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Animal PersonalitiesBehavior, Physiology, and Evolution$
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Claudio Carere and Dario Maestripieri

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780226922058

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226922065.001.0001

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Personalities in a Comparative Perspective

Personalities in a Comparative Perspective

What Do Human Psychologists Glean from Animal Personality Studies?

(p.124) 5 Personalities in a Comparative Perspective
Animal Personalities

Samuel D. Gosling

Pranjal H. Mehta

University of Chicago Press

This chapter discusses the benefits of animal personality studies for understanding human personality. It first reviews animal personality studies across different species and then illustrates the benefits of taking a comparative perspective in personality research. The chapter also discusses some basic principles for making cross-species comparisons in personality psychology.

Keywords:   animal personality, human personality, personality, cross-species comparison, personality psychology

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