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  • The Mentality of Apes

    1st Edition

    By Wolfgang Köhler

    Wolfgang Köhler demonstrated that chimpanzees could solve problems by applying insight. His research showed that the intellectual gap between humans and chimpanzees was much narrower than previously thought. The work was revolutionary when originally published in 1917 in German, but it was largely…

    Paperback – 2018-10-30

  • The Dyadic Transaction

    An Investigation into the Nature of the Psychotherapeutic Process, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Eisenstein, Norman A. Levy, Judd Marmor

    The Dyadic Transaction presents unique, pioneering research on the nature of the psychoanalytic therapeutic process by three leading practitioners. The volume demonstrates that the process of psychotherapy is a consequence of reciprocal interaction between the psychotherapist and the patient,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20

  • Imagining Mary

    A Psychoanalytic Perspective on Devotion to the Virgin Mother of God, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Rancour-Laferriere

    Imagining Mary breaks new ground in the long tradition of Christian mariology. The book is an interdisciplinary investigation of some of the many Marys, East and West, from the New Testament Mary of Nazareth down to Our Lady of the Good Death in the twentieth century. In Imagining Mary, Professor…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15

  • The Digital Child

    The Evolution of Inwardness in the Histories of Childhood, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Dervin

    Nothing is more synonymous with the twenty-first century than the image of a child on his or her smart phone, tablet, video game console, television, and/or laptop. But with all this external stimulation, has childhood development been helped or hindered? Daniel Dervin is concerned that today's…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31

  • Living in Mandatory Palestine

    Personal Narratives of Resilience of the Galilee during the Mandate Period 1918–1948, 1st Edition

    By Roberta R. Greene, Shira Hantman, Yair Seltenreich, Mustafa Abbasi, Nancy Greene

    This book, the product of a series of 40 interviews with Israelis and Palestinians, describes everyday life in Galilee during the Mandate period. The individual narratives are skillfully embedded in larger historical and social histories by a team of authors who come from diverse academic…

    Hardback – 2017-10-19

  • Thomas S. Szasz

    The Man and His Ideas, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey A. Schaler, Henry Zvi Lothane, Richard E. Vatz

    As it entered the 1960s, American institutional psychiatry was thriving, with a high percentage of medical students choosing the field. But after Thomas S. Szasz published his masterwork in 1961, The Myth of Mental Illness, the psychiatric world was thrown into chaos. Szasz enlightened the world…

    Hardback – 2017-06-16

  • Interpreting Visual Art

    A Survey of Cognitive Research About Pictures, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Weir, Evans Mandes

    Interpreting Visual Art explores the psychological and cognitive mechanisms that underlie one's interpretation of art. After the brain encodes visual information, this encoding is then processed by perceptual mechanisms to identify objects and depth in pictures. The brain incorporates many factors…

    Hardback – 2017-05-15

  • Freud's Russia

    National Identity in the Evolution of Psychoanalysis, 1st Edition

    By James L. Rice

    Freud's lifelong involvement with the Russian national character and culture is examined in James Rice's imaginative combination of history, literary analysis, and psychoanalysis. 'Freud's Russia' opens up the neglected "Eastern Front" of Freud's world--the Russian roots of his parents, colleagues,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-30

  • Giambattista Vico and the New Psychological Science

    1st Edition

    By Luca Tateo, Jaan Valsiner

    Giambattista Vico (1668–1744) was an Italian philosopher, rhetorician, and historian. As one of the great thinkers of the Enlightenment, he exerted tremendous influence on the social sciences. He was the first to stress cultural and linguistic dimensions in the development of both the human mind…

    Hardback – 2016-12-30
    History and Theory of Psychology

  • Mental Disorder Among Prisoners

    Toward an Epidemiologic Inventory, 1st Edition

    By Nathaniel Pallone

    What do we know about the mental health of inmates? What are the implications of what we know? Nathaniel J. Pallone characterizes opinion on these questions as falling into two broad camps: the "tender-hearted," those who see an overlap between mental illness and criminal behaviour, and are…

    Paperback – 2016-07-30

  • Sex Differences

    Modern Biology and the Unisex Fallacy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yves Christen

    Few people realize how much science can tell us about the differences between men and women. Yves Christen, provided the first comprehensive overview of research in this area when this classic book was first published in the1990s. He goes beyond simplistic "biology is destiny" arguments and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-30

