Becoming Who We Are: Temperament and Personality in by Mary K. Rothbart

By Mary K. Rothbart

What are the fundamental dimensions of temperament? How does temperament impact kid's relationships to their actual and social worlds--and their habit and adjustment around the lifespan? What are its organic underpinnings? From preeminent researcher Mary Rothbart, this paintings comprehensively examines the position of temperament within the improvement of character and psychopathology. In a right away and readable variety, Rothbart combines idea and learn with daily observations and medical examples. She deals new insights on "difficult" youngsters and reports intervention courses that tackle temperamental components in formative years difficulties. Dr. Rothbart acquired the Eleanor Maccoby booklet Award from department 7 (Developmental Psychology) of the yank mental organization for this book.

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