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Personality, Individual Differences and Intelligence by John Maltby

The third edition of the market-leading Personality, Individual Differences and Intelligence continues to offer an involving and comprehensive introduction to this captivating field. The new edition of this popular text guides you through the subject from the foundations to more advanced material, constantly building on previously acquired knowledge to help you achieve a critical understanding of the major theories, methods, findings and debates.

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'By far, the most comprehensive and up-to-date textbook on personality, intelligence, and individual differences more generally. Lecturers will appreciate its structure, content and coherence, as well as learning aids. Students will appreciate its user-friendliness and clarity. The revised edition of this popular textbook is a credit to the authors, and should be found on the reading lists of all University-level individual differences courses.' - Professor Philip Corr, City University London
'The updated version of Personality, Individual Differences and Intelligence gives a comprehensive overview of historical and up-to-date research in the field, and illustrates the uses of Individual Differences research in the real world. The book is well written, is engaging and provides an excellent introduction to the area.' - Dr Susan Rasmussen, University of Strathclyde

About John Maltby


Dr John Maltby is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Leicester. He has over 100 publications in the area of personality and individual differences.

Dr Liz Day is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Sheffield Hallam University. She has over 40 publications in the area of individual differences. She has also trained as a Clinical Hypnotherapist.

Professor Ann Macaskill is at Sheffield Hallam University and is a Chartered Health Psychologist and trained in cognitive behaviour therapy. She has published extensively, with current research in individual differences, health and well-being.

Table of Contents


Part 1 Personality

1. Personality Theory in Context

2. The Basis of the Psychoanalytic Approach to Personality

3. Developments of Freudian Theorising

4. Learning Theory Perspectives on Personality

5. Cognitive Personality Theories

6. Humanistic Personality Theories

7. The Trait Approach to Personality

8. Biological Basis of Personality I: Genetic Heritability of Personality

and Biological and Physiological Models of Personality

9. Biological Basis of Personality II: Evolutionary Psychology and

Animal Studies of Personality

10. Further ideas and debates in Personality: Personality and Culture

Part 2 Intelligence

11. An Introduction to Intelligence

12.. Theories and Measurement of Intelligence

13. The Use of Intelligence Tests: What Questions Emerge from

the Measurement of Intelligence?

14. Heritability and Socially Defined Race Differences in Intelligence

15. Further Discussions and Debates in Intelligence: Sex Differences

in Intelligence and Emotional Intelligence

16. The Application of Personality and Intelligence in Education and

the Workplace: The Introduction of Other Intelligences

Part 3 Further Debates and Applications in Individual Differences

17. Further Debates and Applications in Individual Differences: An Introduction

18. Optimism

19. Irrational Beliefs

20. Embarrassment, Shyness and Social Anxiety

21. Interpersonal Relationships

22. Social Attitudes

23. Well-being and Personality Disorders

24. Individual Differences in Health and Illness

25. An Introduction to Psychometric Testing

Please SEE BELOW for chapters hosted on the companion website.

Glossary

References

Index

THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL MATERIAL CAN

BE FOUND ON THE WEBSITE (www.pearsoned.co.uk/maltby)

26. Academic Argument and Thinking

27. Statistical Terms

28. Research Ethics

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Personality, Individual Differences and Intelligence by John Maltby
John Maltby
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Pearson Education Limited
2013-05-23
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