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  1. Difference, Dialogue, and Development

    A Bakhtinian World

    By Lakshmi Bandlamudi

    Published February 28th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Cognitive Modeling in Perception and Memory

    A Festschrift for Richard M. Shiffrin

    Edited by J G W Raaijmakers, Robert Goldstone, Mark Steyvers, Amy Criss, Robert Nosofsky

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    The work of Richard M. Shiffrin has highly impacted the field of cognitive science, and current developments within perception and memory have been influenced by his ideas. In this volume, several key figures in the field will comment on these developments and put them in a wider perspective....

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Methods and Uses of Hypnosis and Self-Hypnosis (Psychology Revivals)

    A Treatise on the Powers of the Subconscious Mind

    By Bernard Hollander

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1928, the main object of this book was to draw attention to the importance of hypnotism and its phenomena, in order to stimulate inquiry into what was at the time a ‘mysterious and unexplored subject’. The author had studied hypnotism nearly all his life and practised it for...

    Published February 19th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 February 18th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Cognitive Social Psychology

    The Princeton Symposium on the Legacy and Future of Social Cognition

    Edited by Gordon B. Moskowitz

    A comprehensive overview of the mechanisms involved in how cognitive processes determine thought and behavior toward the social world, Cognitive Social Psychology: *examines cognition as a motivated process wherein cognition and motivation are seen as intertwined; * reviews the latest research on...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Psychological Concepts

    An International Historical Perspective

    Edited by Kurt Pawlik, Gery d'Ydewalle

    Among the scientific advances over the last one hundred years, those in psychological science rank among the most prolific and revealing. The analyses of human intelligence and cognition, of human consciousness and self-awareness, of human memory and learning, and of human personality structure...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Milestones in the History of Aphasia

    Theories and Protagonists

    By Juergen Tesak, Chris Code

    Series: Brain, Behaviour and Cognition

    Milestones in the History of Aphasia surveys the history of aphasia from its earliest mentions in ancient times, to the turn of the new millennium in 2000. The book takes a predominantly chronological approach starting with an examination of the earliest medical documents and medieval attempts to...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. The Psychology of Pierre Janet (Routledge Revivals)

    By Elton Mayo

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Pierre Janet (1859 – 1947) is considered to be one of the founders of psychology, and pioneered in the disciplines of psychology, philosophy and psychotherapy. Janet’s most crucial research, particularly in the subjects of ‘dissociation’ and ‘subconscious’ - terms coined by him - is explored in...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Annual of Psychoanalysis, V. 29

    Sigmund Freud and His Impact on the Modern World

    Edited by Jerome A. Winer, James W. Anderson

    Sigmund Freud and His Impact on the Modern World, volume 29 of The Annual of Psychoanalysis, is a comprehensive reassessment of the influence of Sigmund Freud. Intended as an unofficial companion volume to the Library of Congress's exhibit, "Sigmund Freud: Conflict and Culture," it ponders...

    Published February 4th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Memory and Intelligence (Psychology Revivals)

    By Jean Piaget, Bärbel Inhelder

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    In the course of their researches for Mental Imagery in the Child (1971), the authors came to appreciate that action may be more conducive to the formation and conservation of images than is mere perception. This raised the problem of memory and its relation to intelligence, which they examine in...

    Published January 29th 2015 by Psychology Press