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New and Published Books

  1. Simulation Theory

    A psychological and philosophical consideration

    By Tim Short

    Series: Explorations in Cognitive Psychology

    Theory of Mind (ToM) is the term used for our ability to predict and explain the behaviour of ourselves and others. Accounts of this theory have so far fallen into two competing types: Simulation Theory and ‘Theory Theory’. In contrast with Theory Theory, Simulation Theory argues that we predict...

    Published January 26th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Epistemic Cognition and Development

    The Psychology of Justification and Truth

    By David Moshman

    Epistemic cognition, the philosophical core of metacognition, concerns people’s knowledge about the justification and truth of beliefs. Multiple literatures in psychology and education address aspects of epistemic cognition. In the absence of a coherent conceptual framework, however, these...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Rethinking Empathy through Literature

    Edited by Meghan Marie Hammond, Sue J. Kim

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    In recent years, a growing field of empathy studies has started to emerge from several academic disciplines, including neuroscience, social psychology, and philosophy. Because literature plays a central role in discussions of empathy across disciplines, reconsidering how literature relates to "...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Good Life

    Wellbeing and the new science of altruism, selfishness and immorality

    By Graham Music

    Are we born selfish or primed to help others? Does stress make people more antisocial? Can we ever be genuinely altruistic? This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human. Integrating cutting edge studies with in-depth clinical experience, Graham Music synthesizes a wealth of...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Trust and Skepticism

    Children's selective learning from testimony

    Edited by Elizabeth J. Robinson, Shiri Einav

    Series: Current Issues in Developmental Psychology

    Children learn a great deal from other people, including history, science and religion, as well as language itself. Although our informants are usually well-intentioned, they can be wrong, and sometimes people deceive deliberately. As soon as children can learn from what others tell them, they...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Social Understanding and Social Lives

    From Toddlerhood through to the Transition to School

    By Claire Hughes

    Series: Essays in Developmental Psychology

    Winner of the British Psychological Society Book Award (Academic Monograph category) 2013! Over the past thirty years, researchers have documented a remarkable growth in children’s social understanding between toddlerhood and the early school years. However, it is still unclear why some children’s...

    Published January 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Collective Learning for Transformational Change

    A Guide to Collaborative Action

    By Valerie A. Brown, Judith A. Lambert

    This step by step guide is for those seeking to undertake a transformational change process based on strong collaboration among diverse interests. Guiding transformational change goes beyond small changes to an existing system. It leads to lasting change in the system itself. The collective...

    Published May 31st 2013 by Unknown

  8. Mindreaders

    The Cognitive Basis of "Theory of Mind"

    By Ian Apperly

    Theory of mind, or "mindreading" as it is termed in this book, is the ability to think about beliefs, desires, knowledge and intentions. It has been studied extensively by developmental and comparative psychologists and more recently by neuroscientists and cognitive psychologists. This book is the...

    Published October 22nd 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. The Development of Social Cognition and Communication

    Edited by Bruce D. Homer, Catherine S. Tamis-LeMonda

    For young children, two of the most important tasks they face are learning how to communicate and learning how to think about themselves and the social world around them. The premise of this book is that these two tasks are inherently linked. The communicative routines and language that children...

    Published August 16th 2012 by Psychology Press

  10. Art and Human Development

    Edited by Constance Milbrath, Cynthia Lightfoot

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    This interdisciplinary volume explores art, its development, and its role in the construction of knowledge. Presenting theory and research on artistic development as a cultural and creative endeavor, contributors examine the origins of human art during the Paleolithic cultural revolution, as part...

    Published July 27th 2012 by Psychology Press