Handbook of Personality: Theory and Research by Oliver P. JohnHandbook of Personality: Theory and Research by Oliver P. John

Handbook of Personality: Theory and Research

byOliver P. JohnEditorRichard W. Robins, Lawrence A. Pervin

Paperback | November 24, 2010

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Long the reference of choice for researchers and students of personality, this authoritative handbook is now in a substantially revised and expanded third edition. Following an introductory section that describes the most important theoretical approaches in personality, the volume is now organized around five broad content areas: biological bases; development; self and social processes; cognitive and motivational processes; and emotion, adjustment, and health. Within each area, new and updated chapters review what is known, present innovative research designs and findings, and discuss key questions and controversies in the field. New to This Edition. Expanded and restructured to reflect significant advances in the field. 17 of 32 chapters are entirely new. Foremost authorities are joined by the next generation of up-and-coming researchers. New topics: aging, relationships and attachment, personality in animals, spirituality, happiness, implicit motives, identity development, and more.
Oliver P. John, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Research Psychologist at the University of California, Berkeley, where he is also Acting Director of the Institute of Personality and Social Research. Dr. John has won the Distinguished Teaching Award from Berkeley's College of Letters and Science, the Theoretical Innovation Prize fro...
Title:Handbook of Personality: Theory and ResearchFormat:PaperbackDimensions:862 pages, 18.75 × 7 × 0.68 inPublished:November 24, 2010Publisher:Guilford PublicationsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

I. Introduction1. History of Modern Personality Theory and Research,Nicole B. BarenbaumandDavid G. WinterII. Theoretical Perspectives2. Human Nature and Individual Differences: Evolution of Human Personality,David M. Buss3. Psychoanalytic Approaches to Personality,Drew Westen, Glen O. Gabbard,andKile M. Ortigo4. Paradigm Shift to the Integrative Big Five Trait Taxonomy: History, Measurement, and Conceptual Issues,Oliver P. John, Laura P. Naumann,andChristopher J. Soto5. The Five-Factor Theory of Personality,Robert R. McCraeandPaul T. Costa, Jr.6. When Is Personality Revealed?: A Motivated Cognition Approach,E. Tory HigginsandAbigail A. Scholer7. Toward a Unifying Theory of Personality: Integrating Dispositions and Processing Dynamics within the Cognitive-Affective Processing System,Walter MischelandYuichi Shoda8. Personal Narratives and the Life Story,Dan P. McAdamsIII. Biological Bases9. Temperament: An Organizing Paradigm for Trait Psychology,Lee Anna ClarkandDavid Watson10. Behavioral Genetics and Personality: A New Look at the Integration of Nature and Nurture,Robert F. KruegerandWendy Johnson11. Toward a "Molecular Psychology" of Personality,Turhan Canli12. Personality in Animals,Tamara A. R. Weinstein, John P. Capitanio,andSamuel D. GoslingIV. Developmental Approaches13. Parents' Role in Children's Personality Development: The Psychological Resource Principle,Eva M. PomerantzandRoss A. Thompson14. The Development of Personality Traits in Adulthood,Brent W. Roberts, Dustin Wood,andAvshalom Caspi15. Challenges and Opportunities at the Interface of Aging, Personality, and Well-Being,Carol D. RyffV. Self and Social Processes16. Naturalizing the Self,Richard W. Robins, Jessica L. Tracy,andKali H. Trzesniewski17. Identity Negotiation: A Theory of Self and Social Interaction,William B. Swann, Jr.,andJennifer K. Bosson18. Self-Regulation,Matthew T. Gailliot, Nicole L. Mead,andRoy F. Baumeister19. Self-Presentation of Personality: An Agency-Communion Framework,Delroy L. PaulhusandPaul D. Trapnell20. Attachment Theory and Its Place in Contemporary Personality Theory and Research,R. Chris FraleyandPhillip R. Shaver21. Culture and Personality,Verónica Benet-MartínezandShigehiro Oishi22. Personality, Situations, and Person-Situation Interactions,David C. FunderVI. Cognitive and Motivational Processes23. The Psychological Unconscious,John F. Kihlstrom24. Implicit Motives,Oliver C. Schultheiss25. Personality and the Capacity for Religious and Spiritual Experience,Robert A. Emmons, Justin L. Barrett,andSarah A. Schnitker26. Self-Determination Theory and the Role of Basic Psychological Needs in Personality and the Organization of Behavior,Richard M. RyanandEdward L. Deci27. Creativity and Genius,Dean Keith SimontonVII. Emotion, Adjustment, and Health28. Emotion and Emotion Regulation: Personality Processes and Individual Differences,James J. Gross29. Self-Regulatory Processes, Stress, and Coping,Charles S. Carver, Michael F. Scheier,andDaniel Fulford30. Personality and Psychopathology,Thomas A. WidigerandGregory T. Smith31. Personality and Health: A Lifespan Perspective,Sarah E. HampsonandHoward S. Friedman32. Personality and Subjective Well-Being,Richard E. LucasandEd Diener