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Will. Volition. Choice. Control

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  • Action, Emotion and Willby Dr Anthony Kenny; Anthony Kenny

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 35.95

    Action, Emotion and Will was first published in 1963, when it was one of the first books to provoke serious interest in the emotions and philosophy of human action. Almost forty years on, Anthony Kenny's account of action and emotion is still essential reading for anyone interested in these topics. The first part of the book takes an historical look... more...

  • Choosing Not to Chooseby Cass R. Sunstein

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    Cass R. Sunstein is at the forefront of developing public policy to encourage people to make better decisions. In Choosing Not to Choose he presents his most complete argument for how we should understand the value of choice, and when and how we should enable people to choose not to choose. Confronting the challenging future of data-driven decision-making,... more...

  • The Construction of Preferenceby Sarah Lichtenstein; Paul Slovic

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 52.00

    Describes the concept of preference construction within psychology, economics, marketing, law, and environmental policy. more...

  • A Critical Study of Self-Help and Self-Improvement Practicesby Scott Cherry

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 169.95

    The contemporary cultural phenomenon of self-help is highly visible and yet inadequately understood. This study explores the seeming polarization of self-help – the splitting of the individual (the self) and the collective (the help) – through detailed ethnographic examination of self-help books and self-help groups. It relates these “poles”... more...

  • Human Errorby George A. Peters; Barbara J. Peters

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 99.95

    Human error is regularly viewed as an inevitable part of everyday life. In many cases the results of human error are harmless and correctable, but in cases where injury and death can occur, reduction of error is imperative. An integration of useful how-to-do-it information, Human Error: Causes and Control covers theories, methods, and specific techniques... more...

  • The Will: Volume 1, Dual Aspect Theoryby Brian O'Shaughnessy

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 37.00

    O'Shaughnessy investigates bodily action in a new edition of this classic work of analytical philosophy. more...

  • Oxford Handbook of Human Actionby Ezequiel Morsella; John A. Bargh; Peter M. Gollwitzer

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 114.99

    This 'bible' of action research brings together the current thinking of eminent researchers in the domains of motor control, behavioral and cognitive neuroscience, psycholinguistics, biology, as well as cognitive, developmental, social, and motivational psychology. It represents a determined multidisciplinary effort, spanning across various areas... more...

  • Control of Human Behavior, Mental Processes, and Consciousnessby Walter J. Perrig; Alexander Grob

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In this book, an international group of leading scientists present perspectives on the control of human behavior, awareness, consciousness, and the meaning and function of perceived control or self-efficacy in people's lives. The book breaks down the barriers between subdisciplines, and thus constitutes an occasion to reflect on various facets of control... more...

  • Thought Manipulation: The Use and Abuse of Psychological Trickeryby Sapir Handelman

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 64.00

    From politics to sales, education, romance, and parenthood, everyone plays—wittingly or not—the roles of manipulator or manipulated. Thought Manipulation: The Use and Abuse of Psychological Trickery offers a thorough understanding of the art of manipulation, leading readers on a fascinating journey into the gray areas of ethics, politics, leadership,... more...

  • De menselijke beslisserby W.L. Tiemeijer; C.A. Thomas; H.M. Prast

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 61.50

    Hoe kiezen mensen uit de vele mogelijkheden waarvoor zij zich – iedere dag opnieuw – gesteld zien? In dit boek geven vooraanstaande Nederlandse wetenschappers uit diverse disciplines een helder overzicht van de meest recente kennis over menselijk keuzegedrag. Daarbij gaan zij uitgebreid in op de grote invloed van de omgeving en de rol van het onbewuste.... more...