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  • Becoming a Profession (Psychology Revivals)by Diane Waller

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Britain was the first country to recognise art therapy as a profession in the state health service. How did this come about? Can the British experience serve as a model for other countries? Originally published in 1991 Becoming a Profession is the first comprehensive history of art therapists in Britain and of their struggle for professional recognition.... more...

  • Historical Social Psychology (Psychology Revivals)by Kenneth Gergen; Mary Gergen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The vast majority of research in social psychology focuses on momentary events: an attitude is changed, dissonance is reduced, a cognition is primed, and so on. Little attention is a paid to the unfolding of events over time, to social life as an ongoing process in which events are related in various ways as life unfolds. Originally published in 1984,... more...

  • The Essence of Jung's Psychology and Tibetan Buddhismby Radmila Moacanin

    Wisdom Publications 2012; US$ 12.95

    The Essence of Jung's Psychology and Tibetan Buddhism cuts to the heart of two very different yet remarkably similar traditions. The author touches on many of their major ideas: the collective unconscious and karma, archetypes and deities, the analyst and the spiritual friend, and mandalas. Within Tibetan Buddhism she focuses on tantra and relates... more...

  • The Gender Vendorsby A. L. Jones

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99

    Among numerous ancient Western tropes about gender and procreation, "the seed and the soil" is arguably the oldest, most potent, and most invisible in its apparent naturalness. In Gender Vendors: Sex and Lies from Abraham to Freud, Al Jones de-naturalizes the proto-theory of ?seed-and-soil? procreation and deconstructs its contemporary legacy.... more...

  • A History of the Brainby Andrew P. Wickens

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    A History of the Brain tells the full story of neuroscience, from antiquity to the present day. It describes how we have come to understand the biological nature of the brain, beginning in prehistoric times, and progressing to the twentieth century with the development of Modern Neuroscience. This is the first time a history of the brain has... more...

  • Andy Warhol Was a Hoarderby Claudia Kalb

    National Geographic Society 2016; US$ 24.00

    Was Andy Warhol a hoarder? Did Einstein have autism? Was Frank Lloyd Wright a narcissist? In this surprising, inventive, and meticulously researched look at the evolution of mental health, acclaimed health and science journalist Claudia Kalb gives readers a glimpse into the lives of high-profile historic figures through the lens of modern psychology,... more...

  • An Introduction to Social Psychologyby William McDougall

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 58.00

    On its first publication in 1908 this pioneer book received immediate acclaim and was thought to have probably done more than any other single publication to stimulate study of the foundations of social behaviour. Professor McDougall was the most powerful advocate of an idealistic outlook on human life and activity, and his ideas continued to attract... more...

  • Social Psychologyby Theodore M. Newcomb; Ralph H. Turner; Philip E. Converse

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 65.00

    Combining the efforts of sociologists and psychologists, this work, originally published in 1952 and revised in 1966, embraces these two disciplines to show how social-psychological problems must be viewed in individual as well as general terms. Human interaction is, therefore, the main theme of this authoritative and rewarding volume, which offers... more...

  • Attitudes and Decisionsby J Richard Eiser; Joop van der Pligt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The concept of attitude has long been a central part of social psychological theories. It is important in other disciplines too, such as economics, business studies, politics and sociology. Originally published in 1988, the authors of this text show how attitudes and motives are crucial in human decision-making, and explore the relationship between... more...

  • The Hidden Costs of Rewardby Mark R. Lepper; David Greene

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Originally published in 1978, this volume provided a broad survey of the latest research and theory, at the time, concerning the potential detrimental effects of inappropriate uses of tangible rewards to modify behaviour. Overall, this research questions the dominant paradigm within which reinforcers, by definition, have positive effects on performance... more...