Handbook of Research Methods in Personality Psychology
Edited by Richard W. Robins, R. Chris Fraley, and Robert F. Krueger
Paperbacke-bookprint + e-book
December 9, 2009
Size: 7" x 10"
Copyright Date: 2007
Bringing together leading investigators, this comprehensive handbook is a one-stop reference for anyone planning or conducting research on personality. It provides up-to-date analyses of the rich array of methodological tools available today, giving particular attention to real-world theoretical and logistical challenges and how to overcome them. In chapters filled with detailed, practical examples, readers are shown step by step how to formulate a suitable research design, select and use high-quality measures, and manage the complexities of data analysis and interpretation. Coverage ranges from classic methods like self-report inventories and observational procedures to such recent innovations as neuroimaging and genetic analyses.