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Evolutionary Perspectives on the Five-Factor Model of Personality

Daniel Nettle

in The Evolution of Personality and Individual Differences

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195372090
eISBN:
9780199893485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372090.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter discusses how we might affect the marriage—or at least the courtship—of Darwinian theory with an existing empirical framework, namely the five-factor model (FFM) in personality research. ... More


Preface

David Utting

in Contemporary social evils

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424099
eISBN:
9781447301981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424099.003.0006
Subject:
Social Work, Social Policy

There were a number of concrete issues in contemporary Britain that participants identified with relative frequency as well as considerable passion. It was also common for people to discuss these ... More


Group Selection in the 1970s

Michael J. Wade

in Adaptation in Metapopulations: How Interaction Changes Evolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226129563
eISBN:
9780226129877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129877.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the dawn of kin selection and its perception as an alternative to group selection in the early 1970ies. Maynard Smith’s distinction between individual and group selection and ... More


The Evolutionary Niche

Jonathan M. Chase and Mathew A. Leibold

in Ecological Niches: Linking Classical and Contemporary Approaches

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226101798
eISBN:
9780226101811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101811.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses how a niche-based approach can allow a direct exploration into a variety of factors that may influence the evolution of an individual's traits—such as exploring how changes in ... More


The Twists and Turns of Creativity: An Overview from Neuroscience and the Arts

Suzanne Nalbantian

in Secrets of Creativity: What Neuroscience, the Arts, and Our Minds Reveal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190462321
eISBN:
9780190462345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190462321.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Suzanne Nalbantian provides an overarching synthesis of the conclusions about creativity arrived at by the neuroscientific and humanist contributors to this volume. She shows that the neuroscience ... More


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