- xxv, 737 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.
- Additional Authors
- Buss, David M.,
- Contents: Chapter 1: Introduction to Personality Psychology -- Chapter 2: Personality Assessment, Measurement, and Research Design -- Part I The Dispositional Domain -- Chapter 3: Traits and Trait Taxonomies -- Chapter 4: Theoretical and Measurement Issues in Trait Psychology -- Chapter 5: Personality Dispositions over Time: Stability, Coherence, and Change -- Part II The Biological Domain -- Chapter 6: Genetics and Personality -- Chapter 7: Physiological Approaches to Personality -- Chapter 8: Evolutionary Perspectives on Personality -- Part III The Intrapsychic Domain -- Chapter 9: Psychoanalytic Approaches to Personality -- Chapter 10: Psychoanalytic Approaches: Contemporary Issues -- Chapter 11: Motives and Personality -- Part IV The Cognitive/Experiential Domain -- Chapter 12: Cognitive Topics in Personality -- Chapter 13: Emotion and Personality -- Chapter 14: Approaches to the Self -- Part V The Social and Cultural Domain -- Chapter 15: Personality and Social Interaction -- Chapter 16: Sex, Gender, and Personality -- Chapter 17: Culture and Personality -- Part VI The Adjustment Domain -- Chapter 18: Stress, Coping, Adjustment, and Health -- Chapter 19: Disorders of Personality -- Chapter 20: Summary and Future Directions.Includes bibliographical references (pages 663-711) and indexes.Revised edition of the authors' Personality psychology, .Summary: "In this 6th edition of Personality Psychology: Domains of Knowledge About Human Nature, Randy Larsen and David Buss dynamically demonstrate how scientists approach the study of personality. Major findings, both classical and contemporary, are presented in the context of six key domains: Dispositional, Biological, Intrapsychic, Cognitive/Experimental, Social and Cultural, and Adjustment. Providing a foundation for the analysis and understanding of human personality. The Connect course for this offering includes SmartBook, an adaptive reading and study experience which guides students to master, recall, and apply key concepts while providing automatically-graded assessments. McGraw-Hill Connect® is a subscription-based learning service accessible online through your personal computer or tablet. Choose this option if your instructor will require Connect to be used in the course. Your subscription to Connect includes the following: SmartBook® - an adaptive digital version of the course textbook that personalizes your reading experience based on how well you are learning the content. Access to your instructor's homework assignments, quizzes, syllabus, notes, reminders, and other important files for the course. Progress dashboards that quickly show how you are performing on your assignments and tips for improvement. The option to purchase (for a small fee) a print version of the book. This binder-ready, loose-leaf version includes free shipping."