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  • Fear of Successby D.W. Tresemer

    Springer US 2012; US$ 93.85

    Nought's had, all's spent, Where our desire is got without content: 'Tis safer to be that which we destroy Than by destruction dwell in doubtful joy. So speaks Lady Macbeth upon the attainment of the aim of her ambition (act 3, scene 2). Is this expression of a fear of success the consequence of the highly competitive arena in which she is striving... more...

  • Too Nice for Your Own Goodby Duke Robinson

    Grand Central Publishing 2000; US$ 20.00

    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...

  • Metacognitionby Janet Metcalfe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 28.86

    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...

  • Perspectives on Evil and Violenceby Arthur G. Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 22.30

    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...

  • Evolutionary Social Psychologyby Jeffry A. Simpson; Douglas T. Kenrick

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.10

    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...

  • The Psychology of the Social Selfby Tom R. Tyler; Roderick M. Kramer; Oliver P. John

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.17

    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...

  • Persönlichkeitspsychologieby Philipp Yorck Herzberg; Marcus Roth

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 9.84

    Was ist Persönlichkeit? Was macht die Einzigartigkeit jedes Menschen aus? Können wir uns ändern? Dieses Lehrbuch liefert einen kompakten und verständlichen Überblick über das Fach "Persönlichkeitspsychologie und Differentielle Psychologie". Die Fokussierung auf notwendiges Basiswissen steht dabei im Vordergrund und bietet eine erste Orientierung. more...

  • Omgaan met hechtingsproblemenby Pieternel Dijkstra

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2015; US$ 29.57

    Liefde is het mooiste wat er is. Toch gaat 'houden van' lang niet altijd vanzelf. Liefde geven en nemen kan behoorlijk wat problemen opleveren. Je kunt het bijvoorbeeld moeilijk vinden om je gevoelens te delen of last hebben van bindings- of verlatingsangst. Dergelijke hechtingsproblemen kunnen je leven flink verzieken en er bijvoorbeeld voor zorgen... more...

  • Leven met autismeby Marijke Gottmer

    Bohn Stafleu van Loghum 2014; US$ 29.57

    Mensen met autisme hebben veel moeite met alledaagse sociale contacten en alledaagse eisen die de wereld aan hen stelt.In deze nieuwe druk schetsen Martine Delfos en Marijke Gottmer wat autisme betekent voor de mensen zelf en hun omgeving. Voor het eerst wordt dit in kaart gebracht voor de verschillende levensfasen, tot en met de ouderdom.Deze herziening... more...

  • Wahrgenommene Attraktivität und sexuelle Orientierungby Fabian Kirsch

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 46.33

    Fabian Kirsch geht im Rahmen von zwei experimentellen Studien der Frage nach, wie sich das Tragen roter Kleidung und Kleidung in der persönlichen Präferenzfarbe des Betrachters/der Betrachterin auf die Wahrnehmung verschiedener Personenaspekte, insbesondere auf die physische Attraktivität, auswirkt. Weiterhin gibt der Autor einen Überblick über die... more...