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Personality Development Across the Lifespan

Personality Development Across the Lifespan
  • Author : Jule Specht
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 March 2017
  • ISBN : 0128047615
  • Pages : 602 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Personality Development across the Lifespan examines the development of personality characteristics from childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, adulthood, and old age. It provides a comprehensive overview of theoretical perspectives, methods, and empirical findings of personality and developmental psychology, also detailing insights on how individuals differ from each other, how they change during life, and how these changes relate to biological and environmental factors, including major life events, social relationships, and health. The book begins with chapters on personality development in different life phases before moving on to theoretical perspectives, the development of specific personality characteristics, and personality development in relation to different contexts, like close others, health, and culture. Final sections cover methods in research on the topic and the future directions of research in personality development. Introduces and reviews the most important personality characteristics Examines personality in relation to different contexts and how it is related to important life outcomes Discusses patterns and sources of personality development


Personality Development Across the Lifespan

Personality Development Across the Lifespan
  • Author : Jule Specht
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 17 March 2017
GET THIS BOOKPersonality Development Across the Lifespan

Personality Development across the Lifespan examines the development of personality characteristics from childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, adulthood, and old age. It provides a comprehensive overview of theoretical perspectives, methods, and empirical findings of personality and developmental psychology, also detailing insights on how individuals differ from each other, how they change during life, and how these changes relate to biological and environmental factors, including major life events, social relationships, and health. The book begins with chapters on personality development in different


Temperament and Personality Development Across the Life Span

Temperament and Personality Development Across the Life Span
  • Author : Victoria J. Molfese,Dennis L. Molfese,Robert R. McCrae
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 01 June 2000
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This is the third book in a series of Across the Life Span volumes that has come from the Biennial Life Span Development Conferences. The authors--well known in their fields--present theoretical and research issues important for the understanding of temperament in infancy and childhood, as well as personality in adolescence and adulthood. Current findings placed within theoretical and historical contexts make each chapter distinctive. The chapter authors focus on their work and its implications for temperament and personality issues across


Handbook of Personality Development

Handbook of Personality Development
  • Author : Daniel K. Mroczek,Todd D. Little
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 25 February 2014
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Personality Development

This handbook is the first volume to provide a comprehensive look at personality development. It features a state-of-the-art examination of the field, an area that is enjoying a resurgence in popularity. Five major types of advances, all of which are represented in this volume, are the result of the recent burst in research activity in this area: 1) new theoretical perspectives, 2) higher-quality empirical studies, 3) more sophisticated research designs and analyses, 4) attention to development across the lifespan, and 5) the growing prominence of


Social Cognition

Social Cognition
  • Author : Jessica Sommerville,Jean Decety
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 13 September 2016
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Social Cognition brings together diverse and timely writings that highlight cutting-edge research and theories on the development of social cognition and social behavior across species and the life span. The volume is organized according to two central themes that address issues of continuity and change both at the phylogenetic and the ontogenetic level. First, the book addresses to what extent social cognitive abilities and behaviors are shared across species, versus abilities and capacities that are uniquely human. Second, it covers


Work Across the Lifespan

Work Across the Lifespan
  • Author : Boris Baltes,Cort W. Rudolph,Hannes Zacher
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 07 January 2019
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Work Across the Lifespan coalesces theoretical and empirical perspectives on aging and work. This volume examines a collection of human development theories that explain trajectories of change, including patterns of growth, maintenance, and decline across the adult lifespan. At its core, the lifespan perspective assumes a focus on aging as a continuous process of intraindividual change and goal-based self-regulation. In this text, the lifespan perspective serves as a lens for examining the complex relationship between aging and work. Integrating research


Growth and Development Across the Lifespan - E-Book

Growth and Development Across the Lifespan - E-Book
  • Author : Gloria Leifer,Eve Fleck
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release : 27 December 2013
GET THIS BOOKGrowth and Development Across the Lifespan - E-Book