  • Nothingness

    Philosophical Insights into Psychology, 1st Edition

    By Jytte Bang

    This book addresses nothingness as not only the intangible presence of an emotional, cultural, social, or even political void that is felt on an existential level, but has some solid foundations in reality. The death of a loved one, the social isolation of an individual, or the culture shock one…

    Hardback – 2016-03-30
    History and Theory of Psychology

  • Encountering Freud

    The Politics and Histories of Psychoanalysis, 1st Edition

    By Paul Roazen

    In this volume Paul Roazen examines different national responses to Freud and the beginnings of psychoanalysis. He examines Freud's work in the contexts of law, society, and class, as well as other forms of psychology.Encountering Freud includes a brilliant essay on Freud and the question of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-30

  • The Drama of Social Life

    Essays in Post-Modern Social Psychology, 1st Edition

    By T. R. Young

    These essays explore the many ways theatre and dramaturgy are used to shape the everyday experience of people in mass societies. Young argues that technologies combine with the world of art, music, and cinema to shape consciousness as a commodity and to fragment social relations in the market as…

    Paperback – 2016-03-30

  • Feeling Good

    An Evolutionary Perspective on Life Choices, 1st Edition

    By Menelaos Apostolou

    Every day, people make life choices that, ideally, increase their evolutionary fitness – the chances of survival and successful reproduction – and lead to positive feelings of fulfilment, accomplishment, and happiness. Sometimes, however, individuals experience quite the opposite: feelings of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-30

  • Dawn

    The Origins of Language and the Modern Human Mind, 1st Edition

    By Rik Smits

    In this work, originally published in Dutch, Rik Smits theorizes that language could not have developed originally as a system of communication. It is, instead, the result of combining separate abilities, each of which developed independently to aid the survival of early humans. Lacking strength…

    Hardback – 2016-01-30

  • Sex and Religion

    Two Texts of Early Feminist Psychoanalysis, 1st Edition

    By Lou Andreas-Salome

    As a psychoanalyst and author, Lou Andreas-Salome traverses the mystery of sexuality in much of her work. This book, comprised of two texts originally written for adolescents, uniquely explores sexual education and the collision of sexuality and religion across the lifespan.The first piece, "Three…

    Hardback – 2015-12-30

  • Suggestion and its Role in Social Life

    3rd Edition

    By V. M. Bekhterev

    Vladimir Mikhailovitch Bekhterev was a pioneering Russian neurologist, psychiatrist, and psychologist. A highly esteemed rival of Ivan Pavlov, his achievements in the areas of personality, clinical psychology, and political and social psychology were recognized and acclaimed throughout the world.…

    Paperback – 2015-12-30

  • Beyond Therapy

    Igniting Life Focus Community Movements, 1st Edition

    By Erving Polster

    In Beyond Therapy, Erving Polster examines the role of "life focus" in three of society's most familiar activities: ordinary conversation, the arts, and religion. He shows the life focus movement to be an indivisible complement to just simply living. In proposing a paradigm shift from…

    Paperback – 2015-08-30

  • Behavior, Technology, and Organizational Development

    Eric Trist and the Tavistock Institute, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Trahair

    Eric Trist was a psychologist, social scientist, and a leading figure in the field of organizational development. He was a founding member of the Tavistock Institute of Human Relations in London and spent many years in United States academia. This book delves into Trist's life to examine the…

    Hardback – 2015-08-30

  • Experts Versus Laymen

    A Study of the Patsy and the Subcontractor, 1st Edition

    By Barney Glaser

    This book studies the relationship and balance of power between experts and laymen. It is rooted in the author's analysis of customer and contractor interactions in the housing industry, but relevant to other kinds of expert-layman relationships. Many of the conflicts between customer and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-30

  • Mad Science

    Psychiatric Coercion, Diagnosis, and Drugs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stuart A. Kirk

    *Winner of an honorable mention from theSociety for Social Work and ResearchforOutstanding Social Work Book AwardMad Science argues that the fundamental claims of modern American psychiatry are based on misconceived, flawed, and distorted science. The authors address multiple paradoxes in American…

