Personality: Evolutionary Heritage and Human Distinctiveness: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Personality: Evolutionary Heritage and Human Distinctiveness

1st Edition

By Arnold H. Buss

Psychology Press

278 pages

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Description

This innovative study focuses on seven inherent personality traits humans share with primates; activity, fearfulness, impulsivity, sociability, altruism, aggressiveness, and dominance. The author discusses these traits from the dual perspective of our evolutionary history and our human uniqueness.

Table of Contents

Contents: An Evolutionary Perspective. Determinants of Personality. Activity. Fearfulness. Impulsivity. Sociability. Nurturance. Aggressiveness. Dominance. Integration.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSY031000
PSYCHOLOGY / Social Psychology