Category Archives: Personality

Writer's Guide to Character Traits by Dr. Linda Edelstein

By Dr. Linda Edelstein

From intercourse to Schizophrenia: every little thing you must enhance Your Characters!

What makes an individual dedicate a white-collar crime? who's a probable candidate to affix a cult? Why do young ones have imaginary neighbors? How does delivery order impact even if someone will get married? whilst does brain over topic turn into a crippling problem?

Writer's consultant to personality qualities, 2d edition solutions all of those questions and so forth. With greater than four hundred easy-to-reference lists of features mixed from various behaviors and impacts, you will achieve the data you want to create exact characters whose personalities correspond to their strategies and activities - regardless of how general or psychotic they could be. during this up-to-date and extended version, you will additionally find:

  • Comprehensive guide on easy methods to use this book
  • New statistical info that can assist you create true-to-life characters
  • Corresponding routines that make it easier to placed the cloth to paintings on your stories
  • A quick-reference index to make cross-referencing a snap
  • Idea sparkers to get your recommendations from your head and onto the page

Plus, you will know about universal - and never so universal - mental, actual, and dating problems; delve into the minds of criminals; discover what it takes to be a qualified athlete, scientist, and truck driving force; become aware of what lifestyles is like for a gang member, suicidal teenager, and alcoholic; and extra.

In Writer's consultant to personality characteristics, second edition, observe psychologist and writer Dr. Linda Edelstein takes you past accepted character kinds and into the depths of the human psyche the place you are absolute to locate the assets you must make your characters stick out from the crowd.

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The Motivational Impact of Nicotine and its Role in Tobacco by Rick A. Bevins, Anthony R. Caggiula

By Rick A. Bevins, Anthony R. Caggiula

Tobacco kills extra humans around the globe than any criminal or unlawful drug; the collective advantages of quitting smoking are ample, from better healthiness, elevated lifestyles expectancy, and less unwell days to much less rigidity on households and health and wellbeing care prone. Tobacco use and dependancy depend upon the complicated interaction of neurochemical, genetic, own, and social factors—and nicotine, because the imperative psychoactive aspect in tobacco smoke, stands on the middle of this equation.

The Motivational influence of Nicotine and Its position in Tobacco Use assembles papers from the 55th Nebraska Symposium on Motivation in a multidimensional research of nicotine at paintings. those papers current facts, theories, and findings priceless in realizing not just the mechanisms in the back of tobacco dependence and resistance to quitting, but additionally the problems considering smoking cessation, preliminary use prevention, and relapse prevention. many of the key parts lined include:

  • Molecular and neurobiological views at the motivational results of nicotine.
  • The motivational elements of nicotine dependence and the import of studying history.
  • The function of nicotine in making environmental cues linked to smoking extra reinforcing.
  • The results of pharmaco- and immunotherapies at the skill of mental cues to steer smoking habit.
  • Sex ameliorations in nicotine reinforcement and their implications for treatment.
  • The significance of yearning within the upkeep of smoking habit and in its relapse after quitting.

Given the continuing effect of smoking on public well-being, The Motivational impression of Nicotine and Its position in Tobacco Use will allure a large viewers. This state of the art info is essential to the medical psychologist, researcher, and policymaker fascinated with constructing extra effective cures, better therapy items, greater supply platforms, or new avenues for research.

About the Nebraska Symposium on Motivation
The Nebraska Symposium on Motivation has been backed by means of the dept of Psychology on the college of Nebraska-Lincoln for the reason that 1953. every year the Symposium invitations best students from around the globe to talk at a convention dedicated to a subject matter of present curiosity to psychology, the lawsuits of that are released in an edited volume.

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Personality and Individual Differences: Theory, Assessment, by Simon Boag, Niko Tiliopoulos

By Simon Boag, Niko Tiliopoulos

Character and person changes study is correct to essentially each part of human life. for example, due to the fact that theories of people both explicitly or implicitly consultant medical paintings, the sphere contributes to discussions of knowing irregular psychology and offers a consultant for conceptualising most sensible remedy. also, the sector is suitable to knowing human improvement around the lifespan, and our figuring out of character and person modifications affects upon our perspectives of socialisation and interpersonal family. This booklet offers learn which pulls consciousness to the wealthy clinical literature that maintains to emerge with recognize to character and person alterations psychology.

