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The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Individual Differences


The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Individual Differences


HPIZ - Wiley-Blackwell Handbooks in Personality and Individual Differences, Band 3 2. Aufl.

von: Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Sophie von Stumm, Adrian Furnham

34,99 €

Verlag: Wiley-Blackwell
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 01.03.2011
ISBN/EAN: 9781444343113
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 848

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<i>The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Individual Differences</i> provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of recent research, current perspectives, practical applications, and likely future developments in individual differences.  <ul> <li>Brings together the work of the top global researchers within the area of individual differences, including Philip L. Ackerman, Ian J. Deary, Ed Diener, Robert Hogan, Deniz S. Ones and Dean Keith Simonton</li> <li>Covers methodological, theoretical and paradigm changes in the area of individual differences</li> <li>Individual chapters cover core areas of individual differences including personality and intelligence, biological causes of individual differences, and creativity and emotional intelligence </li> </ul>
List of Plates viii <p>List of Figures ix</p> <p>List of Tables xii</p> <p>List of Contributors xiv</p> <p>Preface xvi</p> <p>List of Abbreviations xix</p> <p><b>Part I Individual Differences: An Up-to-Date Historical and Methodological Overview 1</b></p> <p>1 Individual Differences and Differential Psychology: A Brief History and Prospect 3<br /><i>William Revelle, Joshua Wilt, and David M. Condon</i></p> <p>2 Methodological Advances in Differential Psychology 39<br /><i>William Revelle, David M. Condon, and Joshua Wilt</i></p> <p><b>Part II Intelligence and Personality: Structure and Development 75</b></p> <p><b>Section 1 Personality 77</b></p> <p>3 Personality Development across the Life Span 77<br /><i>Jaap J. A. Denissen, Marcel A. G. van Aken, and Brent W. Roberts</i></p> <p>4 Reinforcement Sensitivity Theory, Research, Applications, and Future 101<br /><i>Luke D. Smillie, Natalie J. Loxton, and Rachel E. Avery</i></p> <p>5 The General Factor of Personality: Normal and Abnormal 132<br /><i>J. Philippe Rushton and Paul Irwing</i></p> <p>6 Five into One Doesn’t Go: A Critique of the General Factor of Personality 162<br /><i>Eamonn Ferguson, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Alan Pickering, and Alexander Weiss</i></p> <p><b>Section 2 Intelligence 187</b></p> <p>7 The Nature and Structure of “Intelligence” 187<br /><i>Charlie L. Reeve and Silvia Bonaccio</i></p> <p>8 Re-Visiting Intelligence–Personality Associations: Vindicating Intellectual Investment 217<br /><i>Sophie von Stumm, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, and Phillip L. Ackerman</i></p> <p>9 Individual Differences in Cognitive Aging 242<br /><i>Elliot M. Tucker-Drob and Timothy A. Salthouse</i></p> <p><b>Part III Biological Causes of Individual Differences 269</b></p> <p>10 Behavior Genetics 271<br /><i>Frank M. Spinath and Wendy Johnson</i></p> <p>11 Molecular Genetic Aspects of Personality 305<br /><i>Alexander Strobel and Burkhard Brocke</i></p> <p>12 Understanding Human Intelligence by Imaging the Brain 330<br /><i>Roberto Colom and Paul M. Thompson</i></p> <p>13 Evolutionary Psychology and Individual Differences 353<br /><i>Satoshi Kanazawa</i></p> <p><b>Part IV Individual Differences and Real-World Outcomes 377</b></p> <p><b>Section 1 Work 379</b></p> <p>14 Individual Differences at Work 379<br /><i>Deniz S. Ones and Chockalingam Viswesvaran</i></p> <p>15 Leadership 408<br /><i>Robert Hogan and Ghufran Ahmad</i></p> <p><b>Section 2 Health, Longevity, and Death 427</b></p> <p>16 Cognitive Epidemiology: Concepts, Evidence, and Future Directions 427<br /><i>Catherine M. Calvin, G. David Batty, and Ian J. Deary</i></p> <p>17 Personality and Differences in Health and Longevity 461<br /><i>Margaret L. Kern and Howard S. Friedman</i></p> <p><b>Section 3 Society 491</b></p> <p>18 Personality and the Laws of History 491<br /><i>Robert Hogan and Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic</i></p> <p>19 Individual Differences and Antisocial Behavior 