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  1. Neuroeconomics, Judgment, and Decision Making

    Edited by Evan A. Wilhelms, Valerie F. Reyna

    Series: Frontiers of Cognitive Psychology

    This volume explores how and why people make judgments and decisions that have economic consequences, and what the implications are for human well-being. It provides an integrated review of the latest research from many different disciplines, including social, cognitive, and developmental...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Perverse Psychology

    The pathologization of sexual violence and transgenderism

    By Jemma Tosh

    Series: Concepts for Critical Psychology

    Psychology defines people who take pleasure in the suffering of others as having a form of mental illness, while media representations frame such behaviour as ‘evil’. This is hotly contested territory, not least where sexual violence is concerned – violence which feminist voices argue is related to...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Rethinking Creativity

    Contributions from social and cultural psychology

    Edited by Vlad Petre Glăveanu, Alex Gillespie, Jaan Valsiner

    Series: Cultural Dynamics of Social Representation

    Despite more than half a century of psychological research on creativity we are still far from a clear understanding of the creative process, its antecedents and consequences and, most of all, the ways in which we can effectively support creativity. This is primarily due to a narrow focus on...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Communication Among Grandmothers, Mothers, and Adult Daughters

    A Qualitative Study of Maternal Relationships

    By Michelle A. Miller-Day

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    This volume examines communication processes within the grandmother-mother-daughter relationship, emphasizing an intergenerational perspective. Using observations of and extensive interviews with six sets of middle-income, Caucasian female family members, this book offers a heuristic account of...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Virtue in Media

    The Moral Psychology of Excellence in News and Public Relations

    By Patrick Lee Plaisance

    This work establishes a contemporary profile of virtue in professional media practice. Author Patrick Lee Plaisance examines the experiences, perspectives, moral stances, and demographic data of two dozen professional exemplars in journalism and public relations. Plaisance conducted extensive...

    Published July 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. European Review of Social Psychology: Volume 24

    Edited by Miles Hewstone, Wolfgang Stroebe

    Series: Special Issues of the European Review of Social Psychology

    The European Review of Social Psychology (ERSP) is an e-first journal published under the auspices of the European Association of Social Psychology. ERSP is an international journal which aims to further the international exchange of ideas by providing an outlet for substantial accounts of...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Progress in infancy Research

    Volume 3

    Edited by Harlene Hayne, Jeffrey Fagen

    The Progress in Infancy Research Series is dedicated to the presentation of innovative and exciting research on infants, both human and animal. Each volume in the series is designed to stand alone and contains autonomous chapters which are based on high quality programs of research with infants....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Social Influences on Ethical Behavior in Organizations

    Edited by John M. Darley, David M. Messick, Tom R. Tyler

    Series: Series in Organization and Management

    For too long, organizational scientists have not adequately attended to the problems of unethical behavior in organizations. This collection of essays provides the stimulus needed to help move the study of unethical behavior to center stage in the organizational sciences. It does so by posing...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Reducing Intergroup Bias

    The Common Ingroup Identity Model

    By Samuel L. Gaertner, John F. Dovidio

    Series: Essays in Social Psychology

    Considers situations and interventions that can foster more inclusive representation and ways, both theoretically and practically, and that a common ingroup identity can facilitate more harmonious intergroup relations....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Foreign Vocabulary in Sign Languages

    A Cross-Linguistic Investigation of Word Formation

    Edited by Diane Brentari

    This book takes a close look at the ways that five sign languages borrow elements from the surrounding, dominant spoken language community where each is situated. It offers careful analyses of semantic, morphosyntactic, and phonological adaption of forms taken from a source language (in this case a...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press