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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Individual differences.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Statementedited by Colin Cooper and Ved Varma.
ContributionsCooper, Colin, 1954-, Varma, Ved P.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBF697 .P7 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 175 p. :
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1012329M
ISBN 100415141192
LC Control Number96052970

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Volume 4 contains sections on personality processes and individual differences as well as sections on more holistic approaches, such as The Person in Context and The Person as a Whole. Authors provide not only the foundational material on their topic but also discuss the big issues or bones of contention and what they see as the ways forward to. The study of individual differences reveals an important regularity in individual behavior; one that already has shed substantial light on the behavioral processes underlying changes observed in. studies nominally focussed on individual differences have continued the tradition of small samples or single-case studies (e.g. Peters, ). As illuminating as these studies have been in defining those patterns of individual variation that are possible, the extent and nature of such variation will remain controversial until large samples are.   Bought to supplement my Individual Differences module on my psychology degree and it certainly helped me pass. I imagine it would be a useful book to refer to in general, since individual differences can be applied to other psychology modules. However, its thinness suggests it is more of an introductory s:

The examination of personality and individual differences is a major field of research in the modern discipline of psychology. Concerned with the ways humans develop an organised set of characteristics to shape themselves and the world around them, it is a study of how people come to be ‘different’ and ‘similar’ to others, on both an individual and a cultural level. ADVERTISEMENTS: After reading this article you will learn about the Individual Differences: 1. Meaning of Individual Differences 2. Causes of Individual Differences 3. Educational Implications. Meaning of Individual Differences: Dissimilarity is principle of nature. No two persons are alike. All the individuals differ from each other in many a respects. Children born of the same [ ]. Personality and Individual Differences is primarily devoted to the publication of articles (experimental, correlational, theoretical, expository/review) which enhance our understanding of the structure of personality and other forms of individual differences, the processes which cause these individual differences to emerge, and their practical applications. Definitions of individual differences point out the reality of traits that distinguish individuals. For example, The Encyclopedia of Social Psychology (Baumeister & Vohs, ) defines individual differences in terms of enduring psychological characteristics. Individual differences are the more-or-less enduring psychological characteristics that distinguish one person from another and thus.