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  1. The Psychology of Adaptation To Absurdity

    Tactics of Make-believe

    By Seymour Fisher, Rhoda L. Fisher, Rhoda Fisher

    The major goal of this book is to explore and integrate all that is scientifically known about the utility of magical plans and strategies for coping with life's inevitable absurdities. Make-believe has great adaptive value and helps the average individual to function better in cultures saturated...

    Published February 1st 1993 by Psychology Press

  2. Pretend Play Among 3-year-olds

    By Hermina Sinclair, Hermina Sinclair

    Edited by Mira Stambak, Hermina Sinclair

    translated by Hermina and Morris Sinclair This book was written by a group of researchers with a common theoretical-constructivist-framework and using the same methods of naturalistic observation and data analysis. They considered that collective pretend play would provide excellent opportunities...

    Published February 1st 1993 by Psychology Press

  3. The Emergence of Psychology

    Edited by Robert Thomson

    It might be thought that writings on psychological topics produced by British thinkers between 1840 and 1914 are today only of interest as intellectual antiques; amusing but no longer relevant. Such a view is quickly dissolved if one reads these works in full. They make the transition from folk...

    Published January 28th 1993 by Routledge

  4. Neuropsychological Perspectives On Emotion

    A Special Issue Of 'Cognition & Emotion'

    By Watts

    Series: Special Issues of Cognition and Emotion

    First published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published January 20th 1993 by Psychology Press

  5. 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 7th 1993 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 January 1st 1993 by Routledge

  7. 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 January 1st 1993 by Routledge

  8. 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 January 1st 1993 by Gestalt Press

  9. Feelings: The 3 Rs

    Receiving, Reflecting, Responding

    By Judith A. Tindall, Shirley Salmon-White

    Published January 1st 1993 by Routledge

  10. 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 January 1st 1993 by Psychology Press