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Contents of Previous Volumes
The Case for an Idiothetic Psychology of Personality: A Conceptual and Empirical Foundation
I. Introduction and Statement of Purpose
II. The Need for an Alternative Research Strategy in Personality Psychology
III. Toward the Interface of Cognition and Personality via Interactive Measurement
IV. Overview and Conclusion
Fact and Artifact in Trait Perception: The Systematic Distortion Hypothesis
I. Introduction: The Systematic Distortion Hypothesis
II. The Systematic Distortion Hypothesis: Testing the Hypothesis
III. The Systematic Distortion Hypothesis and Personality Structure
IV. The Systematic Distortion Hypothesis and Implicit Personality Theory
V. Conclusion: From Likeness to Likelihood
The Theory of Cognitive Orientation: Widening the Scope of Behavior Prediction
II. Cognitive Orientation Theory: The Submolar Level
III. Cognitive Orientation Theory: Determinants of Molar Behavior
IV. Some Elements of Technique
V. Brief Review of Former Studies
VI. Replications of Former Studies
VII. Predicting Behavior in Normals: New Studies
VIII. Studies in Psychopathology
IX. Predicting Behavior when Meaning of Situations Is Explicitly Known
X. "Decision by Meaning": A Model of Decision Making Embedded within the Cognitive Orientation Theory
XI. Development of Clustering
XII. Formation and Retrieval of Beliefs
XIII. Concluding Remarks: Prediction and Determinism
Validity of Children's Self-Reports of Psychological Qualities
I. Introduction: The Concept of Self
II. Study 1: Rationale
III. Study 2: Rationale
IV. Study 3: Rationale
V. General Discussion
National Differences in Anxiety and Extroversion
I. Measurement of National Differences in Anxiety and Extroversion from Demographic Data
II. Factor Structure of Demographic Phenomena among Nations
III. Interpretation of the Two Demographic Factors
IV. Scoring Nations for Anxiety and Extroversion
V. Criticisms of the Theory
VI. Effects of World War II on National Levels of Anxiety and Extroversion
VII. Questionnaire Data on National Differences in Anxiety and Extroversion
VIII. Some Possible Causes of National Differences in Personality
Progress in Experimental Personality Research, Volume 11: Normal Personality Processes focuses on the experimental study of normal personality, emphasizing the problems of measurement and method. This book begins with an innovative proposal for an approach to the measurement of personality, followed by an analysis of the central role that is played by the “illusory correlation” effect in human assessments of the traits of other people as well as of self. The framework for the study of personality that is based on the analysis of cognitive processes and problem of measurement validity in the assessment of behavior and personality in children are also covered. This publication concludes with a description of the state of evidence bearing on the provocative model of national differences. This volume is recommended for psychologists and specialists concerned with personality processes or psychopathology.
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- © Academic Press 1982
- 28th June 1982
- Academic Press
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