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Forthcoming Personality Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 19 forthcoming new books in the subject of Personality — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Personality Assessment (Psychology Revivals)

    A critical survey

    By Philip E. Vernon

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1964, the aim of this book was to analyse the psychological processes involved in understanding personality, and to consider how the psychologist could help in making more accurate assessments. Professor Vernon discusses in detail the scientific status of psychoanalytic and...

    To Be Published January 10th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Personality Tests and Assessments (Psychology Revivals)

    By Philip E. Vernon

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1953 this book provided the first comprehensive account of methods of personality assessment by a British author. It starts with a short survey of personality theory, pointing out the difficulties in any method of testing or assessment. Next it describes the weaknesses of...

    To Be Published January 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Intelligence and Human Abilities

    Structure, Origins and Applications

    By Colin Cooper

    Psychological research into human intelligence and abilities presents us with a number of difficult questions: Are human abilities explained by a single core intelligence or by multiple intelligences? How should abilities be assessed? With tests unlike the problems which people normally have...

    To Be Published April 21st 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Race and Intelligence

    Separating Science From Myth

    Edited by Jefferson M. Fish

    In recent years, reported racial disparities in IQ scores have been the subject of raging debates in the behavioral and social sciences and education. What can be made of these test results in the context of current scientific knowledge about human evolution and cognition? Unfortunately, discussion...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 April 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 April 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 April 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. 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 April 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 April 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Pubertal Maturation in Female Development

    By H†kan Stattin, David Magnusson

    Research on physical maturity has demonstrated conclusively that the assumption of an age-homogenous development does not always hold true. This volume presents a biosocial model focusing on the role of individual differences in biological maturation to be used as a framework for empirical studies...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Psychology Press