Table of contents for Handbook of research methods in personality psychology / edited by Richard W. Robins, R. Chris Fraley, Robert F. Krueger.

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Introduction (Robins, Fraley, & Krueger)
I. Designing a Personality Study 
1. The role of theory in personality assessment (McAdams & Pals)
2. Practical and theoretical issues in conducting a longitudinal study (Donnellan & Conger)
3. Experimental and quasi-experimental designs (Revelle)
4. Twin studies and other genetically-informed designs (Krueger & Tackett)
5. Personality in context: The theory and practice of experience sampling (Conner, Feldman-Barrett,
Tugade, & Tennen)
6. Psychobiography and case study methods (Elms)
7. Using archival data (Cramer)
8. Conducting personality research over the Internet (Fraley)
9. The significance testing debate and its implications for personality research (Fraley) 
10. Conducting cross-cultural studies of personality (Benet-Martinez) 
11. Measuring personality in non-human animals (Vazire, Gosling, Dickey, & Shapiro)
II. Methods for Assessing Personality at Different Levels of Analysis
12. Historical trends in personality assessment methods (Craik)
13. Self-report/questionnaire methods and response styles (Paulhus & Vazire)
14. Fundamental issues in personality scale construction (Simms & Watson)
15. Informant (peer, spouse, teacher, etc.) reports (McCrae & Weiss)
16. Observational assessment and behavioral coding (Furr & Funder)
17. Content coding of open-ended responses (Woike) 
18. Personality assessment at a distance (Song & Simonton)
19. Implicit measures of personality (Schultheis & Pang)
20. Cognitive approaches to personality assessment (Robinson)
21. Neuroimaging and patient methods (Beer & Lombardi)
22. The use of physiological measures in personality (Diamond & Otter-Henderson)
23. Molecular genetics and its application to personality research (Ebstein)
III. Analyzing and Interpreting Personality Data
24. Scaling in personality research / IRT (Morizot & Reise)
25. Conducting factor analyses in personality research (Lee & Ashton)
26. Structural equation modeling (Hoyle)
27. Reliability and validity (John)
28. Effect sizes (Ozer)
29. Multilevel modeling (Nezlek)
30. Analyses of within-person change (Fleeson)
31. Measuring consistency and change with longitudinal data (Mroczek)
32. Person-centered/idiographic analyses (Grice)
33. Multiple regression: Issues and applications in personality research (West, Aiken, & Wu)
34. Moderator, mediator, and suppressor effects (Chaplin)
35. Nonlinear dynamics and computational methods in personality research (Shoda)
36. Use of meta-analytic techniques in personality research (Roberts & Kuncel) 
37. Personality research methods: Results of a survey of journal editors and editorial board members
(Robins, Tracy, & Sherman) 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Personality -- Research -- Methodology.