Persons in Context

Building a Science of the Individual

Edited by Yuichi Shoda, Daniel Cervone, and Geraldine Downey

September 5, 2007
ISBN 9781593855673
Price: $51.00
340 Pages
Size: 6" x 9"

I. Introduction

1. Construing Persons in Context: On Building a Science of the Individual, Daniel Cervone, Yuichi Shoda, and Geraldine Downey

II. Conceptualizing the Person

2. The Trait versus Situation Debate: A Minimalist View, Gordon H. Bower

3. The Power of Context, Jerome Kagan

4. Eastern and Western Ways of Perceiving the World, Richard E. Nisbett

5. From Persons and Situations to Preferences and Constraints, Richard A. Shweder

III. Self-Regulation: From Willpower to a System

6. Delay of Gratification in Children: Contributions to Social–Personality Psychology, Ozlem Ayduk

7. In Search of Generative Mechanisms: The Case of Value from Engagement Strength, E. Tory Higgins

8. Positive Affect, Cognitive Flexibility, and Self-Control, Alice M. Isen

9. Expectancy and the Perception of Aversive Events, Edward E. Smith

IV. Incorporating Situations into a Science of the Individual

10. Character in Context: The Relational Self and Transference, Susan M. Andersen, Jennifer S. Thorpe, and Christina S. Kooij

11. Integrating Personality Traits and Processes: Framework, Method, Analysis, Results, Niall Bolger and Rainer Romero-Canyas

12. Toward a Science of the Social Perceiver, Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, Sang Hee Park, and Alexander O’Connor

13. Toward a Science of the Individual: A Molecular View of Personalized Medicine, Paul S. Mischel

14. Intelligence as a Person-Situation Interaction, Robert J. Sternberg

V. Paradigm Change in Psychological Models of Human Nature (1950–2000–2050?)

15. Toward a Science of the Individual: Past, Present, Future?, Walter Mischel

16. Toward a Cognitive Social Learning Reconceptualization of Personality, Walter Mischel

17. From Homunculus to a System: Toward a Science of the Person, Yuichi Shoda