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The examination of personality and individual differences is a major field of research in the modern discipline of psychology. Concerned with the ways humans develop an organised set of characteristics to shape themselves and the world around them, it is a study of how people come to be 'different' and 'similar' to others, on both an individual and a cultural level. This volume explores the scientific foundations of personality and individual differences, in chapters arranged across three thematic sections: Part 1: Theoretical Perspectives on Personality and Individual Differences Part 2: Research Strategies for Studying Personality and Individual Differences Part 3: The Measurement of Personality and Individual Differences With outstanding contributions from leading scholars across the world, this is an invaluable resource for researchers and graduate ...

The Network Structure of Personality Psychology: What The SAGE Handbook of Personality and Individual Differences1 Tells Us about the Nature of the Field
The Network Structure of Personality Psychology: What The SAGE Handbook of Personality and Individual Differences Tells Us about the Nature of the Field
Kevin Lanning Sonia Baron Gregory D. Webster

Recent years have seen some consensus regarding the structure of personality traits, with the Five-Factor model constituting a paradigm of sorts. Although there is some consensus regarding the structure of traits, there is less agreement regarding the structure of the field itself. In undergraduate textbooks, for example, the field of personality is represented as a set of theories, empirical ...

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