books about: temperament
Please Understand Me II: Temperament, Character, Intelligence
Prometheus Nemesis Book Co
For the past twenty years Keirsey has continued to investigate personality differences, to refine his theory of the four temperaments and to define the facets of character that distinguish one from another. His findings form the basis of Please Understand Me II , an updated and greatly expanded edition of the book, far more comprehensive and coherent than the original, and yet with much of the same easy accessibility. One major addition is ...
Temperament Tools: Working with Your Child's Inborn Traits
Diane Clark Johnson
One of your children is easy-going. The other oneâ€™s a challenge every single day. This book helps parents and teachers understand that temperament isnâ€™t good or badâ€"itâ€™s just the way we are. Recommended by Washington Post parenting columnist Marguerite Kelly, "Temperament Tools" explains young children. New research shows that children are different from the day theyâ€™re bornâ€"and their temperaments stay ...
The Four Temperaments: A Rediscovery of the Ancient Way of Understanding Health and Character
Da Capo Press
The system of the four temperaments, or humors—melancholic, choleric, sanguine, and phlegmatic—has been used to analyze personality and health for over two thousand years, since the philosophical insights of Aristotle and the healing arts of Hippocrates. It has been the basis of Western medicine and character portraits ever since. Now The Four Temperaments offers an introduction and overview of this ancient knowledge, providing readers a ...
The Temperament God Gave Your Spouse
Sophia Institute Press
Love, honor, cherish ... and understand In their bestselling book, The Temperament God Gave You, authors Art and Laraine Bennett re-introduced the age-old concept of the four classic temperaments, and showed how to use them to understand yourself, get along with others, and grow closer to God. Now they're back with more temperament wisdom, designed specially for couples and guaranteed to improve your marital communication, intimacy, and ...
The Temperament God Gave Your Kids: Motivate, Discipline, and Love Your Children
Our Sunday Visitor
Do you have a child who is into everything? Your energetic, bubbly child is often the center of attention and sometimes in the middle of trouble! Or perhaps you have a child who is just the opposite: quiet, studious, and slow to warm up in social situations. Then there's the future lawyer: that argumentative, willful child who sometimes makes you want to pull your hair out. As parents, we all have, at one time or another, wondered: Where did ...
Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
A superb treatment of the basic human temperaments and how God can use them, now revised with new chapters and questions for group study.
How Equal Temperament Ruined Harmony (and Why You Should Care)
Ross W. Duffin
W. W. Norton & Company
"A fascinating and genuinely accessible guide....Educating, enjoyable, and delightfully unscary."— Classical Music What if Bach and Mozart heard richer, more dramatic chords than we hear in music today? What sonorities and moods have we lost in playing music in "equal temperament"—the equal division of the octave into twelve notes that has become our standard tuning method? Thanks to How Equal Temperament Ruined Harmony , "we may ...
Please Understand Me: Character and Temperament Types
B & D Books
Does your spouse's need to alphabetically organize books on the shelves puzzle you? Do your boss's tsunami-like moods leave you exasperated? Do your child's constant questions make you batty? If you've ever wanted to change your mate, your coworkers, or a family member, then "Put down your chisel," advise David Keirsey and Marilyn Bates in this book of personality types. We are different for a reason, and that reason is probably more ...
Temperament: How Music Became a Battleground for the Great Minds of Western Civilization
Few music lovers realize that the arrangement of notes on today’s pianos was once regarded as a crime against God and nature, or that such legendary thinkers as Pythagoras, Plato, da Vinci, Galileo, Kepler, Descartes, Newton and Rousseau played a role in the controversy. Indeed, from the time of the Ancient Greeks through the eras of Renaissance scientists and Enlightenment philosophers, the relationship between the notes of the musical scale ...
The Temperament God Gave You: The Classic Key to Knowing Yourself, Getting Along with Others, and Growing ...
