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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 ...

Putting Time in a Wider Perspective: The Past, the Present and the Future of Time Perspective Theory
Putting Time in a Wider Perspective: The Past, the Present and the Future of Time Perspective Theory
Maciej Stolarski Nicolas Fieulaine Philip G. Zimbardo

We all have our time machines, don't we. Those that take us back are memories… And those that carry us forward, are dreams. (H.G. Wells, The Time Machine, 1895)

The ability to perform mental time travels (MTT) constitutes a discontinuity between humans and other animals (Suddendorf and Corballis, 1997, 2007). This absolutely unique capacity, engaging a variety of cognitive systems, with a prominent role of episodic memory, allows us ‘not only to ...

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