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Persons in context : building a science of the individual

Author: Yuichi Shoda; Daniel Cervone; Geraldine Downey
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2007.
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"A fundamental shift in the understanding of human nature is occurring in personality science. Departing from traditional approaches that have focused almost exclusively on the factors internal to a person, the emerging paradigm conceptualizes human experience and behavior as an expression of person-context systems. This book presents theoretical and empirical advances from internationally renowned researchers in  Read more...
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Persons in context.
New York : Guilford Press, c2007
(OCoLC)608204626
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yuichi Shoda; Daniel Cervone; Geraldine Downey
ISBN: 9781593855673 1593855672
OCLC Number: 145431678
Description: xii, 340 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Construing persons in context : on building a science of the individual / Daniel Cervone, Yuichi Shoda, and Geraldine Downey --
The trait versus situation debate : a minimalist view / Gordon H. Bower --
The power of context / Jerome Kagan --
Eastern and Western ways of perceiving the world / Richard E. Nisbett --
From persons and situations to preferences and constraints / Richard A. Shweder --
Delay of gratification in children : contribuitons to social-personality psychology / Ozlem Ayduk --
In search of generative mechanisms : the case of value from engagement strength / E. Tory Higgins --
Positive affect, cognitive flexibility, and self-control / Alice M. Isen --
Expectancy and the perception of aversive events / Edward E. Smith --
Character in context : the relational self and transference / Susan M. Andersen, Jennifer S. Thorpe, and Christina S. Kooij --
Integrating personality traits and processes : framework, method, analysis, results / Niall Bolger and Rainer Romero-Canyas --
Toward a science of the social perceiver / Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, Sang Hee Park, and Alexander O'Connor --
Toward a science of the individual : a molecular view of personalized medicine / Paul s. Mischel --
Intelligence as a person-situation interaction / Robert J. Sternberg --
Toward a science of the individual : past, present, future? : toward a cognitive social learning reconceptualization of personality / Walter Mischel --
From homunculus to a system : toward a science of the person / Yuichi Shoda.
Responsibility: edited by Yuichi Shoda, Daniel Cervone, Geraldine Downey.
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