The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Individual Differences

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Individual Differences

Editor(s): Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Sophie von Stumm, Adrian Furnham

Published Online: 12 MAR 2013 04:11AM EST

Print ISBN: 9781444334388

Online ISBN: 9781444343120

DOI: 10.1002/9781444343120

About this Book

The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of Individual Differences provides a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of recent research, current perspectives, practical applications, and likely future developments in individual differences. 

  • Brings together the work of the top global researchers within the area of individual differences, including Philip L. Ackerman, Ian J. Deary, Ed Diener, Robert Hogan, Deniz S. Ones and Dean Keith Simonton
  • Covers methodological, theoretical and paradigm changes in the area of individual differences
  • Individual chapters cover core areas of individual differences including personality and intelligence, biological causes of individual differences, and creativity and emotional intelligence 

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Individual Differences - An Up-to-Date Historical and Methodological Overview

  2. Part II: Intelligence and Personality - Structure and Development

    1. Chapter 3

      Personality Development across the Life Span (pages 75–100)

      Jaap J. A. Denissen, Marcel A. G. van Aken and Brent W. Roberts

    2. Chapter 6

      Five into One doesn't go (pages 162–186)

      Eamonn Ferguson, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Alan Pickering and Alexander Weiss

  3. Part III: Biological Causes of Individual Differences

  4. Part IV: Individual Differences and Real-World Outcomes - Section 1: Work

  5. Part IV: Individual Differences and Real-World Outcomes - Section 2: Health, Longevity, and Death

    1. Chapter 16

      Cognitive Epidemiology (pages 427–460)

      Catherine M. Calvin, G. David Batty and Ian J. Deary

  6. Part IV: Individual Differences and Real-World Outcomes - Section 3: Society

  7. Part V: Motivation and Vocational Interests

    1. Chapter 21

      Goal-Setting (pages 577–587)

      Gary P. Latham, Deshani B. Ganegoda and Edwin A. Locke

    2. Chapter 23

      Vocational Interests (pages 608–631)

      Patrick Ian Armstrong, Rong Su and James Rounds

  8. Part VI: Competence beyond IQ - Section 1: Special Abilities

  9. Part VI: Competence beyond IQ - Section 2: Relationships and Subjective well-being

    1. Chapter 28

      Self-Esteem (pages 718–746)

      M. Brent Donnellan, Kali H. Trzesniewski and Richard W. Robins

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