This book provides introductory coverage of growth and development throughout the lifespan. The content emphasizes normal aspects as well as the unique problems and health promotion needs of each age and stage of development. It features a strong health promotion theme structured around Healthy People 2020 objectives. Lifespan coverage from prenatal development to death helps students integrate concepts related to normal changes in each stage of the life cycle. Coverage of current research and trends in health care provide readers with


Handbook of Personality Development

Handbook of Personality Development
  • Author : Dan P. McAdams,Rebecca L. Shiner,Jennifer L. Tackett
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release : 18 January 2019
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Bringing together prominent scholars, this authoritative volume considers the development of personality at multiple levels--from the neuroscience of dispositional traits to the cultural shaping of life stories. Illustrated with case studies and concrete examples, the Handbook integrates areas of research that have often remained disparate. It offers a lifespan perspective on the many factors that influence each individual's psychological makeup and examines the interface of personality development with health, psychopathology, relationships, and the family. Contributors provide broad-based, up-to-date reviews of


The Art and Science of Personality Development

The Art and Science of Personality Development
  • Author : Dan P. McAdams
  • Publisher : Guilford Publications
  • Release : 26 October 2016
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Drawing on state-of-the-art personality and developmental research, this book presents a new and broadly integrative theory of how people come to be who they are over the life course. Preeminent researcher Dan P. McAdams traces the development of three distinct layers of personality--the social actor who expresses emotional and behavioral traits, the motivated agent who pursues goals and values, and the autobiographical author who constructs a personal story. Highly readable and accessible to scholars and students at all levels, the



Handbook of Intraindividual Variability Across the Life Span

Handbook of Intraindividual Variability Across the Life Span
  • Author : Manfred Diehl,Karen Hooker,Martin J. Sliwinski
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 08 December 2014
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Intraindividual Variability Across the Life Span

Intraindividual variability (IIV) of human development and behavior across the entire life-span is explored in this new book. Leading researchers summarize recent findings on the extent, role, and function of IIV in human development with a focus on how, when, and why individuals change over time. The latest theoretical, methodological, and technological advances are reviewed. The book explores the historical and theoretical background and challenges of IIV research along with its role and function in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Edited



Development Across the Life Span

Development Across the Life Span
  • Author : Robert S. Feldman
  • Publisher : Pearson College Division
  • Release : 09 March 2021
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Offers a strong balance between research and applications. � Robert Feldman offers students a chronological overview of physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development--from conception through death with his text Development Across the Life Span. This best-selling text presents up-to-date coverage of theory and research, with an emphasis on the application of these concepts by students in their personal--and future professional--lives. The text taps into students' inherent interest in the subject of human development, encouraging them to draw connections between the material


The Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology

The Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology
  • Author : Philip J. Corr,Gerald Matthews
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 31 July 2020
GET THIS BOOKThe Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology

Research on personality psychology is making important contributions to psychological science and applied psychology. This second edition of The Cambridge Handbook of Personality Psychology offers a one-stop resource for scientific personality psychology. It summarizes cutting-edge personality research in all its forms, including genetics, psychometrics, social-cognitive psychology, and real-world expressions, with informative and lively chapters that also highlight some areas of controversy. The team of renowned international authors, led by two esteemed editors, ensures a wide range of theoretical perspectives. Each


Self-Esteem Across the Lifespan

Self-Esteem Across the Lifespan
  • Author : Mary H. Guindon
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 27 October 2009
GET THIS BOOKSelf-Esteem Across the Lifespan

As long as clinicians write “increase self-esteem” on treatment plans without knowing precisely what that means, there is a need for information on the construct of self-esteem and how its many components can have an effect on outcomes. This text defines self-esteem, describes its history and evolution, discusses its controversies, and presents information on intervention strategies that can make a difference when it receives clinical attention. Principles and concepts are applied to various clinical concerns faced by clients in each