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An Anthropological Journey into Well-Being: Insights from by Melania Calestani

By Melania Calestani

This quantity is a special contribution to the exploration of a brand new standpoint within the learn of health, which attempts to beat the quantification bias by means of growing an account of ‘the reliable lifestyles’ in a selected position. instead of numbers, this examine makes a speciality of neighborhood narratives, emphasising the pressing have to contain a much broader diversity of methodological techniques while attractive with healthiness.

The quantity demonstrates in the course of the Bolivian case research the worth of qualitative examine for healthiness experiences. It indicates the capability to combine primary quantitative facts with qualitative results, resembling these rising via ethnography. it's aimed toward lecturers, researchers and scholars in well-being/quality of existence reviews, in addition to audiences within the non-profit, governmental and coverage within the non-profit, governmental and coverage sectors. The ebook presents new views in attaining higher symptoms of health and quality-of-life.

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Career Match: Connecting Who You Are with What You'll Love by Shoya Zichy, Ann Bidou

By Shoya Zichy, Ann Bidou

For a few, a role is simply how to pay the debts. For others -- these whose careers healthy their passions and personalities -- it's a resource of significant pride and good fortune. profession fit is designed to assist humans realize their excellent paintings. utilizing the author's revealing ten-minute self-assessment, the e-book is helping readers be certain their character type, then walks them during the diversity of occupation offerings top for them. This critical consultant will let a person to:
* determine the kind of paintings that would encourage and exhilarate them
* realize the kind of boss and paintings setting they should thrive
* determine the rightness of the trail they're on -- or support them discover a greater one
* accelerate their activity seek
The e-book contains in-depth chapters for every character kind, designated reasons of occupation thoughts, and encouraging real-life tales of people that have came across success in paintings that matches their character. This priceless source can help an individual short of path fit who they're with what they need to do -- for a life of pleasurable paintings and larger good fortune.

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Grand Strategy in the War Against Terrorism by Thomas R. Mockaitis, Paul B. Rich

By Thomas R. Mockaitis, Paul B. Rich

This choice of essays examines the strategic dimensions of up to date terrorist threats. It evaluates the altering nature of recent terrorism within the mild of the occasions of September eleven 2001. the gathering argues that terrorism now can provide to go into the terrain of world ''grand strategy''.

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The Art and Science of Personality Development by Dan P. McAdams PhD

By Dan P. McAdams PhD

Drawing on state of the art character and developmental learn, this booklet provides a brand new and extensively integrative conception of the way humans emerge as who they're over the lifestyles path. Preeminent researcher Dan P. McAdams strains the advance of 3 certain layers of personality--the social actor who expresses emotional and behavioral features, the encouraged agent who pursues targets and values, and the autobiographical writer who constructs a private tale for all times. hugely readable and available to students and scholars in any respect degrees, the e-book makes use of wealthy pics of the lives of well-known humans to demonstrate theoretical options and empirical findings.

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Handbook of self-regulation : research, theory, and by Kathleen D. Vohs PhD, Roy F. Baumeister PhD

By Kathleen D. Vohs PhD, Roy F. Baumeister PhD

''This authoritative guide stories the breadth of present wisdom at the unsleeping and nonconscious methods during which humans keep an eye on their options, feelings, awareness, habit, and impulses. person alterations in self-regulatory capacities are explored, as are developmental pathways. the amount examines how self-regulation shapes, and is formed through, social relationships. mess ups of self-regulation are Read more...

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Language and Professional Identity: Aspects of Collaborative by K. Richards

By K. Richards

This ebook explores the ways that expert teams increase particular interactional systems for undertaking and representing their actions, all of which give a contribution to a particular collaborative id. It highlights the drawbacks in addition to some great benefits of collaborative speak, pointing to methods of bettering specialist performance.

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