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- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 210.00
International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities is an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, syndromes, etc. of developmental disabilities. Contributors come from wide-ranging perspectives, including genetics, psychology, education, and other health and behavioral sciences. Volume 44 of... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.99
Drawing on the latest research from the fields of psychology, neuroscience, and biology, writer and broadcaster Claudia Hammond explores the mysteries of our perception of time in her book Time Warped . Why does life seem to speed up as we get older? Why does the clock in your head move at a different speed from the one on the wall? Why is it almost... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 199.95
Biological Research on Addiction examines the neurobiological mechanisms of drug use and drug addiction, describing how the brain responds to addictive substances as well as how it is affected by drugs of abuse. The book's four main sections examine behavioral and molecular biology; neuroscience; genetics; and neuroimaging and neuropharmacology... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 199.95
Principles of Addiction provides a solid understanding of the definitional and diagnostic differences between use, abuse, and disorder. It describes in great detail the characteristics of these syndromes and various etiological models. The book's three main sections examine the nature of addiction, including epidemiology, symptoms, and course;... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 21.99
The Art of Thinking Clearly by world-class thinker and entrepreneur Rolf Dobelli is an eye-opening look at human psychology and reasoning ? essential reading for anyone who wants to avoid ?cognitive errors? and make better choices in all aspects of their lives. Have you ever: Invested time in something that, with hindsight, just wasn?t worth it?... more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 31.99
Adrian Johnston and Catherine Malabou defy theoretical humanities? deeply-entrenched resistance to engagements with the life sciences. Rather than treat biology and its branches as hopelessly reductive and politically suspect, they view recent advances in neurobiology and its adjacent scientific fields as providing crucial catalysts to a radical rethinking... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.00
Here, several leading experts in the area of cognitive science summarize their current research programs, tracing Herbert A. Simon's influence on their own work -- and on the field of information processing at large. Topics covered include problem- solving, imagery, reading, writing, memory, expertise, instruction, and learning. Collectively, the chapters... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 136.95
This unique volume attempts to answer one of mankind's oldest puzzles -- why the moon appears to be larger and closer on the horizon than when it is high in the sky. Over the centuries, many viable solutions have been proposed for this psychological phenomenon. The Moon Illusion presents papers by major theorists striving to explain the illusion... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 110.00
The past decade has witnessed an explosion of interest and research on close relationships and social cognition. In both areas, numerous handbooks, textbooks, and journal articles have been published. However, it is the editors' impression that although cognitive theories and concepts have filtered through to research dealing with close relationships,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 79.95
For the first time, David Katz's classic monograph The World of Touch has been translated into English. Regarded as one of the premiere experimental psychologists, Katz vigorously opposed the atomism and "tachistoscopic" mentality typical of the sensory psychology of his day. In The World of Touch , Katz sought to dispel the invidious distinction... more...