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The Personality Puzzle (Fourth Edition)

 
 
 
 
The Personality Puzzle (Fourth Edition)
Author: David C. Funder
ISBN 13: 9780393928587
ISBN 10: 393928586
Edition: 4
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: 2007-03-23
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 550
List Price: N/A
 
 

The Personality Puzzle explores the past, present, and future of the discipline to show students why personality psychology matters.

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In this update of the 1997 "personality text with a personality," Funder (psychology, U. of California, Riverside) shows psychology students that personality psychology is exciting and relevant to everyday life. He covers the mainstay theories (now with a greater emphasis on cognitive approaches rather than psychoanalysis), intellectual influences, and current research/debates in such areas as neuropsychology, cross-cultural issues, personality types, and null- hypothesis significance testing. Includes a glossary of terms. Funder is the editor of the . Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)