Handbook of Personality and Self-Regulation

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Rick H. Hoyle
Wiley, Dec 15, 2009 - Psychology - 544 pages
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The Handbook of Personality and Self-Regulation integrates scholarly research on self-regulation in the personality, developmental, and social psychology traditions for a broad audience of social and behavioral scientists interested in the processes by which people control, or fail to control, their own behavior.
  • Examines self-regulation as it influences and is influenced by basic personality processes in normal adults
  • Offers 21 original contributions from an internationally respected group of scholars in the fields of personality and self-regulation
  • Explores the causes and consequences of inadequate self-regulation and the means by which self-regulation might be improved
  • Integrates empirical findings on basic personality traits with findings inspired by emerging models of self-regulation
  • Provides a comprehensive, up-to-date, and stimulating view of the field for students and researchers in a wide range of disciplines

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About the author (2009)

Rick H. Hoyle, PhD, is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Divisions 5, Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics, and 9, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues) and a Fellow and Charter Member of the Association for Psychological Science. Dr. Hoyle has served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Personality, and Self and Identity and Editor of Journal of Social Issues. Among his book projects are, Selfhood: Identity, Esteem, Regulation (co-authored with Michael Kernis, Mark Leary, and Mark Baldwin) and the Handbook of Individual Differences in Social Behavior (co-edited with Mark Leary).

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