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Personality and Individual Differences: Theory, Assessment, and Application
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Editors: Simon Boag (Macquarie University, Sydney, NSW, Australia) Niko Tiliopoulos (University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia)
Book Description:
Personality and individual differences research is relevant to practically every facet of human existence. For instance, since theories of persons either explicitly or implicitly guide clinical work, the field contributes to discussions of understanding abnormal psychology and provides a guide for conceptualising best treatment. Additionally, the field is relevant to understanding human development across the lifespan, and our understanding of personality and individual differences impacts upon our views of socialisation and interpersonal relations. This book presents research which draws attention to the rich scientific literature that continues to emerge with respect to personality and individual differences psychology. (Imprint: Nova Press)



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Table of Contents:
Chapter 1. Introduction, pp. 1-08
(Niko Tiliopoulos & Simon Boag)

Part A: Processes & Performance

Chapter 2. Integrating the study of within- & between-person variability in personality at work, pp. 11-20
(Nadin Beckmann, Amirali Minbashian, & Robert E. Wood)

Chapter 3. Deliberate practice & the trainability of fluid cognitive functions, pp. 21-35

Chapter 4. The effects of comparison status & individual differences in social comparison tendencies on the experience of Schadenfreude, pp. 37-49
(Jessica E. Franklin & Eugene Chekaluk)

Chapter 5. Processing style & social comparison outcomes: Assimilation & contrast effects in automatic behaviour & self-evaluation, pp. 51-65
(Lauren O’Driscoll & Eugene Chekaluk)

Chapter 6. The Excitation Transfer paradigm & Emotional Intelligence: Predicting interpersonal attraction, pp. 67-82
(Madeleine Fraser & Simon Boag)

Chapter 7. Take a break: A look at the incubation effect on creativity, pp. 83-92
(Gerry Pallier & Niko Tiliopoulos)

Chapter 8. The role of personality in learning processes & learning outcomes in applied settings, pp. 93-102
(Paul Ginns, Gregory Arief D. Liem & Andrew J. Martin)

Chapter 9. Something about metacognition: Self-confidence factor(s) in school-aged children, pp. 103-115
(Sabina Kleitman, Karina Mak, Sarah Young, Phoebe Lau, & David Livesey)

Part B: Culture, Religion & Spirituality

Chapter 10. (Spiritual-Hypnosis Assisted Therapy: A new culturally sensitive approach to the treatment & prevention of mental disorders, pp. 119-129
Luh Ketut Suryani)

Chapter 11. Militant Extremist Mindset, pp. 131-140
(Lazar Stankov, Gerard Saucier, & Goran Knežević)

Chapter 12. Emotional intelligence among church leaders: Applying the Schutte Emotional Intelligence Scale within Newfrontiers, pp. 141-149
(Leslie J. Francis, Andrew Ryland, & Mandy Robbins)

Chapter 13. Ominous signs: Schizotypy & religious attachment, pp. 151-161
(Lisa Hancock)

Chapter 14. Sham reasoning, Humpty Dumpty & the burden of proof, pp. 163-170
(Fiona J. Hibberd)

Chapter 15. Will right-brainers rule the future? pp. 171-179
(John Reid)

Chapter 16. Cultural perspectives on personality & personhood, pp. 181-189
(Hoyt L. Edge & Cokorda Bagus Jaya Lesmana)

Part C: Contributions to Clinical Psychology & Assessment

Chapter 17. Genetic variation in DRD4, criminality, & conduct disorder, pp. 193-208
(Tara M. Thompson, Marya Getchell, Britt af Klinteberg, et al.)

Chapter 18. The assessment of depression, anxiety & tension/stress in youth, pp. 209-222
(Marianna Szabó)

Chapter 19. Unconscious schemas, bulimic tendencies & the influence of subliminal abandonment & unification cues on eating, pp. 223-236
(Kathleen Mairet & Simon Boag)

Chapter 20. Motivational Interviewing changes the treatment trajectory of group Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy for anxiety, pp. 237-248
(Weiwen Yang & Esben Strodl)

Chapter 21. What do self-report measures of Dis-inhibition really measure? pp. 249-264
(Elliroma Gardiner & Chris J. Jackson)

Chapter 22. Can employers screen job applicants for potential white collar fraud offenders? pp. 265-274
(Jennifer Keen & Julie Fitness)

Chapter 23. Reflections on the factor structure of the Occupational Stress Inventory-Revised, pp. 275-281
(Richard E. Hicks)

Chapter 24. Introducing the YWEDO online cognitive laboratory, pp. 283-293
(Chris J. Jackson)

Part D: Developments in Theory & Structure

Chapter 25. Six solutions to the circular nature of trait psychology, pp. 297-305
(Jonathan Gerber)

Chapter 26. A proposition for a parsimonious taxonomic convergence of personality traits, pp. 307-319
(Niko Tiliopoulos)

Chapter 27. The role of conceptual analysis in personality research, pp. 321-330
(Simon Boag)

Index

   Series:
      Psychology Research Progress
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - C,343pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-070-4
   Status: AV
  
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