Personality in Adulthood

Personality in Adulthood

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Now in a revised and expanded second edition, this influential work argues for the enduring stability of personality across adult development. It also offers a highly accessible introduction to the five-factor model of personality. Critically reviewing different theories of personality and adult development, the authors explain the logic behind the scientific assessment of personality, present a comprehensive model of trait structure, and examine patterns of trait stability and change after age 30, incorporating data from ongoing cross-sectional and longitudinal studies. The second edition has been updated throughout with the authors' new findings, ideas, and interpretations, and includes a new chapter on cross-cultural research. It culminates in an additional new chapter that presents a comprehensive theory of personality grounded in the five-factor model.Beverly Hills, CA: Sage. Costa, P.T., Jr., aamp; McCrae, R.R. (1985). The NEO Personality Inventory manual. Odessa, FL: Psychological Assessment Resources . Costa, P.T., Jr., aamp; McCrae, R.R. (1986a). Age, personality, and the Holtzman Inkblotanbsp;...

Title:Personality in Adulthood
Author:Paul T. Costa, Jr., Robert R. McCrae
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-10-18


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