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  • The Mystery of Dreamsby William Oliver Stevens

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1950, this title includes instances of dreams in published records from both British and American societies of psychical research, covering six decades. This work had been previously inaccessible to the ordinary reader. Other stories have come from friends and acquaintances of the author and in his introduction he states that:... more...

  • Dreamingby Norman Malcolm

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1959, with some corrections in 1962, the author examines the common view at the time that dreams are mental activities or mental occurrences taking place during sleep. He starts off by offering a proof that the sentence ‘I am asleep’ is a senseless form of words and cannot express a judgment. After commenting on various features... more...

  • The Organisation and Impact of Social Researchby Marten Shipman

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Originally published in 1976, the authors of six of the most widely quoted works in behavioural science related to education, at the time, here describe in detail their research work, including its origins, planning and implementation. The accounts are unusual, not only for their technical detail but for their candour. The brief was to put the heart... more...

  • Learning Theory and Behaviour Modificationby Stephen Walker

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    The ability to learn is of crucial importance in human life, but understanding this ability has proved to be difficult. There have been many attempts to formulate scientific theories based on both animal experiments and human experience; and these have been applied to education and the treatment of psychological disturbance, with a certain amount... more...

  • Structural Learning (Volume 1)by Joseph M. Scandura

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 46.50

    Originally published in 1973, this book was published in two volumes. In the first volume, the author describes what he sees as the rudiments of three deterministic partial theories of structural learning. The first involves competence, partial theories which deal only with the problem of how to account for the various kinds of behavior of which people... more...

  • Secondary School Selectionby P.E. Vernon

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Selection for secondary education at 11-plus still arouses widespread controversy; and the psychological techniques which are employed, such as intelligence and attainments tests, are often criticised. Originally published in 1957, under the auspices of the British Psychological Society, a group of psychologists, experienced in this field, tried to... more...

  • A Child's Mindby Muriel Beadle

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 46.50

    Originally published in 1970, parents and teachers were beginning to realise how very much earlier in life human intelligence develops than was previously thought. A child’s experience in its pre-school years largely determines its future academic progress; and environment and parental influence play a very great part in this. The author describes... more...

  • A History of Psychologyby Thomas Hardy Leahey

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 125.00

    A History of Psychology places social, economic, and political forces of change alongside psychology’s internal theoretical and empirical arguments, illuminating how the external world has shaped psychology’s development, and, in turn, how the late twentieth century’s psychology has shaped society. Featuring extended treatment of important movements... more...

  • Toys and Playthingsby John Newson; Elizabeth Newson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.00

    John and Elizabeth Newson were well known for their studies of child rearing, which have combined a rigorous research methodology with sympathetic insights into family life and a lively approach to scientific reporting. ‘Path-breaking’, ‘brilliant’, ‘seminal’, ‘outstanding’, ‘fascinating’, ‘enthralling’ and ‘enchanting’ are some of the adjectives... more...

  • Our Minds, Our Selvesby Keith Oatley

    Princeton University Press 2018; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    An original history of psychology told through the stories of its most important breakthroughs and the people who made them Advances in psychology have revolutionized our understanding of the human mind. Imaging technology allows researchers to monitor brain activity, letting us see what happens when we perceive, think, and feel. But technology... more...