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  • Computational Social Psychology

    Edited by Robin R. Vallacher, Stephen J. Read, Andrzej Nowak

    Computational Social Psychology showcases a new approach to social psychology that enables theorists and researchers to specify social psychological processes in terms of formal rules that can be implemented and tested using the power of high speed computing technology and sophisticated software.…

    Paperback – 2017-06-27 
    Psychology Press
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

  • The Hidden Costs of Reward

    New Perspectives on the Psychology of Human Motivation

    Edited by Mark R. Lepper, David Greene

    Originally published in 1978, this volume provided a broad survey of the latest research and theory, at the time, concerning the potential detrimental effects of inappropriate uses of tangible rewards to modify behaviour. Overall, this research questions the dominant paradigm within which…

    Paperback – 2017-06-10 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Behavioral Economics and Healthy Behaviors

    Key Concepts and Current Research

    Edited by Yaniv Hanoch, Andrew Barnes, Thomas Rice

    The field of behavioural economics can tell us a great deal about cognitive bias and unconscious decision-making, challenging the orthodox economic model whereby consumers make rational and informed choices. But it is in the arena of health that it perhaps offers individuals and governments the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Motivated Cognition in Relationships

    The Pursuit of Belonging

    By Sandra L. Murray, John G. Holmes

    How can newlyweds believe they will be together forever, while knowing that the majority of marriages end in divorce? Why do people who desperately want to be loved end up alienating those who love them? How can partners that seem like complete opposites end up blissfully happy? This volume…

    Paperback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge
    Essays in Social Psychology

  • Motivation

    By Phil Evans

    The question of motivation in psychology is the fundamental problem of why organisms behave. In this book, originally published in 1975, various theoretical approaches – based on biological needs or on the way we perceive ourselves and our environment – are described and discussed, together with…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Conceptual Metaphor in Social Psychology

    The Poetics of Everyday Life

    By Mark J. Landau

    We learn in grade school that metaphor is an ornamental figure of speech reserved for poets. But we now know that it is also a key strategy people use to make sense of the world, from basic concepts like time and causation to the major social issues facing society. In this book, Mark Landau…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Psychology Press
    Essays in Social Psychology

  • Addiction, Behavioral Change and Social Identity

    The path to resilience and recovery

    Edited by Sarah Buckingham, David Best

    Changing health-related behavior is for many people a lonely and isolating experience. Individual willpower is often not enough, particularly in addressing addictive behavior, but research increasingly points to the potential of group identity to shape behavior change and support recovery. This…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Motivation and Emotion

    By Phil Evans

    Originally published in 1989, this title provided a wide-ranging and up-to-date review of a traditional area of psychology. It will be of great interest to all those who wish to discover what governs human behaviour and feeling – in other words, what makes people tick. Phil Evans explores the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

  • Reflective and Impulsive Determinants of Human Behavior

    Edited by Roland Deutsch, Bertram Gawronski, Wilhelm Hofmann

    Conflicts between the "head" and the "heart" are very common in everyday life. Over the past decade, research on such self-regulatory conflicts has been strongly shaped by Strack and Deutsch’s 2004 Reflective-Impulsive Model (RIM). The award-winning theory integrates cognitive, affective, and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06
    Psychology Press

  • Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 3)

    Approaches to Human Learning and Motivation

    Edited by William K. Estes

    Originally published in 1976, Volume 3 of this Handbook deals primarily with conditions of acquisition, retention and forgetting, and the manner in which acquired information and motivation combine to determine performance. The organization of this volume can be understood in terms of four…

    Paperback – 2016-06-15
    Psychology Press
    Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

  • The Psychology of Perfectionism in Sport, Dance and Exercise

    Edited by Andrew Hill

    Perfectionism has been found to play an important yet complex role in sport, dance and exercise. This collection provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of theory, measurement, research findings, and practitioner issues associated with perfectionism, providing readers with insights…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

  • The Science of Learning

    2nd Edition

    By Joseph J. Pear

    For over a century and a quarter, the science of learning has expanded at an increasing rate and has achieved the status of a mature science. It has developed powerful methodologies and applications. The rise of this science has been so swift that other learning texts often overlook the fact that,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11
    Psychology Press

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