Personality Psychology: Domains of Knowledge About Human Nature

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Using a unique organizational framework that emphasizes six domains of knowledge about human nature, "Personality Psychology" presents an accessible, contemporary look at personality as a collection of interrelated topics and themes. The book focuses on the scientific basis of our knowledge about human nature, supported by research and theory. This adaptation of the successful US text retains the book's strengths while introducing contemporary theories of personality and topics and examples that are key to European readers. Key features: new chapter on intelligence; increased coverage of contemporary theories of personality; classic and contemporary international research; inclusion of cognitive topics in personality; and, boxed features that help you examine the details of a study or concept, apply your knowledge to the real world, and test your understanding through application.

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Randy Larsen is chairman of the psychology department and the William R. Stuckenberg Professor of Human Values and Moral Development at Washington University in St Louis. David Buss is a professor of psychology and head of the Individual Differences and Evolutionary Psychology (IDEP) programme at the University of Texas. Andreas Wismeijer is a lecturer in psychology at Tilburg University. John Song is a senior lecturer in psychology at De Montfort University.

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