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  1. Week 1: Introduction to Personality 4 items
    1. Required: 1 item
      1. Personality, individual differences and intelligence - John Maltby, Liz Day, Ann Macaskill, Dawson Books 2013

        Book Essential See: Chapter 1 ‘Personality Theory in Context’

    2. Further Reading (Optional): 3 items
      1. Profiting from controversy: Lessons from the person-situation debate. - Kenrick, Douglas T.. Arizona State U, Tempe, USFunder, David C. 1988

        Article Further

  2. Week 2: Trait Approach 6 items
    1. Required: 3 items
      1. Personality, individual differences and intelligence - John Maltby, Liz Day, Ann Macaskill, Dawson Books 2013

        Book Essential See: Chapter 7 ‘The Trait Approach to Personality’

      2. Individual Differences and Personality - Michael C. Ashton 2017

        Book Essential See: Chapter 2 ‘Personality Traits and the Inventories that Measure Them’

    2. Further Reading (Optional): 3 items
      1. Handbook of personality: theory and research - ProQuest (Firm) 2008

        Book Further See: McCrae, R. R., & Costa Jr, P. T., A five-factor theory of personality.

  3. Week 3: Psychoanalytic Approach 4 items
    1. Required: 1 item
      1. Personality, individual differences and intelligence - John Maltby, Liz Day, Ann Macaskill, Dawson Books 2013

        Book Essential See: Chapter 2 ‘The Basis of the Psychoanalytic Approach to Personality’ and Chapter 3 ‘Developments of Freudian Theorising’

    2. Further Reading (Optional): 3 items
  4. Week 4: Learning Theory Approach 3 items
    1. Required: 1 item
      1. Personality, individual differences and intelligence - John Maltby, Liz Day, Ann Macaskill, Dawson Books 2013

        Book Essential See: Chapter 4 ‘Learning Theory Perspectives on Personality’

    2. Further Reading (Optional): 2 items
  5. Week 5: Cognitive Approach 5 items
    1. Required: 1 item
      1. Personality, individual differences and intelligence - John Maltby, Liz Day, Ann Macaskill, Dawson Books 2013

        Book Essential See: Chapter 5 ‘Cognitive Personality Theories’

    2. Further Reading (Optional): 4 items
      1. Individual differences in intuitive–experiential and analytical–rational thinking styles. - Seymour Epstein, Rosemary Pacini, Veronika Denes-Raj, Harriet Heier, 1996

        Article Further

  6. Week 6: Positive & Humanist Approach 6 items
    1. Required: 2 items
      1. Personality, individual differences and intelligence - John Maltby, Liz Day, Ann Macaskill, Dawson Books 2013

        Book Essential See: Chapter 6 ‘Humanistic Personality Theories’

    2. Further Reading (Optional): 4 items
      1. The Scientific Pursuit of Happiness - David G. Myers, Ed Diener 03/2018

        Article Further

      2. Flow and the foundations of positive psychology: the collected works of Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi 2014

        Book Further See: Csikszentmihalyi, M., Toward a psychology of optimal experience. In Flow and the foundations of positive psychology, pp. 209-226

      3. The benefits of being present: Mindfulness and its role in psychological well-being. - Brown, Kirk Warren. U Rochester, Dept of Clinical & Social Sciences in Psychology, Rochester, NY, US, kirk@psych.rochester.edu Ryan, Richard M.. U Rochester, Dept of Clinical & Social Sciences in Psychology, Rochester, NY, US, Richard M. Ryan 2003

        Article Further

  7. Week 7: Biological Approach 6 items
    1. Required: 2 items
      1. Personality, individual differences and intelligence - John Maltby, Liz Day, Ann Macaskill, Dawson Books 2013

        Book Essential See: Ch 8 - ‘Biological Basis of Personality I: Genetic Heritability of Personality and Biological and Physiological Models of Personality’

      2. Meta-analysis of the heritability of human traits based on fifty years of twin studies - Tinca J C Polderman, Beben Benyamin, Christiaan A de Leeuw, Patrick F Sullivan 2015-7

        Article Essential

    2. Further Reading (Optional): 4 items
      1. Testing Predictions From Personality Neuroscience - Colin G. DeYoung, Jacob B. Hirsh, Matthew S. Shane, Xenophon Papademetris 06/2010

        Article Further

      2. The Cambridge handbook of personality psychology 2009

        Book Further See: DeYoung, C. G., & Gray, J. R, Personality neuroscience: Explaining individual differences in affect, behavior, and cognition, pp. 323-346.

