The Dark Triad of Personality

The Dark Triad of Personality
Author: Minna Lyons
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 219
Release: 2019-01-11
ISBN 10: 0128142928
ISBN 13: 9780128142929
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Dark Triad of Personality Book Review:

The Dark Triad of Personality: Narcissism, Machiavellianism, and Psychopathy in Everyday Life summarizes the latest research on how these personality traits (psychopathology, narcissism, Machiavellianism) are defined and displayed, while also exploring the impact they have on individuals and society, the relationship between clinical conditions and personality traits, and their adaptivity. The book introduces the Dark Triad through the lens of existing clinical and personality literature, discussing shared and unique cognitive and empathetic profiles associated with each trait. Antisocial, antagonistic, and criminal behaviors associated with the Dark Triad are also covered, as is the way these individuals compete socially and in the workplace. Reviews the development, measurement and evolutionary origins of these traits Explores how these traits may be adaptive Assesses the relationship between clinical conditions and Dark Triad personality traits Includes sections on manipulation, competition and cooperation

The Dark Triad of Personality

The Dark Triad of Personality
Author: Minna Lyons
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 242
Release: 2019-01-30
ISBN 10: 9780128142912
ISBN 13: 012814291X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Dark Triad of Personality Book Review:

The Dark Triad of Personality: Narcissism, Machiavellianism, and Psychopathy in Everyday Life summarizes the latest research on how these personality traits (psychopathology, narcissism, Machiavellianism) are defined and displayed, while also exploring the impact they have on individuals and society, the relationship between clinical conditions and personality traits, and their adaptivity. The book introduces the Dark Triad through the lens of existing clinical and personality literature, discussing shared and unique cognitive and empathetic profiles associated with each trait. Antisocial, antagonistic, and criminal behaviors associated with the Dark Triad are also covered, as is the way these individuals compete socially and in the workplace. Reviews the development, measurement and evolutionary origins of these traits Explores how these traits may be adaptive Assesses the relationship between clinical conditions and Dark Triad personality traits Includes sections on manipulation, competition and cooperation

The Dark Side of Personality

The Dark Side of Personality
Author: Virgil Zeigler-Hill,David K. Marcus
Publsiher: American Psychological Association (APA)
Total Pages: 389
Release: 2016
ISBN 10: 9781433821875
ISBN 13: 1433821877
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Dark Side of Personality Book Review:

Dark personality traits, and traits with dark features, are connected to destructive behaviors and interpersonal problems. Even moderate levels of these traits can cause significant issues. Understanding them will play an integral role in treating individuals who exhibit dark, unhealthy characteristics. Thus, a primary goal of this book is to unite personality psychology and clinical psychology. It synthesizes recent research that connects pathological personality features to the Big Five personality dimensions, creating an interdisciplinary taxonomy of dark personality traits. This volume brings together a diverse panel of experts who provide complex, nuanced perspectives on a variety of personality traits, including those that are readily accepted as dark (e.g., the Dark Triad of narcissism, psychopathy, and Machiavellianism), have been largely ignored by the broader psychological literature (e.g., spitefulness), have not been included in previous discussions of dark personality traits (e.g., authoritarianism), or appear to be at least somewhat positive on a superficial level (e.g., perfectionism and fearless dominance). Chapters explore both maladaptive and adaptive features of these traits, including how to address them in clinical settings. The final chapter ties the entire volume together with a thorough review of common themes, clinical implications, and research goals across all traits.

Corporate Psychopathy

Corporate Psychopathy
Author: Katarina Fritzon,Nathan Brooks,Simon Croom
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 372
Release: 2019-12-23
ISBN 10: 3030271889
ISBN 13: 9783030271886
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Corporate Psychopathy Book Review:

This book analyses the conceptualization of psychopathic personality disorder for criminal/forensic populations and examines in depth the emerging phenomenon of the ‘corporate psychopath’. In doing so its authors expose the paradoxical nature of the disorder: while it is frequently associated with antisocial, criminal and predatory behaviour, more recent studies have highlighted examples of creative, visionary and inspiring leaders who are also found to present a high degree of psychopathy. They focus on the nature, behaviours and consequences of psychopathy in executives and across the organization, offering an important contribution to the emerging body of research on psychopathy and other problematic personality constructs in the workplace. The book will appeal to scholars, students and professionals across the discipline, and particularly to those working in workplace, forensic and personality psychology.

