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The Neuropsychology of Anxiety: An enquiry into the function of the septo-hippocampal system

Jeffrey A. Gray and Neil McNaughton

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198522713
eISBN:
9780191712517
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522713.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This book provides an updated theory of the nature of anxiety and the brain systems controlling anxiety, combined with a theory of hippocampal function, which was first proposed thirty years ago. ... More


Putting Humpty Dumpty together again: the anxious personality and its inheritance

Jeffrey A. Gray and Neil McNaughton

in The Neuropsychology of Anxiety: An enquiry into the function of the septo-hippocampal system

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198522713
eISBN:
9780191712517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522713.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology

This chapter presents neurotic introversion as trait punishment sensitivity and as a major risk factor for the development of disorders of fear and anxiety. This is potentially linked to the ... More


When genes and brains unite: ethical implications of genomic neuroimaging

Turhan Canli

in Neuroethics: Defining the issues in theory, practice, and policy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198567219
eISBN:
9780191724084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567219.003.0012
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

Geneticists, neuroscientists, and personality psychologists are now on a quest to understand the biological basis of personality and individual differences. This chapter highlights recent advances in ... More


The Big Five

William Ickes

in Strangers in a Strange Lab: How Personality Shapes Our Initial Encounters with Others

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195372953
eISBN:
9780199893317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372953.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter reviews the research history that led to the identification of the Big Five personality dimensions of extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to ... More


Musicians in popular fields

ANTHONY E. KEMP

in The Musical Temperament: Psychology and Personality of Musicians

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523628
eISBN:
9780191688973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523628.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter examines three main dimensions of personality that have received a small amount of investigation in the context of those musicians working in the popular field. In doing so, the main ... More


Why some people cry more often than others

Ad Vingerhoets

in Why Only Humans Weep: Unravelling the mysteries of tears

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198570240
eISBN:
9780191744723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570240.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This chapter discusses factors that are associated with (i) individual differences in crying and (ii) remarkable changes in an individual’s crying. In addition to gender and age, genetic factors very ... More


Stability Tested Quantitatively

Michael B. Kaufman

in Redefining Success in America: A New Theory of Happiness and Human Development

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226550015
eISBN:
9780226550299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226550299.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 6 uses quantitative analyses to retest the qualitative model explaining longitudinal stability in intrapsychic brightness and darkness, the book’s construct of well-being, presented in ... More


Taking Evil into the Lab: Exploring the Frontiers of Morality and Individual Differences

David Gallardo-Pujol, Elizabet Orekhova, Verónica Benet-Martínez, and Mel Slater

in Character: New Directions from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780190204600
eISBN:
9780190204624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190204600.003.0031
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Chapter 30 reports on the results of a study using virtual reality simulations to recreate Milgram’s famous shock environment while measuring for, among other things, personality traits and ... More


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