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  1. Personal Project Pursuit

    Goals, Action, and Human Flourishing

    Edited by Brian R. Little, Katariina Salmela-Aro, Susan D. Phillips

    Personal Project Pursuit is the first book to feature Brian Little's highly respected personal projects analysis (PPA), one of the pioneering theories in contemporary personality and motivational psychology. The book examines both the internal and external dynamics of personal goals and projects...

    Published August 15th 2006 by Psychology Press

  2. The Laws of Emotion

    By Nico H. Frijda

    The Laws of Emotion is an accessible work that reviews much of the insightful new research on emotions conducted over the last ten years. It expands on the theory of emotions introduced in Nico Frijda’s earlier work and addresses a number of unanswered, basic problems on emotion theory. The...

    Published August 14th 2006 by Psychology Press

  3. Savoring

    A New Model of Positive Experience

    By Fred B. Bryant, Joseph Veroff

    This book is about savoring life—the capacity to attend to the joys, pleasures, and other positive feelings that we experience in our lives. The authors enhance our understanding of what savoring is and the conditions under which it occurs. Savoring provides a new theoretical model for...

    Published June 30th 2006 by Psychology Press

  4. Personality and the Fate of Organizations

    By Robert Hogan

    Personality and performance are intricately linked, and personality has proven to have a direct influence on an individual's leadership ability and style, team performance, and overall organizational effectiveness. In Personality and the Fate of Organizations, author Robert Hogan offers a...

    Published June 21st 2006 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 26th 2006 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 8th 2005 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 23rd 2005 by Psychology Press

  8. 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 17th 2005 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 15th 2005 by Routledge

  10. 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 22nd 2004 by Psychology Press