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9781118851715 ::  GREAT MYTHS OF PERSONALITY
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9781118851715

Collection:GREAT MYTHS OF PSYCHOLOGY
Publisher:JOHN WILEY & SONS LTD.
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Pages:288
Language:INGLES
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GREAT MYTHS OF PERSONALITY TEACHES CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS AND KEY CONCEPTS OF PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY THROUGH THE DISCUSSION OF POPULAR MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS. PROVIDES A THOROUGH LOOK AT CONTEMPORARY MYTHS AND MISCONCEPTIONS, SUCH AS: DOES BIRTH ORDER AFFECT PERSONALITY? ARE PERSONALITY TESTS AN ACCURATE WAY TO MEASURE PERSONALITY? DO ROMANTIC PARTNERS NEED SIMILAR PERSONALITIES FOR RELATIONSHIP SUCCESS? INTRODUCES CONCEPTS OF PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY IN AN ACCESSIBLE AND ENGAGING MANNER FOCUSES ON CURRENT DEBATES AND CONTROVERSIES IN THE FIELD WITH REFERENCES TO THE LATEST RESEARCH AND SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE

INTRODUCTION MYTH #1: SITUATIONAL FACTORS OVERWHELM PERSONALITY WHEN PREDICTING BEHAVIOR MYTH #2: PERSONALITY MEASURES DO NOT PREDICT CONSEQUENTIAL OUTCOMES (LIKE HEALTH, WEALTH, AND DIVORCE) WELL ENOUGH TO BE USEFUL MYTH #3: THERE IS A SINGLE GENE FOR A SINGLE PERSONALITY TRAIT MYTH #4: EVOLUTIONARY PERSPECTIVES ARE NOT RELEVANT FOR PERSONALITY MYTH #5: PEOPLE COME IN DISCRETE PERSONALITY TYPES MYTH #6: PERSONALITY IS TOO COMPLICATED TO BE MEASURED MYTH #7: PERSONALITY MEASURES CAN BE FAKED SO THEY ARE NOT VALID MYTH #8: THE MYERS–BRIGGS TYPE INDICATOR IS THE BEST APPROACH FOR ASSESSING PERSONALITY MYTH #9: PROJECTIVE TESTS ARE THE BEST APPROACH FOR MEASURING PERSONALITY MYTH #10: UNSTRUCTURED INTERVIEWS ARE THE BEST APPROACH FOR MEASURING PERSONALITY MYTH #11: MOST PERSONALITY QUIZZES IN MAGAZINES AND ON WEBSITES PROVIDE ACCURATE INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR PERSONALITY MYTH #12: PERSONALITY TRAITS DO NOT HAVE MUCH CONSISTENCY ACROSS THE LIFE SPAN MYTH #13: PERSONALITY IS COMPLETELY STABLE (OR SET LIKE PLASTER) AFTER AGE 30 MYTH #14: TRAUMATIC LIFE EVENTS DRAMATICALLY RESHAPE PERSONALITY MYTH #15: ADOLESCENCE IS THE MOST SIGNIFICANT PERIOD OF PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT MYTH #16: BIRTH ORDER IS AN IMPORTANT INFLUENCE ON PERSONALITY MYTH #17: PARENTING PRACTICES ARE THE MAJOR SOURCE OF PERSONALITY DIFFERENCES MYTH #18: HAPPINESS IS COMPLETELY DETERMINED BY SITUATIONAL FACTORS MYTH #19: HAPPINESS IS UNRELATED TO MAJOR LIFE EVENTS MYTH #20: HAPPINESS RESULTS PRIMARILY FROM PERSON–ENVIRONMENT FIT MYTH #21: THERE IS A 3-TO-1 POSITIVITY-TO-NEGATIVITY RATIO FOR FLOURISHING MYTH #22: PERSONALITY TRAIT SIMILARITY MATTERS FOR ROMANTIC RELATIONSHIPS MYTH #23: SPOUSES ARE ESPECIALLY SIMILAR IN TERMS OF PERSONALITY TRAITS OR SPOUSES HAVE COMPLEMENTARY PERSONALITY TRAITS MYTH #24: HIGH SELF-ESTEEM AND NARCISSISM ARE THE SAME ATTRIBUTE MYTH #25: PERCEPTIONS OF NATIONAL CHARACTER REFLECT “REAL” GROUP DIFFERENCES MYTH #26. PERSONALITY IS RADICALLY DIFFERENT FROM CULTURE TO CULTURE MYTH #27: MEN ARE FROM MARS, WOMEN ARE FROM VENUS (MEN AND WOMEN HAVE DRAMATICALLY DIFFERENT PERSONALITIES) MYTH #28: CLINICIANS CAN’T TREAT PERSONALITY DISORDERS INDEX

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