Advances in personality science by Daniel Cervone PhD, Walter Mischel PhD

By Daniel Cervone PhD, Walter Mischel PhD

This definitive quantity lays the principles for an interdisciplinary technology of character. best investigators current novel insights and findings from molecular genetics, baby and life-span developmental psychology, neuroscience, dynamical structures concept, evolutionary psychology, and social cognition, in addition to character psychology itself, illuminating--and frequently reformulating--fundamental questions about Read more...

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A similar conclusion has been made in a summative analysis of a number of behavior-genetic studies of personality traits. Specifically, Bouchard (1994) has undertaken an exhaustive review of the current twin and adoptive studies and concluded that 30–60% of the variance in a number of personality traits is due to genetic factors. Similarly to many other traits investigated by means of behavior-genetic approaches, shared environment appears to be unimportant (7–10%), leaving nonshared environment accounting, on average, for the largest portion of the variance in personality.

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