Psychodynamic Approaches to Personality
Freud’s Psychoanalytic Theory: Mapping the Unconscious Mind
The Neo-Freudian Psychoanalysts: Building on Freud
Trait, Learning, Biological and Evolutionary, and Humanistic Approaches to Personality
Trait Approaches: Placing Labels on Personality
Learning Approaches: We Are What We’ve Learned
Biological and Evolutionary Approaches: Are We Born with
Humanistic Approaches: The Uniqueness of You
Comparing Approaches to Personality
Assessing Personality: Determining What
Makes Us Distinctive
Self-Report Measures of Personality
Try It! The Life Orientation Test
Becoming an Informed Consumer of Psychology:
Assessing Personality Assessments
Theories of Intelligence: Are There Different Kinds of Intelligence?
Practical Intelligence and Emotional Intelligence: Toward a
More Intelligent View of Intelligence
Variations in Intellectual Ability
Exploring Diversity: The Relative Influence of Genetics and
Environment: Nature, Nurture, and IQ
Psychology on the Web
The Case of . . . Mike and Marty Scanlon, the Unlikely Twins
Full Circle: Personality and Individual Differences
Wanted: Software engineer.
Must be a messy, extroverted dog owner.
Last summer, Google asked every employee who had been working at the company for at least five months to fill out a
Some questions were factual: What programming languages are you familiar with? What Internet mailing lists do you subscribe to?
Some looked for behavior: Is your work space messy or neat?
And some looked at personality: Are you an extrovert or an introvert?
And some fell into no traditional category in the human resources world: What magazines