Introduction to Personality and Intelligence (Sage Foundations of Psychology Series annotated edition)

Introduction to Personality and Intelligence (Sage Foundations of Psychology Series annotated edition)

By: Nick Haslam (author)Hardback

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'The inclusion of the chapter on psychobiography and life narratives is also an innovative inclusion, as this chapter encourages readers to integrate all the previous material into their analysis of famous people, a technique that will without a doubt have students excellent introductory text' - Australian Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology 'There is a wonderful balance and clarity in coverage of complex and contentious issues. Throughout, the tone is amiable...the writing engaging and clear" - Dr Robbie Sutton, University of Kent Nick Haslam's highly-anticipated new text is a thoroughly engaging introduction to the psychology of personality and, crucially, intelligence. Fully tailored to the British Psychological Society's guidelines regarding the teaching of individual differences, Introduction to Personality and Intelligence provides the perfect package for any first or second year undergraduate psychology student taking a course in this fascinating subject. Key features: - coverage of all core topics for a personality course - a whole section devoted to intelligence - includes mental disorders and cognitive approaches - focuses on major theoretical issues - presents a good range of applied theory chapters - packed with pedagogical features including: key concept boxes and a full glossary, illustrative case studies, and annotated further reading The author's writing style, use of pedagogy and incorporation of the latest empirical research findings makes Introduction to Personality and Intelligence an essential textbook for all psychology students on a personality or individual differences course. (The author's website can be accessed here)

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PART ONE: DESCRIBING PERSONALITY What Is Personality? Trait Psychology Challenges and Alternatives to Trait Psychology PART TWO: EXPLAINING PERSONALITY Biological Approaches to Personality Psychoanalytic Approaches to Personality Cognitive Approaches to Personality PART THREE: PERSONALITY IN PRACTICE Personality Change and Development The Assessment of Personality Personality and Mental Disorder Psychobiography and Life Narratives PART FOUR: INTELLIGENCE Intelligence and Cognitive Abilities

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  • publication date: 08/03/2007
  • ISBN13: 9780761960577
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 336
  • ID: 9780761960577
  • weight: 726
  • ISBN10: 0761960570
  • edition: annotated edition

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