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Psychology of Individual Differences

Psychology of Individual Differences

Four Volume Set
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December 2003 | 1 792 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This collection provides a comprehensive up-to-date synthesis of some of the most significant publications in the psychology of individual differences field over the past two decades. It contains benchmark readings, including highly cited empirical articles, review articles with an emphasis on critical review articles as well some book chapters that have had great impact in terms of presenting research findings and influencing the key debates in the field. There is a particular emphasis on recent key publications to complement older classic works, an overall integration of this expansive field and is thoroughly international in focus.

In addition to the 80 key original publications included in the collection, Volume One opens with an introductory editorial essay by the Editors setting out the rationale behind the selections, and providing an illuminating discussion of the development of Individual Differences and its theoretical, empirical, and applied foundations.

Coverage in this Major Work:

Volume 1 - covers the role of individual differences in cognitive/intellectual abilities

Volume 2 - covers theories pertaining to normal personality structure along with associated measurement instruments

Volume 3 covers papers published on cognitive, emotional and motivational influences on the area of individual differences

Volume 4 covers clinical and applied research - including papers in the huge area of personality disorders and assessment

This 4-volume reference set will make an invaluable addition to any academic library with a interest in and/or existing collection in individual differences/personality. Given its diverse yet coherent organization, it ought to provide an excellent supplement on relevant courses where students need to engage with the provocative ideas that have made this field both lively and fascinating.

This collection provides a comprehensive, up-to-date and international synthesis of some of the most significant publications in the psychology of individual differences over the past two decades. It contains

· benchmark readings, including highly cited empirical articles

· review articles with an emphasis on critical review articles

· key book chapters that have influenced debates in the field.

The Editorial introduction at the beginning of Volume 1 contextualises the articles in terms of their overall significance in the development of the field.

A unique resource for students and researchers interested in the theoretical, empirical, and applied foundations of the psychology of Individual Differences.

Gregory J Boyle and Donald H Saklofske
Editors' Introduction
Contemporary Perspectives on the Psychology of Individual Differences

A R Jensen
Process Differences and Individual Differences in Some Cognitive Tasks
J H Kranzler and A R Jensen
Inspection Time and Intelligence
A Meta-Analysis

J H Kranzler and A R Jensen
The Nature of Psychometric-g
Unitary Process or a Number of Independent Processes?

H J Eysenck
Creativity and Personality
Suggestions for a Theory

L Stankov, G J Boyle and R B Cattell
Models and Paradigms in Personality and Intelligence Research
R J Sternberg et al
Testing Common Sense
U Neisser et al
Knowns and Unknowns

H Stumpf and J C Stanley
Gender-Related Differences on the College Board's Advanced Placement and Achievement Tests, 1982-1992
L S Gottfredson
Mainstream Science on Intelligence
An Editorial with 52 Signatories, History and Bibliography

D F Halpern
Sex Differences in Intelligence
Implications for Education

L Stankov and R D Roberts
Mental Speed Is Not the 'Basic' Process of Intelligence
J C Stanley
Varieties of Intellectual Talent (with Commentaries by Howard Gardner and Joyce VanTassel-Baska
Jr T J Bouchard
Genetic and Environmental Influences on Adult Intelligence and Special Mental Abilities
I J Deary et al
The Stability of Individual Differences in Mental Ability from Childhood to Old Age
Follow-Up of the 1932 Scottish Mental Survey

C Boake
From the Binet-Simon to the Wechsler-Bellevue
Tracing the History of Intelligence Testing

A Raine et al
Stimulation-Seeking and Intelligence
A Prospective Longitudinal Study

H J Eysenck
Cattell and the Theory of Personality
S E Krug and E F Johns
A Large Scale Cross-Validation of Second-Order Personality Structure Defined by the 16PF
O P John, A Angleitner and F Ostendorf
The Lexical Approach to Personality
An Historical Review of the Trait Taxonomic Research

B Mershon and R L Gorsuch
Number of Factors in the Personality Sphere
Does Increase in Factors Increase Predictability in Real-Life Criteria?

