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  • Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Expectancies

    Edited by Sławomir Trusz, Przemysław Bąbel

    Do our expectancies about ourselves and about others have any effect on our actual experiences? Over fifty years of research studies suggest not only that this is the case, but also that our expectancies can shape other people’s experience in different contexts. In some cases they can help, but…

    Paperback – 2016-05-26 
    Psychology Press

  • Handbook of the Uncertain Self

    Edited by Robert M. Arkin, Kathryn C. Oleson

    This Handbook explores the cognitive, motivational, interpersonal, clinical, and applied aspects of personal uncertainty. It showcases both the diversity and the unity that defines contemporary perspectives on uncertainty in self within social and personality psychology. The contributions to the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • The Two of Me

    The Rational Outer Me and the Emotional Inner Me

    By John Birtchnell

    How much of what we do is directed by conscious, deliberate decisions and how much originates in unconscious, automatic directives? This is the question explored in The Two of Me via an engaging combination of phenomenological subjective investigation and objective considerations of mental…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • Pubertal Maturation in Female Development

    By H†kan Stattin, David Magnusson

    Research on physical maturity has demonstrated conclusively that the assumption of an age-homogenous development does not always hold true. This volume presents a biosocial model focusing on the role of individual differences in biological maturation to be used as a framework for empirical studies…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Psychology Press

  • The Psychology of Today's Woman

    New Psychoanalytic Visions

    Edited by Toni Bernay, Dorothy Cantor

    The sexual revolution, oft discussed in the journalistic literature of recent years, has brought in its wake a host of questions that are only beginning to be addressed.  How are women coping with "real world" challenges for which they may be ill prepared, both socially and psychologically?&…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge

  • Personnel Selection and Assessment

    Individual and Organizational Perspectives

    Edited by Heinz Schuler, James L. Farr, Mike Smith

    The impetus for this volume came from the editors' belief that most current research and thinking about personnel selection and assessment in organizations considered only the perspective of the employer. The job applicant seeking to join the organization or the employee being considered for…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Psychology Press
    Applied Psychology Series

  • The Limits of Biological Treatments for Psychological Distress

    Comparisons With Psychotherapy and Placebo

    Edited by Seymour Fisher, Roger P. Greenberg

    Broadly scanning the biologically oriented treatments for psychological disorders in 20th century psychiatry, the authors raise serious questions about the efficacy of the somatic treatments for psychological distress and challenge the widespread preference for biologically based treatments as the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Psychological Perspectives on the Self, Volume 4

    the Self in Social Perspective

    Edited by Jerry Suls

    The primary aim of this volume is to present the most recent advances in the psychological study of the self with a special emphasis on the factors that contribute to self-concept and self-esteem. This volume offers the following features: * state-of-the-art testimonies of important new research…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Psychology Press

  • Sensation Seeking

    Beyond the Optimal Level of Arousal

    By Marvin Zuckerman

    Originally published in 1979, this title represents a summary of 17 years of research centring around the Sensation Seeking Scale (SSS) and the theory from which the test was derived. Now an integral part of personality testing, including adaptations for use with children, this reissue is a chance…

    Paperback – 2016-02-12
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Revivals

  • Family, Self, and Society

    Toward A New Agenda for Family Research

    Edited by Philip A. Cowan, Dorothy Field, Donald A. Hansen, Arlene Skolnick, Guy E. Swanson

    Any agenda for family research in the 1990s must take seriously a contextual approach to the study of family relationships. The editors and contributors to this volume believe that the richness in family studies over the next decade will come from considering the diversity of family forms --…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
    Routledge

  • Psychological Aspects of Physical Education and Sport

    Edited by J E Kane

    Psychology has an important part to play in the teaching and practice of physical education and sport, and this volume, originally published in 1972, provided a systematic and authoritative introduction to the major areas in this field at the time. The contributors, leading experts in the UK and US…

    Hardback – 2016-01-05
    Routledge
    Psychology Revivals

  • Individualizing Psychological Assessment

    A Collaborative and Therapeutic Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Constance T. Fischer

    Hardback – 2015-12-30
    Routledge

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