512<br /><i>Vincent Egan</i></p> <p>20 Intelligence and Social Inequality: Why the Biological Link? 538<br /><i>Linda S. Gottfredson</i></p> <p><b>Part V Motivation and Vocational Interests 577</b></p> <p>21 Goal-Setting: A State Theory, but Related to Traits 579<br /><i>Gary P. Latham, Deshani B. Ganegoda, and Edwin A. Locke</i></p> <p>22 Personality and Approaches to Learning 588<br /><i>Adrian Furnham</i></p> <p>23 Vocational Interests: The Road Less Traveled 608<br /><i>Patrick Ian Armstrong, Rong Su, and James Rounds</i></p> <p><b>Part VI Competence beyond IQ 633</b></p> <p><b>Section 1 Special Abilities 635</b></p> <p>24 Exceptional Talent and Genius 635<br /><i>Dean Keith Simonton</i></p> <p>25 Ability and Trait Emotional Intelligence 656<br /><i>K. V. Petrides</i></p> <p>26 Individual Differences in Creativity 679<br /><i>James C. Kaufman</i></p> <p><b>Section 2 Relationships and Subjective Well-Being 699</b></p> <p>27 Personality and Happiness: Predicting the Experience of Subjective Well-Being 699<br /><i>William Pavot and Ed Diener</i></p> <p>28 Self-Esteem: Enduring Issues and Controversies 718<br /><i>M. Brent Donnellan, Kali H. Trzesniewski, and Richard W. Robins</i></p> <p>29 Love at First Sight? Individual Differences and the Psychology of Initial Romantic Attraction 747<br /><i>Viren Swami</i></p> <p>30 Manifestations of Individual Differences in Physical and Virtual Environments 773<br /><i>Lindsay T. Graham, Carson J. Sandy, and Samuel D. Gosling</i></p> <p>Index 801</p>
"Valuable for those interested in psychology, education, sociology, or human genetics. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates and above, including professionals." (Choice, 1 December 2011) <p>"That a fresh and comprehensive statement on current understanding about individual differences! This meaty volume provides an unusually deep discussion of personality and mental abilities like IQ and emotional intelligence, digs into their biological roots, and explores their importance at work, in relationships and in health. With the recent explosion of research linking these topics, the time is right for this wonderful update. Don’t look for this Handbook on my bookshelves – it will be on my desk and in use.<br /> — <b><i>Robert B. Kaiser</i></b><i>, Partner, Kaplan DeVries Inc., USA</i></p> <p>Some of the world’s top researchers give us authoritative and engaging overviews of the central topics in individual differences, such as personality, creativity, intelligence, genetics and evolution, work, motivation, special abilities and happiness, making this a comprehensive guide for understanding how and why people differ.<br /> — <b><i>Robert Plomin</i></b><i>, Research Professor, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London, UK</i></p> <p>This handbook provides a diverse multidisciplinary collection of chapters by leading researchers. Domains covered range from intelligence to personality, interests, and motivation – and from basic research on brain functions to real-world implications in the workplace and beyond.<br /> — <b><i>Phillip L. Ackerman</i></b><i>, Professor of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA.</i></p> <p>There is much in this handbook that does not simply summarise present knowledge but foreshadows the future state of differential psychology. Of use to the beginning student as well as the seasoned psychologist, any serious psychology library should possess this handbook.<br /> — <b><i>Philip J. Corr,</i></b> <i>Professor of Psychology, University of East Anglia, UK</i></p> <p>This impressive collection of antecedents, contemporary theory, and the latest empirical research does not shy away from controversial stances or highlighting consensual elements of the field, making this a must read for students, practitioners and researchers alike. <br /> <b><i>Richard D. Roberts</i></b><i>, Principal Research Scientist, Research and Development, Educational Testing Service, USA</i></p> <p>With contributions from many leading researchers in differential psychology, <i>The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Individual Differences</i> provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of individual differences research. This book will be a valuable resource for anyone interested in the field.<br /> —<b><i>Tony Vernon</i></b><i>, Professor of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, USA</i></p> <p>With thoughtful and well-written chapters – ranging from the genetics of individual differences, to the relation between intelligence and personality, to the traces that different individuals leave behind in their physical environments – this handbook manages to be both highly readable and thoroughly informative.<br /> — <b><i>Colin G. DeYoung</i></b><i>, Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Minnesota, USA</i></p>
