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Cognitive Psychology

  • Health Disparities and Intellectual Disabilitiesby Christopher Hatton; Eric Emerson

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 210.00

    International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities is an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, and syndromes of developmental disabilities. Contributors come from wide-ranging perspectives, including genetics, psychology, education, and other health and behavioral sciences. Provides the... more...

  • Innovating Minds: Rethinking Creativity to Inspire Changeby Wilma Koutstaal; Jonathan Binks

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 29.99

    A groundbreaking, scientific approach to creative thinking From entrepreneurs to teachers, engineers to artists, almost everyone stands to benefit from becoming more creative. New ways of thinking, making, and imagining have the potential to bring about revolutionary changes to both our personal lives and society as a whole. And yet, the science behind... more...

  • Towards a Sociology of Cancer Caregivingby Dr Rebecca E Olson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95

    Once a synonym for death, cancer is now a prognosis of multiple probabilities and produces a world of uncertainty for carers. Drawing on rich, in-depth interview data and employing interactionist theories, Towards a Sociology of Cancer Caregiving explores carers' lived experiences, paying close attention to the ways in which spouse carers manage the... more...

  • Evolution of Vulnerabilityby David C. Geary

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 59.95

    Biologists have known for decades that many traits involved in competition for mates or other resources and that influence mate choice are exaggerated, and their expression is influenced by the individuals? ability to tolerate a variety of environmental and social stressors. Evolution of Vulnerability applies this concept of heightened sensitivity... more...

  • Oxford Handbook of Perceptual Organizationby Johan Wagemans

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 194.99

    Perceptual organization comprises a wide range of processes such as perceptual grouping, figure-ground organization, filling-in, completion, perceptual switching, etc. Such processes are most notable in the context of shape perception but they also play a role in texture perception, lightness perception, color perception, motion perception, depth perception,... more...

  • Oxford Handbook of Numerical Cognitionby Roi Cohen Kadosh; Ann Dowker

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 194.99

    How do we understand numbers? Do animals and babies have numerical abilities? Why do some people fail to grasp numbers, and how we can improve numerical understanding?Numbers are vital to so many areas of life: in science, economics, sports, education, and many aspects of everyday life from infancy onwards. Numerical cognition is a vibrant area that... more...

  • Understanding Child Developmentby Scientific American Editors

    Scientific American 2015; US$ 5.99

    How exactly do children become the adults they were meant to be? In this eBook, Understanding Child Development, we investigate this profoundly complicated process from infancy through early childhood (the teenage years will be covered in a separate eBook). Included in this collection are several seminal studies on infant cognition where researchers... more...

  • Animal Creativity and Innovationby Allison B. Kaufman; James C. Kaufman

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 69.95

    Animal Creativity and Innovation explores theories and research on animal innovation and creativity, comparing and contrasting it with theory and research on human creativity and innovation.  In doing so, it encompasses findings from psychology, biology, neuroscience, engineering, business, ecology, and education.  The book includes examples of... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Readingby Alexander Pollatsek; Rebecca Treiman

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 174.99

    Writing is one of humankind's greatest inventions, and modern societies could not function if their citizens could not read and write. How do skilled readers pick up meaning from markings on a page so quickly, and how do children learn to do so? The chapters in the Oxford Handbook of Reading synthesize research on these topics from fields ranging... more...

  • Trauma and Recoveryby Judith L. Herman

    Basic Books 2015; US$ 17.99

    Trauma and Recovery is universally recognized as a classic in the field of psychology. In a new afterword written for this edition, Judith Herman describes the controversy that has surrounded her work, the new research that has emerged in the field, an the far-reaching implications that this book has had in trauma situations around the world. more...