Biopsychology Products

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Dyslexic Brain

    New Pathways in Neuroscience Discovery

    Edited by Glenn D. Rosen

    The Dyslexic Brain: New Pathways in Neuroscience Discovery offers a state-of-the art examination of the neural components and functions involved in reading and in the possible sources of breakdown. Suggestions for intervention are introduced throughout the book. The book is based on…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Psychology Press
    Extraordinary Brain Series

  • Evolution and Behavior

    By Lance Workman, Will Reader

    The relationship between how we evolved and how we behave is a controversial and fascinating field of study. From how we choose a mate to how we socialize with other people, the evolutionary process has an enduring legacy on the way we view the world. Evolution and Behavior provides students with a…

    Paperback – 2015-10-02 
    Routledge
    Foundations of Psychology

  • Obese Humans and Rats

    By Stanley Schacter, Judith Rodin

    Originally published in 1974, this volume examines the behavioural similarities of obese humans and animals whose so-called feeding centre (the ventro-medial hypothalamic nuclei) has been lesioned. Both the obese human and the VMH-lesioned animal seem to share a hyposensitivity to the internal (…

    Hardback – 2015-09-18 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Information-Processing Channels in the Tactile Sensory System

    A Psychophysical and Physiological Analysis

    By George A. Gescheider, John H. Wright

    Information-Processing Channels in the Tactile Sensory System addresses the fundamental question of whether sensory channels, similar to those known to operate in vision and audition, also operate in the sense of touch. Based on the results of psychophysical and neurophysiological experimentation…

    Paperback – 2015-07-31
    Psychology Press

  • Biosocial Criminology

    Edited by Matt DeLisi, Michael G. Vaughn

    Biosocial criminologists seek to explain crime (and related anti-social behaviour) by exploring both biological and environmental factors. Combining perspectives from mainstream Criminology and Sociology, with contributions from those working in disciplines such as Genetics, Neuropsychology, and…

    Hardback – 2015-07-30
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Criminology

  • Relational Psychophysics in Humans and Animals

    A Comparative-Developmental Approach

    By Viktor Sarris

    Relational Psychophysics in Humans and Animals offers a comprehensive and integrated overview of the often fragmented field of psychophysics. It introduces key concepts in psychophysics and clearly summarises and illustrates the central issues through telling examples. It combines empirical…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Psychology Press

  • Advances in Psychological Science, Volume 2

    Biological and Cognitive Aspects

    Edited by Fergus Craik, Michele Robert

    The chapters in this volume are the edited versions of invited addresses to the XXVI International Congress of Psychology held in Montréal in August 1996. As one major goal of the Congress was to promote communication among specializations in scientific psychology, the speakers were asked to survey…

    Paperback – 2015-06-25
    Psychology Press

  • Biologising the Social Sciences

    Challenging Darwinian and Neuroscience Explanations

    Edited by David Canter, David Turner

    You can hardly open a paper or read an academic journal without some attempt to explain an aspect of human behaviour or experience by reference to neuroscience, biological or evolutionary processes. This ‘biologising’ has had rather a free ride until now, being generally accepted by the public at…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Biosocial Criminology

    Edited by Matt DeLisi, Michael G Vaughn

    Biosocial criminology is an interdisciplinary field that aims to explain crime and antisocial behavior by exploring both biological factors and environmental factors. Since the mapping of the human genome, scientists have been able to study the biosocial causes of human behaviour with the greatest…

    Hardback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Crime and Personality (Psychology Revivals)

    By H.J. Eysenck

    When Crime and Personality was first published in 1964, J.A.C. Brown, writing in the New Statesman, commented: ‘There can be no doubt of the importance of Professor Eysenck’s book on the nature and treatment of criminal behaviour.’ This third edition originally published in 1977 had been completely…

    Paperback – 2014-11-21
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Experiments in Personality: Volume 1 (Psychology Revivals)

    Psychogenetics and Psychopharmacology

    Edited by H.J. Eysenck

    Originally published in 1960 these two volumes report a number of experiments in psychogenetics, psychopharmacology, psychodiagnostics, psychometrics and psychodynamics, all of which formed part of the programme of research which had been developing from the late 1940s at the Maudsley Hospital.…

    Paperback – 2014-11-21
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

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