      3. Sources of human psychological differences: the Minnesota study of twins reared apart - Thomas J. Bouchard, Jr.,David T. Lykken,Matthew McGue,Nancy L. Segal,Auke Tellegen

        Article Further

  8. Week 8: Evolutionary Approach 5 items
    1. Required: 2 items
      1. Personality, individual differences and intelligence - John Maltby, Liz Day, Ann Macaskill, Dawson Books 2013

        Book Essential See: Ch 9 ‘Biological Basis of Personality II: Evolutionary Psychology and Animal Studies of Personality’

    2. Further Reading (Optional): 3 items
      1. Evolutionary and ecological approaches to the study of personality - D. Reale, N. J. Dingemanse, A. J. N. Kazem, J. Wright 27/12/2010

        Article Further

      2. Individual differences and personality - Michael C. Ashton 2013 (electronic resource)

        Book Further See: Ch 7 - ‘The Evolutionary Function of Personality’

  9. Week 9: Cultural Differences 7 items
    1. Required: 2 items
      1. Personality, individual differences and intelligence - John Maltby, Liz Day, Ann Macaskill, Dawson Books 2013

        Book Essential See: Ch 20 - ‘Social Attitudes and Culture’

      2. National character does not reflect mean personality trait levels in 49 cultures - A. Terracciano,A.M. Abdel-Khalek,N. Adam,L. Adamovova,C.-k. Ahn,H.-n. Ahn

        Article Essential

    2. Further Reading (Optional): 5 items
      1. Gender differences in personality traits across cultures: Robust and surprising findings. - Costa, Paul T. Jr.. National Insts of Health, National Inst on Aging Gerontology Research Ctr, Lab of Personality & Cognition, Bethesda, MD, US, paulc@lpc.grc.nia.nih.gov Terracciano, AntonioMcCrae, Robert R. 2001

        Article Further

      2. Culture and well-being - Ed Diener, Dong-Won Choi, SpringerLink (Online service) c2009 (electronic resource)

        Book Further See: Cross-cultural correlates of life satisfaction and self-esteem. In Culture and well-being (pp. 71-91)

      3. Theory and Validity of Life Satisfaction Scales - Ed Diener, Ronald Inglehart and Louis Tay 2013

        Article Further

      4. The Origin of Cultural Differences in Cognition - Michael E. W. Varnum, Igor Grossmann, Shinobu Kitayama, Richard E. Nisbett 02/2010

        Article Further

      5. Culture and the self: Implications for cognition, emotion, and motivation. - Markus, Hazel R.. U Michigan, Research Ctr for Group Dynamics, Ann Arbor, USKitayama, Shinobu 1991

        Article Further

  10. Week 10: Theories of Intelligence 6 items
    1. Required: 2 items
      1. Personality, individual differences and intelligence - John Maltby, Liz Day, Ann Macaskill, Dawson Books 2013

        Book Essential See: Ch 10 ‘An Introduction to Intelligence’

      2. Personality, individual differences and intelligence - John Maltby, Liz Day, Ann Macaskill, Dawson Books 2013

        Book Essential See: Ch 11 ‘Theories and Measurement of Intelligence’

    2. Further Reading (Optional): 4 items
      1. Intelligence: New findings and theoretical developments. - Nisbett, Richard E.. Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, US, nisbett@umich.edu Aronson, Joshua. Department of Applied Psychology, New York University, NY, USBlair, Clancy. Department of Applied Psychology, New York University, NY, USDickens, William. Department of Economics, Northeastern University, MA, USFlynn, James. Department of Psychology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New ZealandHalpern, Diane F.. Department of Psychology, Claremont McKenna College, CA, USTurkheimer, Eric. Department of Psychology, University of Virginia, VA, US 2012

        Article Further

      2. Emotional Intelligence - Peter Salovey, John D. Mayer 03/1990

        Article Further

      3. Intelligence: Knowns and unknowns. - Neisser, Ulric. Emory U, Dept of Psychology, Atlanta, GA, USBoodoo, GwynethBouchard, Thomas J. Jr.Boykin, A. WadeBrody, NathanCeci, Stephen J.Halpern, Diane F.Loehlin, John C.Perloff, RobertSternberg, Robert J.Urbina, Susana 1996

        Article Further

  11. Week 11: Measurement of Abilities 4 items
    1. Required: 2 items
      1. Personality, individual differences and intelligence - John Maltby, Liz Day, Ann Macaskill, Dawson Books 2013

        Book Essential See: Ch 12 ‘The Use of Intelligence Tests: What Questions Emerge from the Measurement of Intelligence?’

