A History of Personality Psychology by Dumont

By Dumont

Frank Dumont offers present character psychology with a clean description of its present prestige in addition to its customers. Play, intercourse, food, creativity, altruism, pets, grieving rituals, and different oft-neglected subject matters develop the scope of this attention-grabbing examine. This tract is imbued with ancient views that exhibit the continuity within the evolving technology and examine of this self-discipline over the last century. the writer locations vintage schemas and constructs, in addition to present ideas, within the context in their socio-political catalysts. He extra relates this learn of the individual to life-span developmental matters and to cultural, gender-specific, trait-based, genetic/epigenetic, and evolutionary learn findings. character psychology has lately reconciled itself to extra modest paradigms for describing, explaining, and predicting human behaviour than it generated within the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. This publication files that transformation, supplying worthwhile info for health-service execs in addition to to academics, researchers, and scientists.

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