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  • Short- and Long-Term Modality Effect in Multimedia Learningby Alessia Ruf

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 49.99

    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...

  • Sentic Computingby Erik Cambria; Amir Hussain

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00

    This volume presents a knowledge-based approach to concept-level sentiment analysis at the crossroads between affective computing, information extraction, and common-sense computing, which exploits both computer and social sciences to better interpret and process information on the Web. Concept-level sentiment analysis goes beyond a mere word-level... more...

  • Successful Emotionsby Katharina Lochner

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 79.99

    Thisbook provides first time insight into whether emotions impactperformance of an online ability test. This question is gaining inrelevance as online assessment is used increasingly in personnelselection and since it has been shown that emotions impact the wayhumans think. Moreover, the author demonstrates, for the first time,how short film clips... more...

  • Wundt and the Philosophical Foundations of Psychologyby Saulo de Freitas Araujo

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book reassesses the seminal work of Wilhelm Wundt bydiscussing the history and philosophy of psychology. It traces the pioneeringtheorist?s intellectual development and the evolution of psychology throughouthis career. The author draws on little-known sources to situate psychologicalconcepts in Wundt?s philosophical thought and address common... more...

  • Computing and Philosophyby Vincent C. Müller

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This volume offers very selected papers from the 2014 conference of the ?International Association for Computing and Philosophy? (IACAP) - a conference tradition of 28 years. The theme of the papers is the two-way relation between computing technologies and philosophical questions: Computing technologies both raise new philosophical questions, and... more...

  • The Crown and the Cosmosby Darin Hayton

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2015; US$ 45.00

    Despite its popular association today with magic, astrology was once a complex and sophisticated practice, grounded in technical training provided by a university education. The Crown and the Cosmos examines the complex ways that political practice and astrological discourse interacted at the Habsburg court, a key center of political and cultural... more...

  • The Concept of Time in Early Twentieth-Century Philosophyby Flavia Santoianni

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book presents a collection of authoritative contributions on the concept of time in early twentieth-century philosophy. It is structured in the form of a thematic atlas: each section is accompanied by relevant elementary logic maps that reproduce in a ?spatial? form the directionalities (arguments and/or discourses) reported on in the text. The... more...

  • The Complexity of Workplace Humourby Barbara Plester

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book discusses boundaries for organizational humour as well as the jokers and jesters that enliven modern workplaces. It has long been accepted that humour and tragedy can occupy the same space and that is eloquently demonstrated in this book. Using ethnographic research techniques, a selection of stories, ruminations, cartoons, and narratives... more...

  • Cognitieve gedragstherapie bij somatisatieby Sako Visser; Michel Reinders

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2015; US$ 39.99

    Dit boek biedt een protocol voor de behandeling van cliënten met onverklaarde lichamelijke klachten en sensaties (somatoforme stoornissen). Het is bedoeld voor behandelaars binnen de GGZ. Somatoforme stoornissen zijn stoornissen waarbij mensen langdurige lichamelijke klachten hebben waarvoor geen lichamelijke oorzaak gevonden kan worden. Meestal... more...

  • Everyday Magic in Early Modern Europeby Dr Kathryn A. Edwards

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    While pre-modern Europe is often seen as having an 'enchanted' or 'magical' worldview, the full implications of such labels remain inconsistently explored. Witchcraft, demonology, and debates over pious practices have provided the main avenues for treating those themes, but integrating them with other activities and ideas seen as forming an enchanted... more...