Personality Psychology’s Comeback and Its Emerging Symbiosis With Social Psychology

@article{Swann2005PersonalityPC,
  title={Personality Psychology’s Comeback and Its Emerging Symbiosis With Social Psychology},
  author={W. Swann and Conor Seyle},
  journal={Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin},
  year={2005},
  volume={31},
  pages={155 - 165}
}
  • W. Swann, Conor Seyle
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
Psychology’s early allegiance to behaviorism and experimental methods led many to disparage personality approaches throughout much of last century. Doubts about personality psychology’s viability culminated in Mischel’s assertion that measures of personality account for modest amounts of variance in behavior. In the years immediately following this critique, interest in personality research waned and many psychology departments dropped their training programs in personality. Throughout the past… Expand
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