Leadership Work and the Dark Side of Personality

Leadership  Work  and the Dark Side of Personality
Author: Seth M. Spain
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 218
Release: 2019-02-16
ISBN 10: 0128128224
ISBN 13: 9780128128220
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Leadership Work and the Dark Side of Personality Book Review:

Leadership, Work, and the Dark Side of Personality uses an interpersonal psychological perspective to unite general theories of both personality and leadership. By focusing in on the interpersonal, the book characterizes social behaviors by their agency (how dominant they are) and by their communion (how relational and nurturing they are). It argues that these interpersonal dimensions align closely with the traditional structure of leader behaviors—both task-related and relationship oriented behaviors—and uses those frameworks to orient trait theory for both normal-range personality traits and subclinical (dark side) traits. After overviewing the history of leadership theory, reviewing normal range personality traits (Extraversion, Neuroticism, Conscientiousness, Agreeableness and Openness) and subclinical traits, such as the Dark Triad (Narcissism, Machiavellianism and Psychopathy), the book moves on to thoroughly bring the perspective of interpersonal psychology to bear on questions of personality and leadership, and ends by narrowing in on how the dark side of personality affects the leadership process—for better and for worse. Discusses the role of personality in job performance and satisfaction Critiques both historical and contemporary leadership approaches Includes lesser known approaches to leadership, such as paternalism and empowerment Narrows in on the dark side of personality and the role it plays in the leadership process Distinguishes between effective leaders and successful leaders

Handbook of Interpersonal Psychology

Handbook of Interpersonal Psychology
Author: Leonard M. Horowitz,Stephen Strack
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 750
Release: 2010-11-17
ISBN 10: 9780470881071
ISBN 13: 0470881070
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Interpersonal Psychology Book Review:

Modern interpersonal psychology is now at a point where recent advances need to be organized so that researchers, practitioners, and students can understand what is new, different, and state-of-the art. This field-defining volume examines the history of interpersonal psychology and explores influential theories of normal-abnormal behaviors, widely-used assessment measures, recent methodological advances, and current interpersonal strategies for changing problematic behaviors. Featuring original contributions from field luminaries including Aaron Pincus, John Clarkin, David Buss, Louis Castonguay, and Theodore Millon, this cutting-edge volume will appeal to academicians, professionals, and students interested in the study of normal and abnormal interpersonal behavior.

Studies in Machiavellianism

Studies in Machiavellianism
Author: Richard Christie,Florence L. Geis
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 430
Release: 2013-10-22
ISBN 10: 1483260607
ISBN 13: 9781483260600
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Studies in Machiavellianism Book Review:

Studies in Machiavellianism covers the various aspects of Machiavellian personality and characteristics. Traditionally, the "Machiavellian" is someone who views and manipulates others for his own purposes. This 17-chapter text discusses the empirical findings on approved canons of social psychological reporting concerning Machiavellianism. The introductory chapters examine the relationships between Machiavellianism and measures of ability, opinion, and personality, as well as the visual interaction in relation to Machiavellianism and an unethical act. The succeeding chapters discuss the results and implications of the Machiavel study, with a particular emphasis on the measure of success of attempts to manipulate others. Other chapters deal with the results of the Con and Ten Dollar Games along with their interpretation. The remaining chapters discuss the laboratory and field research studies of Machiavellianism, as well as its social correlation. This book will prove useful to social psychologist, behaviorists, historians, and researchers.

The Oxford Handbook of Women and Competition

The Oxford Handbook of Women and Competition
Author: Maryanne L. Fisher
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 856
Release: 2017
ISBN 10: 0199376379
ISBN 13: 9780199376377
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Oxford Handbook of Women and Competition Book Review:

