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  1. The Perception of People

    Integrating Cognition and Culture

    By Perry R. Hinton

    Interpersonal perception concerns the inferences we make about other people from the information we have about them. These inferences are often assessments of personality and can influence our judgments of others in a wide variety of practical situations - for example an employment interview. Perry...

    Published January 6th 1993 by Psychology Press

  2. Differential Item Functioning

    Edited by Paul W. Holland, Howard Wainer

    Test fairness is a moral imperative for both the makers and the users of tests. This book focuses on methods for detecting test items that function differently for different groups of examinees and on using this information to improve tests. Of interest to all testing and measurement specialists,...

    Published December 31st 1992 by Routledge

  3. Rational Numbers

    An Integration of Research

    Edited by Thomas P. Carpenter, Elizabeth Fennema, Thomas A. Romberg

    Series: Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series

    Until recently there had been relatively little integration of programs of research on teaching, learning, curriculum, and assessment. However, in the last few years it has become increasingly apparent that a more unified program of research is needed to acquire an understanding of teaching and...

    Published December 31st 1992 by Routledge

  4. Becoming A Stepfamily

    Patterns of Development in Remarried Families

    By Patricia L. Papernow

    What determines whether stepfamilies remain together? What helps stepfamilies overcomes the difficulties of remarriage and become mutually supportive family units? How can mental health professionals better support this development? This book brings both clarity and depth to the unique and complex...

    Published December 31st 1992 by Gestalt Press

  5. Feelings: The 3 Rs

    Receiving, Reflecting, Responding

    By Judith A. Tindall, Shirley Salmon-White

    Published December 31st 1992 by Routledge

  6. Social Withdrawal, inhibition, and Shyness in Childhood

    Edited by Kenneth H. Rubin, Jens B. Asendorpf, Jens Asendorpfz

    Psychologists of varying theoretical persuasions have long held that social experiences are critical to normal developmental trajectories and that the lack of such experiences is worthy of compensatory attention. Surprisingly, however, little empirical attention has been directed to the study of...

    Published December 31st 1992 by Psychology Press

  7. Rules for Reasoning

    Edited by Richard E. Nisbett, Richard E. Nisbett, Richard E. Nisbett

    This book examines two questions: Do people make use of abstract rules such as logical and statistical rules when making inferences in everyday life? Can such abstract rules be changed by training? Contrary to the spirit of reductionist theories from behaviorism to connectionism, there is ample...

    Published December 31st 1992 by Psychology Press

  8. Interpersonal Communication

    Evolving Interpersonal Relationships

    Edited by Pamela J. Kalbfleisch

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Interpersonal relationships are the core of our societal system and have been since before the dawn of civilization. In today's world, friends, lovers, companions, and confidants make valuable contributions to our everyday lives. These are the relationships whose members are not automatically...

    Published December 31st 1992 by Psychology Press

  9. Child Psychopathology

    Diagnostic Criteria and Clinical Assessment

    Edited by Stephen R. Hooper, George W. Hynd, Richard E. Mattison

    These two companion volumes provide a comprehensive review and critical evaluation of the major DSM-III and DSM-III-R child disorders. Their major goal is to provide diagnostic and assessment guidelines that are based on scientific literature in specific clinical domains. Each chapter contains a...

    Published December 31st 1992 by Psychology Press

  10. Folk Psychology and the Philosophy of Mind

    Edited by Scott M. Christensen, Dale R. Turner

    Within the past ten years, the discussion of the nature of folk psychology and its role in explaining behavior and thought has become central to the philosophy of mind. However, no comprehensive account of the contemporary debate or collection of the works that make up this debate has yet been...

    Published December 31st 1992 by Psychology Press