Handbook of Individual Differences in Social Behavior

Handbook of Individual Differences in Social Behavior

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How do individual differences interact with situational factors to shape social behavior? Are people with certain traits more likely to form lasting marriages; experience test-taking anxiety; break the law; feel optimistic about the future? This handbook provides a comprehensive, authoritative examination of the full range of personality variables associated with interpersonal judgment, behavior, and emotion. The contributors are acknowledged experts who have conducted influential research on the constructs they address. Chapters discuss how each personality attribute is conceptualized and assessed, review the strengths and limitations of available measures (including child and adolescent measures, when available), present important findings related to social behavior, and identify directions for future study.Eaton, L. G., aamp; Funder, D. C. (2003). ... Manual for the Eysenck Personality Inventory. ... An intraindividual process approach to the relationship between extraversion and positive affect: Is acting extraverted as a€œgooda€ as being extravert - ed?

Title:Handbook of Individual Differences in Social Behavior
Author:Mark R. Leary, Rick H. Hoyle
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2009


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