Personality Products

  • Cultural Psychology

    A Perspective on Psychological Functioning and Social Reform, 1st Edition

    By Carl Ratner

    Carl Ratner's new book deepens our understanding of psychology by emphasizing the role that cultural factors, such as social institutions, artifacts, and cultural concepts play in psychological functioning. The author demonstrates the impact of culture on stimulating and structuring emotion,…

    Paperback – 2005-11-17
    Psychology Press

  • Parenting

    An Ecological Perspective, 2nd Edition

    Parenting: An Ecological Perspective was originally created in 1993 to answer questions such as: Why do parents differ markedly in the ways in which they care for their children? What factors contribute to individual differences in parenting behavior? The framework used for addressing these…

    Paperback – 2005-06-15
    Monographs in Parenting Series

  • Personality Theories

    Development, Growth, and Diversity, 5th Edition

    By Bem P. Allen

    This text provides a comprehensive introduction to the key personality theorists by combining biographical information on each theorist with his or her contributions to the field, including her or his ranking among the world’s most respected psychologists. In addition, Allen provides a tabular…

    Hardback – 2005-05-13
    Psychology Press

  • Relational Models Theory

    A Contemporary Overview, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nick Haslam

    Relational models theory, first developed by Alan Page Fiske, an anthropologist, provides a framework for understanding the psychological bases of social behavior that has in recent years attracted the interest of a diverse and growing group of behavioral and social scientists. It proposes that…

    Paperback – 2004-07-22
    Psychology Press

  • Psychology's Grand Theorists

    How Personal Experiences Shaped Professional Ideas, 1st Edition

    By Amy P. Demorest

    Psychology's Grand Theorists argues that the three schools in psychology that have been dominant historically--the psychodynamic, behavioral, and phenomenological--have resulted in large part from the personal experiences of their originators. Sigmund Freud, B.F. Skinner, and Carl Rogers each…

    Paperback – 2004-07-16
    Psychology Press

  • Optimal Human Being

    An Integrated Multi-level Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Kennon M. Sheldon

    Ken Sheldon's comprehensive new book addresses two questions: how can individuals best integrate the different facets of themselves to achieve "optimal human being", and how can researchers best integrate the different levels of analysis within the human sciences to understand "optimal human being"…

    Paperback – 2004-07-01
    Psychology Press

  • Theory Construction in Social Personality Psychology

    Personal Experiences and Lessons Learned: A Special Issue of personality and Social Psychology Review, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arie W. Kruglanski, E. Tory Higgins

    This special issue features papers that offer deeply felt, valuable perspectives on diverse aspects of theory construction in social-personality psychology. The goal is to furnish a basis for starting a discussion about the considerable challenges of theorizing, the ways of meeting those challenges…

    Paperback – 2004-06-10
    Psychology Press

  • Funny Peculiar

    Gershon Legman and the Psychopathology of Humor, 1st Edition

    By Mikita Brottman

    Why are jokes funny? Why do we laugh? In Funny Peculiar, Mikita Brottman demurs from recent scholarship that takes laughter-- and the broader domain of humor and the comical--as a liberating social force and an endearing aspect of self-expression. For Brottman, there is nothing funny about laughter…

    Paperback – 2004-04-01

  • New and Current Directions in Justice Theorizing and Research

    A Special Issue of personality and Social Psychology Review, 1st Edition

    Edited by Linda J. Skitka, Faye Crosby

    This special issue fans the flames of interest in social psychological justice theory and research, and showcases the new social psychological developments relating to justice and fairness. It addresses identity; "negative justice"--what happens after wrongs have occurred; contingent models that…

    Paperback – 2003-11-01
    Psychology Press

  • The Psychological Foundations of Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Schaller, Christian S. Crandall

    How is it that cultures come into existence at all? How do cultures develop particular customs and characteristics rather than others? How do cultures persist and change over time? Most previous attempts to address these questions have been descriptive and historical. The purpose of this book is to…

    Paperback – 2003-08-01
    Psychology Press

  • Essential Personality

    1st Edition

    By Donald Pennington

    'Essential Personality' provides a clear, accessible and systematic introduction to the major theoretical approaches for the understanding of human personality. This introductory book assumes no prior knowledge of this core area in psychology and is written for students studying personality for…

    Paperback – 2003-01-31
    Essential Psychology

  • Personality and Psychological Disorders

    1st Edition

    By Gordon Claridge, Caroline Davis

    In recent years, the assumption that there is a significant connection between normal psychological and biological differences and the development of psychological disorders has grown and research in this area has developed rapidly.This textbook, written by internationally known psychologists with…

    Paperback – 2002-12-27

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