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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 61.38
In the years following World War II the health and well-being of the nation was of primary concern to the British government. The essays in this collection examine the relationship between health and stress in post-war Britain through a series of carefully connected case studies. more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 110.00 US$ 95.33
How cognitive psychology explains human creativity Conventional wisdom holds that creativity is a mysterious quality present in a select few individuals. The rest of us, the common view goes, can only stand in awe of great creative achievements: we could never paint Guernica or devise the structure of the DNA molecule because we lack access... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 139.95
Hearing and understanding sound ? auditory processing ? greatly enriches everyday life and enhances our ability to perform many tasks essential to survival. The complex soundscape in which we live influences where we direct our attention, how we communicate with each other, and how we interact with technological systems. Auditory Cognition and Human... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 31.95
Vigilance: The Problem of Sustained Attention deals with vigilance and how the ability to sustain attention is influenced by certain definite conditions of the external and internal environment. Topics covered range from factors affecting vigilance performance to the physiological correlates of vigilance, theories of vigilance performance, and the... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 159.95
Although its roots can be traced to the 19 th century, progress in the study of nonlinear dynamical systems has taken off in the last 30 years. While pertinent source material exists, it is strewn about the literature in mathematics, physics, biology, economics, and psychology at varying levels of accessibility. A compendium research methods reflecting... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 91.98
This forward-thinking reference spotlights an expansive and inclusive community model for youth alcohol prevention as opposed to traditional individual and school-based group approaches. Focusing on a long-term intervention in a Southwestern border town, it documents the development of critical consciousness in an affected community, and emphasizes... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.45
This book demonstrates how analytical thinking and intuition canbe systematically connected and trained. It is illustrated by figures andphotographs and includes creative and stimulating exercises. We are living in a world of increasing complexity, in whichperceiving reality accurately is increasingly important and difficult.Society?s need to address... more...
- Springer Japan 2016; US$ 74.00
This book offers a much-needed practical and conceptual guide for various pro-environmental behaviors. Written by an expert in both the environmental psychology and engineering fields, the book presents an overview of various pro-environmental behaviors (Chapter 1), the psychological background of behaviors (Chapters 2 and 3), how to survey and understand... more...
- Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 91.98
This monograph examines the influence of ideational and socio-economic factors on Japanese marriage and fertility behaviour. It also investigates the historical change in attitudes toward partnership and family in Japan, which, if current trends continue, can lead to population shrinkage and an asymmetrical age structure. The author first details... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 34.88
In a multimethod laboratory study Alessia Ruf compared multimodal learning in system-paced and self-paced environments over time. The results show that overall participants achieved the highest learning success in short- and long-term when they learned with visual texts and controlled the learning time by themselves. These results reveal a general... more...