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  • New Directions in Public Opinion

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Adam J. Berinsky

    The field of public opinion is one of the most diverse in political science. Over the last 60 years, scholars have drawn upon the disciplines of psychology, economics, sociology, and even biology to learn how ordinary people come to understand the complicated business of politics. But much of the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge
    New Directions in American Politics

  • Knowledge and Interaction

    A Synthetic Agenda for the Learning Sciences

    Edited by Andrea A. diSessa, Mariana Levin, Nathaniel J.S. Brown

    Decades of research in the cognitive and learning sciences have led to a growing recognition of the incredibly multi-faceted nature of human knowing and learning. Up to now, this multifaceted nature has been visible mostly in distinct and often competing communities of researchers. From a purely…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11 
    Routledge

  • Essentials of Personnel Assessment and Selection

    2nd Edition

    By Scott Highhouse, Dennis Doverspike, Robert M Guion

    This second edition continues in the tradition of the first edition by giving managers and students the nuts and bolts of assessment processes and selection techniques. The book provides current and future managers with the knowledge and tools required to make informed personnel decisions based…

    Paperback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Experimental Psychology Its Scope and Method: Volume I

    History and Method

    By Jean Piaget, Paul Fraisse, Maurice Reuchlin

    First published in English 1968, in this volume Paul Fraisse begins with history, looking at the evolution of experimental psychology, starting with its origins. He then moves on to the establishment of experimental psychology around the world. In the second chapter he discusses the experimental…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Experimental Psychology Its Scope and Method: Volume VII

    Intelligence

    By Pierre Oléron, Jean Piaget, Bärbel Inhelder, Pierre Gréco

    First published in English in 1969, the book opens with a chapter by Pierre Oléron on intellectual activities. These fall into three groups: inductive activities (the apprehension of laws, relations and concepts), reasoning and problem solving. It describes typical methods and essential results…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Experimental Psychology Its Scope and Method: Volume IV

    Learning and Memory

    By Jean François Le Ny, Gérard de Montpellier, Geneviève Oléron, César Florès

    First published in English in 1970, the first chapter of the book is concerned with conditioned reactions. Jean François le Ny discusses ways in which conditioned reactions are acquired and the laws governing their function. The second contributor, Gérard de Montpellier, looks at different types of…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Experimental Psychology Its Scope and Method: Volume V

    Motivation, Emotion and Personality

    By Joseph Nuttin, Paul Fraisse, Richard Meili

    First published in English in 1968, Joseph Nuttin contributes the first chapter, on Motivation. He discusses various aspects of the motivational process. Such as incentives, conflict, social motivation, and negative motivation, and describes the mechanism of the process. The second chapter, by Paul…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Emerging Adulthood in a European Context

    Edited by Rita Žukauskienė

    Emerging adulthood has been identified as an important developmental stage, characterised by identity exploration, instability and open possibilities, in which young people are no longer adolescents but have not yet attained full adult status. This ground-breaking edited collection is the first…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09 
    Psychology Press

  • Crime and Criminality

    A multidisciplinary approach

    By Sandie Taylor

    The question of ‘why’ and ‘how’ certain individuals are drawn towards behaving in a way that contravenes the ‘Law of the Land’ is not an easy one to address. Researchers from various different fields have nevertheless attempted to develop theoretical explanations for the existence of different…

    Paperback – 2015-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Children's Literacy Development

    A Cross-Cultural Perspective on Learning to Read and Write, 2nd Edition

    By Catherine McBride

    In the thoroughly updated second edition of this unique book, Catherine McBride examines how the languages we know help structure the process of becoming literate. Taking an ecological and distinctively cross-cultural perspective, the book looks at reading and writing development and impairment…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • The Psychology of Advertising

    2nd Edition

    By Bob M Fennis, Wolfgang Stroebe

    Advertising is a ubiquitous and powerful force, seducing us into buying wanted and sometimes unwanted products and services, donating to charity (even to causes we have not heard of before), voting for political candidates (even of questionable reputation), and changing our health-related…

    Paperback – 2015-12-08 
    Psychology Press

  • A Cultural Approach to Emotional Disorders

    Psychological and Aesthetic Interpretations

    By E. Deidre Pribram

    In her latest contribution to the growing field of emotion studies, Deidre Pribram makes a compelling argument for why culturalist approaches to the study of emotional "disorders" continue to be eschewed, even as the sociocultural and historical study of mental illness flourishes. The author ties…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

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