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Personality and Development in Childhood. A Person-Centered Approach. Edition No. 1. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development

  • ID: 2249754
  • Book
  • June 2003
  • 140 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
This Monograph addresses three questions: 1) How can we best describe childhood personality? 2) How is personality related to the child’s successes and failures? 3) What sort of factors are related to personality development?
- Uses a longitudinal analyses of thousands of children from across the United States to define the three personality types that best describe personality: resilient, over-controlled, and under-controlled.
- Studies the relationship between personality type and children's successes and failures
- Explores how the stresses characteristic of poverty affect children's personality development
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Part I: Contents:.

1. Introduction.

2. Personality Types of 6-year-olds and their Associations with Academic Achievement and Behavior.

3. Replication with 5-year-olds and their Associations with Achievement and Behavior.

4. Personality Types and Academic Achievement.

5. Stability and Change in Personality Types.

6. Personality Types as a Moderator of the Association of Head Start Participation to Developmental Outcome.

7. Summary of Findings and General Discussion.

8. Appendix A: Correlations among Vectors of Factor Scores for Seven Random Samples of 6-year-olds.

9. Appendix B: Correlations among Vectors of Factor Scores for Seven Random Samples of 5-year-olds.

Part II: Commentary:.

10. Setting an Agenda for a Person-Centered Approach to Personality Development: Richards W. Robins (University of California, Davis), Jessica L. Tracy (University of California, Davis)

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Daniel Hart Rutgers University.

Robert Atkins Temple University.

Suzanne Fegley University of Pennsylvania.
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