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Fundamental challenges of contemporary “personality” research

Fundamental challenges of contemporary “personality” research

Uher, Jana (2014) Fundamental challenges of contemporary “personality” research. Physics of Life Reviews, 11 (4). pp. 695-696. ISSN 1571-0645 (Print), 1873-1457 (Online) (doi:10.1016/j.plrev.2014.10.005)

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Abstract

The growing interest in “personality” from scientists of ever more diverse fields demands conceptual integrations—and reveals fundamental challenges. For what is “personality” given that “it” is explored in humans and nonhuman species, that people encode “it” in their everyday language, scientists seek “it” in the brain and study “it” primarily with rating scales?

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Personality taxonomy; Transdisciplinary Philosophy-of-Science Paradigm for Research on Individuals (TPS-Paradigm); Between-individual/within-individual differences; Five Factor Model; Big Five Model; Standardised questionnaire
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Education & Health
Faculty of Education & Health > Department of Psychology, Social Work & Counselling
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Last Modified: 04 Dec 2017 11:18
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/18183

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