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Social Psychology

  • Motivational Perspectives on Chronic Painby Paul Karoly; Geert Crombez

    Oxford University Press 2018; US$ 114.99

    Motivational Perspectives on Chronic Pain summarizes contemporary motivational conceptions of chronic pain and presents readers with an up-to-date compendium of cutting-edge research and clinical application. This volume highlights the integrative power of models of goal-guided self-regulation as viewed across multiple analytic levels, including... more...

  • Cognition incarnéeby Rémy Versace; Denis Brouillet; Guillaume Vallet

    Primento Digital Publishing 2018; US$ 39.99

    La cognition a longtemps été pensée comme opérant dans la tour d’ivoire que serait le cerveau, le corps et l’environnement tenant un rôle secondaire. Pourtant, nos connaissances exprimées par le langage attribuent une place essentielle aux états corporels. L’approche incarnée et située de la cognition défend justement l’idée d’une cognition enracinée... more...

  • Advances in Experimental Social Psychologyby James M. Olson

    Elsevier Science 2018; US$ 119.00

    Advances in Experimental Social Psychology, Volume 58 , the latest release in this highly cited series in the field, contains contributions of major empirical and theoretical interest that represent the best and brightest in new research, theory and practice in social psychology. This serial is part of the Social Sciences package on ScienceDirect,... more...

  • Out of My Headby Tim Parks

    Random House 2018; US$ 23.96

    Adventures in cutting-edge ideas about consciousness, from bestselling non-fiction writer Tim Parks. Hardly a day goes by without some discussion about whether computers can be conscious, whether our universe is some kind of simulation, whether mind is a unique quality of human beings or spread out across the universe like butter on bread. Most philosophers... more...

  • Death at Workby Kjetil Moen

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 101.68

    This book explores how, in encounters with the terminally ill and dying, there is something existentially at stake for the professional, not only the patient. It connects the professional and personal lives of the interviewees, a range of professionals working in palliative and intensive care. Kjetil Moen discusses how the inner and outer worlds, the... more...

  • Objectionby Debra Lieberman; Carlton Patrick

    Oxford University Press 2018; US$ 18.99

    In Objection , psychologists Debra Lieberman and Carlton Patrick examine disgust and its impact on the legal system to show why the things that we find stomach-turning so often become the things that we render unlawful. more...

  • Through a Glass Brightlyby David P. Barash

    Oxford University Press 2018; US$ 18.99

    Human beings are important, especially to themselves! But as science advances, it has become increasingly clear that we are less special and more natural than many people have long believed. This book shows how science has, throughout time, cut humanity "down to size," and how humanity has responded. As we finally look at ourselves honestly and accurately,... more...

  • The Role of Community Development in Reducing Extremism and Ethnic Conflictby August John Hoffman; Saul Alamilla; Belle Liang

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 93.50

    The purpose of this text is to provide the reader with a comprehensive understanding of the nature of violence, aggression, extremism, and ethnic hate crimes in the US, and to explicate how community development, stewardship, and service may be implemented to address and reduce these problems. When individuals of diverse backgrounds are provided with... more...

  • Personality and Diseaseby Christoffer Johansen

    Elsevier Science 2018; US$ 74.95

    A tremendous amount of research has been performed looking at the relationship between personality and disease. Research on this topic has been spread throughout scientific journals on psychology, behavioral health, psychoneuroimmunology, oncology, and epidemiology. Personality and Disease brings this research together in one place for the first... more...

  • Freiwilligenarbeitby Theo Wehner; Stefan T. Güntert; Harald A. Mieg

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2018; US$ 6.86

    Die Autoren erörtern in diesem essential die wesentlichen Punkte für das Verständnis und die Organisation von Freiwilligenarbeit. Sie beschäftigen sich mit den folgenden Fragen: Wie können wir freiwillige Arbeit verstehen? Wie wesentlich ist es für diese Art von Arbeit, dass sie unbezahlt bleibt und von sogenannten Laien mit besonderer Motivlage... more...