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  1. Daydreaming and Fantasy (Psychology Revivals)

    By Jerome L. Singer

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Daydreaming, our ability to give ‘to airy nothing a local habitation and a name’, remains one of the least understood aspects of human behaviour. As children we explore beyond the boundaries of our experience by projecting ourselves into the mysterious worlds outside our reach. As adolescents and...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Mind and the Brain (Psychology Revivals)

    By Alfred Binet

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1907, this book explores the distinction between mind and matter. Although Alfred Binet is best known for his contributions to the study of intelligence he had other extensive research interests and published widely in many areas of psychology. This reissue is an...

    Published November 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Current Controversies in Philosophy of Mind

    Edited by Uriah Kriegel

    Series: Current Controversies in Philosophy

    Philosophy of mind is one of the most dynamic fields in philosophy, and one that invites debate around several key questions. There currently exist annotated tomes of primary sources, and a handful of single-authored introductions to the field, but there is no book that captures philosophy of...

    Published September 11th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Visual Attention and Consciousness

    By Jay Friedenberg

    Consciousness is perhaps one of the greatest mysteries in the universe. This ambitious book begins with a philosophical approach to consciousness, examining some key questions such as what is meant by the term "conscious," and how this applies to vision. The book then explores major visual...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. Developmental Perspectives on Embodiment and Consciousness

    Edited by Willis Overton, Ulrich Mueller, Judith Newman

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    Until recently, the body has been largely ignored in theories and empirical research in psychology, particularly in developmental psychology. Recently however, several conceptions of the relation between body and mind have been developed. Common among these conceptions is the idea that the body...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Psychology Press

  6. The Neural Basis of Human Belief Systems

    Edited by Frank Krueger, Jordan Grafman

    Series: Contemporary Topics in Cognitive Neuroscience

    Is the everyday understanding of belief susceptible to scientific investigation? Belief is one of the most commonly used, yet unexplained terms in neuroscience. Beliefs can be seen as forms of mental representations and one of the building blocks of our conscious thoughts. This book provides an...

    Published July 9th 2012 by Psychology Press

  7. Experimental Philosophy and its Critics

    Edited by Joachim Horvath, Thomas Grundmann

    Experimental philosophy is one of the most recent and controversial developments in philosophy. Its basic idea is rather simple: to test philosophical thought experiments and philosophers’ intuitions about them with scientific methods, mostly taken from psychology and the social sciences. The...

    Published March 15th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Fundamentals of Cognition 2nd Edition

    By Michael Eysenck

    Is it possible to learn something without being aware of it? How does emotion influence the way we think? How can we improve our memory? Fundamentals of Cognition 2nd edition is a basic, reader-friendly introduction to the key cognitive processes we use to interact successfully with the world...

    Published January 4th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. The Student's Guide to Social Neuroscience

    By Jamie Ward

    Shortlisted for the British Psychological Society Book Award 2013! Social neuroscience is an expanding field which, by investigating the neural mechanisms that inform our behavior, explains our ability to recognize, understand, and interact with others. Concepts such as trust, revenge, empathy,...

    Published October 14th 2011 by Psychology Press

  10. The Taxonomy of Metacognition

    By Pina Tarricone

    Metacognition is a complex construct which is fundamental to learning. Its complex, fuzzy and multifaceted nature has often led to its colloquial application in research, resulting in studies that fail to identify its theoretical foundation or elements. In response to this, the research community...

    Published February 28th 2011 by Psychology Press