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Psychology: emotions

See below for a selection of the latest books from Psychology: emotions category. Presented with a red border are the Psychology: emotions books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Psychology: emotions books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Anger

Anger

Author: Barbara H. Rosenwein Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/08/2020

Tracing the story of anger from the Buddha to Twitter, Rosenwein provides a much-needed account of our changing and contradictory understandings of this emotion All of us think we know when we are angry, and we are sure we can recognize anger in others as well. But this is only superficially true. We see anger through lenses colored by what we know, experience, and learn. Barbara H. Rosenwein traces our many conflicting ideas about and expressions of anger, taking the story from the Buddha to our own time, from anger's complete rejection to its warm reception. Rosenwein explores how anger has been characterized by gender and race, why it has been tied to violence and how that is often a false connection, how it has figured among the seven deadly sins and yet is considered a virtue, and how its interpretation, once largely the preserve of philosophers and theologians, has been gradually handed over to scientists-with very mixed results. Rosenwein shows that the history of anger can help us grapple with it today.

New Treasure

New Treasure

Author: Lytton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/06/2020

First published in 1939, Lytton combines the essence of Sophocles quote I was not born to share men's hatred but their love and draws on the work of Homer Lane to relate it back to Christian philosophy and teachings in this his homage to Christianity itself.

Happy Brain

Happy Brain

Author: Dean (Cardiff University) Burnett Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/06/2020

The pursuit of happiness is one of the most enduring quests of human life. But where does happiness come from, why do we need it, and what does it have to do with the brain? In this delightful sequel to Idiot Brain, Dean Burnett combines cutting-edge theories of the science of emotions with interviews and contributions from relationship experts, psychology professors, comedy writers, celebrities, and pretty much anyone else involved in bringing about happiness in others. Witty and perceptive, humorous and enlightening, Happy Brain explores a fascinating aspect of modern neuroscience, and in the process discovers something about what it means to be human.

Depression 101

Depression 101

Author: C. Emily Durbin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/06/2020

Depression, often referred to as the common cold of psychopathology, is among the most prevalent psychiatric conditions, yet it remains challenging to understand and treat. Depression 101 provides a reader-friendly overview of unipolar and bilpolar depression and provides the most current and intriguing scientific knowledge on this topic. Unique in its transdisciplinary and lifespan approaches to depression, the text explicitly integrates models of depression across childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. Depression 101 establishes an organisational framework for understanding the multiple pathways that can lead to depression. It describes the fundamental distinctions between unipolar and bipolar disorders, and provides a model for understanding of mood disorders on a continuum of severity. The text illuminates how such major psychology disciplines as clinical, developmental, evolutionary, personality, and behavioural neuroscience shed light on the causes, risk factors, and treatment options for the full spectrum of depressive disorders. Cultural and gender as variables are examined as is depression across the lifespan. Additionally the text clarifies common misconceptions about depression and mood disorders, and considers how the recently-released DSM-5 affects diagnostic practice.

Alleviating the Educational Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Alleviating the Educational Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Author: R. Martin Reardon Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/05/2020

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) may include major disruptive events (e.g. earthquakes, hurricanes, or floods), but more pervasive is the impact of the daily stress of coping with one of more of the facets of family challenges (e.g. economic hardship and its attendant issues) or even dysfunction (e.g. parent or guardian divorce or separation, or living with neglectful or abusive parents). The use of the term Pervasive is warranted. For example, as highlighted in the Introduction, a 2019 study of the findings emerging from the 2016 National Survey of Children's Health found that, among the more than 45,000 children on whom parents reported data, more than one-fifth experienced economic hardship and parent/guardian divorce. The consequences for educators of children exposed to ACEs are far-reaching and have galvanized the attention of a broad swath of educational researchers and practitioners. As discussed in a 2019 insightful five-part series in Education Week (https://www.edweek.org/ew/collections/trauma-sensitive-schools/index.html), the consequences include the imperativefor teachers and educational leaders to adopt an informed approach to alleviating the educational impact of ACEs on their students while making provision for their own well-being. In this volume, various authors explore the educational context of ACEs and describe and reflect on their research-inspired endeavors to integrate the resources of schools, universities, and communities to sustain a safe and supportive educational environment for and build the resilience of all students.

