Introduction to Personality and Intelligence - Sage Foundations of Psychology Series (Hardback)
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Introduction to Personality and Intelligence - Sage Foundations of Psychology Series (Hardback)

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Hardback 336 Pages / Published: 08/03/2007
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`The inclusion of the chapter on psychobiography and life narratives is also an innovative inclusion, as this chapter encourages readers to integrate all the previous material into their analysis of famous people, a technique that will without a doubt have students captivated... an excellent introductory text' - Australian Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology

`There is a wonderful balance and clarity in coverage of complex and contentious issues. Throughout, the tone is amiable...the writing engaging and clear" - Dr Robbie Sutton, University of Kent

Nick Haslam's highly-anticipated new text is a thoroughly engaging introduction to the psychology of personality and, crucially, intelligence.

Fully tailored to the British Psychological Society's guidelines regarding the teaching of individual differences, Introduction to Personality and Intelligence provides the perfect package for any first or second year undergraduate psychology student taking a course in this fascinating subject.

Key features:

- coverage of all core topics for a personality course

- a whole section devoted to intelligence

- includes mental disorders and cognitive approaches

- focuses on major theoretical issues

- presents a good range of applied theory chapters

- packed with pedagogical features including: key concept boxes and a full glossary, illustrative case studies, and annotated further reading

The author's writing style, use of pedagogy and incorporation of the latest empirical research findings makes Introduction to Personality and Intelligence an essential textbook for all psychology students on a personality or individual differences course.

(The author's website can be accessed here)

Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
ISBN: 9780761960577
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 740 g
Dimensions: 232 x 186 x 22 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
'Research on personality and intelligence spans numerous texts. thanks should be extended to Professor Nick Haslam for providing a succinct introductory book on these two topics and for writing in a style that makes these topics accessible...Overall, the book provides an excellent overview of personality research and a compendious coverage of intelligence'
The Psychologist

'I would highly recommend this text for those new to the field hoping to rapidly gain an overview of the issues and debates around personality and intelligence'
Laura Dean
Psychology: Learning & Teaching

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