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- Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00
I Fear of Success: Facts and Theories.- 1 Fear of Success?The Traditional View.- Psychoanalytic Theories.- The Case of Morphy.- An Application to Sports.- Other Conceptions.- Sociological and Anthropological Views.- The Wheel of Fortune.- 2 Achievement Motivation Theory and a New Theory of Fear of Success.- Approach and Avoidance in Motivation Theory.-... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2000; US$ 20.23
If you're like most folks, you were raised to be "nice". Yet now you find yourself asking: "If I'm so nice, why isn't my life better?" Renowned minister and lecturer Duke Robinson has the answer. Robinson says that well-intended behavior is essential to a humane society, but carries a down side. Being nice often means we take on too much, tell little... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
This special issue on the psychology of knowing about knowing bridges the parallels between social and cognitive psychology. It further illustrates the benefits of pursuing in depth these connections and the phenomena and implications associated with them. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 23.95
Within the past decade, there has been an intensified concern about pervasive and serious harmdoing that has drawn the attention of researchers. The primary objective of this special issue is to consider the contributions of social and personality psychology toward understanding the perception of sustained harmdoing and to assess the implications (theoretical,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 78.95
What a pity it would have been if biologists had refused to accept Darwin's theory of natural selection, which has been essential in helping biologists understand a wide range of phenomena in many animal species. These days, to study any animal species while refusing to consider the evolved adaptive significance of their behavior would be considered... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95
Leading theoreticians and researchers present current thinking about the role played by group memberships in people's sense of who they are and what they are worth. The chapters build on the assumption, developed out of social identity theory, that people create a social self that both defines them and shapes their attitudes and behaviors. The authors... more...
- Rodale 2014; US$ 20.99
We seem to wake up to a new tragedy in the news every day--Newtown, Boston, Aurora, Columbine. So often the reporters say that "there were some signs, but nobody acted." The scary part about these tragedies is that less than 1% of criminals are incarcerated for their crimes, meaning that for every headline, there are millions of dangerous... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 26.71
Warum gehen wir ins Kino, schauen uns Spielfilme, Action- oder Liebesfilme an? Der Autor Frank Schwab versteht mediale Unterhaltung als emotionales Planspiel. Spielerisch nutzen wir Fiktionen, um die Lösung sozio-emotionaler Probleme zu testen. Unterhaltsame Narrative beziehen sich - so die Annahme - vor allem auf Kernthemen der menschlichen Phylogenese... more...