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  • Optimizing the Self

    Social representations of self-help, 1st Edition

    By Ole Jacob Madsen

    This book provides an analysis of the social representations of leading self-help genres, including neurolinguistic programming, cognitive self-help therapy, mindfulness, self-management, self-esteem, self-leadership and self-control. Exploring the globalised therapeutic culture of today, the book…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • Understanding Collective Pride and Group Identity

    New directions in emotion theory, research and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Brent Sullivan

    Collective and group-based pride is currently covered across a number of disciplines including nationalism studies, sociology and social psychology, with little communication between fields. This multidisciplinary collection encourages interdisciplinary research and provides a unique insight into…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Creativity

    Contributions from social and cultural psychology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vlad Petre Glăveanu, Alex Gillespie, Jaan Valsiner

    Despite more than half a century of psychological research on creativity we are still far from a clear understanding of the creative process, its antecedents and consequences and, most of all, the ways in which we can effectively support creativity. This is primarily due to a narrow focus on…

    Paperback – 2017-01-19
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • Cultural Realities of Being

    Abstract ideas within everyday lives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nandita Chaudhary, S. Anandalakshmy, Jaan Valsiner

    Cultural Realities of Being offers a dialogue between academic activity and everyday lives by providing an interface between several perspectives on human conduct. Very often, academic pursuits are arcane and obscure for ordinary people, this book will attempt to disentangle these dialogues,…

    Paperback – 2017-01-09
    Routledge
    Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

  • The Student's Guide to Social Neuroscience

    2nd Edition

    By Jamie Ward

    Social neuroscience is a rapidly growing field which explains, using neural mechanisms, our ability to recognize, understand, and interact with others. Concepts such as trust, revenge, empathy, prejudice, and love are now being explored and unravelled by neuroscientists. This engaging and…

    Paperback – 2016-12-15
    Psychology Press

  • Conceptual Metaphor in Social Psychology

    The Poetics of Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge
    Essays in Social Psychology

  • Genealogy, Psychology and Identity

    Tales from a family tree, 1st Edition

    By Paula Nicolson

    The popularity of amateur genealogy and family history has soared in recent times. Genealogy, Psychology and Identity explores this popular international pastime and offers reasons why it informs our sense of who we are, and our place in both contemporary culture and historical context. We will…

    Paperback – 2016-11-23
    Routledge

  • Addiction, Behavioral Change and Social Identity

    The path to resilience and recovery, 1st Edition

    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

  • What’s Happened To The University?

    A sociological exploration of its infantilisation, 1st Edition

    By Frank Furedi

    The radical transformation that universities are undergoing today is no less far-reaching than the upheavals that it experienced in the 1960s. However today, when almost 50 per cent of young people participate in higher education, what occurs in universities matters directly to the whole of society…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Routledge

  • Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Expectancies

    1st Edition

    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 – 2016-05-23
    Routledge

  • How to Rethink Human Behavior

    A Practical Guide to Social Contextual Analysis, 1st Edition

    By Bernard Guerin

    Developed from the author’s long teaching career, How to Rethink Human Behavior aims to cultivate practical skills in human observation and analysis, rather than offer a catalogue of immutable ‘facts’. It synthesizes key psychological concepts with insights from other disciplines, including…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

  • Social Neuroscience

    Biological Approaches to Social Psychology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eddie Harmon-Jones, Michael Inzlicht

    Social Neuroscience provides an updated and critically important survey of contemporary social neuroscience research. In response to recent advances in the field, this book speaks to the various ways that basic biological functions shape and underlie social behavior. The book also shows how an…

    Paperback – 2016-03-21
    Routledge
    Frontiers of Social Psychology

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