An Introduction to Personality, Individual Differences and Intelligence
The second edition of this popular textbook builds on the strengths of the first, continuing its reputation for clarity, accessibility, conceptual sophistication and panoramic coverage of personality and intelligence. The authorship team is enriched by the addition of two high-profile international scholars, Luke Smillie and John Song, whose expertise broadens and deepens the text.
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An Introduction to Personality, Individual Differences and Intelligence, Second Edition is a key textbook for all psychology students on a personality or individual differences course.
What is a trait?
A statistical digression
Alternatives to the Big Five
Three factors or five?
How do models of basic traits advance the field?
Putting it together
Personality psychologys place in psychology
Overview of the book
Challenges to trait psychology 10 Do traits exist and do they matter?
Are trait dimensions culturally universal? Traits or types?
Do traits explain behaviour? Conclusions