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  1. Neural Theories of Mind

    Why the Mind-Brain Problem May Never Be Solved

    By William R. Uttal

    In this fascinating book, William R. Uttal raises the possibility that, however much we learn about the anatomy and physiology of the brain and psychology, we may never be able to cross the final bridge explaining how the mind is produced by the brain. Three main classes of mind-brain theory are...

    Published May 25th 2005 by Psychology Press

  2. Ecological Psychology in Context

    James Gibson, Roger Barker, and the Legacy of William James's Radical Empiricism

    By Harry Heft

    In this book Harry Heft examines the historical and theoretical foundations of James J. Gibson's ecological psychology in 20th century thought, and in turn, integrates ecological psychology and analyses of sociocultural processes. A thesis of the book is that knowing is rooted in the direct...

    Published March 24th 2005 by Psychology Press

  3. The Shape of Reason

    Essays in Honour of Paolo Legrenzi

    Edited by Vittorio Girotto, Philip N. Johnson-Laird

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    Over the past three decades, there has been a rapid development of research on human thinking and reasoning. This volume provides a comprehensive review of this topic by looking at the important contributions Paolo Legrenzi has made to the field, by bridging the gap from Gestalt ideas to modern...

    Published February 23rd 2005 by Psychology Press

  4. Psychology's Grand Theorists

    How Personal Experiences Shaped Professional Ideas

    By Amy P. Demorest

    Psychology's Grand Theorists argues that the three schools in psychology that have been dominant historically--the psychodynamic, behavioral, and phenomenological--have resulted in large part from the personal experiences of their originators. Sigmund Freud, B.F. Skinner, and Carl Rogers each...

    Published July 15th 2004 by Psychology Press

  5. Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychology

    By Noel Sheehy, Alexandra Forsythe

    Series: Routledge Key Guides

    Fifty Key Thinkers in Psychology introduces the life, thought and work of some of the most influential figures who have shaped and developed modern psychology. It features accessibly written and fully cross-referenced entries on such figures as: Sigmund Freud, Noam Chomsky, Carl Jung, Ivan Pavlov,...

    Published September 24th 2003 by Routledge

  6. Psychology: IUPsyS Global Resource

    Edited by J. Bruce Overmier, Judith A. Overmier

    Series: Special Issues of the International Journal of Psychology

    The 2003 edition of the CD-ROM is published as part of the International Journal of Psychology and is automatically distributed to all Journal subscribers on an annual basis. It is also available to users for separate purchase as a free-standing reference tool, and for 2003 the individual purchase...

    Published April 23rd 2003 by Psychology Press

  7. Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology

    Volume V

    Edited by Gregory A. Kimble, Michael Wertheimer

    Series: Portraits of Pioneers in Psychology Series

    This book offers glimpses into the personal and scholarly lives of 20 giants in the history of psychology. As in the earlier volumes, prominent scholars were invited to prepare chapters on a pioneer who had made important contributions in their own area of expertise. Some of the psychologists...

    Published March 31st 2003 by Psychology Press

  8. Psychology: IUPsyS Global Resource (Edition 2002)

    Edited by J. Bruce Overmier, Judith A. Overmier

    Series: Special Issues of the International Journal of Psychology

    The 2002 edition of the CD-Rom is published as part of the International Journal of Psychology and distributed automatically to all libraries subscribing to the Journal. It is also available for separate purchase as a free-standing reference tool (for use on PC's only).The CD-Rom is an update of...

    Published August 14th 2002 by Psychology Press

  9. The Evolution and Function of Cognition

    By Felix E. Goodson

    Appropriate as a textbook for graduate courses, The Evolution and Function of Cognition provides a systematic and progressively inclusive integration of the facts and principles of cognitive psychology. It includes contributions of information processing and reaction, and emphasizes historical...

    Published July 31st 2002 by Psychology Press

  10. Putting Psychology in its Place, 3rd Edition

    Critical Historical Perspectives

    By Graham Richards

    Psychology is a relatively recent and rapidly developing discipline. Perhaps the most significant changes have taken place over the last decade. Graham Richards gives historical perspective to key issues in contemporary psychology such as Psychology and Women and Psychology and Race as well as more...

    Published May 15th 2002 by Routledge