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The Sequential Study of Personality Traits and Attitudes

K. Warner Schaie

in Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle longitudinal study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195156737
eISBN:
9780199786817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156737.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reports findings with respect to the trait of social responsibility and describes the work on personality traits derived from the seventy-five Test of Behavioral Rigidity (TBR) ... More


Influences of Personality on Cognition

K. Warner Schaie

in Developmental Influences on Adult Intelligence: The Seattle longitudinal study

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195156737
eISBN:
9780199786817
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195156737.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter describes analyses on the relation between personality and cognition. Included in the analyses are three different subsets from the Seattle Longitudinal Study. Interestingly, it was ... More


In Search of Robert Bruce

G.W.S. Barrow

in Robert Bruce: And the Community of the Realm of Scotland

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748620227
eISBN:
9780748672189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748620227.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

It is hard to get close to Bruce's personality; Barbour's account is vivid but over-emphasises the chivalric qualities of the fourteenth-century ruling classes. Religious devotion played an important ... More


The UN Secretary-General and the Security Council: A Dynamic Relationship

Manuel Fröhlich and Abiodun Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198748915
eISBN:
9780191811609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198748915.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The United Nations Secretary-General and the United Nations Security Council spend significant amounts of time on their relationship with each other. They rely on each other for such important ... More


What’s in a Title? How a Decent Idea May Have Gone Bad

Joel Cooper

in Most Underappreciated: 50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778188
eISBN:
9780190256043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0034
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Joel Cooper reflects on his most underappreciated work: a paper entitled “Opinion divergence as a strategy to avoid being miscast.” The study, made in collaboration with Edward E. Jones, focused on ... More


Establishing a Career in Academia: Faculty Hiring, Evaluation, and Pay

Julee T. Flood and Terry L. Leap

in Managing Risk in High-Stakes Faculty Employment Decisions

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501728952
eISBN:
9781501728969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501728952.003.0002
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

The recruitment, selection, and evaluation of faculty are covered in this chapter. An examination of the research on interviewing, background checks, and other selection criteria is set forth based ... More


Consciousness beyond the Margin

Krister Dylan Knapp

in William James: Psychical Research and the Challenge of Modernity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631240
eISBN:
9781469631264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631240.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

Chapter six examines James's theory of the subliminal self and contextualizes that theory within three competing explanations of the unconscious: the German idealist, French pathology, and British ... More


Re-staging the popular: Televising Nicolae Ceauşescu

Dana Mustata

in Popular television in authoritarian Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719082399
eISBN:
9781781707302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082399.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines the ways in which the specific national and historical context of 1980s Romania affected Romanian television, contending that it effectively redefined ‘popular’ television so ... More


Personhood Beyond Personality

Omri Moses

in Out of Character: Modernism, Vitalism, Psychic Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804789141
eISBN:
9780804791236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804789141.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter One challenges the critical premise that modernists were more interested in their own formal imperatives than in representations of real people (fictive individuals who have enough coherence ... More


Contesting Dangerousness, Risk, and Treatability: A Sociological View of Dangerous and Severe Personality Disorder (DSPD)

Susie Scott

in Being Amoral: Psychopathy and Moral Incapacity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027915
eISBN:
9780262320382
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027915.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The chapter challenges the legal notion of dangerous and severe personality disorder from a sociological point of view. The author also argues for appreciating evaluative aspects of conceptual issues ... More


“A Form of Reverie, a Malady of Dreaming”: Dorian Gray, Personality, and Mass Culture

Susan Zieger

in The Mediated Mind: Affect, Ephemera, and Consumerism in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823279821
eISBN:
9780823281589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823279821.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

How does one fashion an authentic self out of mass-produced ideas, styles, and materials? Chapter five assesses a tremendously influential, extended answer to this question, Oscar Wilde’s novel The ... More


Processes: Algorithmic Personality: The Informatics of Psychological Traits, 1917–1937

Colin Koopman

in How We Became Our Data: A Genealogy of the Informational Person

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780226626444
eISBN:
9780226626611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226626611.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The central argument of How We Became Our Data is that for the past one hundred years we have been organized by a politics of data within which control is exerted by the many formats of our ... More


Learning to love the world: the educational vision of John McGahern1

Kevin Williams

in John McGahern: Authority and Vision

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781526100566
eISBN:
9781526132321
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526100566.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Policy documents on education tend to envisage the activity of learning in terms of the acquisition of skills. Yet, this notion implies that individuals are composed of discrete accomplishments ... More


Portraits That Matter: King Chulalongkorn Objects and the Sacred World of Thai-ness

Irene Stengs

in Things: Religion and the Question of Materiality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239450
eISBN:
9780823239498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239450.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the role of mass-produced portraits of the Siamese King Chulalongkorn (Rama V, r. 1868–1910) in a personality cult that emerged in the 1990s among the urban Thai middle class ... More


Introduction

Helena Ifill

in Creating character: Theories of nature and nurture in Victorian sensation fiction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781784995133
eISBN:
9781526136275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784995133.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction provides an overview of the intertwined strands which run through Creating character. Sensation fiction is introduced as a genre which was itself seen by Victorian literary critics ... More


The Americanization of a European Intellectual

Lawrence J. Friedman and Anke M. Schreiber

in The Lives of Erich Fromm: Love's Prophet

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162593
eISBN:
9780231531061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162593.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how Erich Fromm became involved in progressive causes in America. In 1932, Wilhelm Reich, who, like Fromm, was also attentive to the extreme danger posed by Adolf Hitler, ... More


Andrew O’Hagan

Daniel Lea

in Twenty-First-Century Fiction: Contemporary British Voices

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780719081491
eISBN:
9781526121097
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081491.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter explores the writing of Andrew O’Hagan from his non-fictional beginnings in the late-1990s to his most recent published novel – The Illuminations (2015). The chapter follows the same ... More


“Personality Disorder” and Capacity to Make Treatment Decisions

George Szmukler

in Applied Ethics in Mental Health Care: An Interdisciplinary Reader

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019682
eISBN:
9780262317245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019682.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

Whether treatment decision-making capacity can be meaningfully applied to patients with a diagnosis of “personality disorder” is examined. Patients presenting to a psychiatric emergency clinic with ... More


Addiction in Context: Philosophical Lessons from a Personality Disorder Clinic

Hanna Pickard and Steve Pearce

in Addiction and Self-Control: Perspectives from Philosophy, Psychology, and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199862580
eISBN:
9780199369638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199862580.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Moral Philosophy

Popular and neurobiological accounts of addiction tend to treat it as a form of compulsion. This contrasts with personality disorder, where most problematic behaviours are treated as voluntary. But ... More


Exploring the Human Mind

Jonathan R. Eller

in Becoming Ray Bradbury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036293
eISBN:
9780252093357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036293.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter examines Ray Bradbury's growing interest in the human mind during the war years and how it reflected in his writings. As he embarked on an exploration of personality disorders, Bradbury ... More


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