Personality in Search of Individuality

In Search of Individuality


  • Nathan Brody, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, U.S.A.

In this, his fourth book published by Academic Press, the author pursues current theories in the expansive field of personality research. Presenting a unique perspective on recent developments in the field, the emphasis is on empirical research. Topics discussed include stability and change in traits, the behavior genetics of traits, a review and defense of trait theory, and a comprehensive review of research on the unconscious.
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Researchers and graduate students in behaviorial sciences.


Book information

  • Published: March 1988
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-134845-8

Table of Contents

Traits and Situation.Trait Stability and Change. Behavior Genetics.Traits: Summary, Refinements and Emendations.The Biological Basis of Personality.Conscious and Unconscious Influences.Epilogue.References.Index.