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Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences

  • Includes emerging evolutionary viewpoints

  • Covers assessment issues and research design

  • Explores personality disorders

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

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Table of contents (3875 entries)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-lxxxix
  2. A

    1. Abandonment

      Pages 1-1
    2. Abashment

      Pages 1-1
    3. Abator

      Pages 1-1
    4. Ability

      Pages 1-1
    5. Ability Traits

      • Beth A. Visser
      Pages 1-4
    6. Absenteeism

      • Anton Birioukov
      Pages 4-7
    7. Absolute Agreement

      Pages 7-7
    8. Absorption

      • Sonya Dal Cin, Michael P. Hall, Daniel S. Lane
      Pages 7-9
    9. Abuse

      Pages 9-9
    10. Academic Self-Concept

      • Munirah Shaik Kadir, Alexander Seeshing Yeung
      Pages 9-16
    11. Acceptance

      Pages 16-16
    12. Accommodation

      Pages 16-16
    13. Accord

      Pages 17-17
    14. Accountability

      Pages 17-17

About this book

This Encyclopedia provides a comprehensive overview of individual differences within the domain of personality, with major sub-topics including assessment and research design, taxonomy, biological factors, evolutionary evidence, motivation, cognition and emotion, as well as gender differences, cultural considerations, and personality disorders. It is an up-to-date reference for this increasingly important area and a key resource for those who study intelligence, personality, motivation, aptitude and their variations within members of a group.

 

Keywords

  • cognition and emotion
  • evolutionary psychology
  • gender differences
  • individual differences
  • motivation
  • personality assessment
  • personality development
  • personality disorders

Editors and Affiliations

  • Oakland University, Rochester, USA

    Virgil Zeigler-Hill, Todd K. Shackelford

About the editors

Dr. Hill is a member of the faculty in the Department of Psychology at Oakland University, where he is the director of the Self and Interpersonal relationships Laboratory. He has published nearly 100 peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, and books.  His primary research interests are in self-esteem, narcissism, cognitive representations of the self, and interpersonal relationships.  He currently serves as Associate Editor for Self and Identity, Journal of Personality Assessment and Evolutionary Psychological Science.

Dr. Shackelford is Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology at Oakland University, where he is Co-Director of the Evolutionary Psychology Lab. and where he created new doctorate and masters programs.  He has published about 300 peer-reviewed articles and chapters, and has edited fourteen volumes.  In all, his work has been cited over 10,000 times. 

His research focus is on sexual conflict in humans, and he has served as Editor of the online journal Evolutionary Psychology and is the current editor of the new Springer journal, Evolutionary Psychological Science.

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

eBook USD 3,999.99
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  • ISBN: 978-3-319-24612-3
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book USD 5,499.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)