Personality, Individual Differences & Intelligence, 2nd edition
By John Maltby et al.
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications
715 pages, Illustrated
$95.00 Paper original
Personality, Individual Differences and Intelligence, 2nd Edition, offers accessible and in-depth coverage of classic and contemporary issues, and actively encourages students to develop skills in critical analysis. All chapters have been extensively revised to include the latest research. This new edition includes four new chapters, covering Health Psychology, Well being and Personality Disorders, Contemporary Ideas and Debates in Personality, and Psychometric Testing.
The book includes a range of pedagogical features to engage students, stimulate interest and support learning at different levels. In addition, the book is supported by a fantastic companion website which includes a range of exam and essay questions to allow students to consolidate their understanding, weblinks and commentary on online journals to help students better understand the research process in the field, and three chapters are available exclusively online: Academic Argument and Thinking, Statistical Terms, and Research Ethics.
Part 1 Personality
Chapter 1 Personality Theory in Context
Chapter 2 The Basis of the Psychoanalytic Approach to Personality
Chapter 3 Developments of Freudian Theorising
Chapter 4 Learning Theory Perspectives on Personality
Chapter 5 Cognitive Personality Theories
Chapter 6 Humanistic Personality Theories
Chapter 7 The Trait Approach to Personality
Chapter 8 Biological Basis of Personality I: Genetic Heritability of Personality
and Biological and Physiological Models of Personality
Chapter 9 Biological Basis of Personality II: Evolutionary Psychology and
Animal Studies of Personality
Chapter 10 Further ideas and debates in Personality: Personality and Culture
Part 2 Intelligence
Chapter 11 An Introduction to Intelligence
Chapter 12 Theories and Measurement of Intelligence
Chapter 13 The Use of Intelligence Tests: What Questions Emerge from
the Measurement of Intelligence?
Chapter 14 Heritability and Socially Defined Race Differences in Intelligence
Chapter 15 Further Discussions and Debates in Intelligence: Sex Differences
in Intelligence and Emotional Intelligence
Chapter 16 The Application of Personality and Intelligence in Education and
the Workplace: The Introduction of Other Intelligences
Part 3 Further Debates and Applications in Individual Differences
Chapter 17 Further Debates and Applications in Individual Differences: An Introduction
Chapter 18 Optimism
Chapter 19 Irrational Beliefs
Chapter 20 Embarrassment, Shyness and Social Anxiety
Chapter 21 Interpersonal Relationships
Chapter 22 Social Attitudes
Chapter 23 Well-being and Personality Disorders
Chapter 24 Individual Differences in Health and Illness
Chapter 25 An Introduction to Psychometric Testing
Please SEE BELOW for chapters hosted on the companion website.
THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL MATERIAL CAN
BE FOUND ON THE WEBSITE (www.pearsoned.co.uk/maltby)
Chapter 26 Academic Argument and Thinking
Chapter 27 Statistical Terms
Chapter 28 Research Ethics
Features of this new edition include:
- Four new chapters, covering Health Psychology, Well being and Personality Disorders, Contemporary Ideas and Debates in Personality, and Psychometric Testing.
- All chapters extensively revised to include the latest research.
- A range of pedagogical features engage students, stimulate interest and support learning at different levels.
- ‘Connecting up’ draws attention to links between different areas of psychology and topics covered in the book.
The book’s companion website is a fantastic aid to learning and includes:
- Three chapters available exclusively online: Academic Argument and Thinking, Statistical Terms, and Research Ethics.
- Weblinks and commentary on online journals to help students better understand the research process in the field.
- A range of exam and essay questions to allow students to consolidate their understanding.
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