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Persons in context : building a science of the individual

Author: Yuichi Shoda; Daniel Cervone; Geraldine Downey
Publisher: New York ; London : The Guilford Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents advances from internationally renowned researchers in personality, social, cognitive, developmental, and cultural psychology, and other fields, who construct a science of the individual by  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yuichi Shoda; Daniel Cervone; Geraldine Downey
ISBN: 1593855672 9781593855673
OCLC Number: 750624121
Description: XII, 340 s. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part 1. Introduction. D. Cervone, Y. Shoda, G. Downey, Construing Persons in Context: On Building a Science of the Individual. Part 2. Conceptualizing the Person. G.H. Bower , The Trait versus Situation Debate: A Minimalist View. J. Kagan, The Power of Context. R.E. Nisbett, Eastern and Western Ways of Perceiving the World. R.A. Shweder , From Persons and Situations to Preferences and Constraints. Part 3. Self-Regulation: From Willpower to a System. O. Ayduk, Delay of Gratification in Children: Contributions to Social-Personality Psychology. E.T. Higgins, In Search of Generative Mechanisms: The Case of Value from Engagement Strength. A.M. Isen, Positive Affect, Cognitive Flexibility, and Self-Control. E.E. Smith, Expectancy and the Perception of Aversive Events. Part 4. Incorporating Situations into a Science of the Individual. S.M. Andersen, J.S. Thorpe, C.S. Kooij, Character in Context: The Relational Self and Transference. N. Bolger, R. Romero-Canyas, Integrating Personality Traits and Processes: Framework, Method, Analysis, Results. R. Mendoza-Denton, S.H. Park, A. O'Connor, Toward a Science of the Social Perceiver. P.S. Mischel, Toward a Science of the Individual: A Molecular View of Personalized Medicine. R.J. Sternberg, Intelligence as a Person-Situation Interaction. Part 5. Paradigm Change in Psychological Models of Human Nature (1950-2000-2050?). W. Mischel, Toward a Science of the Individual: Past, Present, Future? W. Mischel, Toward a Cognitive Social Learning Reconceptualization of Personality. Y. Shoda, From Homunculus to a System: Toward a Science of the Person.
Responsibility: ed. by Yuichi Shoda, Daniel Cervone, Geraldine Downey.


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'This volume represents the recent progress that psychological science has made in unraveling the mysteries of personality. Going beyond static, context-free generalizations about personality, the Read more...

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