Introduction / Maryanne L. Fisher -- Theory and overview -- Competition throughout women's lives / Bobbi Low -- Sexual competition among women : a review of the theory and supporting evidence / Steven Arnocky & Tracy Vaillancourt -- Female intrasexual competition in primates : why human's aren't as progressive as we think / Nicole Scott -- Social status and aggression -- Feminist and evolutionary perspectives of female-female competition, status seeking, and social network formation / Laurette T. Liesen -- Adolescent peer aggression and female reproductive competition / Andrew C. Gallup -- Cooperation drives competition among Tsimane women in the Bolivian Amazon / Stacey L. Rucas -- Competition between female friends / Chenthila Nagamuthu & Elizabeth Page-Gould -- The element of surprise: women of the dark triad / P. Lynne Honey -- Communication and gossip -- Competitive communication among women : the pretty prevail by means of indirect aggression / Grace Anderson -- Gossip and competition among women : how "the gossip" became a woman and how "gossip" became her weapon of choice / Francis T. McAndrew -- Women's talk? : exploring the relationship between gossip, sex, mate competition, and mate poaching / Katelin Sutton & Megan J. Oaten -- Informational warfare : coalitional gossiping as a strategy for within-group aggression / Nicole H. Hess -- Mate availability and mating relationships -- Do women compete for mates when men are scarce? : sex ratio imbalances and women's mate competition cross-culturally / Emily Stone -- Operational sex ratio and female competition : scarcity breeds intensity / Haley M. Dillon, Lora E. Adair, & Gary L. Brase -- The influence of women's mate value on intrasexual competition / Maryanne L. Fisher & Ana María Fernández -- Single and partnered women : competing to obtain and retain high quality men / Gayle Brewer -- I'll have who she's having : mate copying, mate poaching and mate retention / Lora E. Adair, Haley M. Dillon, & Gary L. Brase -- Intrasexual mate competition and breakups : who really wins? / Craig Morris, Melanie L. Beaussart, Chris Reiber, & Linda S. Krajewski -- Endocrinology and psychobiological considerations -- Psychobiological responses to competition in women / Raquel Costa, Miguel A. Serrano, & Alicia Salvador -- The endocrinology of female competition / Kelly Cobey, & Amanda Hahn -- The effect of fertility on women's intrasexual competition / Lambrianos Nikiforidis, Ashley Rae Arsena, & Kristina M. Durante -- Health and aging -- Social aggression, sleep and wellbeing among Sidama women of rural southwestern Ethiopia / Alissa A. Miller & Stacey L. Rucas -- Is female competition at the heart of reproductive suppression and eating disorders? / Catherine Salmon -- Moderation of female-female competition for matings by competitors' age and parity / Melanie MacEacheron & Lorne Campbell -- Motherhood and family -- Competitive motherhood from a comparative perspective / Katherine A. Valentine, Norman P. Li, & Jose C. Yong -- Cooperative and competitive mothering : from bonding to rivalry in the service of childrearing / Rosemarie I. Sokol-Chang, Rebecca L. Burch & Maryanne L. Fisher -- Conflicting tastes : conflict between female family members in choice of romantic partners / Leif Edward Ottesen Kennair & Robert Biegler -- Darwinian perspectives on women's progenicide / Alita J. Cousins & Theresa Porter -- Physical appearance -- The causes and consequences of women's competitive beautification / Danielle J. DelPriore, Marjorie L. Prokosch, & Sarah E. Hill -- Ravishing rivals : female intrasexual competition and cosmetic surgery / Shelli L. Dubbs, Ashleigh J. Kelly, & Fiona Kate Barlow -- Intrasexual competition among beauty pageant contestants / Rebecca Shaiber, Laura Johnsen & Glenn Geher -- Fashion as a set of signals in female intrasexual competition / Laura Johnsen & Glenn Geher -- Competition in virtual contexts -- Female virtual intrasexual competition and its consequences / Jose C. Yong, Norman P. Li, Katherine A. Valentine, & April R. Smith -- Facebook frenemies and selfie-promotion : women and competition in the digital age / Amanda E. Guitar & Rachael A. Carmen -- Women's use of computer games to practice intrasexual competition / Tami M. Meredith -- Competition in applied settings -- The buzz on the queen bee and other characterizations of women's intrasexual competition at work / Lucie Kocum, Delphine S. Courvoisier, & Saundra Vernon -- Food as a means for female power struggles / Charlotte J. S. De Backer, Liselot Hudders, & Maryanne L. Fisher -- Evolution of artistic and aesthetic propensities through female competitive ornamentation / Marco A. C. Varella, Jaroslava Varella Valentová, & Ana María Fernández -- "Playing like a girl" : women in competition in sport and physical activity / Hayley Russell, Julia Dutove, & Lori Dithurbide -- Conclusion -- Conclusion / Gregory Carter & Maryanne L. Fisher

The Dark Side of Leadership

The Dark Side of Leadership
Author: Bekir Emre Kurtulmuş
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 86
Release: 2018-12-12
ISBN 10: 303002038X
ISBN 13: 9783030020385
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Dark Side of Leadership Book Review:

