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NEW TO THIS EDITION: A new chapter on research methods (Chapter 2) facilitates students’ understanding of contemporary personality research and helps them evaluate the various approaches to understanding personality. A new chapter on disorders of personality (Chapter 8) offers a unique approach to understanding disorders of personality by directly comparing the traditional medical syndrome counting method with current psychological research that conceptualizes disorders in terms of extreme positions on personality traits. Up-to-date research—with the majority of citations from 2010 to 2016—reflects the most recent scholarship in the field. A focus on student-relevant research includes scholarship on such topics as Facebook, “hook-ups,” procrastination, and coping with stress. Two additional theoretical orientations—trait theory and evolutionary theory—broaden the book’s scope. Motives especially interesting to students, including mating, belonging ...
Chapter 10: Continuity and Change Over the Life Course: In what ways can I expect my personality to remain the same or change over the course of my life?
Continuity and Change Over the Life Course: In what ways can I expect my personality to remain the same or change over the course of my life?
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- Personality Stability and Change
- Levels of Personality
- Humanistic and Existential Approaches to Continuity and Change
- [Page 294]Psychodynamic Approaches to Continuity and Change
Do you think it’s true, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks”? Or do you believe the opposite proverb, “It’s never too late to learn”? If, on the one ...