Features completely updated coverage of the latest theory and research in personality.
* A new chapter on the biological foundations of personality presents recent developments in genetics, evolutionary theory, and neuroscience.
* In addition to an illustrative case for each theory, the book provides a unifying single case considered from all theoretical viewpoints.
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A respected classic, revised with a new emphasis on biology!
Through seven best-selling previous editions, Lawrence Pervin and Oliver John's PERSONALITY has helped countless readers unravel the mysteries of human personality. Both scholarly and accessible, this comprehensive, unbiased text presents the major theories of personality and integrates them with the latest research, analyzes the strengths and limitations of each approach, and illustrates each theory with cases, including a single case considered from all theoretical viewpoints.
Now in a new, fully updated and revised English Edition, this classic text contains a new Chaptet 9, Biological Foundations of Personality. This timely new chapter relates cutting-edge developments in evolutionary theory, genetics, and neuroscience to the field of personality.
Features of the Eighth Editions:
Lawrence A. Pervin, Rutgers University
Oliver P. John, University of California, Berkeley
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Book Description Wiley, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 8. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0471353396
Book Description Wiley, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0471353396