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Handbook of Psychology, Volume 5, Personality and Social Psychology, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-64776-9
608 pages
October 2012
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Psychology is of interest to academics from many fields, as well as to the thousands of academic and clinical psychologists and general public who can't help but be interested in learning more about why humans think and behave as they do. This award-winning twelve-volume reference covers every aspect of the ever-fascinating discipline of psychology and represents the most current knowledge in the field. This ten-year revision now covers discoveries based in neuroscience, clinical psychology's new interest in evidence-based practice and mindfulness, and new findings in social, developmental, and forensic psychology.
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Handbook of Psychology Preface xi

Irving B. Weiner

Volume Preface xiii
Howard Tennen and Jerry Suls

Contributors xix

I PERSONALITY 1

1 GENETICS OF PERSONALITY 3
Susan C. South, Ted Reichborn-Kjennerud, Nicholas R. Eaton, and Robert F. Krueger

2 BIOLOGICAL BASES OF PERSONALITY 27
Marvin Zuckerman

3 PSYCHODYNAMIC MODELS OF PERSONALITY 43
Robert F. Bornstein, Christy A. Denckla, and Wei-Jean Chung

4 THE FIVE-FACTOR MODEL IN FACT AND FICTION 65
Robert R. McCrae, James F. Gaines, and Marie A. Wellington

5 COGNITIVE-EXPERIENTIAL SELF-THEORY: AN INTEGRATIVE THEORY OF PERSONALITY 93
Seymour Epstein

6 SELF-REGULATORY PERSPECTIVES ON PERSONALITY 119
Charles S. Carver and Michael F. Scheier

7 INTERPERSONAL THEORY OF PERSONALITY 141
Aaron L. Pincus and Emily B. Ansell

8 THE COGNITIVE-AFFECTIVE PROCESSING SYSTEM 161
Lara K. Kammrath and Abigail A. Scholer

9 PERSONALITY TRAIT DEVELOPMENT IN ADULTHOOD 183
Brent W. Roberts, M. Brent Donnellan, and Patrick L. Hill

10 PERSONALITY STRENGTHS 197
Laura A. King and Jason Trent

II SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 223

11 SOCIAL COGNITION AND PERCEPTION 225
Galen V. Bodenhausen and Javier R. Morales

12 THE SOCIAL SELF 247
Roy F. Baumeister, E. J. Masicampo, and Jean M. Twenge

13 ATTITUDES IN SOCIAL BEHAVIOR 275
Gregory R. Maio, James M. Olson, and Irene Cheung

14 SOCIAL INFLUENCE AND GROUP BEHAVIOR 305
Donelson R. Forsyth

15 CLOSE RELATIONSHIPS 329
Margaret S. Clark and Nancy K. Grote

16 PREJUDICE 341
Monica Biernat and Kelly Danaher

17 PERSUASION AND ATTITUDE CHANGE 369
Richard E. Petty, S. Christian Wheeler, and Zakary L. Tormala

18 EMOTION REGULATION EFFECTIVENESS: WHAT WORKS WHEN 391
Gal Sheppes and James J. Gross

19 JUSTICE THEORY AND RESEARCH: A SOCIAL FUNCTIONALIST PERSPECTIVE 407
Linda J. Skitka and Daniel C. Wisneski

20 SOCIAL CONFLICT, HARMONY, AND INTEGRATION 429
John F. Dovidio, Samuel L. Gaertner, Elena Wright Mayville, and Sylvia Perry

21 AGGRESSION 449
C. Nathan DeWall, Craig A. Anderson, and Brad J. Bushman

22 ALTRUISM AND PROSOCIAL BEHAVIOR 467
Mark Snyder and Patrick C. Dwyer

23 EVOLUTIONARY SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 487
Jon K. Maner and Andrew J. Menzel

24 CULTURE AND SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY 507
Joan G. Miller and J. Patrick Boyle

Author Index 529

Subject Index 565

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