Behavioral Psychology Products

  • 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

  • Behaviour Analysis in Theory and Practice

    Contributions and Controversies

    Edited by Derek E. Blackman, Helga Lejeune

    This edited book addresses four themes of contemporary importance in the experimental and applied analysis of behaviour: chronobiology (relationships between time and behaviour), the emergence of rational thinking, language, and behavioural medicine. The current empirical and theoretical status of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Psychology Press

  • 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 – 2017-02-05
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Violence in America

    Group therapists reflect on causes and solutions

    Edited by Robert H. Klein, Victor L. Schermer

    Violence is a growing problem in American society, and hardly a day goes by that we don’t hear about yet another heart-wrenching episode of mass violence. Such events, unfortunately, are only the most public manifestation of violence in America. The full nature and extent of daily violence, the…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    Routledge

  • Learning & Behavior

    Eighth Edition

    By James E. Mazur

    This book reviews how people and animals learn and how their behaviors are changed as a result of learning. It describes the most important principles, theories, controversies, and experiments that pertain to learning and behavior that are applicable to diverse species and different learning…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Emotions and Anxiety

    New Concepts, Methods, and Applications

    Edited by Marvin Zuckerman, Charles D. Spielberger

    First published in 1976, this volume was completely new with original contributions and traces the advances in theory and research on anxiety and emotion of the previous decade. The authors examine the origins of fear, anxiety, and other emotions and consider self-report and psychophysiological…

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

  • Affect, Conditioning, and Cognition

    Essays on the Determinants of Behavior

    Edited by J. Bruce Overmier, F. Robert Brush

    Originally published in 1985, this title was a retrospective appreciation of the late Richard L. Solomon. His pre- and postdoctoral students from past years presented the 22 papers which are published in this volume. The book reflects the breadth of Solomon’s impact through his teaching and…

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

  • Beyond Behaviorism

    By Vicki L. Lee

    Originally published in 1988, this title explores and contrasts means and ends psychology with conventional psychology – that of stimuli and response. The author develops this comparison by exploring the general nature of psychological phenomena and clarifying many persistent doubts about…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • B.F. Skinner - A Reappraisal

    By Marc N. Richelle

    B.F. Skinner died in August 1990. He was praised as one of the most influential psychologists of this century, but was also attacked by a variety of opponents within and outside the field of psychology. Originally published in 1993, this introduction to his work is first of all a guide to a correct…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • Analysis and Integration of Behavioral Units

    Edited by Michael D. Zeiler, Travis Thompson

    Originally published in 1986, this volume was the result of a conference in honor of the 65th birthday of the late Kenneth MacCorquodale, an exceptionally eloquent spokesman for the field of experimental analysis of behaviour at the time. The present volume grew directly out of the issues raised by…

    Hardback – 2016-06-27
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 2)

    Conditioning and Behavior Theory

    Edited by William K. Estes

    Originally published in 1975, Volume 2 of this Handbook looks at areas traditionally associated with learning theory such as conditioning, discrimination and behavior theory. It deals with concepts and theories growing principally out of laboratory studies of conditioning and learning. The…

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

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