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  1. Teenage Pregnancy

    The Interaction of Psyche and Culture

    By Anne L Dean

    Unwed teenage pregnancy is a national problem - and a puzzle for clinicians and social psychologists. For how are we to understand a pattern of behavior that is strongly motivated and yet likely to end in unfortunate outcomes? Moreover, why does the pattern of unwed teenage pregnancy repeat in...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Adolescent Psychiatry, V. 24

    Annals of the American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry

    Edited by Aaron H. Esman

    Launched in 1971, Adolescent Psychiatry promised "to explore adolescence as a process . . . to enter challenging and exciting areas that may have profound effects on our basic concepts." Further, they promised "a series that will provide a forum for the expression of ideas and problems that plague...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Stepparenting

    Creating and Recreating Families in America Today

    Edited by Stanley H. Cath, Moisy Shopper

    In an era when teachers commonly report that up to half of the children in their classes come from multiple homes and have multiple caretakers, the special psychological challenges of stepparenting have never been in greater need of examination. As thoughtful clinicians have long known,...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Judging Merit

    By Warren Thorngate, Robyn M. Dawes, Margaret Foddy

    Merit-based tests and contests have become popular methods for allocating rewards – from trophies to contracts, jobs to grants, admissions to licenses. With origins in jurisprudence, methods of rewarding merit seem fairer than those rewarding political or social connections, bribery, aggression,...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Constructing Measures

    An Item Response Modeling Approach

    By Mark Wilson

    Constructing Measures introduces a way to understand the advantages and disadvantages of measurement instruments, how to use such instruments, and how to apply these methods to develop new instruments or adapt old ones. The book is organized around the steps taken while constructing an instrument....

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Executive Functions and the Frontal Lobes

    A Lifespan Perspective

    Edited by Vicki Anderson, Rani Jacobs, Peter J. Anderson

    Series: Studies on Neuropsychology, Neurology and Cognition

    This volume has as its primary aim the examination of issues concerning executive function and frontal lobe development. While many texts have addressed these issues, this is the first to do so within a specifically developmental framework. This area of cognitive function has received increasing...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Social Psychology and the Unconscious

    The Automaticity of Higher Mental Processes

    Edited by John A. Bargh

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    Evidence is mounting that we are not as in control of our judgments and behavior as we think we are. Unconscious or ‘automatic’ forms of psychological and behavioral processes are those of which we tend to be unaware, that occur without our intention or consent, yet influence us on a daily basis in...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Utility of Gains and Losses

    Measurement-Theoretical and Experimental Approaches

    By R. Duncan Luce

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    This new monograph presents Dr. Luce's current understanding of the behavioral properties people exhibit (or should exhibit) when they make selections among alternatives and how these properties lead to numerical representations of those preferences. It summarizes, and places in historical...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Neural Theories of Mind

    Why the Mind-Brain Problem May Never Be Solved

    By William R. Uttal

    In this fascinating book, William R. Uttal raises the possibility that, however much we learn about the anatomy and physiology of the brain and psychology, we may never be able to cross the final bridge explaining how the mind is produced by the brain. Three main classes of mind-brain theory are...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Discrimination at Work

    The Psychological and Organizational Bases

    Edited by Robert L. Dipboye, Adrienne Colella

    Series: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

    This volume brings together top scholars in industrial and organizational psychology with social psychologists to explore the research and theory relating to various areas of workplace discrimination. Many of the contributors to this book participated in a conference on workplace discrimination...

    To Be Published August 14th 2014 by Psychology Press