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  • 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...

  • Soviet Psychologyby John McLeish

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Originally published in 1975, this title sets out to show us the differences between Soviet and other ways of thinking about nature, man, and society. The basic factor distinguishing Soviet psychology is that it views phenomena from the perspective of a highly articulated body of theoretical assumptions, and rejects the inductive ?eclecticism? of... more...

  • The Social Insectsby William Morton Wheeler

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 46.50

    Originally published in 1928, this volume, by a world authority on the subject, sums up our knowledge of the social insects. It inquires what are the social insects and what it is that makes us call them ?social?. Terebrantia, aculeata, wasps, bees, ants, and termites are discussed in a succession of chapters, showing how they have evolved, to how... more...

  • Psychological Aspects of Physical Education and Sportby J E Kane

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Psychology has an important part to play in the teaching and practice of physical education and sport, and this volume, originally published in 1972, provided a systematic and authoritative introduction to the major areas in this field at the time. The contributors, leading experts in the UK and US, cover five major areas of psychology: perception,... more...

  • Psychology, Psychotherapy and Evangelicalismby J.G. McKenzie

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Originally published in 1940, this is a contribution to the better understanding of Evangelical experience and doctrine. It is the author?s belief that the application of psychology to religion in general can make little or no further advance except through the study of particular types of religious experience. The various psychotherapeutic techniques... more...