Personality Psychology

Recent Trends and Emerging Directions

  • David M. Buss
  • Nancy Cantor

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

    1. David M. Buss, Nancy Cantor
      Pages 1-12
  3. New Middle-Level Units in Personality Psychology

  4. New Forms of Personality Coherence

  5. Advances in Assessment

  6. Advances in Identifying the Structure of Personality

  7. Expansion of Levels of Explanation in Personality

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 347-352

About this book


Research in the field of personality psychology has culminated in a radical departure. The result is Personality Psychology: Recent Trends and Emerging Directions. Drs. Buss and Cantor have compiled the innovative research of twenty-five young, outstanding personality psychologists to represent the recent expansion of issues in the fields. Advances in assessment have brought about more powerful methods and the explanatory tools for extending personality psychology beyond its traditional reaches into the areas of cognitive psychology, evolutionary biology, and sociology. This volume represents a significant landmark in the psychology of personality.


Motivation Persönlichkeit Persönlichkeitsforschung Persönlichkeitstest assessment biology emotion personality psychology social psychology sociology

Editors and affiliations

  • David M. Buss
    • 1
  • Nancy Cantor
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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