The Biology of Human Conduct

The Biology of Human Conduct

East-West Models of Temperament and Personality

1st Edition - January 1, 1982

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  • Author: G. L. Mangan
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483145389

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The Biology of Human Conduct: East-West Models of Temperament and Personality is a three-part book that explores models of temperament, typology and personality, and personality and conditioning. The first part has four chapters detailing the behavior genetic model; typological models; human typology and higher mental processes; and interactional approach to development. The second part covers theories of personality; strength of the nervous system; the orientation reaction; mobility, concentration, and lability; and the structure of nervous system properties. The last part shows sources of variance in conditioning and socialization.

Table of Contents

  • Part 1 Models of Temperament

    Chapter 1. Behavior Genetic Model

    Chapter 2. Typological Models

    Chapter 3. Human Typology and Higher Mental Processes

    Chapter 4. Interactional Approach to Development

    Part 2 Typology and Personality

    Chapter 5. Theories of Personality

    Chapter 6. Strength of the Nervous System

    Chapter 7. The Orientation Reaction

    Chapter 8. Mobility, Concentration and Liability

    Chapter 9. The Structure of Nervous System Properties

    Part 3 Personality and Conditioning

    Chapter 10. Sources of Variance in Conditioning

    Chapter 11. Socialization: The Search for "Conscience"

    Chapter 12. Summary and Conclusions: Some Final Observations


    Author Index

    Subject Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 584
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1982
  • Published: January 1, 1982
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483145389

About the Author

G. L. Mangan

About the Editor

H. J. Eysenck

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