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The person : a new introduction to personality psychology

Author: Dan P McAdams
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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[This book] presents ... an integrative vision for personality psychology ... The text begins with fundamental evolutionary, social, and cultural contexts for understanding personality, followed by an examination of the three different levels of an individual's personality: 1. Dispositional traits, a person's general tendencies; 2. Characteristic adaptations, a person's desires, beliefs, concerns, and coping  Read more...
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Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Dan P McAdams
OCLC Number: 63676161
Notes: Originally published: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2006. 4th ed.
Description: 1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Background, persons, human nature, and culture: Studying the person; Evolution and human nature; Social learning and culture --
Sketching the outline, dispositional traits and the prediction of behavior: Personality traits, fundamental concepts and issues; Five basic traits; Traits across the lifespan, continuity and change --
Filling in the details, aspects personality; Developmental stages and tasks --
Making a life, the stories we live by: Life scripts, life stories; Interpreting people's stories, from Freud to feminism; Writing stories of lives, biography and life course --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Dan P. McAdams.

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[This book] presents ... an integrative vision for personality psychology ... The text begins with fundamental evolutionary, social, and cultural contexts for understanding personality, followed by an examination of the three different levels of an individual's personality: 1. Dispositional traits, a person's general tendencies; 2. Characteristic adaptations, a person's desires, beliefs, concerns, and coping mechanisms; 3. Life stories, the stories that give a life a sense of unity, meaning, and purpose.-Back cover.

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