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Human Differences - Lewis R. Aiken

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Published: 1st May 1999
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This text reviews the mass of information concerning the ways in which individuals and groups differ from each other. Reviews of research findings and interpretations are provided on: physical appearance, performance and health; cognitive abilities; personality; and development across the life span. Extensive treatment of foundations (historical, measurement, research methods, biological, social, and cultural) is also provided. Both normal and abnormal behaviors are considered. The book provides an interdisciplinary focus, including material from all the behavior and natural sciences, not just psychology, sociology, or biology.

Foreword
Preface
Origins and Developments
Measurement and Research Methods
Biological Foundations
Sociocultural Foundations
Physical Appearance, Performance, and Health
Theories, Concepts, and Correlates of Cognitive Abilities
Exceptional and Special Cognitive Abilities
Personality Theories, Concepts, and Correlates
Personality Problems and Disorders
Differences Across the Life Span
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ISBN: 9780805830927
ISBN-10: 0805830928
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 354
Published: 1st May 1999
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.89 x 15.34  x 2.16
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1