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Quirk : brain science makes sense of your peculiar personality

Author: Hannah Holmes
Publisher: New York : Random House, [2011]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First EditionView all editions and formats
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The author of the acclaimed "The Well-Dressed Ape" enlightens and amuses readers in a fun, funny, and even quirky look at personality and contemporary brain science.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hannah Holmes
ISBN: 9781400068401 1400068401
OCLC Number: 694791489
Description: xviii, 262 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The five factor model --
Factor : neuroticism: Facet : anxiety ; Facet : depression --
Factor : extraversion: Facet : impulsiveness/novelty seeking ; Facet : activeness ; Facet : cheerfulness ; Facet : assertiveness --
Factor : agreeableness: Facet : trust ; Facet : cooperation ; Facet : sympathy ; Facet : altruism ; Facet : morality --
Factor : conscientiousness: Facet : self-discipline ; Facet : orderliness --
Factor : openness: Facet : inteIIect ; Facet : imagination ; Facet : artistic interests ; Facet : liberalism ; Facet : emotionality.
Other Titles: Brain science makes sense of your peculiar personality
Responsibility: Hannah Holmes.

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The author of the acclaimed "The Well-Dressed Ape" enlightens and amuses readers in a fun, funny, and even quirky look at personality and contemporary brain science.

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