Alleviating the Educational Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Alleviating the Educational Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences

Author: R. Martin Reardon Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2020

Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) may include major disruptive events (e.g. earthquakes, hurricanes, or floods), but more pervasive is the impact of the daily stress of coping with one of more of the facets of family challenges (e.g. economic hardship and its attendant issues) or even dysfunction (e.g. parent or guardian divorce or separation, or living with neglectful or abusive parents). The use of the term Pervasive is warranted. For example, as highlighted in the Introduction, a 2019 study of the findings emerging from the 2016 National Survey of Children's Health found that, among the more than 45,000 children on whom parents reported data, more than one-fifth experienced economic hardship and parent/guardian divorce. The consequences for educators of children exposed to ACEs are far-reaching and have galvanized the attention of a broad swath of educational researchers and practitioners. As discussed in a 2019 insightful five-part series in Education Week (https://www.edweek.org/ew/collections/trauma-sensitive-schools/index.html), the consequences include the imperativefor teachers and educational leaders to adopt an informed approach to alleviating the educational impact of ACEs on their students while making provision for their own well-being. In this volume, various authors explore the educational context of ACEs and describe and reflect on their research-inspired endeavors to integrate the resources of schools, universities, and communities to sustain a safe and supportive educational environment for and build the resilience of all students.

Felt Meanings of the World

Felt Meanings of the World

Author: Quentin Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/05/2020

In a critical dialogue with the metaphysical tradition from Plato to Hegel to contemporary schools of thought, the author convincingly argues that traditional rationalist metaphysics has failed to accomplish its goal of demonstrating the existence of a divine cause and moral purpose of the world. To replace the defective rationalist metaphysics, the author builds a new metaphysics on the idea that moods and affects make manifest the world's felt meanings; he argues that each feature of the world is a felt meaning in the sense that each feature is a source of a feeling-response, if and when it appears. The author asserts that we must synthesize our two ways of knowing-poetic evocations and exact analyses-in order to decide which mood or affect is the appropriate appreciation of any given feature of the world. Smith gives evocative and exact explications of such features as the world's temporality, appearance, and mind-independency, as these features appear in the appropriate recitations.

First Emotions: I Feel Proud

First Emotions: I Feel Proud

Author: DK Format: Board book Release Date: 21/05/2020

Help young children develop emotional intelligence, feel proud of themselves, and celebrate their achievements with this illustrated board book. I Feel Proud encourages children to embrace their talents and grow their confidence from an early age. This colorful board book provides a starting point for children to reflect on what they are proud of, whether it's a baby sibling or an amazing drawing. It also warns against the dangers of being overly confident and diminishing the achievements of other people, helping young children develop this important life skill. Cute illustrations paired with minimal text, as well as an inspirational message, make I Feel Proud the ideal first book for little ones. This board book also makes an ideal gift for young children in your life, encouraging them to have pride in

First Emotions: How Am I Feeling?

First Emotions: How Am I Feeling?

Author: DK Format: Board book Release Date: 21/05/2020

This cute board book helps young children understand their emotions and how their feelings can influence their actions. It is often difficult for children, and adults, to articulate their emotions and to understand why they act the way they do. This colourful illustrated board book encourages pre-schoolers to understand what is happening in their body when they feel happy or sad, and how strong feelings can shape their actions. Fun characters illustrate each emotion, from a little flame representing Anger to a sparkly star for Pride, and simple text is ideal for reading aloud.

First Emotions: I Feel Sad

First Emotions: I Feel Sad

Author: DK Format: Board book Release Date: 21/05/2020

Feeling sad is a natural part of life. This colorful board book guides young children through sadness with the help of cute illustrated characters. I Feel Sad helps young children understand sadness, describing possible reasons why they might get sad, the different ways sadness looks from the outside, and what to do if you want to stop feeling sad. Adults and children can read along as they follow the story of a little rain cloud who feels down in the dumps and finds ways to cheer themself up again. Questions such as Think of some things to say to yourself that make you feel happy turn the book into a fun, interactive experience. Fun cartoon characters and simple text make I Feel Sad a perfect first book for every young child to enjoy.

Facing Social Robots

Facing Social Robots

Author: Isabelle M Menne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2020