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Perspectives on Personality (Paperback) (Charles S. Carver & Michael F. Scheier)

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For courses in Personality Psychology


An overview of personality psychology that brings various perspectives to life

Perspectives on Personalitydescribes a range of viewpoints that are used by personality psychologists today, and helps students understand how these viewpoints can be applied to their own lives. Authors Charles Carver and Michael Scheier dedicate a chapter to each major perspective, presenting an overview of the perspective’s orienting assumptions and core themes and concluding with a discussion of problems within that theoretical viewpoint and predictions about its future prospects. The Eighth Edition incorporates several important recent developments in the field, including genetics and genomics and the biological underpinnings of impulsiveness.


NOTE: This ISBN is for a Pearson Books a la Carte edition: a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf text. In addition to the flexibility offered by this format, Books a la Carte editions offer students great value, as they cost significantly less than a bound textbook.

Number of Pages: 302
Genre: Psychology
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pearson College Div
Author: Charles S. Carver & Michael F. Scheier
Language: English
Street Date: March 3, 2016
TCIN: 51731166
UPC: 9780134415376
Item Number (DPCI): 248-30-2554
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