Personality psychology: Domains of knowledge about human nature

Randy J. Larsen, David M. Buss, Andreas Wismeijer, John Song, Stéphanie M. van den Berg

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Using a unique organizational framework that emphasizes six key domains of knowledge about personality - Dispositional, Biological, Intrapsychic, Cognitive/Experimental, Social and Cultural, and Adjustment - Personality Psychology, second edition presents an accessible, contemporary look at personality as a collection of interrelated topics and themes. This text focuses on the scientific basis of our knowledge about personality psychology, providing both classical and contemporary viewpoints supported by research and theory.

This fully revised new edition retains the strengths of the first edition whilst introducing contemporary theories and debates on personality that are relevant to an international audience.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages677
ISBN (Print)9780077175177
Publication statusPublished - 16 Mar 2017


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