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Personality : what makes you the way you are

Author: Daniel Nettle
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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Why are some people worriers and others wanderers? Why do some seem good at empathizing and others at controlling? Daniel Nettle takes us on a tour through the science of human personality, looking at the latest findings from psychology, brain science, and evolution to explore the mystery of what makes us the way we are. - ;Why are some people worriers, and others wanderers? Why do some people seem good at  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Nettle, Daniel.
Personality.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2007028400
(OCoLC)148291804
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Daniel Nettle
ISBN: 9780191526329 0191526320 1281160814 9781281160812
OCLC Number: 184900936
Description: 1 online resource (298 pages)
Contents: Character matters --
The beak of the finch --
Wanderers --
Worriers --
Controllers --
Empathizers --
Poets --
The other half --
Singing with your own voice --
Appendix: The Newcastle Personality Assessor.
Responsibility: Daniel Nettle.

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Why are some people worriers and others wanderers? Why do some seem good at empathizing and others at controlling? Daniel Nettle takes us on a tour through the science of human personality, looking  Read more...

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An engaging primer on the genetics of personality Carol Tavris, TLS

 
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