Intelligence and Personality: Bridging the Gap in Theory and Measurement

1st Edition

Janet M. Collis, Samuel J. Messick, Ulrich Schiefele

Psychology Press
Published August 16, 2012
Reference - 406 Pages
ISBN 9780415648622 - CAT# Y143493

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Summary

This volume brings together leading researchers in a major new effort to bridge the historical gap between the domains of ability and personality. The result is a remarkable collection of chapters analyzing critical issues at the interface--style, structure, process, and context. Contributors address:
* intelligence and its relation to temperament and character-hierarchical models of cognition and personality; judgmental data in personality research; and structural issues in ability and personality;
* intelligence and conation-goal theories; the role of conation in the learning environment; motivation and arousal;
* intelligence and style-stylistic preferences; the role of disposition; cognitive style and its measurement; test taking style; and
* intelligence and personality in context-regularities of functioning; contextual effects in cultural variation; control and consistency; the concept of "successful intelligence."

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