Theories of Personality provides a comprehensive foundation on the nature of personality theory, as well as its contributions to science. Coverage of each theory encompasses a biographical sketch of each theorist, related research, and applications to real life. Written by two preeminent psychology professors, Gregory J. Feist, and Tomi-Ann Roberts, this program is engaging and student-friendly introduction to Personality Psychology. The tenth edition provides new studies and sections on topics such as the importance of the internet and social media to various personality theories, content on real-ideal self-discrepancy as it relates to online gaming, and new information on changes in personality over time. The Connect course for this the tenth edition includes SmartBook, an adaptive reading and study experience which guides students to master, recall, and apply key concepts while providing automatically-graded assessments. Read more
About the Author Gregory Feist (Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley) is Associate Professor of Psychology in Adult Development at San Jose State University. Dr. Feist is widely published in the psychology of creativity, the psychology of science, and the development of scientific talent. One of his major goals is establishing the psychology of science as a healthy and independent study of science, along the lines of the history, philosophy, and sociology of science. His teaching efforts have been recognized by outstanding teaching awards at both the University of California, Davis and the University of California, Berkeley.Tomi-Ann Roberts (PhD, Stanford University) is Professor of Psychology at Colorado College. Her research and teaching center on the consequences of sexual and self-objectification for the physical, emotional, and cognitive wellbeing of girls and women. The first paper she co-authored on this topic, Objectification Theory, is the most cited article in the over 40-year history of the APA journal Psychology of Women Quarterly. She leverages psychological science as an expert witness and consultant in cases involving objectification as a form of sexism and gender discrimination. Jess Feist is emeritus professor of Psychology at McNeese State University in Louisiana.