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  1. Life Values and Adolescent Mental Health

    By Patricia Cohen, Jacob Cohen

    Arising from the Cohens' work on the epidemiology of childhood psychopathology, this book explores the two aspects of motivational structure--ideas and values--that underlie the development of maladaptive functioning and symptoms. The first aspect is a measure of what children admire in their peers...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Mathematical Perspectives on Neural Networks

    Edited by Paul Smolensky, Michael C. Mozer

    Recent years have seen an explosion of new mathematical results on learning and processing in neural networks. This body of results rests on a breadth of mathematical background which even few specialists possess. In a format intermediate between a textbook and a collection of research articles,...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Conceptions of the Human Mind

    Essays in Honor of George A. Miller

    Edited by Gilbert Harman

    This volume is a direct result of a conference held at Princeton University to honor George A. Miller, an extraordinary psychologist. A distinguished panel of speakers from various disciplines -- psychology, philosophy, neuroscience and artificial intelligence -- were challenged to respond to Dr....

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Personality and Family Development

    An Intergenerational Longitudinal Comparison

    By Klaus A. Schneewind, Stefan Ruppert

    This unique volume presents the results of a study of 200 German families over a period of 16 years from 1976 to 1992. This study--the findings of which yield a host of new insights into the dynamics of cross-generational personality and family development--is based on an ecopsychological framework...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. The Russian Theory of Activity

    Current Applications To Design and Learning

    By Gregory Bedny, David Meister

    The opening of the former Soviet Union to the West has provided an opportunity to describe Russian human factors/ergonomics and to compare American theories and methods with it. Although this book is principally dedicated to describing the theory of activity as it applies to issues of design and...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Compensating for Psychological Deficits and Declines

    Managing Losses and Promoting Gains

    Edited by Roger A. Dixon, Lars B„ckman

    The concept of compensation in psychology refers to processes through which a gap or mismatch between current accessible skills and environmental demands is reduced or closed. These gaps can be principally the result of losses, such as those associated with aging or interpersonal role changes;...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. The Structure of Psychological Common Sense

    By Jan Smedslund

    Psychologic is a formal system and relationship within which psychological processes are defined. The language people ordinarily use to formulate, think, and talk about psychological phenomena is organized by Jan Smedslund into a set of propositions aimed at identifying the generalities which...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. The Structure of Long-term Memory

    A Connectivity Model of Semantic Processing

    By Wolfgang Klimesch

    How is information stored and retrieved from long-term memory? It is argued that any systematic attempt to answer this question should be based on a particular set of specific representational assumptions that have led to the development of a new memory theory -- the connectivity model. One of the...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Expertise and Technology

    Cognition & Human-computer Cooperation

    Edited by Jean-Michel Hoc, Pietro C. Cacciabue

    Technological development has changed the nature of industrial production so that it is no longer a question of humans working with a machine, but rather that a joint human machine system is performing the task. This development, which started in the 1940s, has become even more pronounced with the...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. The Neurobehavioral Treatment of Epilepsy

    Edited by David I. Mostofsky, Yngve Loyning

    This volume is a first of its kind, addressed principally to the professional reader. While it is not intended to be exhaustive, its aim is to sketch a broad picture of some of the nondrug and nonsurgical treatment strategies with a demonstrated basis in conventional scientific method. Likewise,...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press