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.
Researchers and graduate students in behaviorial sciences.
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.