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  1. The Laws of Emotion

    By Nico H. Frijda

    The Laws of Emotion is an accessible work that reviews much of the insightful new research on emotions conducted over the last ten years. It expands on the theory of emotions introduced in Nico Frijda’s earlier work and addresses a number of unanswered, basic problems on emotion theory. The...

    Published August 14th 2006 by Psychology Press

  2. Savoring

    A New Model of Positive Experience

    By Fred B. Bryant, Joseph Veroff

    This book is about savoring life—the capacity to attend to the joys, pleasures, and other positive feelings that we experience in our lives. The authors enhance our understanding of what savoring is and the conditions under which it occurs. Savoring provides a new theoretical model for...

    Published June 30th 2006 by Psychology Press

  3. The Social Psychology of Prosocial Behavior

    By John F. Dovidio, Jane Allyn Piliavin, David A. Schroeder, Louis A. Penner

    Written by four leading researchers in the study of prosocial behavior, this book introduces a new perspective on prosocial behavior for the 21st century. Building on the bystander intervention work that has defined this area since the 1960s, The Social Psychology of Prosocial Behavior examines...

    Published April 25th 2006 by Psychology Press

  4. Emotional Intelligence in Everyday Life

    2nd Edition

    Edited by John H. Beck

    Since the release of the very successful first edition in 2001, the field of emotional intelligence has grown in sophistication and importance. Many new and talented researchers have come into the field and techniques in EI measurement have dramatically increased so that we now know much more about...

    Published January 13th 2006 by Psychology Press

  5. Cultural Psychology

    A Perspective on Psychological Functioning and Social Reform

    By Carl Ratner

    Carl Ratner's new book deepens our understanding of psychology by emphasizing the role that cultural factors, such as social institutions, artifacts, and cultural concepts play in psychological functioning. The author demonstrates the impact of culture on stimulating and structuring emotion,...

    Published November 17th 2005 by Psychology Press

  6. Social Motivation, Justice, and the Moral Emotions

    An Attributional Approach

    By Bernard Weiner

    Social Motivation, Justice, and the Moral Emotions proposes an attribution theory of interpersonal or social motivation that distinguishes between the role of thinking and feeling in determining action. The place of this theory within the larger fields of motivation and attributional analyses is...

    Published August 10th 2005 by Psychology Press

  7. Compassion

    Conceptualisations, Research and Use in Psychotherapy

    Edited by Paul Gilbert

    What is compassion, how does it affect the quality of our lives and how can we develop compassion for ourselves and others? Humans are capable of extreme cruelty but also considerable compassion. Often neglected in Western psychology, this book looks at how compassion may have evolved, and is...

    Published February 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  8. Emotion in Social Relations

    Cultural, Group, and Interpersonal Processes

    By Brian Parkinson, Agneta H. Fischer, Antony S.R. Manstead

    Within psychology, emotion is often treated as something private and personal. In contrast, this book tries to understand emotion from the 'outside,' by examining the everyday social settings in which it operates. Three levels of social influence are considered in decreasing order of inclusiveness...

    Published November 24th 2004 by Psychology Press

  9. Safer Sex in Personal Relationships

    The Role of Sexual Scripts in HIV Infection and Prevention

    By Tara M. Emmers-Sommer, Mike Allen

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    This book focuses on safer sex discussion and practice in close, personal relationships, emphasizing research on individuals in personal relationship types that are experiencing a rise in HIV infection and AIDS. Moving beyond studies of gay adult males and IV drug-users, this work paints a clear...

    Published October 13th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Communication and Emotion

    Essays in Honor of Dolf Zillmann

    Edited by Jennings Bryant, David R. Roskos-Ewoldsen, Joanne Cantor

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    This collection serves two important functions: it synthesizes theory and research in the vital and vibrant area of communication and emotion, and it highlights the scholarly work and contributions of Dolf Zillmann, the preeminent contributor to this area of inquiry.As one of the most productive...

    Published April 1st 2003 by Routledge