An Introduction to Theories of Personality by Matthew H. OlsonAn Introduction to Theories of Personality by Matthew H. Olson

An Introduction to Theories of Personality

byMatthew H. Olson, B.r. H. Hergenhahn

Hardcover | July 16, 2010

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Using a theorist-by-theorist approach, this comprehensive introduction to personality theory gives students the history of psychology with practical information to help them understand their own lives and their relationships with others. Primary sources, abundant biographical information and supporting research are used to descibe and detail each theorist, presenting the theories of personality in an accessible and unbiased way.

Matthew Olson earned his undergraduate degree in 1973 at The University of California, Davis, and completed his PhD in Experimental Psychology at The University of Michigan in 1977. He joined the faculty at Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1977, where he continues to enjoy teaching undergraduate students and writing.  ...
Title:An Introduction to Theories of PersonalityFormat:HardcoverDimensions:608 pages, 9.1 × 7.2 × 1.5 inPublished:July 16, 2010Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0205798780

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: What is Personality?

Chapter 2: Sigmund Freud

Chapter 3: Carl Jung

Chapter 4: Alfred Adler

Chapter 5: Karen Horney

Chapter 6: Erik H. Erikson

Chapter 7: Gordon Allport

Chapter 8: Raymond B. Cattell and Hans J. Eysenck

Chapter 9: B.F. Skinner

Chapter 10: John Dollard and Neal Miller

Chapter 11: Albert Bandura and Walter Mischel

Chapter 12: David M. Buss

Chapter 13: George Kelly

Chapter 14: Carl Rogers

Chapter 15: Abraham Maslow

Chapter 16: Rollo Reese May

Chapter 17: A Final Word