<p><b>Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic</b> is Reader at Goldsmiths, University of London, Research Fellow at University College London, and Visiting Professor at NYU in London. Chamorro-Premuzic has published more than 100 scientific articles and authored four books, including the textbook Personality and Individual Differences (also published by Wiley Blackwell). He is a keynote speaker of the Institute of Economic Affairs and makes frequent media appearances in the UK and internationally.</p> <p><b>Sophie von Stumm</b> is an award-winning young scientist who completed her postgraduate training at the University of Edinburgh and Goldsmiths, University of London. She is currently a Senior Lecturer at the University of Chichester. Her research interests focus on intelligence–personality associations in relation to educational, social, and health outcomes.</p> <p><b>Adrian Furnham</b> is currently Professor of Psychology at University College London. He has lectured widely abroad and held scholarships and visiting professorships at, among others, the University of New South Wales, the University of the West Indies, the University of Hong Kong, and the University of KwaZulu-Natal. Furnham is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and has written over 700 scientific papers and 60 books. He is on the editorial board of a number of international journals, as well as the past elected President of the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences.</p>
<p>“Fresh and comprehensive, this meaty volume provides an unusually deep discussion of individual differences. With the recent explosion of research, the time is right for this wonderful update. Don’t look for this handbook ton my bookshelves—it will be on my desk and in use.”<br /><br /><i>Robert B. Kaiser, Partner, Kaplan DeVries Inc.</i></p> <p>“Some of the world’s top researchers give us authoritative and engaging overviews of the central topics in individual differences, such as personality, creativity, intelligence, genetics and evolution, work, motivation, special abilities and happiness, making this a comprehensive guide for understanding how and why people differ.”<br /><br /><i>Robert Plomin, Research Professor, Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London</i></p> <p>“This handbook provides a diverse multidisciplinary collection of chapters by leading researchers. Domains covered range from intelligence to personality, interests, and motivation—and from basic research on brain functions to real-world implications in the workplace and beyond.”<br /><br /><i>Phillip L. Ackerman, Professor of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology</i></p> <p>“There is much in this handbook that does not simply summarize present knowledge but foreshadows the future state of differential psychology. Of use to the beginning student as well as the seasoned psychologist, any serious psychology library should possess this handbook.”<br /><br /><i>Philip J. Corr, Professor of Psychology, University of East Anglia</i></p> <p><i>The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Individual Differences</i> provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of recent research, current perspectives, practical applications, and likely future developments in the field of individual differences. Bringing together the work of top researchers in the field from around the world, this essential reference work covers methodological, theoretical, and paradigm changes in the area of individual differences.</p> <p>Separate chapters cover core disciplines of individual differences including—but not limited to—personality and intelligence, biological, genetic, and social causes of individual differences, and creativity and emotional intelligence. The unparalleled scope of this work makes it a must-have resource for advanced psychology students, academics, and practitioners.</p>

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