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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 December 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Instinct, Environment and Behaviour (Psychology Revivals)

    By Stephen Lea

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    What can the evolution of animal behaviour tell us about human behaviour? More specifically, how good an account of animal behaviour can we give in terms of evolution, and how do humans fit in with or deviate from the pattern established for other animals? The biological approach to the study of...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Neuroeconomics: Hype or Hope?

    Edited by Caterina Marchionni, Jack Vromen

    Is neuroeconomics a flimsy fad likely to pass without leaving a discernible trace in economics? Or is it a promising new field with the potential to enrich and improve economic theory? Neuroeconomics brings together a unique mix of perspectives ranging from philosophy of science to neuroeconomics...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 completely...

    Published November 21st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Affect, Conditioning, and Cognition (PLE: Emotion)

    Essays on the Determinants of Behavior

    Edited by J. Bruce Overmier, F. Robert Brush

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    Originally published in 1985, this title was a retrospective appreciation of the late Richard L. Solomon. His pre- and postdoctoral students from past years presented the 22 papers which are published in this volume. The book reflects the breadth of Solomon’s impact through his teaching and...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Emotions and Anxiety (PLE: Emotion)

    New Concepts, Methods, and Applications

    Edited by Marvin Zuckerman, Charles D. Spielberger

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Emotion

    First published in 1976, this volume was completely new with original contributions and traces the advances in theory and research on anxiety and emotion of the previous decade. The authors examine the origins of fear, anxiety, and other emotions and consider self-report and psychophysiological...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Crime Linkage

    Theory, Research, and Practice

    Edited by Jessica Woodhams, Craig Bennell

    Series: Advances in Police Theory and Practice

    The increasing portrayal of forensic investigative techniques in the popular media—CSI, for example, has resulted in criminals becoming "forensically aware" and more careful about leaving behind physical evidence at a crime scene. This presents law enforcement with a significant problem: how can...

    Published October 27th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 1)

    Introduction to Concepts and Issues

    Edited by W. K. Estes

    Series: Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    From the Foreword: "Is it possible at present to identify a core cluster of theoretical ideas, concepts, and methods with which everyone working in the area of learning and cognition needs to be familiar? Would it be possible to make explicit the relationships that we feel do or must exist among...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes (Volume 2)

    Conditioning and Behavior Theory

    Edited by William K. Estes

    Series: Handbook of Learning and Cognitive Processes

    Originally published in 1975, Volume 2 of this Handbook looks at areas traditionally associated with learning theory such as conditioning, discrimination and behavior theory. It deals with concepts and theories growing principally out of laboratory studies of conditioning and learning. The...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Trauma and Resilience Among Child Soldiers Around the World

    Edited by Patricia K. Kerig, Cecilia Wainryb

    It is estimated that approximately 300,000 children actively serve in various kinds of military groups around the world. Some of these children are forcibly conscripted through abduction or threats of violence to themselves or their families, others are coerced or manipulated into joining, and...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge