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The science of personality

by Lawrence A. Pervin

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personality.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 427-456) and index.

    StatementLawrence A. Pervin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF698 .P377 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 471 p. :
    Number of Pages471
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1273673M
    ISBN 100471578509
    LC Control Number95005144

      The book is broad and deep. Like the best of teachers, it is intellectually satisfying and great fun!"--Avshalom Caspi, PhD, Edward M. Arnett Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University "The Art and Science of Personality Development is a landmark achievement in an already illustrious career.4/5(56). The Science of Personality, 2/e, focuses on the field of personality psychology as it is studied by researchers today. Offering students an up-to-date picture of the field and of the challenges faced by personality psychologists, it also explores how current research is put to use in the real world. The book examines the structure of personality.

    This book draws from multiple fields like data science, artificial intelligence, psychology and leadership to explain how enterprises of any size can use Personality AI to grow and thrive. It’s a modern playbook for leveraging innovative technology to navigate interpersonal relationships.".   In a new book likely to rekindle fierce controversy, psychologist Robert Plomin argues that genes largely shape our personalities and that the latest science is too compelling to ignore.

    Personality, a characteristic way of thinking, feeling, and ality embraces moods, attitudes, and opinions and is most clearly expressed in interactions with other people. It includes behavioral characteristics, both inherent and acquired, that distinguish one person from another and that can be observed in people’s relations to the environment and to the social group.   Myers-Briggs personality tests: what kind of person are you? The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator is used by firms worldwide to test their employees. In her .


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