    Paperback – 2015-07-30

  • Faith in Freedom

    Libertarian Principles and Psychiatric Practices, 1st Edition

    By Thomas Szasz

    The libertarian philosophy of freedom is characterized by two fundamental beliefs: the right to be left alone and the duty to leave others alone. Psychiatric practice routinely violates both of these beliefs. It is based on the notion that self-ownership—exemplified by suicide—is a not an inherent…

    Paperback – 2015-06-30

  • The Life Space of the Urban Child

    Perspectives on Martha Muchow's Classic Study, 1st Edition

    By Gunter Mey

    The heart of this book is the translation of The Life Space of the Urban Child, written in 1935 by Martha and Hans Heinrich Muchow. Life Space provides a fresh look at children as actors and how they absorb their city environments. It uses an empirical base connected with theories about the worlds…

    Hardback – 2015-05-30
    History and Theory of Psychology

  • On Multiple Selves

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Lester

    On Multiple Selves refutes the idea that a human being has a single unified self. Instead, David Lester argues, the mind is made up of multiple selves, and this is a normal psychological phenomenon. Lester expands on his earlier work on the phenomenon, illuminating how a "multiple-self theory of…

    Hardback – 2015-04-30

  • Norms, Groups, Conflict, and Social Change

    Rediscovering Muzafer Sherif's Psychology, 1st Edition

    By Ayfer Dost-Gozkan

    This book is about the life and work of a Turkish-American social scientist, Muzafer Sherif (1905–1988). He was known for his seminal work on norm and group formations, social judgment, and intergroup conflicts and cooperation. Although Sherif is identified as one of the founders of social…

    Hardback – 2015-04-30
    History and Theory of Psychology

  • Power and Inequality in Interpersonal Relations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eric Beasley

    This book explores interpersonal situations in which weak or vulnerable people find themselves and the ways in which others help create, sustain, and eradicate such social dynamics. Vladimir Shlapentokh and Eric Beasley demonstrate that people can gain power over each other and then abuse this…

    Hardback – 2015-02-28

  • After Piaget

    1st Edition

    By Eduardo Marti

    After Piaget proves that Jean Piaget's work is critical for understanding some of the most current proposals in the study of psychological development. It analyses Piaget's legacy, moving beyond the harsh critiques that have circulated since he lost prominence. It also brings together new…

    Paperback – 2015-02-28
    History and Theory of Psychology

  • National Character

    A Psycho-Social Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Alex Inkeles

    Seen in modern perspective, the concept of national character poses fundamental problems for social science theory and research: To what extent do conditions of life in a particular society give rise to certain patterns in the personalities of its members? What are the consequences?Alex Inkeles…

    Paperback – 2014-11-30

  • Kierkegaard and the Rise of Modern Psychology

    1st Edition

    By Sven Hroar Klempe

    This book investigates the Danish philosopher Soren Kierkegaard's (1813–1855) contributions to our understanding of psychology. In Kierkegaard's historical context, psychology was challenged from both scientific and philosophical perspectives. Kierkegaard considered psychology a core discipline…

    Hardback – 2014-06-30
    APA Psychotherapy Video Series

  • Thinking Through Creativity and Culture

    Toward an Integrated Model, 1st Edition

    By Vlad Petre Glaveanu

    Creativity and culture are inherently linked. Society and culture are part and parcel of creativity's process, outcome, and subjective experience. Equally, creativity does not reside in the individual independent of culture and society.Vlad Petre Glveanu's basic framework includes creators and…

    Hardback – 2014-06-30
    History and Theory of Psychology

  • Individualism and Moral Character

    Karen Horney's Depth Psychology, 1st Edition

    By Jeff Mitchell

    There are hundreds of different systems of psychotherapy today, ranging from the traditional "talking cure" to symbolic "re-birthing" and primal scream. The landscape is littered with serious social science, pop psychology, esoteric doctrine, and pure charlatanism. One of the obvious dangers of so…

    Hardback – 2014-05-30

  • Incest Fantasies and Self-Destructive Acts

    Jungian and Post-Jungian Psychotherapy in Adolescence, 1st Edition

    By Mara Sidoli

    Mainstream analysts working in the Jungian tradition have largely neglected adolescents. Mara Sidoli and Gustav Bovensiepen remedy that omission by showing how and why psychological and physical abuse suffered by young children erupts in violent and destructive behavior against the self and others.…

    Paperback – 2014-05-30

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