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Consciousness and Object A mind-object identity physicalist theory by Riccardo (IULM University of Milan) Manzotti Consciousness and Object A mind-object identity physicalist theory

What is the conscious mind? What is experience? In 1968, David Armstrong asked What is a man? and replied that a man is a certain sort of material object . This book starts from his question but proceeds along a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Identity Flexibility During Adulthood Perspectives in Adult Development by Jan D. Sinnott Identity Flexibility During Adulthood Perspectives in Adult Development

This volume seeks to explore the idea of identity as a flexible center of events around which aspects of the self and events in the outside world are organized. Historically, in much of the literature, identity was conceptualized as a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/08/2017

The Psychology of Perfectionism Theory, Research, Applications by Joachim (School of Psychology, University of Kent, UK) Stoeber The Psychology of Perfectionism Theory, Research, Applications
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This milestone text provides a comprehensive and state-of-the art overview of perfectionism theory, research, and treatment from the past 25 years, with contributions from the leading researchers in the field. The book examines new theories and perspectives including the social...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

The Psychology of Perfectionism Theory, Research, Applications by Joachim (School of Psychology, University of Kent, UK) Stoeber The Psychology of Perfectionism Theory, Research, Applications
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This milestone text provides a comprehensive and state-of-the art overview of perfectionism theory, research, and treatment from the past 25 years, with contributions from the leading researchers in the field. The book examines new theories and perspectives including the social...
Format: Paperback - Released: 22/08/2017

Genderqueer and Non-Binary Genders by Christina Richards Genderqueer and Non-Binary Genders

This book addresses the emerging field of genderqueer or non-binary genders - that is, individuals who do not identify as male or female. It considers theoretical, research, practice, and activist perspectives; and outlines a basis for good practice when working...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/08/2017

The Moral Brain A Multidisciplinary Perspective by Jean (University of Chicago) Decety The Moral Brain A Multidisciplinary Perspective

Over the past decade, an explosion of empirical research in a variety of fields has allowed us to understand human moral sensibility as a sophisticated integration of cognitive, emotional, and motivational mechanisms shaped through evolution, development, and culture. Evolutionary biologists...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/08/2017

Reconstructing Identity A Transdisciplinary Approach by Nicholas Monk Reconstructing Identity A Transdisciplinary Approach

This book examines the notion of identity through a multitude of interdisciplinary approaches. It collects current thinking from international scholars spanning philosophy, history, science, cultural studies, media, translation, performance, and marketing, each with an outlook informed by their own subject...
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/08/2017

The Human Hand by Charlotte Wolff The Human Hand

Originally published in 1942, this book was very different from anything else written about the psychology of hands. The author had worked amongst apes and monkeys at the zoo, patients in what at the time were called 'mental hospitals', and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

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Authoring Your Life Developing an Internal Voice to Navigate LifeaEURO (TM)s Challenges by Marcia B. Baxter Magolda, Sharon Daloz Parks Authoring Your Life Developing an Internal Voice to Navigate LifeaEURO (TM)s Challenges
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A guide to addressing life's challenges and competing demands. Because everyone's circumstances differ, and life unpredictable, this book does not offer simplistic solutions and steps to follow. Instead, Marcia Baxter Magolda immerses you in the stories of thirty-five adults whom...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Self Censorship in Contexts of Conflict: Theory and Research Theory and Research On A Barrier to Peace by Daniel Bar-Tal Self Censorship in Contexts of Conflict: Theory and Research Theory and Research On A Barrier to Peace

This groundbreaking volume explores the concept of self-censorship as it relates to individuals and societies and functions as a barrier to peace. Defining self-censorship as the act of intentionally and voluntarily withholding information from others in the absence of formal...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Fairness, Equity, and Justice by Meng Li Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Fairness, Equity, and Justice

This volume brings together cutting-edge research from emerging and senior scholars alike representing a variety of disciplines that bears on human preferences for fairness, equity and justice. Despite predictions derived from evolutionary and economic theories that individuals will behave in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/10/2017

Shaping Social Identities After Violent Conflict Youth in the Western Balkans by Iris Zezelj Shaping Social Identities After Violent Conflict Youth in the Western Balkans

This book examines the identities of young adults in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo, and Macedonia. With research drawn from a large multidisciplinary project exploring a potential for reconciliation in post-conflict societies, the authors discuss the interplay between ethnic, religious and national...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/10/2017

Deep Drama Exploring Life as Theater by Karl E. Scheibe Deep Drama Exploring Life as Theater

This book applies a dramaturgical perspective to familiar psychological topics including fear, greed, shame, guilt, rejection, well-being and terrorism. In presenting vivid illustrations of how our understanding of psychological problems can be enriched and enlivened by employing dramatic language and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/10/2017

