe

    By Seymour Fisher, Rhoda L. Fisher

    The major goal of this book is to explore and integrate all that is scientifically known about the utility of magical plans and strategies for coping with life's inevitable absurdities. Make-believe has great adaptive value and helps the average individual to function better in cultures saturated...

    To Be Published July 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Handbook of the Uncertain Self

    Edited by Robert M. Arkin, Kathryn C. Oleson

    This Handbook explores the cognitive, motivational, interpersonal, clinical, and applied aspects of personal uncertainty. It showcases both the diversity and the unity that defines contemporary perspectives on uncertainty in self within social and personality psychology. The contributions to the...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. The Two of Me

    The Rational Outer Me and the Emotional Inner Me

    By John Birtchnell

    How much of what we do is directed by conscious, deliberate decisions and how much originates in unconscious, automatic directives? This is the question explored in The Two of Me via an engaging combination of phenomenological subjective investigation and objective considerations of mental...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Psychology Press