Personality and Individual Differences

The Official Journal of the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences (ISSID)





Editor-in-Chief:T. Vernon





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Personality and Individual Differences is devoted to the publication of articles (experimental, theoretical, review) which aim to integrate as far as possible the major factors of personality with empirical paradigms from experimental, physiological, animal, clinical, educational, criminological or industrial psychology or to seek an explanation for the causes and major determinants of individual differences in concepts derived from these disciplines. The editors are concerned with both genetic and environmental causes, and they are particularly interested in possible interaction effects. Ultimately they believe that human beings are bio-social organisms and that work on individual differences can be most fruitfully pursued by paying attention to both these aspects of our nature. They believe that advances are more likely to be made by the use of the hypothetical-deductive method, though empirical data based on sound research and providing interesting new findings, would of course not be rejected simply because they might not have a good theoretical underpinning. All in all, the traditional type of work on traits, abilities, attitudes, types and other latent structures underlying consistencies in behavior has in recent years been receiving rather short shrift in traditional journals of personality; Personality and Individual Differences aims to reinstate it to its proper place in psychology, equal in importance with general experimental work, and interacting with it to make up a unitary science of psychology.

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Editors-in-Chief T. Vernon Western University, London, Canada, S. B. G. Eysenck Institute of Psychiatry, London, England, UK, Associate Editors E. Austin University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, P. Barrett University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, T. Chamorro-Premuzic University College London (UCL), London, UK, C. Cooper , P. Corr University of East Anglia, Norwich, England, UK, C. Davis York University, Toronto, ON, Canada, B. Fink Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Göttingen, Germany, K. Jang University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V. Kumari Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK, G. Matthews University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA, K. V. Petrides University College London (UCL), London, UK, D. Saklofske Western University, London, ON, Canada, J. A. Schermer Western University, London, ON, Canada, T. Shackelford Oakland University, Rochester, MI, USA, R. Stelmack University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada, Founding Editor H.J. Eysenck † , Editorial Board Alois Angleitner Universität Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany, Neal Ashkanasy University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia, Adam Augustine University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA, Paul Barrett University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, Angel Blanch Universitat de Lleida, Lleida, Catalonia, Spain, Gregory Boyle Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, John Brebner University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia, Amy Canevello University of North Carolina, Colvard, NC, USA, Gordon Claridge University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, Brian Cox University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, Ian Deary University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, Kim Drake University of Derby, Derby, UK, Adrian Furnham University College London (UCL), London, UK, Richard Gilman Cincinnatti Children's Hospital, Cincinnati, OH, USA, Elizabeth Hayden Western University, London, ON, Canada, Ryan Hong National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore, Mike Houlihan St. Thomas University, Fredericton, NB, Canada, Arthur Jensen Kelseyville, CA, USA, Wendy Johnson University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK, Peter Jonason University of Western Sydney, NSW, Australia, Theresa Kline University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada, Andy Lane University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhampton, England, UK, Richard Lynn University of Ulster, UK, Yashwant Nagle Defence Institute of Psychological Research, Delhi, India, Petra Netter Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen, Giessen, Germany, Gareth Norris Aberystwyth University, Aberystwyth, UK, Steven Platek Georgia Gwinnett College, Lawrenceville, GA, USA, Robert Plomin Institute of Psychiatry, London, UK, Quazi Rahman Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL), London, UK, John Roberts State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA, Frank Spinath Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany, Piers Steel University of Calgary, Calgary, ON, Canada, Ryan Thibodeau St. John Fisher Colege, Rochester, NY, USA, Livia Veselka Western University, London, ON, Canada, Martin Voracek University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, Wei Wang Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou, China, Alex Wood University of Stirling, UK, Matthias Ziegler Humboldt-Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany, Marvin Zuckerman University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA
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