Fifty Years of Personality Psychology

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EditorKenneth H. Craik, Robert Hogan, Raymond N. Wolfe

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Assembling original papers by the field's foremost investigators, this history demonstrates the continuity and progress made across five decades of personality psychology research. In addition to providing a historical perspective for the discipline, the work aims to inspire a more coherent agenda for future research.

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Assembling original papers by the field's foremost investigators, this history demonstrates the continuity and progress made across five decades of personality psychology research. In addition to providing a historical perspective for the discipline, the work aims to inspire a more coherent agenda for future research.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:333 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.27 inPublisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306442914

ISBN - 13:9780306442919

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Introduction: The 1937 Allport and Stagner Textbooks in Personality Psychology; K.H. Craik. Historical and and Personal Background of the 1937 Texts: Allport's Personality and Allport's Personality; A.C. Elms. Current State of Personality Psychology and its Textbooks: Pattern and Organizaiton; L.A. Pervin. Presentday Perspectives on Basic Issues: The Individual and the Single Case: Describing Lives; B.J. Cohler. Motives and the Self: Current Status of the Motive Concept; R.A. Emmons. Judging Persons: Judgements of Personality and Personality Itself; D.C. Funder. Personality Assessment and Prediction: The Scientific Credibility of Commonsense Psychology; G.J.O. Fletcher. Epilogue: An Optimistic Forecast; R.T. Hogan. 12 additional articles. Index.