Sophia Institute Press
Unlock the secret of your personality and learn how to be a better spouse, parent, friend, & Christian! All of us are born with distinct personality traits. Some of us live for crowds and parties; others seek solitude and time for quiet reflection. Some of us are naturally pushy, while others are content just to get along. We don't pick and choose these traits; they're just part of the way we're made. For in the womb God doesn't merely mold ...
Child Temperament: New Thinking About the Boundary Between Traits and Illness
W. W. Norton & Company
Exploring the differences between temperamental traits and psychological disorders. What is the difference between a child who is temperamentally sad and one who has depression? Can a kid be angry by temperament without being mentally ill? How can two thrill-seeking parents end up with a shy, risk-averse child? The subject of personality and how we differ from one another behaviorally has long fascinated parents, teachers, and scientists, but ...
Understand Your Temperament! A Guide to the Four Temperaments : Choleric, Sanguine, Phlegmatic, Melancholic
Dr. Gilbert Childs
Rudolf Steiner Press
This book is a refreshing treatment of the ancient doctrine of the four temperaments: choleric, sanguine, phlegmatic, and melancholic. Dr. Childs shows us how to recognize the temperaments in ourselves and others, and how to understand their working in our behavior. He investigates in depth the origins and manifestations of the temperaments in both their psychological and physiological aspects. Included are fascinating discussions of the ...
Prayer and Temperament:
Chester P. Michael
Marie C. Norrisey
The Open Door, Inc.
Touched with Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament
Kay Redfield Jamison
The anguished and volatile intensity associated with the artistic temperament was once thought to be a symptom of genius or eccentricity peculiar to artists, writers and musicians. Kay Jamison's work, based on her study as a clinical psychologist and researcher in mood disorders, reveals that many artists subject to exalted highs and despairing lows were in fact engaged in a struggle with clinically identifiable manic-depressive illness. Jamison ...
The Four Temperaments
Rudolph Steiner Pr
"The two streams in the human being combine to produce what is commonly known as a person's temperament. Our inner self and our inherited traits co-mingle in it. Temperament is an intermediary between what connects us to an ancestral line and what we bring with us...Temperament strikes a balance between the eternal and the ephemeral..." From personal spiritual insight, Rudolf Steiner renews and broadens the ancient teaching of the four ...
Becoming Who We Are: Temperament and Personality in Development (Guilford Series on Social and Emotional ...
Mary K. Rothbart
The Guilford Press
What are the basic dimensions of temperament? How does temperament influence children's relationships to their physical and social worlds--and their behavior and adjustment across the lifespan? What are its biological underpinnings? From preeminent researcher Mary Rothbart, this work comprehensively examines the role of temperament in the development of personality and psychopathology. In a direct and readable style, Rothbart combines theory and ...
Personality Plus: How to Understand Others by Understanding Yourself
A revealing "personality profile" self-test and Littauer's insightful advice help readers better understand themselves and others. A best-seller.
Tuning and Temperament: A Historical Survey (Dover Books on Music)
J. Murray Barbour
The demands of tuning (attaining the perfect scale) and temperament (the compromises necessary for composing in every key) have challenged musicians from the earliest civilizations onward. This guide surveys these longstanding problems, devoting a chapter to each principal theory and offering a running account of the complete history of tuning and temperament. Organized chronologically, the book features a helpful glossary and numerous ...
EFT for the Highly Sensitive Temperament (EFT: Emotional Freedom Techniques)
Energy Psychology Press
Are you very sensitive to your own feelings and the feelings of those around you? Do you get overwhelmed by external stimuli, such as crowds, loud sounds and hectic environments? Are you deeply affected by the beauty of art, literature, music and nature? Do you get stressed easily? Do you suffer from feelings of inadequacy and sadness? Do you always seek deep and meaningful relationships? If so, you may have a highly sensitive temperament (HST). ...
Temperament and the Christian faith,
Augsburg Pub. House
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