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Author Rothbart, Mary Klevjord.

Title Becoming who we are : temperament and personality in development / Mary K. Rothbart
Published New York : Guilford Press, [2011]


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Description xi, 324 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series The Guilford series on social and emotional development
Guilford series on social and emotional development.
Contents Definition and historical roots -- The structure of temperament -- The biology of temperament -- Infancy -- The self and structures of meaning -- Coping and culture -- Conscience and competence -- Stability and change from child to adult -- Problems and interventions in development -- Temperament, environment, and psychopathology -- Some final observations
Summary "While one of the oldest-studied topics in psychology, temperament remains one of its toughest nuts to crack. Rothbart leads the reader along a compelling personal and scientific journey during which the many factors that combine to make us unique individuals -- biological, social, and developmental -- are carefully assessed and elucidated. Rothbart's writing style is clear and engaging. This book not only reflects the current state of the field, but also, I suspect, will shape its future." - Mark H. Johnson, Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-303) and indexes
Subject Temperament.
Personality in children.
Temperament in children.
Child development.
Psychology, Child.
Personality Development.
Child Development.
LC no. 2010049002
ISBN 9781609180690 hardback alkaline paper
1609180690 hardback alkaline paper
9781609180706 electronic bk
1609180704 electronic bk