Contrary to the notion that leaders contribute to positive behaviour within organisations, this book reflects growing interest in the ‘dark side’ of leadership: the unethical and immoral personalities that can reside in positions of power. Drawing on empirical and theoretical analysis, the author examines immorality within leadership and the underlying causes behind this behaviour. Focusing on the impact of institutional pressures, this book analyses how such behaviour is influenced by internal and external factors. By employing a theoretical framework, the author seeks to demonstrate that institutions either compel leaders to be ethical and moral, or in contrast, they actually provide legitimacy for immoral actions. An insightful and thought-provoking read, The Dark Side of Leadership will be of interest to those studying leadership, HRM, and business ethics, as well as social psychology scholars.

The Evolution of Personality and Individual Differences

The Evolution of Personality and Individual Differences
Author: David M. Buss,Patricia H. Hawley
Publsiher: OUP USA
Total Pages: 498
Release: 2011
ISBN 10: 0195372093
ISBN 13: 9780195372090
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Evolution of Personality and Individual Differences Book Review:

Capturing a scientific change in thinking about personality and individual differences that has been building over the past 15 years, and this volume stands at an important moment in the development of psychology as a discipline. It draws together theoretical inspiration from life history theory, evolutionary genetics, molecular genetics, developmental psychology, personality psychology, and evolutionary psychology.

Fifty Shades of Grey Exploring the Dark Sides of Leadership and Followership

Fifty Shades of Grey  Exploring the Dark Sides of Leadership and Followership
Author: Susanne Braun,Ronit Kark,Barbara Wisse
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2019-01-21
ISBN 10: 2889456951
ISBN 13: 9782889456956
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fifty Shades of Grey Exploring the Dark Sides of Leadership and Followership Book Review:

The scientific field of leadership and followership is fast evolving and has seen several interesting developments over recent years. The early heroic views of leadership are slowly turning into more nuanced perspectives, including the understanding that leadership and followership are mutually dependent on each other. Likewise, there is a growing awareness that the focus on the positive side of leadership and followership can be fruitfully complemented by a focus on the darker sides of these constructs. According to the latest research plenty of “grey areas” exist, where further insights into leadership and followership are needed. We seek to emphasize the different shades of dark leadership by taking leaders, followers, and their interaction in specific contexts into account. Accordingly, many of the findings presented in this Research Topic align with a deviation away from the idea of the omnipotent leader. Not only leaders’ dark traits such as narcissism and psychopathy, but also followers’ Machiavellianism emerged as hindering factors for positive organizational functioning. Other results presented in this Research Topic will be fruitful to explain what drives leaders towards dark-side behaviors, the consequences of dark-side leader behaviors (e.g., different types of destructive leadership), and how followers respond to them (e.g., follower attributions of perceived abusive supervision). Contributions to this Research Topic are also pushing the boundaries of current theorizing, shedding further light on the “shades of grey," when it comes to the possibly unintended negative consequences of leadership and followership. In sum, the dark sides of leadership and followership are a natural part of an organizational reality that many employees face day in and day out. The aim of this Research Topic is to encourage an integrative view of leadership and followership and their dark sides, for a better understanding of complex organizational systems and implications for better practice.

The Handbook of Antagonism

The Handbook of Antagonism
Author: Joshua W. Miller,Donald Lynam
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 470
Release: 2019-02-15
ISBN 10: 0128146273
ISBN 13: 9780128146279
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Handbook of Antagonism Book Review:

Antagonism as a Personality Trait looks at the theoretical and empirical underpinnings of antagonism, highlighting the consequences of the trait, its role in a number of problem behaviors and psychiatric disorders, and how it exerts itself on externalizing behaviors. Covering the biological and evolutionary roots of antagonism, the book additionally provides clinical insight on assessment strategies while also outlining a number of treatment techniques, including motivational interviewing, cognitive behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychology, and psychodynamic treatment approaches. The book looks at the development of antagonism across childhood and adolescence, discussing the societal consequences of the trait, as well as its role in a number of problem behaviors, such as aggression, violence, crime, and substance use. Provides an overview on the development, assessment and treatment of antagonism Looks at antagonism's role in work, romantic relationships and other domains Outlines self-report and non-self-report assessment approaches Studies the links between antagonism, psychopathy, narcissism and antisocial personality Approaches antagonism from a dimensional trait model Analyzes the role antagonism plays in several prominent psychiatric disorders

