Personality Science: The Science of Human Diversity
Lead Author(s): Ulrich Schimmack
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This book provides a modern and up-to-date introduction to personality psychology. The first six chapters introduce basic research methods, measurement, structure, stability and predictive validity of behaviour. The next four chapters examine causes of human diversity from evolutionary, biological, environmental, and cultural perspectives. The last chapter complements the trait perspective with a a focus on motives and values. Additional chapters are planned for 2021.