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  1. Handbook of Personality Development

    Edited by Daniel K. Mroczek, Todd D. Little

    This handbook is the first volume to provide a comprehensive look at personality development. It features a state-of-the-art examination of the field, an area that is enjoying a resurgence in popularity. Five major types of advances, all of which are represented in this volume, are the result of...

    Published April 25th 2006 by Psychology Press

  2. Advances in Personality Psychology

    Volume II

    Edited by Andrzej Eliasz, Sarah E. Hampson, Boele de Raad

    Series: Advances in Personality Psychology

    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...

    Published December 7th 2005 by Psychology Press

  3. Personality and Intellectual Competence

    By Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Adrian Furnham

    This book provides a comprehensive state-of-the-art review of personality and intelligence, as well as covering other variables underlying academic and occupational performance. Personality and Intellectual Competence is a unique attempt to develop a comprehensive model to understand individual...

    Published November 22nd 2005 by Psychology Press

  4. Cultural Psychology

    A Perspective on Psychological Functioning and Social Reform

    By Carl Ratner

    Carl Ratner's new book deepens our understanding of psychology by emphasizing the role that cultural factors, such as social institutions, artifacts, and cultural concepts play in psychological functioning. The author demonstrates the impact of culture on stimulating and structuring emotion,...

    Published November 16th 2005 by Psychology Press

  5. Parenting

    An Ecological Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Series: Monographs in Parenting Series

    Parenting: An Ecological Perspective was originally created in 1993 to answer questions such as: Why do parents differ markedly in the ways in which they care for their children? What factors contribute to individual differences in parenting behavior? The framework used for addressing these...

    Published June 14th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Relational Models Theory

    A Contemporary Overview

    Edited by Nick Haslam

    Relational models theory, first developed by Alan Page Fiske, an anthropologist, provides a framework for understanding the psychological bases of social behavior that has in recent years attracted the interest of a diverse and growing group of behavioral and social scientists. It proposes that...

    Published July 21st 2004 by Psychology Press

  7. Psychology's Grand Theorists

    How Personal Experiences Shaped Professional Ideas

    By Amy P. Demorest

    Psychology's Grand Theorists argues that the three schools in psychology that have been dominant historically--the psychodynamic, behavioral, and phenomenological--have resulted in large part from the personal experiences of their originators. Sigmund Freud, B.F. Skinner, and Carl Rogers each...

    Published July 15th 2004 by Psychology Press

  8. Optimal Human Being

    An Integrated Multi-level Perspective

    By Kennon M. Sheldon

    Ken Sheldon's comprehensive new book addresses two questions: how can individuals best integrate the different facets of themselves to achieve "optimal human being", and how can researchers best integrate the different levels of analysis within the human sciences to understand "optimal human being"...

    Published June 30th 2004 by Psychology Press

  9. Theory Construction in Social Personality Psychology

    Personal Experiences and Lessons Learned: A Special Issue of personality and Social Psychology Review

    Edited by Arie W. Kruglanski, E. Tory Higgins

    This special issue features papers that offer deeply felt, valuable perspectives on diverse aspects of theory construction in social-personality psychology. The goal is to furnish a basis for starting a discussion about the considerable challenges of theorizing, the ways of meeting those challenges...

    Published June 9th 2004 by Psychology Press

  10. Funny Peculiar

    Gershon Legman and the Psychopathology of Humor

    By Mikita Brottman

    Why are jokes funny? Why do we laugh? In Funny Peculiar, Mikita Brottman demurs from recent scholarship that takes laughter-- and the broader domain of humor and the comical--as a liberating social force and an endearing aspect of self-expression. For Brottman, there is nothing funny about laughter...

    Published March 31st 2004 by Routledge