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  1. 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 August 1st 1991 by Routledge

  2. Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology

    Edited by Gregory A. Kimble, Michael Wertheimer, Charlotte L. White

    Series: Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology Series

    This book presents a series of informal biographies about major figures in the history of psychology. A unique combination of expertise and human appeal, the volume places the contributions of each pioneer in a new and fascinating perspective. For instance, several of the authors use the novel...

    Published August 1st 1991 by Psychology Press

  3. Complex Problem Solving

    Principles and Mechanisms

    Edited by Robert J. Sternberg, Peter A. Frensch

    Although complex problem solving has emerged as a field of psychology in its own right, the literature is, for the most part, widely scattered, and often so technical that it is inaccessible to non-experts. This unique book provides a comprehensive, in-depth, and accessible introduction to the...

    Published August 1st 1991 by Psychology Press

  4. Sexuality in Close Relationships

    Edited by Kathleen McKinney, Susan Sprecher

    This is one of the first volumes to examine the interface between research undertaken in sexuality and that in close relationships from a social psychological perspective. Experts from several different disciplines offer chapters that contain theory, extant literature, and their own original...

    Published August 1st 1991 by Psychology Press

  5. Field Dependence-independence

    Bio-psycho-social Factors Across the Life Span

    Edited by Seymour Wapner, Jack Demick

    The papers presented in this volume seek to illuminate relationships among the cognitive style of field dependence- independence and biological, psychological, and sociocultural aspects of human functioning across the life span. The book begins by addressing fundamental issues concerning the role...

    Published August 1st 1991 by Psychology Press

  6. Proceedings of the Thirteenth Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society

    Edited by Kristian J. Hammond, Dedre Gentner

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published August 1st 1991 by Psychology Press

  7. Directors of Development

    Influences on the Development of Children's Thinking

    Edited by Lynn Okagaki, Robert J. Sternberg

    Generally speaking, books on cognitive development either focus on internal mechanisms without giving much attention or credence to the external world, or emphasize a contextual approach without considering genetic and other biological factors. This unique volume considers influences from within...

    Published July 1st 1991 by Psychology Press

  8. Visions of Aesthetics, the Environment & Development

    the Legacy of Joachim F. Wohlwill

    Edited by Roger M. Downs, Lynn S. Liben, David S. Palermo

    Series: Penn State Series on Child and Adolescent Development

    Derived from a conference honoring the legacy of Joachim Wohlwill, this volume is designed to reflect as many facets of the late scholar's wide-ranging work as possible. As its title indicates, the book identifies three broad areas in which Wohlwill made significant contributions: art and...

    Published July 1st 1991 by Psychology Press

  9. Lexical Acquisition

    Exploiting On-line Resources To Build A Lexicon

    Edited by Uri Zernik

    On-line information -- and free text in particular -- has emerged as a major, yet unexploited, resource available in raw form. Available, but not accessible. The lexicon provides the major key for enabling accessibility to on-line text. The expert contributors to this book explore the range of...

    Published July 1st 1991 by Psychology Press

  10. Income and Choice in Biological Control Systems

    A Framework for Understanding the Function and Dysfunction of the Brain

    By Gershom-Zvi Rosenstein

    This volume introduces the concepts of income and optimal choice to the realms of brain activity and behavior regulation. It begins by developing the concept of the Income-Choice approach in the field of biological control systems, then deals with the problems of control of brain activity, and...

    Published July 1st 1991 by Psychology Press