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Fifty Years of Personality Psychology : Perspectives on Individual Differences - Kenneth H. Craik

Fifty Years of Personality Psychology

Perspectives on Individual Differences

By: Kenneth H. Craik (Editor), Robert Hogan (Editor), Raymond N. Wolfe (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 28th February 1993
ISBN: 9780306442919
Number Of Pages: 314

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Assembling original papers by the field's foremost investigators, this history demonstrates the continuity and progress made across five decades of personality psychology research. In addition to providing a historical perspective for the discipline, the work aims to inspire a more coherent agenda for future research.

Introduction
The 1937 Allport and Stagner Texts in Personality Psychologyp. 3
Historical and Personal Background of the 1937 Texts
Fifty Years of the Psychology of Personality: Reminiscencesp. 23
Allport's Personality and Allport's Personalityp. 39
Allport and Murray on Allport's Personality: A Confrontation in 1946-1947p. 57
Current State of Personality Psychology and Its Texts
Pattern and Organization: Current Trends and Prospects for the Futurep. 69
The Continuing Relevance of Personality Theoryp. 85
It's Time to Put Theories of Personality in Their Place, or, Allport and Stagner Got It Right, Why Can't We?p. 103
Present-Day Perspectives on Basic Issues
Science and the Single Casep. 119
Describing Lives: Gordon Allport and the "Science" of Personalityp. 131
Gordon Allport and "Letters from Jenny"p. 147
Allport's Personal Documents: Then and Nowp. 165
Conceptions of Self and Identity: A Modern Retrospective on Allport's viewp. 177
Current Status of the Motive Conceptp. 187
The Ability to Judge Others from Their Expressive Behaviorsp. 197
Judgments of Personality and Personality Itselfp. 207
Gordon Allport: Father and Critic of the Five-Factor Modelp. 215
To Predict Some of the People More of the Time: Individual Traits and the Prediction of Behaviorp. 237
The Scientific Credibility of Commonsense Psychologyp. 251
A Commonsense Approach to Personality Measurementp. 269
Epilogue
An Optimistic Forecastp. 293
Author Indexp. 299
Subject Indexp. 307
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ISBN: 9780306442919
ISBN-10: 0306442914
Series: Perspectives on Individual Differences
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 314
Published: 28th February 1993
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.88  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.63