Acknowledged author Charles S. Carver wrote Perspectives on Personality, Books a la Carte (8th Edition) comprising 320 pages back in 2016. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 013441537X and 9780134415376. Since then Perspectives on Personality, Books a la Carte (8th Edition) textbook received total rating of 4 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $46.98 or rent at the marketplace.
For courses in Personality Psychology An overview of personality psychology that brings various perspectives to life Perspectives on Personality describes a range of viewpoints that are used by personality psychologists today, and helps students understand how these viewpoints can be applied to their own lives. Authors Charles Carver and Michael Scheier dedicate a chapter to each major perspective, presenting an overview of the perspective’s orienting assumptions and core themes and concluding with a discussion of problems within that theoretical viewpoint and predictions about its future prospects. The Eighth Edition incorporates several important recent developments in the field, including genetics and genomics and the biological underpinnings of impulsiveness. NOTE: This ISBN is for a Pearson Books a la Carte edition: a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf text. In addition to the flexibility offered by this format, Books a la Carte editions offer students great value, as they cost significantly less than a bound textbook.