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Applied Psychology

  • Digital Healthby Deborah Lupton

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The rise of digital health technologies is, for some, a panacea to many of the medical and public health challenges we face today. This is the first book to articulate a critical response to the techno-utopian and entrepreneurial vision of the digital health phenomenon. Deborah Lupton, internationally renowned for her scholarship on the sociocultural... more...

  • The Neuroscience of Mindfulness Meditationby Yi-Yuan Tang

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.59

    This book presents the latest neuroscience research on mindfulness meditation and provides guidance on how to apply these findings to our work, relationships, health, education and daily lives. Presenting cutting-edge research on the neurological and cognitive changes associated with its practice Tang aims to explain how it reaps positive effects... more...

  • The Economics of Addictive Behaviours Volume IVby John Joshua

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.59

    This title offers an in-depth analysis of the psychological causes and consequences of, and proposed interventions for over-eating. The author examines the history of obesity and its distribution by social class and geography, the environmental effects of overconsumption and economic remedies such as the introduction of a sugar tax to reduce obesity.... more...

  • Unhappiness, Sadness and 'Depression'by Tullio Giraldi

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.13

    This book examines existing treatments, legislation and research methodology of depression and exposes their limitations, championing psycho-social support as an alternative. Depression, affecting 350 million people according to the World Health Organisation, is almost invariably diagnosed by the criteria of the American Psychiatric Association –... more...

  • Gesundes Vertrauen in Organisationenby Ariane Jäckel

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 39.55

    Ariane Jäckel liefert auf Basis konzeptioneller, qualitativer und quantitativer Forschung altersdifferenzierte Erkenntnisse über die Bildung und Entwicklung des Vertrauens zwischen Führungskraft und Mitarbeiter sowie über dessen gesundheitsförderliches Potenzial. Die theoretischen, methodischen und praktischen Implikationen ihrer Arbeit geben angesichts... more...

  • Counselling Psychologyby Victoria Galbraith

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 56.95

    This is the first textbook to provide a complete overview of counselling psychology. Covering not only the underlying principles and philosophy of the profession, it offers a uniquely applied perspective in a concise, student-friendly format. From the relationship between research and practice to key ethical and professional issues, the book is written... more...

  • The Psychology of Investingby John R. Nofsinger

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 64.95

    While traditional finance focuses on the tools used to optimize return and minimize risk, this book explains how psychology can affect our decisions more than financial theory. Covering the ways investors actually behave, this is the first book of its kind to delve into the ways biases influence investment behavior, and how overcoming these biases... more...

  • Hypocrisy in American Political Attitudesby Timothy P. Collins

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 141.20

    This book illuminates, and ultimately defends, attitudinal hypocrisy within the personal politics of Americans by utilizing statistical analyses within political history, social psychology, public opinion, and political science. Within a simple and parsimonious model of political attitudes, along with a novel method of calculating and operationalizing... more...

  • How to Become a Sport and Exercise Psychologistby Martin Eubank; David Tod

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 29.95

    Whether you are an athlete suffering from nerves or someone who lacks motivation to exercise, sport and exercise psychology can help. As the discipline of psychology evolves, more and more people are training to become sport and exercise psychologists. But how do you qualify, and when you do, what is the job really like? This is the first guide to... more...

  • The Science of Lay Theoriesby Claire M. Zedelius; Barbara C. N. Müller; Jonathan W. Schooler

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 141.20

    This timely and important collection broadens our understanding of the ways in which lay theories (also known as folk psychologies, implicit theories, naïve theories, or mindsets) impact our lives and social relations. Moving well beyond lay theories as applied to intelligence and achievement, this volume considers lay theories in an admirably wide... more...