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  1. Evolution and the Social Mind

    Evolutionary Psychology and Social Cognition

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Martie G. Haselton, William von Hippel

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    This book seeks to combine the study of human social cognition - the way we think, decide, plan and analyze social situations - with an evolutionary framework that considers these activities in light of evolutionary adaptations for solving problems of survival faced by our ancestors over...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The Foundations of Remembering

    Essays in Honor of Henry L. Roediger, III

    Edited by James S. Nairne

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    The Foundations of Remembering presents a collection of essays written by top memory scholars in honor of Henry L. Roediger III. The chapters were originally delivered as part of the "Roddyfest" conference held in March 2005 to celebrate Purdue University's awarding of an honorary doctor of letters...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Stress, Coping, and Cardiovascular Disease

    Edited by Philip Mccabe, Neil Schneiderman, Tiffany M. Field, A. Rodney Wellens

    Series: Stress and Coping Series

    The latest volume in the series based on the Annual Stress and Coping Symposia held at the University of Miami, Drs. McCabe, Schneiderman, Field, and Wellens bring together an outstanding group of researchers to examine the relationship between bio-behavioral and social factors and heart disease....

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Improving Statistical Reasoning

    Theoretical Models and Practical Implications

    By Peter Sedlmeier

    This book focuses on how statistical reasoning works and on training programs that can exploit people's natural cognitive capabilities to improve their statistical reasoning. Training programs that take into account findings from evolutionary psychology and instructional theory are shown to have...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. False-memory Creation in Children and Adults

    Theory, Research, and Implications

    Edited by David F. Bjorklund

    As one of the most hotly debated topics of the past decade, false memory has attracted the interest of researchers and practitioners in many of psychology's subdisciplines. Real-world issues surrounding the credibility of memories (particularly memories of traumatic events, such as sexual abuse)...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Rationality and Social Responsibility

    Essays in Honor of Robyn Mason Dawes

    Edited by Joachim I. Krueger

    Series: Modern Pioneers in Psychological Science: An APS-Psychology Press Series

    This volume brings together a diverse group of authors who have been associated with Robyn Dawes over the years. The breadth of topics covered reflects Dawes’s wide-ranging impact on psychological theory and empirical practice. The two themes of rationality and social responsibility are well...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Handbook of Latent Semantic Analysis

    Edited by Thomas K. Landauer, Danielle S. McNamara, Simon Dennis, Walter Kintsch

    Series: University of Colorado Institute of Cognitive Science Series

    The Handbook of Latent Semantic Analysis is the authoritative reference for the theory behind Latent Semantic Analysis (LSA), a burgeoning mathematical method used to analyze how words make meaning, with the desired outcome to program machines to understand human commands via natural language...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Conflict, Contradiction, and Contrarian Elements in Moral Development and Education

    Edited by Larry Nucci

    The premise of this book is that individuals and societies have an inexorable urge to morally develop by challenging the assumptions of the previous generation in terms of what is right and wrong. The focus is on the nature and functional value of conflicts and challenges to the dominant moral and...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Behavior, Health, and Aging

    Edited by Stephen B. Manuck, Richard Jennings, Bruce Rabin, Andrew S. Baum, Andrew S. Baum

    Series: Perspectives on Behavioral Medicine Series

    A dramatic shift in the average age of the U.S. population and the increasing number of elderly Americans has introduced new and challenging healthcare dilemmas. This book addresses these issues with contributed chapters by the leading authorities in the field of behavioral medicine. It deals with...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Working Memory Capacity

    By Nelson Cowan

    Series: Essays in Cognitive Psychology

    The idea of one's memory "filling up" is a humorous misconception of how memory in general is thought to work; it is actually has no capacity limit. However, the idea of a "full brain" makes more sense with reference to working memory, which is the limited amount of information a person can hold...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press