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Social Psychology

  • Biopsychosocial Perspectives on Arab Americansby

    Springer US 2013; US$ 179.00

    Provides cultural background and insights essential for clinical/community practitioners to provide effective, culturally appropriate interventions within mental health and medical perspectives Chapters provide theoretical and empirical background with focus on implications for practice and secondary emphasis on implications for training and future... more...

  • Handbuch Stress und Kulturby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 39.95

    Ziel des Buches ist es, den Forschungsstand zum Zusammenhang von Kultur, Stress und Gesundheit in einem Überblickswerk darzustellen. Das Besondere ist dabei, dass sowohl kulturvergleichende als auch interkulturelle Ansätze berücksichtigt und ihre Wechselwirkungen betont werden. Insgesamt 29 Kapitel greifen aktuelle Fragestellungen aus Theorie und... more...

  • Knowledge and Developmentby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    1 Reflexive Abstraction and Education: The Meaning of Activity in Piaget?s Theory.- 1. The Meaning of Activity in Piaget?s Cognitive Theory: An Introduction.- 2. Concept of Phenocopy.- 3. The Mechanism of Reflexive Abstraction.- 3.1. Basic Definitions.- 3.2. Relationship to Phenocopy.- 3.3. Experimental Evidence.- 3.3.1. The Study of Correlates.- 3.3.2.... more...

  • Experiencing the Environmentby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    I. Introduction.- II. Some Behavioral Effects of the Physical Environment.- III. Dimensionalizing the Environmental Manifold.- IV. The Personality Research Paradigm in Environmental Psychology.- V. Specialization and the Varieties of Environmental Experience: Empirical Studies within the Personality Paradigm.- VI. Transcendental Experience.- VII. Experiencing... more...

  • Motor Controlby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    1. Introductory lecture: Muscle sense, proprioception and the control of movement..- 2. The encoding of the receptor potential into impulse patterns of muscle spindle afferents of cats..- 3. Impulse activity from human muscle spindles during voluntary contractions..- 4. Impulse decoding process in stretch reflex..- 5. Motoneuronal reflex response to... more...

  • The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education: An Evidence-Based Perspectiveby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 279.00

    This book brings together pre-eminent scholars to critically assess teaching and learning issues that cut across most disciplines. In addressing long-standing and newly emerging issues, the researchers examine the scientific evidence on what constitutes effective teaching in college classrooms, on the psychometric integrity of measures of teaching... more...

  • Theoretical Perspectives in Environment-Behavior Researchby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 219.00

    Preface. 1. Introduction; S. Wapner, et al. 2. Assumptions, Methods and Research Problems of the Holistic, Developmental, Systems-Oriented Perspective; S. Wapner, J. Demick. 3. Humans and Nature: Insights from a Transactional View; C.M. Werner, I. Altman. 4. Natural Disaster and Restoration Housings: Role of Physical and Interpersonal Environment... more...

  • Cultural Psychology of Coping with Disastersby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 129.00

    The book clarifies and broadens definitions of disaster The book provides insights from a case study in a developing country as a counterbalance to western dominated mainstream perspectives in current disaster research and practice The book gains strength by integrating "western" and "eastern" perspectives of an international team of researchers and... more...

  • Ecopsychology, Phenomenology, and the Environmentby

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 129.00

    Explores environmental issues through wilderness retreats, naturalist?s forest walks and organic gardening Identifies new foundations for environmental ethics that promote sustainability Finds commonalities between Eastern and Western psychological and contemplative traditions more...

  • Handbook of African American Healthby

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 69.99

    Focuses on interventions and prevention rather than health outcomes Unique focus on African American health needs and demographic considerations Comprehensive coverage of societal causes and solutions for health problems as well as health care access more...