Handbook of Trait Narcissism

Handbook of Trait Narcissism
Author: Anthony D. Hermann,Amy B. Brunell,Joshua D. Foster
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 490
Release: 2018-09-27
ISBN 10: 3319921711
ISBN 13: 9783319921716
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Trait Narcissism Book Review:

This unique reference surveys current theoretical and empirical advances in understanding individual differences in narcissistic personality, as well as the latest perspectives on controversies in the field. Wide-ranging expert coverage examines the many manifestations of narcissism, including grandiose, vulnerable, communal, and collective varieties. Narcissism’s etiology, the role of social media culture in its maintenance and amplification, and the complex phenomena of narcissistic leadership, spirituality, friendship, and love are just a snapshot of topics that are examined. The book’s section on intrapersonal processes delves into how the narcissistic mind works, as well as how narcissists feel about themselves and their peers. It also investigates narcissists’ grasp of emotions. Chapters explore associated personality traits and numerous other important correlates of narcissistic personality. New approaches to research, assessment methods, and opportunities for intervention—both immediate and long-term, are discussed throughout. In addition, trait narcissism is examined in an even-handed manner that incorporates state-of-the-art research into antecedents and consequences (both good and bad) of narcissistic personality. Among the topics in the Handbook: What separates narcissism from self-esteem? A social-cognitive perspective. The many measures of grandiose narcissism. Parents’ socialization of narcissism in children. What do narcissists know about themselves? Exploring the bright spots and blind spots of narcissists’ self-knowledge. Understanding and mitigating narcissists’ low empathy. Interpersonal functioning of narcissistic individuals and implications for treatment engagement. Offering nuanced analysis of a particularly timely subject, The Handbook of Trait Narcissism is fascinating and informative reading for psychologists and psychology students, as well as scholars in anthropology, sociology, economics, political scientists, and more.

New Perspectives on Faking in Personality Assessment

New Perspectives on Faking in Personality Assessment
Author: Matthias Ziegler,Carolyn MacCann,Richard Roberts
Publsiher: Oxford University Press
Total Pages: 364
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 0195387473
ISBN 13: 9780195387476
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New Perspectives on Faking in Personality Assessment Book Review:

In this volume, a diverse group of world experts in personality assessment showcase a range of different viewpoints on response distortion. Contributors consider what it means to "fake" a personality assessment, why and how people try to obtain particular scores on personality tests, and what types of tests people can successfully manipulate. Anyone who wonders whether people exaggerate or lie outright on personality tests -- or questions what psychologists can and should do about it -- will find in this book stimulating questions and useful answers.

Machiavellianism

Machiavellianism
Author: Tamás Bereczkei
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 158
Release: 2017-12-12
ISBN 10: 1351605585
ISBN 13: 9781351605588
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Machiavellianism Book Review:

The world abounds with tricksters, swindlers, and impostors. Many of them may well be described with the term Machiavellian. Such individuals disrespect moral principles, deceive their fellow beings, and take advantage of others’ frailty and gullibility. They have a penetrating, rational, and sober mind undisturbed by emotions. At times we cannot help but be enchanted by their talent even though we know they misuse it. Recent studies have revealed that Machiavellians possess a complex set of abilities and motivations. This insightful book examines the complexities of the Machiavellian trait, in relation to attitude, behaviour, and personality. By integrating results and experiences from social, personality, cognitive, and evolutionary psychology, Tamás Bereczkei explores the characteristics of Machiavellianism (such as social intelligence, deception, manipulation, and lack of empathy), and the causes and motives guiding Machiavellian behaviour. The author also demonstrates how Machiavellianism is related to strategic thinking and flexible long-term decisions rather than to a short-term perspective, as previously thought, and explores Machiavellianism in relation to the construct of the Dark Triad. The first comprehensive psychological book on Machiavellianism since Christie and Geis’ pioneering work in 1970, Machiavellianism summarises the most important research findings over the last few decades. This book is fascinating reading for students and researchers of psychology and related courses, as well as professionals dealing with Machiavellians in their work and practice.

The Culture of Narcissism American Life in an Age of Diminishing Expectations

The Culture of Narcissism  American Life in an Age of Diminishing Expectations
Author: Christopher Lasch
Publsiher: W. W. Norton & Company
Total Pages: 304
Release: 1991-05-17
ISBN 10: 0393348350
ISBN 13: 9780393348354
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Culture of Narcissism American Life in an Age of Diminishing Expectations Book Review:

When The Culture of Narcissism was first published, it was clear that Christopher Lasch had identified something important: what was happening to American society in the wake of the decline of the family over the last century. The book quickly became a bestseller. This edition includes a new afterword, "The Culture of Narcissism Revisited."

