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by Lee Willerman
Author: Lee Willerman
Publisher: W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd (January 1, 1979)
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Differential psychology studies the ways in which individuals differ in their behavior and the processes that underlie it. This is a discipline that develops classifications (taxonomies) of psychological individual differences. This is distinguished. This is distinguished from other aspects of psychology in that although psychology is ostensibly a study of individuals, modern psychologists often study groups, or attempt to discover general psychological processes that apply to all individuals.
The psychology of individual differences is largely the study of group differences. Individuals of different nations differ in respect of physical and mental differences, interests and personality etc. This study classifies individuals by age, traits, sex, race, social class and so on, and observes the differences within and between those groups. ‘Russians are tall and stout’; ‘Ceylonese are short and slim’; ‘Germans have no sense of humour’; ‘Yellow races are cruel and revengeful’; ‘Americans are hearty and frank’; Indians are timid and peace-loving’ and the like observations enter into our common talk.
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This book should be very valuable for scholars, students, and professionals interested in individual differences and their role in social and moral behavior, adjustment, and maladjustment. -Nancy Eisenberg, PhD, Regents' Professor of Psychology, Arizona State University. This is an unusual and exceptional volume. Many other differences are covered as well, such as differences in the complexity with which people think, as well as the big 5. Narcissism and many other topics are covered. The book can be read by interested people in psychology and human behaviour, however, having some background knowledge in psychology is a help.
Chapter 10: Individual Differences in Cognition from a Neurophysiological . He was interested in cognitive psychology, psychology of individual differ-ences and psychology of creativity.
Chapter 11: Psychopathology and Individual Differences in Latent Inhibition: Schizophrenia and Schizotypality. Division of Applied Psychology University of Calgary, Canada Moshe Zeidner, P. For other titles published in this series, go to ww. pringer.
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Individual differences are the more-or-less enduring psychological characteristics that distinguish one person from another and thus help to define each person's individuality. Among the most important kinds of individual differences are intelligence, personality traits, and values. The study of individual differences is called differential or trait psychology and is more commonly the concern of personality psychologists than social psychologists.
psychology, individual differences, and the history of psychology. He was elected Fellow of APA Division 1 (General Psychology) in 1987 and Division 24 (Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology) in 1988.
Beyond Individual and Group Differences is a dynamic book for academics and scholars in the areas of personality psychology, individual differences, and the history of psychology. During that time, he taught a seminar in the Psychology Department and also delivered a series of public lectures on "William Stern: His Life and Works" under the auspices of the Philosophy Department. He has held guest professorships at the University of Heidelberg (1990) and the University of Leipzig (1998).