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- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 34.00
Drawing from almost a decade of ethnographic research in largely Brazilian and Puerto Rican neighborhoods in Newark, New Jersey, Ana Y. Ramos-Zayas, in Street Therapists, examines how affect, emotion, and sentiment serve as waypoints for the navigation of interracial relationships among US-born Latinos, Latin American migrants, blacks, and... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 79.99
This book introduces envy theory, a conceptual exploration of hypotheses and conjectures about the mind's fundamental cognitive and emotional makeup. It addresses basic propositions about human psychology, consciousness, and the meaning of personhood. Envy theory draws from psychology, psychoanalysis, neuroscience, cognitive science, phenomenology,... more...
- SPCK 2012; US$ 11.65
Wouldn't it be lovely if we had enough inner strength to stand up to life's demands and challenges? Developing healthy responses to pressure from within may not always be easy, but the good news is that no matter what your genetic heritage, upbringing or education, you can learn to develop inner strength. If you want a way that respects your values... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
A collection of the articles written by the author throughout his extensive career, this book achieves three goals. First, it reprints selected research and theory papers on stress and coping from the 1950s to the present produced by Lazarus under five rubrics: his dissertation; perennial epistemological issues including the revolt of the 1940s and... more...
- W. W. Norton & Company 2009; US$ 12.99
In this study of human emotion, Dacher Keltner investigates an unanswered question of human evolution: If humans are hardwired to lead lives that are nasty, brutish, and short, why have we evolved with positive emotions like gratitude, amusement, awe, and compassion that promote ethical action and cooperative societies? Positive emotions, Keltner finds,... more...
- W. W. Norton & Company 2010; US$ 12.99
Leading scientists and science writers reflect on the life-changing, perspective-changing, new science of human goodness. A collection of personal stories and empirical research, The Compassionate Instinct will make you think not only about what it means to be happy and fulfilled but also about what it means to lead an ethical and compassionate... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2009; US$ 19.08
Emotionen gelten in der Öffentlichkeit zumeist als störend. Unsere Erziehung arbeitet auf emotionale Beherrschung hin. Trotz wissenschaftlicher Forschritte auf dem Gebiet der Emotionsforschung wird selten anderswo als in der Psychotherapie und im privaten Bereich der Familie der Umgang mit Gefühlen geschult. Ein Unterrichtsfach "Intelligente Emotionalität>... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 33.39
Dieses Buch führt den Leser in die Grundlagen und unterschiedlichen theoretischen Ansätze der Psychologie der Angst ein. Darüber hinaus informiert es über die neuesten Fortschritte in ausgewählten Bereichen der Angstforschung, speziell der Angstmessung, der Angstbewältigung sowie der biologischen Grundlagen der aktuellen Emotion Angst und des Persönlichkeitsmerkmals... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 16.95
Brilliant, perceptive work by founder of psychoanalysis remains one of the essential studies of the psychology of wit and jokes. Freud analyzes wit, probes its origins in the "pleasure mechanism," demonstrates parallels of wit to neuroses, dreams and psychopathological acts. This is one of the great analyst's most accessible, enjoyable works. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 37.00
What is "stress," from a psychological and physiological perspective? Why is it important to "unwind" and relax? Can some forms of stress actually be good? And how do people outside the United States relax? Part of Greenwood's The Psychology of Everyday Life series, this book defines in non-scientific language what stress and relaxation are, addresses... more...