Personality Psychology in the Workplace

Personality Psychology in the Workplace
Author: Brent Roberts,Robert Hogan
Publsiher: Amer Psychological Assn
Total Pages: 337
Release: 2001-01-01
ISBN 10: 9781557987532
ISBN 13: 155798753X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Personality Psychology in the Workplace Book Review:

Describes the newest method for predicting outcomes that result from the complex and dynamic ways that organizations work. By creating "virtual organizations," computational modeling demonstrates the final effects of complex interactions, enabling researcher to confront the logic of their theories before time-consuming and costly data collection occurs. Through modeling, vital questions about personality, industrial/organizational psychology, measurement, and assessment issues in both theoretical and applied research are addressed. This volume shows researchers both the advantages of using computational modeling and the best strategies, contexts, and methods for use.

Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Constructs

Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Constructs
Author: Gregory J. Boyle,Donald H. Saklofske,Gerald Matthews
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 824
Release: 2014-09-04
ISBN 10: 0123869587
ISBN 13: 9780123869586
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Constructs Book Review:

Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Constructs assists researchers and practitioners by identifying and reviewing the best scales/measures for a variety of constructs. Each chapter discusses test validity, reliability, and utility. Authors have focused on the most often used and cited scales/measures, with a particular emphasis on those published in recent years. Each scale is identified and described, the sample on which it was developed is summarized, and reliability and validity data are presented, followed by presentation of the scale, in full or in part, where such permission has been obtained. Measures fall into five broad groups. The emotional disposition section reviews measures of general affective tendencies, and/or cognitive dispositions closely linked to emotion. These measures include hope and optimism, anger and hostility, life satisfaction, self-esteem, confidence, and affect dimensions. Emotion regulation scales go beyond general dispositions to measure factors that may contribute to understanding and managing emotions. These measures include alexithymia, empathy, resiliency, coping, sensation seeking, and ability and trait emotional intelligence. The interpersonal styles section introduces some traditional social–psychological themes in the context of personality assessment. These measures include adult attachment, concerns with public image and social evaluation, and forgiveness. The vices and virtues section reflects adherence to moral standards as an individual characteristic shaped by sociocultural influences and personality. These measures include values and moral personality, religiosity, dark personalities (Machiavellianism,narcissism, and subclinical psychopathy), and perfectionism. The sociocultural interaction and conflict section addresses relationships between different groups and associated attitudes. These measures include cross-cultural values, personality and beliefs, intergroup contact, stereotyping and prejudice, attitudes towards sexual orientation, and personality across cultures. Encompasses 25 different areas of psychology research Each scale has validity, reliability info, info on test bias, etc Multiple scales discussed for each construct Discussion of which scales are appropriate in which circumstances and to what populations Examples of scales included

Behaving Badly

Behaving Badly
Author: Robin M. Kowalski
Publsiher: Amer Psychological Assn
Total Pages: 333
Release: 2001
ISBN 10: 9781557987167
ISBN 13: 1557987165
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Behaving Badly Book Review:

Commonly experienced aversive phenomena are explores in this book, including teasing, swearing, gossiping and betrayal. Rich in research and examples, this is a must read for anyone interested in the aggravating elements of relationships.

Handbook of Individual Differences in Social Behavior

Handbook of Individual Differences in Social Behavior
Author: Mark R. Leary,Rick H. Hoyle
Publsiher: Guilford Publications
Total Pages: 624
Release: 2013-12-17
ISBN 10: 1462514898
ISBN 13: 9781462514892
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Individual Differences in Social Behavior Book Review:

How do individual differences interact with situational factors to shape social behavior? Are people with certain traits more likely to form lasting marriages; experience test-taking anxiety; break the law; feel optimistic about the future? This handbook provides a comprehensive, authoritative examination of the full range of personality variables associated with interpersonal judgment, behavior, and emotion. The contributors are acknowledged experts who have conducted influential research on the constructs they address. Chapters discuss how each personality attribute is conceptualized and assessed, review the strengths and limitations of available measures (including child and adolescent measures, when available), present important findings related to social behavior, and identify directions for future study.