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Personality and meditation

Michael M. Delmonte

in The Psychology of Meditation

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521945
eISBN:
9780191688478
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521945.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter reviews research which has examined personality changes associated with meditation practice. It presents a hierarchy of studies based on their methodological ... More


Work and Personality Change: What We Do Makes Who We Are

Ying Wang and Chia-Huei Wu

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529207552
eISBN:
9781529207569
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207552.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book provides an advanced and contemporary understanding about personality at work, with a particular focus on the change perspective of personality. Thus far, the majority of research focusing ... More


Can Personality Traits Change, and How? A Review of Personality Development Literature

Ying Wang and Chia-Huei Wu

in Work and Personality Change: What We Do Makes Who We Are

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781529207552
eISBN:
9781529207569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529207552.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter introduces the change perspective of personality, through an integrative review of research evidence in supportive of this perspective. It presents what has been found, primarily in the ... More


The Cognitive Neuropsychiatry of Parkinson's Disease

Patrick McNamara

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016087
eISBN:
9780262298360
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016087.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) suffer most visibly with such motor deficits as tremor and rigidity and less obviously with a range of nonmotor symptoms, including autonomic dysfunction, mood ... More


Conclusions: The Life Story in the Emerging Adult Personality

Michael W. Pratt and M. Kyle Matsuba

in The Life Story, Domains of Identity, and Personality Development in Emerging Adulthood: Integrating Narrative and Traditional Approaches

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199934263
eISBN:
9780190883126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199934263.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Chapter 11 summarizes the reviews of evidence and research across the various life domains covered in the previous chapters. It covers all three levels of the McAdams and Pals model of personality, ... More


The use of brain stimulation technology for cognitive enhancement and the potential for addiction

Mark Attiah

in Rethinking Cognitive Enhancement

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198727392
eISBN:
9780191835230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198727392.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The phrase “brain stimulation” conjures a vast range of emotions from different segments of society, with fear or apprehension being a common and understandable reaction. The brain reigns as the ... More


Nightmares

Troy Rondinone

in Friday Night Fighter: Gaspar "Indio" Ortega and the Golden Age of Television Boxing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037375
eISBN:
9780252094668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037375.003.0015
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter first describes the physical toll boxing took on boxers such as Gaspar Ortega and Emile Griffith. Research shows that boxers suffer disproportionally from neurological damage. The ... More


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