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  1. How To Do Things With Logic Workbook

    Workbook with Exercises

    By C. Grant Luckhardt, William Bechtel, Grant Luckhardt

    In the past 15 years a host of critical thinking books have appeared that teach students to find flaws in the arguments of others by learning to detect a number of informal fallacies. This book is not in that tradition. The authors of this book believe that while students learn to become vicious...

    Published March 1st 1994 by Psychology Press

  2. Theoretical Frameworks for Personal Relationships

    Edited by Ralph Erber, Robin Gilmour

    The past two decades have seen a tremendous increase in research and scholarship devoted to personal relationships. From rather scattered beginnings a recognizable and recognized field has emerged, whose strength and health is reflected in a wide array of indicators. The editors contend that while...

    Published March 1st 1994 by Psychology Press

  3. Educational Resilience in inner-city America

    Challenges and Prospects

    Edited by Margaret C Wang, Edmund W. Gordon

    The story of life in inner-city America and the education of its people is often recounted as a tragedy; the ending is often predictable and usually dire, highlighting deficiency, failure, and negative trends. As with most social problems, children and youth in the inner cities are hit hardest. But...

    Published February 1st 1994 by Routledge

  4. Decision-Analytic Intelligent Systems

    Automated Explanation and Knowledge Acquisition

    By David A. Klein

    This book presents a framework for building intelligent systems based on the mathematical decision models of Decision Analysis. The author provides new techniques for automated explanation and knowledge acquisition in formally sound systems that reason about complex tradeoffs in decisions. Also...

    Published February 1st 1994 by Psychology Press

  5. Adaptive Reasoning for Real-world Problems

    A Schema-based Approach

    By Roy Turner

    This book describes a method for building real-world problem solving systems such as medical diagnostic procedures and intelligent controllers for autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) and other robots. The approach taken is different from other work reported in the artificial intelligence...

    Published February 1st 1994 by Psychology Press

  6. Companion Encyclopedia of Psychology

    2-volume set

    Edited by Andrew M. Colman

    Series: Routledge Companion Encyclopedias

    Psychology plays an increasingly important role in today's society. Its influence can be seen all around us - be it in the home, the workplace, the school or our private lives. A uniquely diverse discipline, it ranges from social psychology to biological aspects of behaviour, and from basic...

    Published January 13th 1994 by Routledge

  7. Individualizing Psychological Assessment

    A Collaborative and Therapeutic Approach

    By Constance T. Fischer

    Assessments by psychologists, educators, and other human-service professionals too often end with the client being reported in terms of scores, bell-shaped curves, traits, psychodynamic forces, or diagnostic labels. Individualizing Psychological Assessment uses these classification devices in...

    Published January 1st 1994 by Routledge

  8. Media, Children, and the Family

    Social Scientific, Psychodynamic, and Clinical Perspectives

    Edited by Dolf Zillmann, Jennings Bryant, Aletha C. Huston

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This book brings together a group of scholars to share findings and insights on the effects of media on children and family. Their contributions reflect not only widely divergent political orientations and value systems, but also three distinct domains of inquiry into human motivation and behavior...

    Published January 1st 1994 by Routledge

  9. Neuropsychological Differentiation of Dementia Syndromes

    By M.M.A. Derix

    An adaptation of the author's doctoral dissertation (U. of Amsterdam, 1991), this volume reviews and synthesizes the neuropathology, cognitive theory, and practical neuropsychological assessment aspects of all of the major subcortical dementias from a neuropsychological viewpoint. For neuropsycholog...

    Published January 1st 1994 by CRC Press

  10. Emotions

    Essays on Emotion Theory

    Edited by Stephanie H.M. van Goozen, Nanne E. Van de Poll, Joseph A. Sergeant, Joe A. Sergeant, S.H.M. van Goozen

    Based upon lectures presented at an invitational colloquium in honor of Nico Frijda, this collection of essays represents a brief and up-to-date overview of the field of emotions, their significance and how they function. For most, emotions are simply what we feel, giving our lives affective value....

    Published January 1st 1994 by Psychology Press