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Title Studying lives through time : personality and development / edited by David C. Funder [and others]
Edition 1st ed
Published Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, ©1993


Description 1 online resource (xv, 452 pages) : illustrations
Contents Studying lives through time : about this book / David C. Funder [and others] -- Studying personality the long way / Jack Block -- The value of archival data for new perspectives on personality / Jacquelyn B. James and Elizabeth L. Paul -- Opportunities and challenges posed by archival data sets / Carol Tomlinson-Keasey -- Comparing longitudinal studies of adult development : toward a paradigm of tension between stability and change / Ravenna Helson -- Judgments as data for personality and developmental psychology : error versus accuracy / David C. Funder -- The Q-sort method and the study of personality development / Daniel J. Ozer -- The structure of personality traits : vertical and horizontal aspects / Lewis R. Goldberg -- Conformity and conscientiousness : one factor or two stages? / Jane Loevinger -- Methodological implications of a peephole perspective on personality / David Magnusson, Tommy Andersson, and Bertil Törestad
Interpersonal memories as maps for personality consistency / Avril Thorne and Eva Klohnen -- Depressive symptoms in young adults : a developmental perspective on gender differences / Per F. Gjerde -- Child-rearing antecedents of suboptimal personality development : exploring aspects of Alice Miller's concept of the poisonous pedagogy / David M. Harrington -- Individuals in relationships : development from infancy through adolescence / L. Alan Sroufe, Elizabeth Carlson, and Shmuel Shulman -- Why maladaptive behaviors persist : sources of continuity and change across the life course / Avshalom Caspi -- Vulnerability and resilience / Norman Garmezy -- Implications of cognitive-experiential self-theory for personality and developmental psychology / Seymour Epstein
Summary "Studying Lives Through Time" presents a state-of-the-art survey of longitudinal research that documents the coherence (rather than consistency) of personality across the life course. It also demonstrates the processes by which personality can change for the better. /// In addition, "Studying Lives Through Time" examines the methodological promises and pitfalls of longitudinal research. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2004 APA, all rights reserved)
Notes Based on papers presented at a conference sponsored by the Scientific Directorate of the American Psychological Association, the Murray Research Center of Radcliffe College, and the Dept. of Psychology and the Center for Family Studies of the University of California, Riverside, and held in the fall of 1991 in Palm Springs, Calif. in honor of Jack Block
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Issuing Body Made available through: American Psychological Association's PsyBooks Collection
Notes English
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Subject Personality development -- Longitudinal studies -- Congresses
Personality development -- Research -- Methodology -- Congresses
Personality assessment -- Congresses
Personality development.
Longitudinal method.
Personality assessment.
Personality Development
Longitudinal Studies
Personality Assessment
Personality development
Longitudinal method
Personality assessment
Genre/Form proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Funder, David Charles
Block, Jack, 1924-2010.
American Psychological Association.
ISBN 155798400X