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  1. The Development of Judgment and Decision Making in Children and Adolescents

    Edited by Janis E. Jacobs, Paul A. Klaczynski

    In recent years, newspaper articles, television specials, and other media events have focused on the numerous hard decisions faced by today's youth, often pointing to teen pregnancy, drug use, and delinquency as evidence of faulty judgment. Over the past 10 years, many groups - including parents,...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Psychology Press

  2. The Science of Reason

    A Festschrift for Jonathan St B.T. Evans

    Edited by Ken Manktelow, David Over, Shira Elqayam

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    This volume is a state-of-the-art survey of the psychology of reasoning, based around, and in tribute to, one of the field’s most eminent figures: Jonathan St B.T. Evans. In this collection of cutting edge research, Evans’ collaborators and colleagues review a wide range of important and...

    Published October 22nd 2012 by Psychology Press

  3. Moves in Mind

    The Psychology of Board Games

    By Fernand Gobet, Jean Retschitzki, Alex de Voogt

    Board games have long fascinated as mirrors of intelligence, skill, cunning, and wisdom. While board games have been the topic of many scientific studies, and have been studied for more than a century by psychologists, there was until now no single volume summarizing psychological research into...

    Published October 22nd 2012 by Psychology Press

  4. Cognitive Illusions

    A Handbook on Fallacies and Biases in Thinking, Judgement and Memory

    Edited by Rüdiger F Pohl

    Cognitive Illusions investigates a wide range of fascinating psychological effects in the way we think, judge and remember in our everyday lives. At the beginning of each chapter, leading researchers in the field introduce the background to phenomena such as illusions of control, overconfidence...

    Published August 28th 2012 by Psychology Press

  5. 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

  6. Thinking and Reasoning

    An Introduction to the Psychology of Reason, Judgment and Decision Making

    By Ken Manktelow

    The area of psychological research reviewed in this book is one that is not only increasing in popularity in college curricula, but is also making an ever larger impact on the world outside the classroom. Drawing upon research originally cited in Ken Manktelow’s highly successful publication...

    Published February 14th 2012 by Psychology Press

  7. Social Metacognition

    Edited by Pablo Briñol, Kenneth DeMarree

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    Metacognition refers to thinking about our own thinking. It has assumed a prominent role in social judgment because our thoughts about our thoughts can magnify, attenuate, or even reverse the impact of primary cognition. Metacognitive thoughts can also produce changes in thought, feeling, and...

    Published December 12th 2011 by Psychology Press

  8. Goal-Directed Behavior

    Edited by Henk Aarts, Andrew Elliot

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This volume presents chapters from internationally renowned scholars in the area of goals and social behavior. The book is organized around a series of topics that are of critical importance to understanding the social-cognitive aspects of goal-directed behavior. In each chapter, the authors offer...

    Published October 19th 2011 by Psychology Press

  9. Social Judgment and Decision Making

    Edited by Joachim I. Krueger

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This volume brings together classic key concepts and innovative theoretical ideas in the psychology of judgment and decision-making in social contexts. The chapters of the first section address the basic psychological processes underlying judgment and decision-making. The guiding question is "What...

    Published October 18th 2011 by Psychology Press

  10. Rethinking the Knowledge Controversy in Organization Studies

    A Generative Uncertainty Perspective

    By Walter R. Nord, Ann F. Connell

    Series: Series in Organization and Management

    Recently the field of organization studies has been plagued by intense, disruptive controversy about what counts as knowledge. This book, written by the major researchers and voices in the field of organization studies, attempts to respond to this controversy by offering the topic of "generative...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge