Handbook of Personality

Fourth Edition
Theory and Research

Edited by Oliver P. John and Richard W. Robins

Hardcovere-bookprint + e-book
February 19, 2021
ISBN 9781462544950
Price: $125.00
942 Pages
Size: 7" x 10"
January 26, 2021
ePub and PDF ?
Price: $125.00
942 Pages
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942 Pages

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Now in a revised and expanded fourth edition, this definitive reference and text has more than 50% new material, reflecting a decade of theoretical and empirical advances. Prominent researchers describe major theories and review cutting-edge findings. The volume explores how personality emerges from and interacts with biological, developmental, cognitive, affective, and social processes, and the implications for well-being and health. Innovative research programs and methods are presented throughout. The concluding section showcases emerging issues and new directions in the field.

New to This Edition
  • Expanded coverage of personality development, with chapters on the overall life course, middle childhood, adolescence, and early adulthood.
  • Three new chapters on affective processes, plus chapters on neurobiology, achievement motivation, cognitive approaches, narcissism, and other new topics.
  • Section on cutting-edge issues: personality interventions, personality manifestations in everyday life, geographical variation in personality, self-knowledge, and the links between personality and economics.
  • Added breadth and accessibility—42 more concise chapters, compared to 32 in the prior edition.