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New and Published Books

  1. 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 October 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Psychological Aspects of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    A biopsychosocial approach

    Edited by Simon R. Knowles, Antonina A. Mikocka-Walus

    In the Western world around 360 in every 100,000 individuals have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a relapsing-remitting autoimmune disease that affects the gastrointestinal tract. Its impact on individual functioning across physical and psychosocial domains is significant and psychological...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Dictionary of Biological Psychology

    Edited by Philip Winn

    Biological Psychology is the study of psychological processes in terms of biological functions. A major obstacle to understanding dialogue in the field has always been its terminology which is drawn from a variety of non-psychological sources such as clinical medicine, psychiatry and neuroscience,...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Biologising the Social Sciences

    Challenging Darwinian and Neuroscience Explanations

    Edited by David Canter, David Turner

    Series: Contemporary Issues in Social Science

    You can hardly open a paper or read an academic journal without some attempt to explain an aspect of human behaviour or experience by reference to neuroscience, biological or evolutionary processes. This ‘biologising’ has had rather a free ride until now, being generally accepted by the public at...

    Published August 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Crime and Personality (Psychology Revivals)

    By H.J. Eysenck

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    When Crime and Personality was first published in 1964, J.A.C. Brown, writing in the New Statesman, commented: ‘There can be no doubt of the importance of Professor Eysenck’s book on the nature and treatment of criminal behaviour.’ This third edition, originally published in 1977, had been...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Experiments in Personality: Volume 1 (Psychology Revivals)

    Psychogenetics and psychopharmacology

    Edited by H.J. Eysenck

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1960, the two volumes of Experiments in Personality report a number of experiments in psychogenetics, psychopharmacology, psychodiagnostics, psychometrics and psychodynamics, all of which formed part of the programme of research which had been...

    Published May 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Behavior Analysis and Learning

    Fifth Edition

    By W. David Pierce, Carl D. Cheney

    Behavior Analysis and Learning, Fifth Edition is an essential textbook covering the basic principles in the field of behavior analysis and learned behaviors, as pioneered by B. F. Skinner. The textbook provides an advanced introduction to operant conditioning from a very consistent Skinnerian...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Measurement With Persons

    Theory, Methods, and Implementation Areas

    Edited by Birgitta Berglund, Giovanni B. Rossi, James T. Townsend, Leslie R. Pendrill

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    Measurements with persons are those in which human perception and interpretation are used for measuring complex, holistic quantities and qualities, which are perceived by the human brain and mind. Providing means for reproducible measurement of parameters such as pleasure and pain has important...

    Published December 19th 2011 by Psychology Press

  9. Psychophysiological Measurement and Meaning

    Cognitive and Emotional Processing of Media

    By Robert F. Potter, Paul Bolls

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This research volume serves as a comprehensive resource for psychophysiological research on media responses. It addresses the theoretical underpinnings, methodological techniques, and most recent research in this area. It goes beyond current volumes by placing the research techniques within a...

    Published August 29th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Experience and Development

    A Festschrift in Honor of Sandra Wood Scarr

    Edited by Kathleen McCartney, Richard A. Weinberg

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

    The scope of these chapters reflects the strong influence that Sandra Wood Scarr’s scholarship—her empirical research and theoretical contributions—has had on what we know about experience and development via the lens of the psychological sciences, especially the fields of developmental psychology,...

    Published June 25th 2009 by Psychology Press