Psychology Express: Personality and Individual Differences (Undergraduate Revision Guide)

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
Terence Butler / Dominic Upton / Laura Scurlock-Evans  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
184
Pub.-date
January 2013
ISBN13
9780273735151
ISBN
0273735152
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Description

This revision guide provides concise coverage of the central topics within Personality, Individual Difference and Intelligence Psychology, presented within a framework designed to help you focus on assessment and exams. The guide is organised to cater for QAA and BPS recommendations for course content.

Sample questions, assessment advice and exam tips drive the organisation within chapters so you are able to grasp and marshal your thoughts towards revision of the main topics.  Features focused on critical thinking, practical applications and key research will offer additional pointers for you in your revision process and exam preparation.

A companion website provides supporting resources for self testing, exam practice, answers to questions in the book, and links to further resources.

Features

  • Plan your Personality and Individual Differences revision more effectively
  • Approach PID assignments and exams with greater confidence
  • Use the companion website to test your knowledge with quizzes and interactive flashcards, try out sample exam questions, and keep up to date with the latest study advice
  • Review the key topics recommended by the British Psychological Society curriculum
  • Check your understanding of the important research, debates and pracitcal applications within the field
  • Make your answer stand out using the guidance, tips and practical advice

Table of Contents

Introduction

Guided tour

Guided tour of the companion website

Acknowledgements

1. Introduction
2. Dispositional approaches to personality
3. Biological theories of personality
4. Learning theory models of personality 
5. Cognitive and humanistic (phenomenological) models of personality
6. Psychodynamic personality theories
7. Stability, consistency and change in personality traits
8. Describing intelligence
9. Explaining intelligence
10. Psychometrics
11. Applications of personality and individual differences

 

And finally, before the exam...

Glossary

References

Index

 

Back Cover

‘A well-structured fascinating read, with a variety of useful resources to aid revision and help consolidate understanding’. Rosie Matthews, Psychology student at the University of Manchester

The Psychology Express series is tailored to help you understand key concepts quickly, revise effectively and make sure that your answer stands out.

  • Prepare for exams and coursework using sample questions and assessment advice
  • Maximise your marks and approach exams with confidence
  • Quickly grasp key research and methodological issues
  • Use the subject-specific companion website to test your knowledge, try out sample exam questions and view guided answers and keep up to date with the latest study advice

UNDERSTAND QUICKLY
REVISE EFFECTIVELY
TAKE EXAMS WITH CONFIDENCE

www.pearsoned.co.uk/psychologyexpress

 

Author

Terence Butler, Southampton Solent University
Dominic Upton, University of Worcester
Laura Scurlock-Evans, University of Worcester


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