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  1. Evolutionary Social Psychology

    Edited by Jeffry A. Simpson, Douglas Kenrick

    What a pity it would have been if biologists had refused to accept Darwin's theory of natural selection, which has been essential in helping biologists understand a wide range of phenomena in many animal species. These days, to study any animal species while refusing to consider the evolved...

    Published February 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  2. Evolutionary Social Psychology

    Edited by Jeffry A. Simpson, Douglas T. Kenrick

    What a pity it would have been if biologists had refused to accept Darwin's theory of natural selection, which has been essential in helping biologists understand a wide range of phenomena in many animal species. These days, to study any animal species while refusing to consider the evolved...

    Published February 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  3. Children & Television

    2nd Edition

    By Barrie Gunter, Jill McAleer

    Does violence on TV lead to violent behaviour? How can parents influence children’s viewing? Fears over the effect of television on children have been around since it was invented. The recent explosion in the number of channels and new multimedia entertainment lends a new urgency to the discussion...

    Published January 2nd 1997 by Routledge

  4. Smoking, Drinking, and Drug Use in Young Adulthood

    The Impacts of New Freedoms and New Responsibilities

    By Jerald G. Bachman, Katherine N. Wadsworth, Patrick M. O'Malley, Lloyd D. Johnston, John E. Schulenberg

    Series: Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

    Why do some young adults substantially change their patterns of smoking, drinking, or illicit drug use after graduating from high school? In this book, the authors show that leaving high school and leaving home create new freedoms that are linked to increases in the use of cigarettes, alcohol,...

    Published January 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  5. Dynamics and indeterminism in Developmental and Social Processes

    Edited by Alan Fogel, Maria C.D.P. Lyra, Jaan Valsiner

    One of the most profound insights of the dynamic systems perspective is that new structures resulting from the developmental process do not need to be planned in advance, nor is it necessary to have these structures represented in genetic or neurological templates prior to their emergence. Rather,...

    Published January 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  6. The Mythomanias

    The Nature of Deception and Self-deception

    Edited by Michael S. Myslobodsky

    Recently, there has been a renewal of interest in the broad and loosely bounded range of phenomena called deception and self-deception. This volume addresses this interest shared by philosophers, social and clinical psychologists, and more recently, neuroscientists and cognitive scientists. Expert...

    Published January 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  7. A Conceptual Introduction To Modeling

    Qualitative and Quantitative Perspectives

    By David W. Britt

    When seeking to test specific hypotheses in large data sets, social and behavioral scientists often construct models. Although useful in such situations, many phenomena of interest do not occur in large samples and do not lend themselves to precise measurement. In addition, a focus on hypothesis...

    Published January 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  8. Pretend Play As Improvisation

    Conversation in the Preschool Classroom

    By R. Keith Sawyer

    Everyday conversations including gossip, boasting, flirting, teasing, and informative discussions are highly creative, improvised interactions. Children's play is also an important, often improvisational activity. One of the most improvisational games among 3- to 5-year-old children is social...

    Published January 1st 1997 by Psychology Press

  9. Cultural Variation in Conflict Resolution

    Alternatives To Violence

    Edited by Douglas P. Fry, Kaj Bj”rkqvist, Kaj Bjorkqvist

    This volume's central purpose is to provide a clearly written, scholarly exploration of cultural variation regarding conflict resolution and in so doing, highlight certain alternatives to violence. It presents an interdisciplinary examination of how conflicts are perceived and handled in a variety...

    Published November 1st 1996 by Psychology Press

  10. The Fragile Community

    Living Together With Aids

    By Mara B. Adelman, Larry R. Frey

    Series: Everyday Communication Series

    This book examines the concept of "community," focusing on how communication practices help manage the tensions of creating and sustaining everyday communal life amidst the crisis of human loss. While acknowledging how the contradictory and inconsistent nature of human relationships inevitably...

    Published November 1st 1996 by Routledge