Background Reference Books from Literati
Creative Personality in Encyclopedia of Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent
Throughout history, famous creative individuals have been recognized for infamous personality traits. Albert Einstein was often viewed as eccentric, Jackson Pollock was prone to violent outbursts, and Vincent Van Gogh struggled with deep depression.
Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology
An authoritative publication that reviews and evaluates the numerous applications of professional psychology.
Handbook of Personality
Leading authorities describe the most important theoretical approaches in personality and review the state of the science in 5 broad content areas: biological bases; development; self and social processes; cognitive and motivational processes; and emotion, adjustment, and health. Within each area, chapters present innovative ideas, findings, research designs, and measurement approaches.
Multicultural Personality in Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology
The term multicultural personality was first coined by Professor Manuel Ramirez (University of Texas at Austin) to describe individuals who successfully negotiate and thrive in multiple cultures simultaneously. Ramirez conceptualized the multicultural personality in terms bicultural life-skills development.
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- Heaven, P. L., & Ciarrochi, J. (2012). When IQ is not everything: Intelligence, personality and academic performance at school. Personality And Individual Differences, 53(4), 518-522. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2012.04.024
- Klimstra, T. A. (2012). The dynamics of personality and identity in adolescence. European Journal Of Developmental Psychology, 9(4), 472-484. doi:10.1080/17405629.2012.673266
- Parker, P. D., Lüdtke, O., Trautwein, U., & Roberts, B. W. (2012). Personality and relationship quality during the transition from high school to early adulthood. Journal Of Personality, 80(4), 1061-1089. doi:10.1111/j.1467-6494.2012.00766.x
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