KNOWLEDGE ABOUT HUMAN NATURE
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PERSONALITY PSYCHOLOGY: DOMAINS OF KNOWLEDGE ABOUT HUMAN NATURE
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Larsen, Randy J.
Personality psychology: domains of knowledge about human nature / Randy J. Larsen, David M. Buss.-3rd ed. p. cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and indexes. ISBN-13: 978-0-07-353190-8 (alk. paper) ISBN-10: 0-07-353190-1 (alk. paper) 1. Personality-Textbooks. I. Buss, David M. II. Title. BF698.L3723 2008
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To my children.
To my father and first personality teacher, Arnold H. Buss.
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