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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 students.

Movement Pattern Analysis (MPA): Decoding Individual Differences in Embodied Decision Making
Movement Pattern Analysis (MPA): Decoding Individual Differences in Embodied Decision Making
Brenda L. ConnorsCarol-Lynne MooreRichard RendeTimothy J. Colton
Individual Differences in Decision Making

Human beings constantly make decisions each day and in all realms of life. Some are familiar and automatic, such as determining whether or not to brake at a busy intersection; others involve more deliberation, such as considering a career in diplomacy or medicine. And some carry enormous stakes, as is the case for our national security policy makers who make decisions about life and death under conditions of rising uncertainty on a daily basis.

While all people make decisions using universal processes, the way in which they navigate the decision-making process varies across individuals ...

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