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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


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


A Vital, Architectural Materialism: A House-person’s Escape from the Anthropocentric

Pia Ednie-Brown

in Architectural Materialisms: Nonhuman Creativity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474420570
eISBN:
9781474453905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474420570.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

In this chapter Pia Ednie Brown takes a vitally materialist approach to discussing the nonhuman creativity that comes from the house which, like any creative project, is like a living creature whose ... 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 and Further 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


The Creative American

Jamie Cohen-Cole

in The Open Mind: Cold War Politics and the Sciences of Human Nature

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226092164
eISBN:
9780226092331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226092331.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines how Cold War social critics and policy makers used scientific study of individual character to solve social and political problems from bureaucracy, social fragmentation, and ... More


Narcissism

Elizabeth Lunbeck

in Rethinking Therapeutic Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226249933
eISBN:
9780226250274
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226250274.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the extraordinary plasticity of the term narcissism, arguing that the ways in which 1970s social critics appropriated it for popular discourse shaped its fate in the public ... 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


Psychometric Testing in Interviews

Sara Watkin and Andrew Vincent

in The Consultant Interview

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199594801
eISBN:
9780191918025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199594801.003.0016
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Professional Development in Medicine

Psychometric testing is widely used outside medicine as part of an employee selection process, although its use has attracted a great deal of criticism too. In the NHS, psychometric tests are often ... More


Computer- Based Assessment

Philip Schatz

in The Role of Technology in Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190234737
eISBN:
9780197559543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190234737.003.0007
Subject:
Computer Science, Virtual Reality

Since the 1950s, academic and researchers have examined artificial intelligence and the use of computers for assistance with, or automation of, data collection (Schatz & Browndyke, 2002). In the ... 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


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


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


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


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