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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. 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 August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Processes of Animal Memory (PLE: Memory)

    Edited by Douglas L. Medin, William A. Roberts, Roger T. Davis

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Memory

    Originally published in 1976, this volume contains new and original contributions of the time addressed to a related set of ideas concerning processes of memory in animals. The theme is that animals remember and that theories of animal learning must take this into account as well as the coding...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Asexuality and Sexual Normativity

    An Anthology

    Edited by Mark Carrigan, Kristina Gupta, Todd G. Morrison

    The last decade has seen the emergence of an increasingly high profile and politically active asexual community, united around a common identity as 'people who do not experience sexual attraction'. This unique volume collects a diverse range of interdisciplinary empirical and theoretical work which...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Italian Thought Today

    Bio-economy, Human Nature, Christianity

    Edited by Lorenzo Chiesa

    This collection provides English readers with a critical update on current debates on biopolitics in and around Italian thought. More than a decade after the publication of seminal books such as Agamben’s Homo Sacer and Hardt and Negri’s Empire, the names of, among others, Roberto Esposito, Paolo...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Single Case Research Methodology

    Applications in Special Education and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Edition

    Edited by David L. Gast, Jennifer R. Ledford

    In this anticipated new edition of Single Case Research Methodology, David L. Gast and Jennifer R. Ledford detail why and how to apply standard principles of single case research methodology to one’s own research or professional project. Using numerous and varied examples, they demonstrate how...

    Published March 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. Pavlovian Second-Order Conditioning (Psychology Revivals)

    Studies in Associative Learning

    By Robert A. Rescorla

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1980, this volume explores some of the dramatic and exciting changes that had taken place in the field of conditioning in the 15 years prior to publication. The usefulness of a particular learning procedure, second-order conditioning, is explored in three aspects of the...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Psychology Press