Personality Psychology: Understanding Yourself and Others, 2nd edition

Published by Pearson (July 14, 2021) © 2020

  • Jean M. Twenge
  • W Keith Campbell

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Personality Psychology: Understanding Yourself and Others
Published 2021

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Personality Psychology: Understanding Yourself and Others presents a modern approach to personality that harnesses your curiosity about yourself and your peers. Committed to teaching readers about both personality psychology and life itself, authors Jean Twenge and W. Keith Campbell address some of your most pressing questions about friendship, relationships, health, happiness and more.

The 2nd Edition offers coverage of resonant contemporary topics. These include how the “big 5” personality traits relate to digital communication, the impact of partner personality traits on relationship satisfaction, and the interplay between personality traits and psychological disorders. Extensive coverage of new studies and citations highlights the latest research in the field.

I: DEFINING PERSONALITY AND METHODS OF ASSESSMENT
1. Understanding Yourself and Others
2. Assessment and Methods

II: APPROACHES TO UNDERSTANDING PERSONALITY
3. The Big Five Personality Traits
4. Biological Underpinnings of Personality
5. Self-Concept and Self-Processes
6. Psychodynamic Approaches
7. Motivation
8. How Learning Shapes Behavior

III: APPLYING PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY IN THE REAL WORLD
9. Personality Across the Lifespan
10. Gender and Personality
11. Culture and Personality
12. Personality in the Workplace
13. Personality and Relationships
14. Personality and Mental Health
15. Personality and Physical Health

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