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The Resource The temperamental thread : how genes, culture, time and luck make us who we are, Jerome Kagan, (electronic resource)

The temperamental thread : how genes, culture, time and luck make us who we are, Jerome Kagan, (electronic resource)

Label
The temperamental thread : how genes, culture, time and luck make us who we are
Title
The temperamental thread
Title remainder
how genes, culture, time and luck make us who we are
Statement of responsibility
Jerome Kagan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Temperament is the single most pervasive fact about us and our fellow travelers in life. We notice it; we gossip about it; we make judgments based on it; we unconsciously shape our lives with it. In this work, the author, a developmental psychologist draws on decades of research to describe the nature of temperament, the in born traits that underlie our responses to experience. Along the way he answers such questions as, How does the temperament we are born with affect the rest of our lives? Are we set at birth on an irrevocable path of optimism or pessimism? Must a fussy baby always become an anxious adult? He paints a picture of temperament as a thread that, when woven with those of life experiences, forms the whole cloth of personality. He presents solid evidence to show how genes, gender, culture, and happenstance contribute to temperament as well as influence and shape a mature personality. He explains how temperament sets the stage for the myriad of personality variations, from the dazzling to the desperate, that we see all around us. Temperament research, powered by the new tools of neuroscience and psychological science, will be an important source of tomorrow's ideas, as well as enriching our understanding of others in every context, from our closest relationships to those in workplaces, schools, and even casual encounters
Action
digitized
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kagan, Jerome
Dewey number
155.2/34
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Temperament
  • Personality
  • Personality and culture
  • Individual differences
  • Nature and nurture
  • Personality
  • Personality development
Label
The temperamental thread : how genes, culture, time and luck make us who we are, Jerome Kagan, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-239) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : what are human temperaments? -- Reacting to the unexpected -- Experience and inference -- Temperament and gender -- Temperament and ethnicity -- Temperament and mental illness -- What have we learned?
Control code
ocn757394177
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 255 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781932594409
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)757394177
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
The temperamental thread : how genes, culture, time and luck make us who we are, Jerome Kagan, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-239) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction : what are human temperaments? -- Reacting to the unexpected -- Experience and inference -- Temperament and gender -- Temperament and ethnicity -- Temperament and mental illness -- What have we learned?
Control code
ocn757394177
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 255 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781932594409
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)757394177
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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