Personality Book Review (10 points)
Due: Wednesday, June 28th Select one of the following books:
1. Snoop: What Your Stuff Says About You by Sam Gosling. 2. The Tell: The Little Clues That Reveal Big Truths About Who We Are by Matthew Hertenstein. 3. The Cult of Personality Testing: How Personality Tests Are Leading Us to Miseducate Our Children, Mismanage Our Companies, and Misunderstand Ourselves by Annie Murphy Paul. 4. Making Sense of People: The Science of Personality Differences (2nd Edition) by Samuel Barondes. 5. The Narcissism
Epidemic: Living In the Age of Entitlement by Jean Twenge and Keith Campbell. Inform me of your selection and then begin reading.
In your review, please number and answer the following questions: 1. What is the main idea of the book? What is the author’s main viewpoint or argument? 2. Why did you choose to review this particular book? 3. What kinds of sources are used to communicate the main points? Does the book use case studies, anecdotes, statistics, survey results, and/or experiments as evidence? How convincing are these sources? 4. How does the book compare with what you’ve learned from other sources on this subject matter? 5. How strong are the credentials of the author? Do you think the author can be trusted as an expert on the subject matter covered in the book? 6. Based on your analysis, what do you think would make the book stronger? 7. Would you recommend this book to others? Why or why not? Your grade on this paper will be based on the quality and completeness of your responses to the above questions. There is not a minimum or maximum length for this paper. Submit this assignment as a Microsoft Word document to the Assignment titled Book Review Paper found within Module 5.