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  1. Reasonable Risk

    Alcohol in Perspective

    By Barbara Leigh

    Reasonable Risk examines the concept of risk as it applies to everyday life in general and to alcohol consumption specifically. The book addresses how we assess risks (and benefits), and the strategies we use to manage them. It examines the elements that shape our perceptions of risk-cultural...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Subtypes of Learning Disabilities

    Theoretical Perspectives and Research

    Edited by Lynne V. Feagans, Elizabeth J. Short

    Although experts agree that various types of learning disabilities do exist, few attempts have been made to classify learning disabled children into subtypes. The editors of this collection feel that the lack of subcategorization has frustrated previous research efforts to obtain a generalizable...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Contemporary Neuropsychology and the Legacy of Luria

    Edited by Elkhonon Goldberg

    Best known as a founding father of neuropsychology, Luria is remembered for his clinical approach, which in many ways foreshadowed and served as the basis for the currently popular "process approach" to neuropsychological diagnosis. Although he never completed the job of designing a general theory...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Parent-child Relations Throughout Life

    Edited by Karl Pillemer, Kathleen McCartney

    The study of parent-child relationships has long been of interest to behavioral scientists, both for its theoretical importance and for its practice and policy implications. There are, however, certain limitations to the knowledge in this area. First, research on parents and children is spread...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Constraints on Language Acquisition

    Studies of Atypical Children

    Edited by Helen Tager-Flusberg

    After decades of research most scholars generally agree that language acquisition is a complex and multifaceted process that involves the interaction of innate biologically-based mechanisms devoted to language, other non-linguistic cognitive and social mechanisms, linguistic input, and information...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. The Psychology of Learning Science

    Edited by Shawn M. Glynn, Bruce K. Britton

    Focusing on the teaching and learning of science concepts at the elementary and high school levels, this volume bridges the gap between state-of-the-art research and classroom practice in science education. The contributors -- science educators, cognitive scientists, and psychologists -- draw clear...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Attention, Attitude, and Affect in Response To Advertising

    Edited by Eddie M. Clark, Timothy C. Brock

    Linked from the days of their origins, psychology and advertising developed as independent disciplines at almost the same time in the late nineteenth century. Providing an important arena in which psychologists have tested methods and theories, advertising has been a stimulus for research and...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Masochism and the Self

    By Roy F. Baumeister

    This volume provides an integrative theory firmly grounded in current psychology of the self, and offers a fresh, compelling account of one of psychology's most enigmatic behavior patterns. Professor Baumeister provides comprehensive coverage of historical and cross-cultural theories and empirical...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Test Theory for A New Generation of Tests

    Edited by Norman Frederiksen, Robert J. Mislevy

    The editors of this volume suggest that there are missing elements in the conceptualization upon which standard test theory is based. Those elements are models for just how people know what they know and do what they can do, and the ways in which they increase these capacities. Different models are...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  10. Context and Development

    Edited by Robert Cohen, Alexander W. Siegel

    The purpose of this book is to explore meaningful integrations of developmental processes and functioning with conceptualizations of "context" -- a term traditionally denoting physical settings, social arenas, or perceptual or social backdrops in relation to a focal point. However, the study of...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press