Introduction to personality: toward an integration
Walter Mischel's Seventh Edition presents a coherent view of recent discoveries and advances in such diverse areas as behavior genetics, social evolutionary theory, trait theory and the Big Five, social cognitive theory, cognitive neuroscience, and findings at the interface of personality and social psychology. The author shows how these advances directly impact our understanding of the nature of personality.
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ORIENTATION TO PERSONALITY
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