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Part 1 Personality 1. Personality Theory in Context 2. The Basis of the Psychoanalytic Approach to Personality 3. Developments of Freudian Theorising 4. Learning Theory Perspectives on Personality 5. Cognitive Personality Theories 6. Humanistic Personality Theories 7. The Trait Approach to Personality 8. Biological Basis of Personality I: Genetic Heritability of Personalityand Biological and Physiological Models of Personality 9. Biological Basis of Personality II: Evolutionary Psychology andAnimal Studies of Personality 10. Further ideas and debates in Personality: Personality and Culture Part 2 Intelligence 11. An Introduction to Intelligence 12.. Theories and Measurement of Intelligence 13. The Use of Intelligence Tests: What Questions Emerge fromthe Measurement of Intelligence? 14. Heritability and Socially Defined Race Differences in Intelligence 15. Further Discussions and Debates in Intelligence: Sex Differencesin Intelligence and Emotional Intelligence 16. The Application of Personality and Intelligence in Education andthe Workplace: The Introduction of Other Intelligences Part 3 Further Debates and Applications in Individual Differences 17. Further Debates and Applications in Individual Differences: An Introduction 18. Optimism 19. Irrational Beliefs 20. Embarrassment, Shyness and Social Anxiety 21. Interpersonal Relationships 22. Social Attitudes 23. Well-being and Personality Disorders 24. Individual Differences in Health and Illness 25. An Introduction to Psychometric Testing Please SEE BELOW for chapters hosted on the companion website.Glossary References Index THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL MATERIAL CANBE FOUND ON THE WEBSITE ( Academic Argument and Thinking 27. Statistical Terms28. Research Ethics

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The new edition of this market-leading text guides the reader through the subject from the foundations to more advanced material, constantly building on previously acquired knowledge to achieve a critical understanding of the major theories, methods, findings and debates.

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Dr John Maltby is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Leicester. He has over 100 publications in the area of personality and individual differences.Dr Liz Day is Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Sheffield Hallam University. She has over 40 publications in the area of individual differences. She has also trained as a Clinical Hypnotherapist.Professor Ann Macaskill is at Sheffield Hallam University and is a Chartered Health Psychologist and trained in cognitive behaviour therapy. She has published extensively, with current research in individual differences, health and well-being.


'By far, the most comprehensive and up-to-date textbook on personality, intelligence, and individual differences more generally. Lecturers will appreciate its structure, content and coherence, as well as learning aids. Students will appreciate its user-friendliness and clarity. The revised edition of this popular textbook is a credit to the authors, and should be found on the reading lists of all University-level individual differences courses.' - Professor Philip Corr, City University London
'The updated version of Personality, Individual Differences and Intelligence gives a comprehensive overview of historical and up-to-date research in the field, and illustrates the uses of Individual Differences research in the real world. The book is well written, is engaging and provides an excellent introduction to the area.' - Dr Susan Rasmussen, University of Strathclyde

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