Personality: theory and research
Personality: Theory and Research, 9th Edition introduces the primary theoretical perspectives that guide contemporary research on personality and individual differences, while also reviewing a wide range of contemporary scientific findings on personality. Throughout the text, emphasis is placed on how theory and research inform one another. Rich case material shows how the theoretical conceptions yield insight into the lives of individual persons. In keeping with the long tradition of this text, the new edition treats each theoretical approach objectively and even-handedly, encouraging readers to weigh the evidence and to formulate their own conclusions. Revisions in the new edition are designed to presents this complex scientific field in an highly engaging, accessible, and readable manner.
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Review: Personality: Theory and ResearchUser Review - Melissa Turner - Goodreads
Thorough coverage of western concepts of personality but completely unaware of it's own androcentric/eurocentric bias. Culture and Gender aspects consistently in the back of chapters as an after thought. Read full review
Review: Personality: Theory and ResearchUser Review - Felicity - Goodreads
I found it engaging as a textbook and the associated quiz on the website helps to cement the learning. Read full review