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Test Yourself: Personality and Individual Differences
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Test Yourself: Personality and Individual Differences
Learning through assessment

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September 2011 | 128 pages | Learning Matters
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Test Yourself: Personality and Individual Differences provides essential learning and practice through assessment for your psychology students. It enables year 1 and 2 undergraduates to assess their confidence and competence and prepare for the questions featured in their formal university assessments.

The book includes over 200 multiple-choice and extended multiple-choice questions, carefully designed to assess depth of knowledge. At the end of each chapter sample essay questions are provided, along with further guidance, to complement the multiple-choice questions and further test understanding. In addition, information is provided to help students make sense of their results and identify strengths and weaknesses.

 
Introduction
 
Assessing Your Interest, Competence and Confidence
 
Tips for Success: How to Succeed in Your Assessments
 
Individual Differences Psychology: An Introduction
 
Personality: Evolutionary, Physiological and Trait Approaches
 
Genetics and Environment: A View of Individuality and Uniqueness
 
Personality: A Reflection of Physical Health
 
Intelligence and Individual Differences
 
Personality Development Across the Lifespan
 
Human Motivation and Variation
 
Deviations: Personality Traits, Mental Health and Disorder
 
Moving Forward: Individual Differences Psychology
 
Writing an Essay: A Format for Success
 
Scoring Methods in MCQs
 
MCQ Answers

A bit limited for counselling students

Ms Carole Smith
Division of Psychology and Counselling, Huddersfield University
June 27, 2012

This is a good book that provided additional resources to test the students. It would be fantastic to have an additional section before each chapter as a revision guild. Good book though

Mr Alan Searle
Psychology , Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education
April 7, 2012

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Penney Upton

Penney Upton is a senior lecturer and course leader for psychology at the University of Worcester. Her subject specialism is developmental psychology, which she teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. She has experience of writing for edited books and as a reviewer for psychology textbooks. More About Author

Dominic Upton

Professor Dominic Upton is Head of Psychological Sciences and Chair of Health Psychology at the University of Worcester. He is a Fellow of the British Psychological Society and was recently awarded a National Teaching Fellowship. His specialist interests are in the learning and teaching of psychology. He has published widely both on this topic and on studies relating to more specific issues in health psychology. More About Author