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Personality : determinants, dynamics, and potentials : an advanced text

Author: Gian-Vittorio Caprara; Daniel Cervone
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000.
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This text offers an integrative analysis of the field of personality psychology that reviews advances, places them in their historical context, and identifies promising avenues for the discipline's future development.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gian-Vittorio Caprara; Daniel Cervone
ISBN: 0521583101 9780521583107 0521587484 9780521587488
OCLC Number: 496239960
Description: 480 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Part I. Introduction to Personality Psychology: Prologue: personality psychology as an integrative discipline; 1. The domain of personality psychology; 2. Origins, history, and progress; Part II. Description and Explanation: 3. Individual differences: traits, temperament, and intelligence; 4. Personality coherence and individual uniqueness: interactionism and social-cognitive systems; Part III. The Development of Personality: 5. Personality development across the course of life; 6. Genetics, brain systems, and personality; 7. Interpersonal relations; 8. Social contexts and social constructions: work, education, family, and gender; Part IV. The Dynamics of Personality: 9. Knowledge structures and interpretive processes; 10. Affective experience: emotions and mood; 11. Unconscious processes and conscious experience; 12. Motivation and self-regulation; Part V. Epilogue.
Responsibility: Gian Vittorio Caprara and Daniel Cervone.

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