History of Psychology Products

  • The Act in Context

    The Canonical Papers of Steven C. Hayes

    By Steven C. Hayes

    The Canonical Papers of Steven C. Hayes is a compilation of his most pivotal articles written from 1982-2012. Through these selected papers, Hayes again revisits the theoretical struggles between behavioral and cognitive-behavior theories, taking us from the 1980s into present day, discussing the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-27 
    Routledge
    World Library of Mental Health

  • Concrete Human Psychology

    By Wolff-Michael Roth

    Psychology, quantitative or qualitative, tends to conceive of the human person using metaphysical concepts and to separate the practical, affective, and intellectual aspects of participation in everyday life. Lev S. Vygotsky, however, was working towards a "concrete human psychology," a goal that…

    Paperback – 2015-09-20 
    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 – 2015-09-17 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Routledge Library Editions: Anxiety

    By Various

    Routledge Library Editions: Anxiety brings together as one set, or individual volumes, a small series of previously out-of-print titles, originally published between 1980 and 1991. The set covers anxiety in adults and children, including both research and theory in the area and self-help techniques.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Anxiety

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-09-09 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • The Psychology of the Learning Group

    By John McLeish, Wayne Matheson, James Park

    Originally published in 1973, this work takes a hard look at the claims made for the small group as a learning medium (lecture, structured discussion, ‘sensitivity’, training groups etc.). Various theories of group dynamics, leadership function and learning process are looked at critically on the…

    Hardback – 2015-09-09 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Experimental Psychology

    By Johannes Lindworsky

    Originally published in German in 1923, this English edition was first published in 1931. From the translators preface: "Experimentelle Psychologie is characterized by an excellent summarizing of the most recent experimental data and by a spirit of fairness which it exhibits in organizing facts…

    Hardback – 2015-09-09 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25 
    Routledge
    Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25 
    Routledge
    Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25 
    Routledge
    Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-08-25 
    Routledge
    Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

  • Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

    By Charlotte Wolff

    Charlotte Wolff (1897-1986) was born in Riesenburg, West Prussia (now Prabuty, Poland) into a middle-class Jewish family. She studied philosophy and then medicine at several German universities, completing her doctorate in Berlin in 1926. Working in various institutions over the next few years…

    Hardback – 2015-08-24 
    Routledge
    Collected Works of Charlotte Wolff

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