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Personality

  • Evolutionary Perspectives on Child Development and Educationby David C. Geary; Daniel B. Berch

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 119.00

    This stimulating volume assembles leading scholars to address issuesin children?s cognitive, academic, and social development through the lens ofevolutionary psychology.Debates and controversies in the field highlight thepotential value of this understanding, from basic early learning skills throughemerging social relationships in adolescence, with... more...

  • Does your Family Make You Smarter?by James R. Flynn

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 20.00

    A new method of estimating what affects IQ shows that life history and choice count toward your level of intelligence. more...

  • Einflussfaktoren auf das Zustandekommen von Intergruppenkontaktby Carina Wolf

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Carina Wolf untersucht in einer Reihe empirischer Studien, welche Faktoren das Zustandekommen von Intergruppenkontakten erleichtern. Die bisherige Kontaktforschung wird damit um die Betrachtung der zeitlich und kausal vor dem eigentlichen Kontakt liegenden Bedingungen ergänzt und erweitert. Es werden ? basierend auf mehreren Surveystudien sowie einer... more...

  • Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Expectanciesby Slawomir Trusz; Przemyslaw Babel

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    Do our expectancies about ourselves and about others have any effect on our actual experiences? Over fifty years of research studies suggest not only that this is the case, but also that our expectancies can shape other people?s experience in different contexts. In some cases they can help, but other times they can do harm instead. Interpersonal... more...

  • Erfolgreiche Kundenansprache nach Planby Peter Michael Bak

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 9.99

    Indiesem essential erläutert Peter MichaelBak, wie ein Kommunikationskonzept für ein Produkt, eine Marke, eineDienstleistung oder eine Veranstaltung geplant sowie entwickelt wird und dabeidie wesentlichen Erfolgskriterien berücksichtigt werden. WerbepsychologischeGrundlagen und Praxistipps am Ende der einzelnen Kapitel bieten darüber hinausnützliche... more...

  • Flow Experienceby László Harmat; Frans Ørsted Andersen; Fredrik Ullén; Jon Wright; Gaynor Sadlo

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 119.00

    This volume provides updates and informs the reader about the development of the current empirical research on the flow experience. It opens up some new research questions at the frontiers of the field. The book offers an overview on the latest findings in flow research in several fields such as social psychology, neuropsychology, performing arts and... more...

  • The Power of Namesby Mavis Himes

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    Perhaps we don?t think of our names very often, having heard them from infancy, but names have significance we may not even be aware of. The Power of Names explores the wonder of naming phenomena, naming rituals and name-changing, as well as the profound psychological impact, both conscious and unconscious, that our name has on each of us. more...

  • Gritby Angela Duckworth

    Ebury Publishing 2016; US$ 28.19

    Why do naturally talented people frequently fail to reach their potential while other far less gifted individuals go on to achieve amazing things? The secret to outstanding achievement is not talent, but a passionate persistence. In other words, grit. MacArthur Genius Award-winning psychologist Angela Duckworth shares fascinating new revelations... more...

  • Social Media in Employee Selection and Recruitmentby Richard N Landers; Gordon B Schmidt

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 79.99

    This timely resource offers fresh research on companies?use of social media platforms?from Twitter and Facebook to LinkedIn and othercareer sites?to find and hire personnel. Its balanced approach explains why andhow social media are commonly used in both employee recruitment and selection, exploringrelevant theoretical constructs and practical considerations... more...

  • Körperpsychotherapie zwischen Bioenergetik und Psychoanalyseby Jens Tasche

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    In zehn Kapiteln verdeutlicht dieses Buch, dass emotionale Vitalität und menschliche Reifung keinen Widerspruch darstellen. Vielmehr bedingen sich diese beiden Facetten gegenseitig, wenn ein angemessener Umgang mit den eigenen und fremden Gefühlen gelingt. Das damit einhergehende Spannungsverhältnis wird konsequent aus der Sicht einer psychoanalytisch... more...