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New and Published Books

  1. 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 December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. A History of the Brain

    From Stone Age surgery to modern neuroscience

    By Andrew P. Wickens

    A History of the Brain tells the full story of neuroscience, from antiquity to the present day. It describes how we have come to understand the biological nature of the brain, beginning in prehistoric times, and progressing to the twentieth century with the development of Modern Neuroscience....

    Published December 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. 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

  5. Analytical Psychology and the English Mind (Psychology Revivals)

    And Other Papers

    By H.G. Baynes

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1950, the name of the late Dr H.G. Baynes was already well-known as a leading exponent of and translator of the writings of Professor C.G. Jung, as author and as psychotherapist. The essay which gives it title to this varied and interesting collection of writings, shows...

    Published December 4th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Historical Social Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Kenneth Gergen, Mary Gergen

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    The vast majority of research in social psychology focuses on momentary events: an attitude is changed, dissonance is reduced, a cognition is primed, and so on. Little attention is a paid to the unfolding of events over time, to social life as an ongoing process in which events are related in...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Inferiority Feelings

    In the Individual and the Group

    By Oliver Brachfeld

    Including volumes originally published between 1910 and 1957, the Abnormal and Clinical Psychology set of the International Library of Psychology clearly shows the evolution of approaches to, and definitions of, conditions such as nervous anxiety, neuroses, hysteria, delinquency, insanity and...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Classic Case Studies in Psychology

    Third edition

    By Geoff Rolls

    The human mind is both extraordinary and compelling. But this is more than a collection of case studies; it is a selection of stories that illustrate some of the most extreme forms of human behaviour. From the leader who convinced his followers to kill themselves to the man who lost his memory;...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Principles of Learning and Memory

    Classic Edition

    By Robert G. Crowder

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    In this landmark volume from 1976, Robert Crowder presents an organized review of the concepts that guide the study of learning and memory. The basic organization of the book is theoretical, rather than historical or methodological, and there are four broad sections. The first is on coding in...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. The Ecological Approach to Visual Perception

    Classic Edition

    By James J. Gibson

    Series: Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

    This book, first published in 1979, is about how we see: the environment around us (its surfaces, their layout, and their colors and textures); where we are in the environment; whether or not we are moving and, if we are, where we are going; what things are good for; how to do things (to...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Psychology Press