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  1. Homosexuality and the Mental Health Professions

    The Impact of Bias

    Edited by Jack Drescher

    For more than half a century, The Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP) has produced position statements on relevant and controversial psychiatric topics. This latest monograph, Homosexuality and the Mental Health Professions: The Impact of Bias,continues a tradition of timely publications...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Models of Action

    Mechanisms for Adaptive Behavior

    Edited by Clive D.L. Wynne, John E.R. Staddon

    This volume presents an international group of researchers who model animal and human behavior--both simple and complex. The models presented focus on such subjects as the pattern of eating in meals and bouts, the energizing and shaping impact of reinforcers on behavior, transitive inferential...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Intercultural Communication

    Edited by Richard J. Crisp

    Series: Critical Concepts in Psychology

    In our age of globalization and mass migration (where, for example, it is estimated that over twelve per cent of its current population was born outside the USA), the importance of successful communication between people of different linguistic and cultural backgrounds has never been greater. As...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Routledge International Handbook of Biosocial Criminology

    Edited by Matt DeLisi, Michael G Vaughn

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    Biosocial criminology is an interdisciplinary field that aims to explain crime and antisocial behavior by exploring both biological factors and environmental factors. Since the mapping of the human genome, scientists have been able to study the biosocial causes of human behaviour with the greatest...

    Published December 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Epistemic Cognition and Development

    The Psychology of Justification and Truth

    By David Moshman

    Epistemic cognition, the philosophical core of metacognition, concerns people’s knowledge about the justification and truth of beliefs. Multiple literatures in psychology and education address aspects of epistemic cognition. In the absence of a coherent conceptual framework, however, these...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Neuroscience and Media

    New Understandings and Representations

    Edited by Michael Grabowski

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    This volume explores how advances in the fields of evolutionary neuroscience and cognitive psychology are informing media studies with a better understanding of how humans perceive, think and experience emotion within mediated environments. The book highlights interdisciplinary and...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Social Behavior and Personality (Psychology Revivals)

    By Arnold H. Buss

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    The fields of social behaviour and personality had for the most part been studied separately, originally published in 1986, this title was one of the first to consider them together. Social behaviours and contexts are analysed and distinctions are suggested. Social behaviours not previously seen as...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Obese Humans and Rats (Psychology Revivals)

    By Stanley Schacter, Judith Rodin

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1974, this volume examines the behavioural similarities of obese humans and animals whose so-called feeding centre (the ventro-medial hypothalamic nuclei) has been lesioned. Both the obese human and the VMH-lesioned animal seem to share a hyposensitivity to the internal (...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Theories in Second Language Acquisition

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Bill VanPatten, Jessica Williams

    Series: Second Language Acquisition Research Series

    The second edition of Theories in Second Language Acquisition seeks to build on the strengths of the first edition by surveying the major theories currently used in second language acquisition research. This volume is an ideal introductory text for undergraduate and graduate students in SLA and...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Generalized Structured Component Analysis

    A Component-Based Approach to Structural Equation Modeling

    By Heungsun Hwang, Yoshio Takane

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Statistics in the Social and Behavioral Sciences

    Developed by the authors, generalized structured component analysis is an alternative to two longstanding approaches to structural equation modeling: covariance structure analysis and partial least squares path modeling. Generalized structured component analysis allows researchers to evaluate the...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC