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Personality in Adulthood: A Five-Factor Theory Perspective
This influential work examines how enduring dispositions or traits affect the process of aging and shape each individual’s life course. From two well-known authorities in the field, the volume is grounded in a growing body of empirical evidence. Critically reviewing different theories of personality and adult development, the authors explain the logic behind the scientific ...more
Hardcover, Second Edition, 268 pages
Published December 18th 2002 by The Guilford Press
(first published April 27th 1990)
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First book finished in 2012. An excellent introduction to five factor personality theory which makes a well-supported argument that personality traits are biological in origin and stable in adulthood (past age 30). Good coverage of objections from alternate points of view and responses to them.