The SAGE Handbook of Personality and Individual Differences

Editor/Author Zeigler-Hill, Virgil and Shackelford, Todd K.
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Sage UK

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ISBN: 978-1-5264-4518-6
Category: Psychology
Image Count: 15
Book Status: Available
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The examination of personality and individual differences is a major field of research in the modern discipline of psychology. Concerned with the ways humans develop an organised set of characteristics to shape themselves and the world around them, it is a study of how people come to be 'different' and 'similar' to others, on both an individual and a cultural level.

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Table of Contents

  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Notes on the Editors and Contributors
  • Part I Biological Origins of Personality and Individual Differences
  • 1 Hormonal Influences on Personality and Individual Differences - Jennifer Guinn Sellers and Thanh Thanh L. Nguyen
  • 2 Molecular Genetic Studies of Human Temperament - Kostas A. Papageorgiou and Vijeinika Vipulananthan
  • 3 Digit Ratio and Personality and Individual Differences - John T. Manning and Bernhard Fink
  • 4 Morningness–Eveningness and Sociosexuality from a Life History Perspective - James Marvel-Coen, Coltan Scrivner and Dario Maestripieri
  • 5 Toward the Molecular Basis of Personality - Turhan Canli
  • Part II Developmental Origins of Personality and Individual Differences
  • 6 Individual Differences in Personal Narrative: Coherence, Autobiographical Reasoning and Meaning Making - Theodore E. A. Waters and Christin Köber
  • 7 Developmental Profiles of Individuals with Psychopathic Traits: The Good, the Bad and the Snake - Marie-Hélène Cigna, Jean-Pierre Guay and Nathalie M. G. Fontaine
  • 8 Generational Changes in Self-Esteem and Narcissism - Eunike Wetzel, M. Brent Donnellan, Richard W. Robins and Kali H. Trzesniewski
  • 9 The Role of the Family in Personality Development - Ugo Pace and Alessia Passanisi
  • 10 The Role of Peers in Personality Development - Julia Zimmermann and Anne K. Reitz
  • 11 Personality Development in Adolescence and Young Adulthood - Theo A. Klimstra, Jeroen Borghuis and Wiebke Bleidorn
  • 12 The Development of Evolutionarily Adaptive Individual Differences: Children as Active Participants in Their Current and Future Survival - P. Douglas Sellers II, Karin Machluf and David F. Bjorklund
  • 13 Cross-Situational Consistency, Variability and the Behavioral Signature - Marc A. Fournier and D. S. Moskowitz
  • 14 Transactions of Personality and the Social Environment During Development - Odilia M. Laceulle and Marcel A. G. van Aken
  • 15 Personality Development in Adulthood - Marcus Mund, Julia Zimmermann and Franz J. Neyer
  • 16 Moral Character: Current Insights and Future Directions - Erik G. Helzer, Eranda Jayawickreme and R. Michael Furr
  • Part III Environmental Origins of Personality and Individual Differences
  • 17 Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Personality and Individual Differences - Jüri Allik and Anu Realo
  • 18 Threat of Infectious Disease - Iris M. Wang, Nicholas M. Michalak and Joshua M. Ackerman
  • 19 Sex Ratio Influences on Personality and Individual Differences - Daniel J. Kruger
  • 20 Individualism and Collectivism - Takeshi Hamamura, Karim Bettache and Yi Xu
  • 21 Exploring Potential Causes of Individual Differences in the Expression of Neonatal Imitation - Siobhan Kennedy-Costantini and Mark Nielsen
  • 22 Individual Differences and Romantic Relationships: Bidirectional Influences on Self and Relational Processes - Brent A. Mattingly, Kevin P. McIntyre and Dylan Faulkner Selterman
  • 23 The Gender Similarities Hypothesis - Jennifer L. Petersen
  • 24 Positive Personality Change Following Adversity - Eranda Jayawickreme and Corinne E. Zachry
  • 25 Self-Sacrifice for a Cause: A Review and an Integrative Model - Jocelyn J. Bélanger, Birga M. Schumpe, Bhavna Menon, Joanna Conde Ng and Noёmie Nociti