Personality, Human Development, and Culture: International Perspectives On Psychological Science (Volume 2)

1st Edition

Ralf Schwarzer, Peter A. Frensch

Psychology Press
Published August 28, 2012
Reference - 326 Pages - 17 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415650809 - CAT# Y143711

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Summary

This is the second of two volumes which together present the main contributions from the 29th International Congress of Psychology, held in Berlin in 2008,  written by international leaders in psychology from around the world. The authors present a variety of approaches and perspectives that reflect cutting-edge advances in psychological science.

Personality, Human Development, and Culture provides an overview of advances in several areas of psychology such as clinical, health, social, developmental, and cross-cultural psychology. One section of the volume is dedicated solely to emotions and health, and addresses state-of-the-art work on the regulation of self, health, social relations, and emotions such as passion. Other sections deal with development and personality issues as well as conceptual, cultural, and ethnic approaches to modern psychology. The global perspective of this collection illustrates research being undertaken on all five continents and emphasizes the cultural diversity of the contributors.

This book will be an invaluable resource for researchers, professionals, teachers and students in the field of psychology.

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