J M Digman
Personality Structure
Emergence of the Five-Factor Model

H J Eysenck
Dimensions of Personality
16, 5, 3? Criteria for a Taxonomic Paradigm

H J Eysenck
Four Ways Five Factors Are Not Basic
D P McAdams
The Five-Factor Model in Personality
A Critical Appraisal

A T Church and P J Burke
Exploratory and Confirmatory Tests of the Big Five and Tellegen's Three- and Four-Dimensional Models
D H Saklofske and H J Eysenck
J Block
A Contrarian View of the Five-Factor Approach to Personality Description
G J Boyle, L Stankov and R B Cattell
Measurement and Statistical Models in the Study of Personality and Intelligence
W Mischel and Y Shoda
A Cognitive-Affective System Theory of Personality
Reconceptualizing Situations, Dispositions, Dynamics and Invariance in Personality Structure

R J Schneider, L M Hough and M D Dunnette
Broadsided by Broad Traits
How to Sink Science in Five Dimensions or Less

S V Paunonen and D N Jackson
What Is beyond the Big Five? Plenty!
J Block
Millennial Contrarianism
The Five-Factor Approach to Personality Description 5 Years Later

E R Hilgard
The Trilogy of Mind
Cognition, Affection and Conation

G J Boyle
Critical Review of State-Trait Curiosity Test Development
P Salovey and J D Mayer
Emotional Intelligence
S J Messick
Bridging Cognition and Personality in Education
The Role of Style in Performance and Development

P L Ackerman and E D Heggestad
Intelligence, Personality and Interests
Evidence for Overlapping Traits

M Davies, L Stankov and R D Roberts
Emotional Intelligence
In Search of an Elusive Construct

G Matthews et al
Personality, Self-Regulation and Adaptation
A Cognitive-Social Framework

F G Ashby, A M Isen and U Turken
A Neuropsychological Theory of Positive Affect and Its Influence on Cognition
M Zuckerman et al
Where Do Motivational and Emotional Traits Fit within Three Factor Models of Personality?
D Lubinski and C P Benbow
States of Excellence
R M Ryan and E L Deci
Self-Determination Theory and the Facilitation of Intrinsic Motivation, Social Development and Well-Being
L Corno for R E Snow
Conative Individual Differences in Learning
S Lyubomirsky
Why Are Some People Happier Than Others? The Role of Cognitive and Motivational Processes in Well-Being
R D Roberts, M Zeidner and G Mathews
Does Emotional Intelligence Meet Traditional Standards for an Intelligence? Some New Data and Conclusions
R B Cattell, G J Boyle and D Chant
Enriched Behavioral Prediction Equation and Its Impact on Structured Learning and the Dynamic Calculus
G J Boyle
Self-Report Measures of Depression
Some Psychometric Considerations

Y S Ben-Porath and N G Waller
'Normal' Personality Inventories in Clinical Assessment
General Requirements and the Potential for Using the NEO Personality Inventory

E Fernandez and D C Turk
Sensory and Affective Components of Pain
Separation and Synthesis

L A Clark
Personality Disorder Diagnosis
Limitations of the Five-Factor Model

E Helmes and J R Reddon
A Perspective on Developments in Assessing Psychopathology
A Critical Review of the MMPI and MMPI-2

G Claridge
Single Indicator of Risk for Schizophrenia
Probable Fact or Likely Myth?

R Grossarth-Maticek, H J Eysenck and G J Boyle
An Empirical Study of the Diathesis-Stress Theory of Disease
A Mehrabian
Comparison of the PAD and PANAS as Models for Describing Emotions and for Differentiating Anxiety from Depression
G Matthews et al
Dimensional Models of Personality
A Framework for Systematic Clinical Assessment

M Zeidner and D H Saklofske
Adaptive and Maladaptive Coping
L M Horowitz, D C Dryer and E Krasnoperova
The Circumplex Structure of Interpersonal Problems
G J Boyle
Schizotypal Personality Traits
An Extension of Previous Psychometric Investigations

R Grossarth-Maticek et al
The Interaction of Psychosocial and Physical Risk Factors in the Causation of Mammary Cancer and Its Prevention through Psychological Methods of Treatment
G J Boyle et al
Male Circumcision
Pain, Trauma and Psychosexual Sequelae

A Raine et al
Reduced Prefrontal Gray Matter Volume and Reduced Autonomic Activity in Antisocial Personality Disorder
E Fernandez and G J Boyle
Affective and Evaluative Descriptors of Pain in the McGill Pain Questionnaire
Reduction and Reorganization

A Raine et al
Increased Psychophysiological Arousal and Orienting at Ages Three and 11 Years in Persistently Schizotypal Adults
D Westen and K Morrison
A Multidimensional Meta-Analysis of Treatments for Depression, Panic and Generalized Anxiety Disorder
An Empirical Examination of the Status of Empirically Supported Therapies