Chapter 1. Personality and Self-Regulation

  1. Dr Rick H. Hoyle PhD Professor Fellow Member
  1. Dr Rick H. Hoyle PhD Professor Fellow Member

Published Online: 15 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444318111.ch1

Handbook of Personality and Self-Regulation

Handbook of Personality and Self-Regulation

How to Cite

Hoyle, R. H. (2010) Personality and Self-Regulation, in Handbook of Personality and Self-Regulation (ed R. H. Hoyle), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444318111.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 15 FEB 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405177122

Online ISBN: 9781444318111

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Keywords:

  • personality and self-regulation;
  • conscientiousness, relevant for self-regulation;
  • effective self-regulation - bedrock of healthy psychological functioning;
  • personality and information-processing approaches and distal–proximal approach;
  • bridging personality and process-oriented literatures on self-regulation;
  • personality and information-processing perspectives on self-regulation;
  • emergence of self-awareness and internalized standards of behavior and self-regulating capacity;
  • effortful control - precursors constraining dimension in adult models of personality;
  • impulsivity, tendency to act without thought or plan;
  • Leary et al's novel strategy—hypoegoic self-regulation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Temperament and Personality Perspectives

  • Information-Processing Perspective

  • Integrating the Perspectives

  • Overview of the Handbook

  • References