      2. Personality, individual differences and intelligence - John Maltby, Liz Day, Ann Macaskill, Dawson Books 2013

        Book Essential See: Ch 14 ‘Intelligence and the Self: Emotional Intelligence, Creativity, and Sex Differences in Intelligence’

    2. Further Reading (Optional): 2 items
      1. Role of test motivation in intelligence testing - A. L. Duckworth, P. D. Quinn, D. R. Lynam, R. Loeber 10/05/2011

        Article Further

      2. Intelligence and educational achievement - Ian J. Deary, Steve Strand, Pauline Smith, Cres Fernandes 2007-1

        Article Further

  12. Week 12: Emotions & Motivation 7 items
    1. Required: 2 items
      1. Handbook of emotion regulation - ProQuest (Firm) 2014

        Book  See: Gross, J. J. - Emotion regulation: Conceptual and empirical foundations

      2. A social-cognitive approach to motivation and personality. - Dweck, Carol S.. U Illinois, Champaign, USLeggett, Ellen L. 1988

        Article 

    2. Further Reading (Optional): 5 items
      1. Individual differences in two emotion regulation processes: Implications for affect, relationships, and well-being. - Gross, James J.. Dept of Psychology, Stanford U, Stanford, CA, US, james@psych.standford.edu John, Oliver P.. Dept of Psychology, U California, Berkeley, CA, US 2003

        Article 

      2. Approach-avoidance motivation in personality: Approach and avoidance temperaments and goals. - Elliot, Andrew J.. U Rochester, Dept of Clinical & Social Sciences in Psychology, Rochester, NY, US, andye@scp.rochester.edu Thrash, Todd M.. U Rochester, Dept of Clinical & Social Sciences in Psychology, Rochester, NY, US 2002

        Article 

      3. Achievement goals and achievement emotions: Testing a model of their joint relations with academic performance. - Pekrun, Reinhard. Department of Psychology, University of Munich, Munich, Germany, pekrun@lmu.de Elliot, Andrew J.. Department of Clinical and Social Psychology, University of Rochester, NY, USMaier, Markus A.. Department of Psychology, Stony Brook University, NY, US 2009

        Article 

  13. Week 13: Interpersonal Issues 5 items
    1. Required: 2 items
      1. Personality, individual differences and intelligence - John Maltby, Liz Day, Ann Macaskill, Dawson Books 2013

        Book  See: Ch 18 - ‘Embarrassment, Shyness and Social Anxiety’

      2. Personality, individual differences and intelligence - John Maltby, Liz Day, Ann Macaskill, Dawson Books 2013

        Book  See: Ch 19 - ‘Interpersonal Relationships’

    2. Further Reading (Optional): 3 items
  14. Week 14: Personality Disorders 6 items
    1. Required: 2 items
      1. Personality, individual differences and intelligence - John Maltby, Liz Day, Ann Macaskill, Dawson Books 2013

        Book  See: Ch 21 - ‘Well-being and Personality Disorders’

      2. The medical basis of psychiatry - SpringerLink (Online service) 2016

        Book  See: Cloninger, C. R., & Svrakic, D. M. - 'Personality disorders' - pp. 537-550

    2. Further Reading (Optional): 4 items
      1. Prevalence and correlates of personality disorder in Great Britain - Jeremy Coid, Min Yang, Peter Tyrer, Amanda Roberts 05/2006

        Article 

      2. Borderline personality disorder from the perspective of general personality functioning. - Trull, Timothy J.. U Missouri, Dept of Psychological Sciences, Columbia, MO, US, trullt@missouri.edu Widiger, Thomas A.. U Kentucky, Dept of Psychology, KY, USLynam, Donald R., ORCID 0000-0001-8306-498X . U Kentucky, Dept of Psychology, KY, USCosta, Paul T. Jr.. National Inst on Aging, Lab of Personality & Cognition, Baltimore, MD, US 2003

        Article 

      3. Personality and personality disorders - Steven Hyman, Askews & Holts Library Services 2001

        Book  See: Torgersen, S. - A twin study of personality disorders - pp. 244