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  • Applied Cognitive Psychology: An Information-Processing Framework book cover

    Applied Cognitive Psychology

    An Information-Processing Framework

    By Paul Barber

    Originally published in 1988 Applied Cognitive Psychology draws on the psychology of perception, attention, and cognition to give an understanding of some everyday activities and skills. Paul Barber focuses on processes involved in selecting simple actions, face perception, reading, and tasks…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Jung and Feminism: Liberating Archetypes book cover

    Jung and Feminism

    Liberating Archetypes

    By Demaris S. Wehr

    Jung, in contrast to Freud, has typically been considered more sympathetic to women largely because of his emphasis on the feminine as a way of being in the world and on the ‘anima’, the unconscious feminine aspect of male personality. Feminists, however, have viewed Jung’s whole notion of the ‘…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Migraine and Other Common Neuroses: A Psychological Study book cover

    Migraine and Other Common Neuroses

    A Psychological Study

    By F.G. Crookshank

    Originally published in 1926, as part of the Psyche Miniatures Medical Series, this title is based on two lectures given to the North-East London Clinical Society and the North-East London Post Graduate College respectively. Francis Graham Crookshank was a British epidemiologist, and a medical and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Information, Natural Law, and the Self-Assembly of Rhythmic Movement book cover

    Information, Natural Law, and the Self-Assembly of Rhythmic Movement

    By Peter N. Kugler, Michael T. Turvey

    Originally published in 1987, the introduction states: "the authors have successfully accomplished their program – to explain, based on physical representations, the observed relations among various parameters of wrist-pendulum oscillations. Thereby a set of new ideas and concepts, including those…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Acquisition of Reading Skills (1986): Cultural Constraints and Cognitive Universals book cover

    Acquisition of Reading Skills (1986)

    Cultural Constraints and Cognitive Universals

    Edited by Barbara R. Foorman, Alexander W. Siegel

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Bullying: A Social Influence Perspective book cover

    Bullying

    A Social Influence Perspective

    Edited by Paul R. Nail, Joan B. Simon

    There was a time when bullying was regarded as a relatively innocuous issue—a normal part of growing up—but this is no longer the case. The magnitude of the problems that bullying can lead to is evidenced by the rising amount of professional literature on bullying, as well as recent cases of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Alcohol and Public Policy book cover

    Alcohol and Public Policy

    Edited by Thom Brooks

    Alcohol and its consumption is a major topic for public policy-making. Growing awareness of alcohol-related health problems among the general public has led to high levels of interest in alcohol consumption and its impact on society. This innovative collection of new perspectives on this critically…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • Revisiting the Self: Social Science Perspectives book cover

    Revisiting the Self

    Social Science Perspectives

    Edited by Charalambos Tsekeris

    Who am I? Or, even more curiously, who are you? These are questions about the self – that aspect of who we are that we believe defines, or at least describes, each of us. The self is not merely an internal creation, however. Family, friends, colleagues, and acquaintances all contribute to who we…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • The Human Hand book cover

    The Human Hand

    By Charlotte Wolff

    Originally published in 1942, this book was very different from anything else written about the psychology of hands. The author had worked amongst apes and monkeys at the zoo, patients in what at the time were called ‘mental hospitals’, and amongst all manner of men, women and children. The results…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

  • A Psychology of Gesture book cover

    A Psychology of Gesture

    By Charlotte Wolff

    Originally published in 1945, this title was a follow-up to the author’s previous book The Human Hand. This time she looks at the psychology of gesture and its relation to personality. The special place that a psychology of gesture merits is obvious. It permits a direct knowledge of personality…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

  • The Hand in Psychological Diagnosis book cover

    The Hand in Psychological Diagnosis

    By Charlotte Wolff

    Originally published in 1951, this title looks at the study of the hand in relation to psychological diagnosis. This was at the time a new branch of psychology and the author is keen to point out it must not be viewed as perfect or indeed complete. Practical experience and a deeper understanding of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

  • On the Way to Myself: Communications to a Friend book cover

    On the Way to Myself

    Communications to a Friend

    By Charlotte Wolff

    Originally published in 1969, Dr Charlotte Wolff was the author of three books of psychology: The Human Hand, A Psychology of Gesture and The Hand in Psychological Diagnosis. This book, though it contains much psychology, is not of the same scientific kind as these. It is an autobiography, but not…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge
    Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

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