Personality Theories

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Author : Barbara Engler


528 Pages  Hardcover 

9th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2009, 2006, 2003

©2014, Published


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The Ninth Edition of PERSONALITY THEORIES continues to provide sound and thorough coverage enhanced with solid pedagogy, a critical-thinking focus, and integration of multicultural and gender-related issues. Each chapter focuses on one theory or group of theories and includes brief biographies that ... more


"Personal Experiences" features relate psychology concepts to everyday life experience.

"Thinking Critically" boxes throughout the text present compelling activities that encourage students to analyze or apply key issues to the theories discussed.

"To Learn More" features direct students to the Co... more

New to this Edition

Updated! All content is updated to reflect the status of current research on each theorist. Coverage includes new research on the Big Five, siblings' birth order and IQ, as well as terrorism and terror management theory.

This edition pays considerable attention to the neurobiological basis of perso... more