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The Personality Puzzle

Fifth Edition (See all editions)


David C. Funder (Author, University of California, Riverside)


The Personality Puzzle explores the past, present, and future of the discipline to show students why personality psychology matters.

Organized according to the six main domains of modern personality psychology, David Funder’s market-leading text shows students the field as it exists in the present. By incorporating significant coverage of the great theorists of personality psychology throughout, the book helps students understand how the field developed. And by showcasing the questions driving the research of today, The Personality Puzzle enables students to see the exciting future of the discipline.

For the Fifth Edition, every chapter has been updated. A new illustration program supports visual learners with updated versions of the book’s much-loved cartoons and new in-text features to help students visualize and remember concepts. The text covers classic theories of personality as well as all the latest findings, including up-to-date coverage of the biological domain, new material on cross-cultural psychology, and expanded treatment of positive psychology.

As always, The Personality Puzzle is a book that students will read, enjoy, and remember, with a writing style that is engaging, distinctive, and humorous.

Book Details

  • Hardcover
  • January 2010
  • ISBN 978-0-393-93348-2
  • 7.9 × 9.6 in / 757 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide

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