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  • Purpose and Cognitionby David W. Carroll

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 88.00

    The book describes how Edward Tolman developed a theory of purposive behaviour within the behaviourist era of American psychology. more...

  • The Late Sigmund Freudby Todd Dufresne

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    A fundamental reassessment of the meaning of Freud's last phase of work: the applied psychoanalysis of culture and society. more...

  • The Sex Effectby Ross Benes; A.J. Jacobs

    Sourcebooks 2017; US$ 26.99

    A gripping exploration of the relationship between sex and our society, with a foreword by bestselling author A.J. Jacobs Why do political leaders become entangled in so many sex scandals? How did the U.S. military inadvertently help make San Francisco a mecca of gay culture? And what was the original purpose of vibrators? Find out the answers... more...

  • A History of Psychologyby William Douglas Woody; Wayne Viney

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 169.95

    A History of Psychology: The Emergence of Science and Applications, Sixth Edition , traces the history of psychology from antiquity through the early 21st century, giving students a thorough look into psychology?s origins and key developments in basic and applied psychology. This new edition includes extensive coverage of the proliferation of... more...

  • The Psychology of Perceptionby D. W. Hamlyn

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Originally published in 1957, the primary aim of this study was to shed light upon the logical character of the psychology of perception. D.W. Hamlyn begins by delimiting the field of psychological inquiry into perception, then gives a detailed account of the types of explanation appropriate in the field. He maintains that these explanations have... more...

  • The Inkblotsby Damion Searls

    Crown/Archetype 2017; US$ 28.00

    The captivating, untold story of Hermann Rorschach and his famous inkblot test   In 1917, working alone in a remote Swiss asylum, psychiatrist Hermann Rorschach devised an experiment to probe the human mind: a set of ten carefully designed inkblots. For years he had grappled with the theories of Freud and Jung while also absorbing the aesthetic... more...

  • Deutschsprachige Psychologinnen und Psychologen 1933?1945by Uwe Wolfradt; Elfriede Billmann-Mahecha; Armin Stock

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 44.20

    Mehr als 300 Kurzbiographien mit Werkbezug geben über 80 Jahre nach der Machtübernahme durch die Nationalsozialisten Aufschluss über Psychologinnen und Psychologen, die von dem damaligen politischen und gesellschaftlichen Wandel betroffen waren. Einige wurden aufgrund ihrer Herkunft oder politischen Überzeugung in die Emigration gezwungen und mussten... more...

  • Emotions in the History of Witchcraftby Laura Kounine; Michael Ostling

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 125.79

    Bringing together leading historians, anthropologists, and religionists, this volume examines the unbridled passions of witchcraft from the Middle Ages to the present. Witchcraft is an intensely emotional crime, rooted in the belief that envy and spite can cause illness or even death. Witch-trials in turn are emotionally driven by the grief of alleged... more...

  • Persönlichkeits- und Differentielle Psychologieby Georg Eckardt

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 21.62

    In diesem Buch werden Quellentexte zur Vorgeschichte und Geschichte der Persönlichkeits- und Differentiellen Psychologie vorgestellt und kommentiert. Auf diese Weise erhält der Leser/ die Leserin ein authentisches Bild von der historischen Entwicklung des Faches. Die Quellentexte enthalten prototypische Arbeiten über theoretische und fachmethodische... more...

  • Battlefield Emotions 1500-1800by Erika Kuijpers; Cornelis van der Haven

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 89.52

    This book explores changes in emotional cultures of the early modern battlefield. Military action involves extraordinary modes of emotional experience and affective control of the soldier, and it evokes strong emotional reactions in society at large. While emotional experiences of actors and observers may differ radically, they can also be tightly... more...