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Introduction to Personality, Individual Differences and Intelligence 2ed

by Nick Haslam, Luke Smillie and John Song SAGE Publications Ltd
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Pbk 384 pages
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The second sdition of this popular textbook builds on the strengths of the first, continuing its reputation for clarity, accessibility, conceptual sophistication and panoramic coverage of personality and intelligence. The authorship team is enriched by the addition of two high-profile international scholars, Luke Smillie and Richard Roberts.   


New to this edition:

•chapters exploring the neurobiological, genetic and evolutionary foundations of personality; emotion, motivation and personality processes; and the role of personality in physical and psychological well-being

•an enhanced coverage of personality disorders  

•a thoroughly revised and extended section on intelligence which now addresses emotional intelligence, intelligence in everyday life and intelligence and cognitive abilities.      

•a brand new companion website that includes a substantial test bank and lecture slides.

1. What is Personality?
2. Trait Psychology
3. Personality Processes
4. Psychoanalytic Approaches to Personality
5. Biological Approaches I: Evolution and Genetics
6. Biological Approaches II: Brain Structure and Function
7. Cognitive Approaches to Personality
8. Personality Change and Development
9. The Assessment of Personality
10. Personality and Mental Disorder
11. Psychobiography and Life Narratives
12. Intelligence and Cognitive Abilities
13. Intelligence in Everyday Life
14. Emotional Intelligence

This SAGE Foundations of Psychology textbook provides a superb introduction to the field of personality, intelligence and individual differences. Students will especially appreciate the quality of exposition that renders often difficult-to-grasp topics easy to understand, including importantly how they relate to the broader field of psychological science.
Nick Haslam is Professor and Head of the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Melbourne, Australia. He received his PhD in clinical and social psychology from the University of Pennsylvania, and taught at the New School for Social Research in New York City for several years before returning to Australia in 2002.

Luke Smillie is a Senior Lecturer in Psychology at The University of Melbourne and director of the Personality Processes Lab. He received his PhD from the University of Queensland and completed postdoctoral research fellowships at the University of London.

John Song - De Montford University, Bedford, UK