The Feeling of Certainty Psychosocial Perspectives on Identity and Prejudice by Nikolay Mintchev The Feeling of Certainty Psychosocial Perspectives on Identity and Prejudice

This book explores the concept of certainty, a term which is widely used in everyday language to designate a psychological experience or feeling but is rarely considered controversial or politically charged.
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/10/2017

Time Perspective Theory and Practice by Aleksandra Kostic Time Perspective Theory and Practice

This book focusses on the theory and application of `time perspective theory'. Time perspective can be an important factor in determining psychological well-being and the way we see our world and others around us. The unique contemporary nature of this...
Format: Hardback - Released: 26/10/2017

The Psychology of Today's Woman New Psychoanalytic Visions by Dorothy W. Cantor The Psychology of Today's Woman New Psychoanalytic Visions

The sexual revolution, oft discussed in the journalistic literature of recent years, has brought in its wake a host of questions that are only beginning to be addressed. How are women coping with real world challenges for which they may...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Handbook of the Uncertain Self by Robert M. Arkin Handbook of the Uncertain Self

This Handbook explores the cognitive, motivational, interpersonal, clinical, and applied aspects of personal uncertainty. It showcases both the diversity and the unity that defines contemporary perspectives on uncertainty in self within social and personality psychology. The contributions to the volume...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Poetry And Imagined Worlds Creativity and Everyday Experience by Olga Lehmann Poetry And Imagined Worlds Creativity and Everyday Experience

This book explores the deep, imaginative, and creative power of poetry as part of the human experience. How poetry provides insight into human psychology is a question at the beginning of its theoretical development, and is a constant challenge for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/11/2017

Repeating Hate Narratives of Loss and Anxiety Among the Hungarian Far Right by Jeffrey Stevenson Murer Repeating Hate Narratives of Loss and Anxiety Among the Hungarian Far Right

This book explores the psychosocial implications of how narratives of hate can affect identities, with a particular focus on Hungary.
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/12/2017

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A Psychology of Gesture by Charlotte Wolff A Psychology of Gesture

Originally published in 1945, this title was a follow-up to the author's previous book The Human Hand. This time she looks at the psychology of gesture and its relation to personality. The special place that a psychology of gesture merits...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/08/2017

Psychoanalysis, Philosophy and Myth in Contemporary Culture After Oedipus by Angie Voela Psychoanalysis, Philosophy and Myth in Contemporary Culture After Oedipus

This book examines the use of myth in contemporary popular and high culture, and proposes that the aporetic subject, the individual that `does not know', is the ideal contemporary subject. Using several contemporary novels, films and theatrical plays that illustrate...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/07/2017

The Science of Lay Theories How Beliefs Shape Our Cognition, Behavior, and Health by Jonathan W. Schooler The Science of Lay Theories How Beliefs Shape Our Cognition, Behavior, and Health

This timely and important collection broadens our understanding of the ways in which lay theories (also known as folk psychologies, implicit theories, naive theories, or mindsets) impact our lives and social relations. Moving well beyond lay theories as applied to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/07/2017

Personality A Systems Approach by John D. Mayer Personality A Systems Approach

Organized around the personality systems framework, this text offers students a clear and engaging introduction to the study of personality. Integrating cutting-edge research, the second edition provides a comprehensive roadmap toward understanding personality by examining personality's different parts, organization, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Personality A Systems Approach by John D. Mayer Personality A Systems Approach

Organized around the personality systems framework, this text offers students a clear and engaging introduction to the study of personality. Integrating cutting-edge research, the second edition provides a comprehensive roadmap toward understanding personality by examining personality's different parts, organization, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/07/2017

Feminist Narrative Research Opportunities and Challenges by Jo Woodiwiss Feminist Narrative Research Opportunities and Challenges

This book explores the rich, diverse opportunities and challenges afforded by research that analyses the stories told by, for and about women. Bringing together feminist scholarship and narrative approaches, it draws on empirical material, social theory and methodological insights to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/07/2017

Paths to Fulfillment Women's Search for Meaning and Identity by Ruthellen H. Josselson Paths to Fulfillment Women's Search for Meaning and Identity

How do women create fulfilling lives? This 35-year study of 26 women, randomly selected when they were graduating from college in the early 1970s, explores how they created new forms of identity for themselves. Paths to Fulfillment challenges stereotyped views...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/07/2017

Personlichkeitspsychologie: Paradigmen - Stromungen - Theorien by John F Rauthmann Personlichkeitspsychologie: Paradigmen - Stromungen - Theorien


Format: Paperback - Released: 14/06/2017

Goal Concepts in Personality and Social Psychology by Lawrence A. Pervin Goal Concepts in Personality and Social Psychology

Is behavior motivated? And if so, can it be motivated by the anticipation of future events? What role does cognition play in such motivational processes? And, further, what role does motivation play in ongoing cognitive activity? Questions such as these...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

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