Advances in Personality Science

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Daniel Cervone, Walter Mischel
Guilford Press, 2002 - Psychology - 338 pages
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This definitive volume lays the foundations for an interdisciplinary s cience of personality. Leading investigators present novel insights an d findings from molecular genetics, child and life-span developmental psychology, neuroscience, dynamical systems theory, evolutionary psych ology, and social cognition, as well as personality psychology itself, illuminating and often reformulating fundamental questions about the nature of personhood. The book sheds new light on the nature and origi ns of personality and individual differences, and challenges many trad itional assumptions. It also points toward compelling new directions f or future work in the field.

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Daniel Cervone, PhD, is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has been a visiting faculty member at the University of Washington and the University of Rome, ?La Sapienza,' and a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. His publications include The Coherence of Personality (coedited with Yuichi Shoda).

Walter Mischel, PhD, is the Robert Johnston Niven Professor of Humane Letters in Psychology at Columbia University. He also has held academic appointments at the University of Colorado, Harvard University, and Stanford University, and has been a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. A recipient of the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award of the American Psychological Association, Dr. Mischel currently serves as editor of the Psychological Review.

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