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James W. Pennebaker, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

Fall 2009

PSY 341k • Individual Differences - Tucker-Drob

Unique Days Time Location Instructor
44128 MW
3:30 PM-5:00 PM
NOA 1.124

Course Description

The study of person-to-person variation in intelligence, personality,and interests, with emphases on genetic- and environmental-determinants, developmental processes, and relations to real-world outcomes.

Grading Policy

Three equally weighted, in-class exams. There is an optional comprehensive final exam that can be used as a substitute for the lowest score on an in-class exam, or as a make-up for a missed in-class exam. No other make-up exams are given for any reason.


Required: Ashton (2007). Individual Differences and Personality. Required: Nettle (2007). Personality: What Makes You the Way You Are. Optional: Deary (2001). Intelligence: A Very Short Introduction.


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