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PSYC3421
Individual Differences reading list

Joint Hons/Intercalated Programme Individual Differences, 2021/22, Semester 1
Dr Martin Farrell
M.J.Farrell@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

General:

Maltby, J., Day, L., & Macaskill, A. (2017). Personality, individual differences and intelligence. Pearson Education. 

Haslam, N., Smillie, L., & Song, J. (2017). An introduction to personality, individual differences and intelligence. SAGE.

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Lecture 1: Freud and Psychoanalysis

Farrell, M. (2014). Historical and philosophical foundations of psychology. Cambridge University Press. Chapter 10. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (MH 26/08/2021)   

Solms, M. (2004). Freud returns. Scientific American290(5), 82-89.

Maltby, J., Day, L., & Macaskill, A. (2017). Personality, individual differences and intelligence. Pearson Education. Chapter 2

Haslam, N., Smillie, L., & Song, J. (2017). An introduction to personality, individual differences and intelligence. SAGE. Chapter 4

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Jung and humanistic approaches

Harding, M. E. (1962). Jung's influence on contemporary thought. Journal of Religion and Health1(3), 247-259.

Maslow, A. (1965). Self-actualization and beyond.(available at: https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED012056.pdf)

Rogers, C. R. (1947). Some observations on the organization of personality. American Psychologist2(9), 358.

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Trait approaches to personality

Ashton, M. C., & Lee, K. (2007). Empirical, theoretical, and practical advantages of the HEXACO model of personality structure. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 11, 150-166.


Campbell, J. B., & Hawley, C. B. (1982). Study Habits and Eysenck’s Theory of Extraversion-Introversion. Journal of Research in Personality, 16, 139-146


McCrae, R. R., & Costa, P. T. (1997). Personality trait structure as a human universal. American Psychologist, 52, 509-516

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Personality and creativity

Dollinger, S. J., Urban, K. K., & James, T. A. (2004). Creativity and openness: Further validation of two creative product measures. Creativity Research Journal16(1), 35-47. 

MacKinnon, D. W. (1965). Personality and the realization of creative potential. American Psychologist20(4), 273. 

Stavridou, A., & Furnham, A. (1996). The relationship between psychoticism, trait-creativity and the attentional mechanism of cognitive inhibition. Personality and Individual Differences21(1), 143-153.

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Intelligence

Gardner, H. (2005, May). Multiple lenses on the mind. In ExpoGestion Conference, Bogota, ColumbiaAvailable online

Sternberg, Robert J., and James C. Kaufman. "Human abilities." Annual review of psychology 49, no. 1 (1998): 479-502.

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Personality and Politics

Carney, D. R., Jost, J. T., Gosling, S. D., & Potter, J. (2008). The secret lives of liberals and conservatives: Personality profiles, interaction styles, and the things they leave behind. Political Psychology29(6), 807-840.

Tritt, S. M., Peterson, J. B., Page-Gould, E., & Inzlicht, M. (2016). Ideological reactivity: Political conservatism and brain responsivity to emotional and neutral stimuli. Emotion16(8), 1172. 

Xu, X., Mar, R. A., & Peterson, J. B. (2013). Does cultural exposure partially explain the association between personality and political orientation?. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin39(11), 1497-1517. 

Visser, B. A., Book, A. S., & Volk, A. A. (2017). Is Hillary dishonest and Donald narcissistic? A HEXACO analysis of the presidential candidates' public personas. Personality and Individual Differences106, 281-286 

 

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Week 7: Multiculturalism, personality and intelligence

Essential readings: 

Chen, S. X., & Bond, M. H. (2010). Two languages, two personalities? Examining language effects on the expression of personality in a bilingual context. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36(11), 1514-1528. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/47414939_Two_Languages_Two_Personalities_Examining_Language_Effects_on_the_Expression_of_Personality_in_a_Bilingual_Context  

Poarch, G. J., & Krott, A. (2019). A bilingual advantage? An appeal for a change in perspective and recommendations for future research. Behavioral Sciences, 9 (9), 95. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-328X/9/9/95/htm  

Recommended readings:

Bialystok, E., Craik, F. I. M., & Freedman, M. (2006). Bilingualism as a protection against the onset of symptoms of dementia. Neuropsychologia, 45(2), 459-464. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0028393206004076

Benet-Martínez, V. (2012). Multiculturalism: Cultural, social and personality processes. Oxford Handbooks Online, pp. 1-54. OCR REQUESTED BY LIBRARY (CRH 22/09/2021)  https://www.researchgate.net/publication/284490142_Multiculturalism_Cultural_Social_and_Personality_Processes

Triandis, H. C. (2001). Individualism-collectivism and personality. Journal of Personality, 69(6), 907–924. https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-6494.696169

Zhang, S., Morris, M. W., Cheng, C.-Y., & Yapa, A. J. (2013). Heritage-culture images disrupt immigrants’ second-language processing through triggering first-language interference. PNAS, 110(28), 11272-11277. https://www.pnas.org/content/110/28/11272

 

 

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Week 8: Sex differences in intelligence

Essential readings:

Baron-Cohen, S. (2002). The extreme male brain theory of autism. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 6 (6), 248-254. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1364661302019046?via%3Dihub  

van der Linden, D., Dunkel, C. S., & Madison, G. (2017). Sex differences in brain size and general intelligence (g). Intelligence, 63, 78-88. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0160289616302975  

Recommended readings:

Maltby, J., Day, L., & Macaskill, A. (2017). Personality, individual differences and intelligence (4th ed.). Person Education Limited: Harlow, UK.

§ Chapters 13 and 14 (sections on heritability of intelligence and sex differences in intelligence)

Greenberg, D. M., Warrier, V., Allison, C., & Baron-Cohen, S. (2018). Testing the Empathizing-Systemizing theory of sex differences and the Extreme Male Brain theory of autism in half a million people. PNAS, 115 (48), 12152-12157. https://www.pnas.org/content/115/48/12152

Ridley, R. (2019). Some difficulties behind the concept of the ‘Extreme male brain’ in autism research. A theoretical review. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 57, 19-27. https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1750946718301417

This list was last updated on 01/11/2021