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  1. Identity Formation, Youth, and Development

    A Simplified Approach

    By James E. Cote, Charles Levine

    The concept of identity is one of the most important ideas the social sciences have investigated in recent years, yet no introductory textbooks are available to those who want to gain a sense of this burgeoning field. The first of its kind, this text provides an introduction to the scientific study...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Social Relationships

    Cognitive, Affective and Motivational Processes

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Julie Fitness

    Human beings are an intrinsically gregarious species - our personal relationships are of immense interest to us and are a key factor in achieving happiness and well being. From the moment of birth, humans crave love and intimacy and we devote much energy to creating and maintaining successful...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Social Motivation

    Edited by David Dunning

    Motivational science is one of the fastest-growing areas of research in social psychology, incorporating multiple perspectives from social-personality research. This volume provides students and researchers with a comprehensive overview of major topics in social motivation. All contributors are...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Handbook of Imagination and Mental Simulation

    Edited by Keith D. Markman, William M. P. Klein

    Over the past thirty years, and particularly within the last ten years, researchers in the areas of social psychology, cognitive psychology, clinical psychology, and neuroscience have been examining fascinating questions regarding the nature of imagination and mental simulation – the...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Social Cognition

    The Basis of Human Interaction

    Edited by Fritz Strack, Jens Förster

    Social cognition is an area of social psychology that has been flourishing over the past two decades. It has harnessed basic concepts from cognitive psychology and developed and refined them to explain human thinking, feeling, and acting in a social context. Moreover, social cognition has...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Delusion and Self-Deception

    Affective and Motivational Influences on Belief Formation

    Edited by Tim Bayne, Jordi Fernández

    This collection of essays focuses on the interface between delusions and self-deception. As pathologies of belief, delusions and self-deception raise many of the same challenges for those seeking to understand them. Are delusions and self-deception entirely distinct phenomena, or might some forms...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Female Homosexuality

    Choice Without Volition

    By Elaine V. Siegel

    Describing in detail her analytic treatment of eight female homosexuals with common symptoms of incomplete body image and unconscious denial of differences between the sexes, Siegel details the recurring treatment phases that typified their analyses and offers formulations based on both...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Vital Memory and Affect

    Living with a difficult past

    By Steven Brown, Paula Reavey

    Vital Memory and Affect takes as its subject the autobiographical memories of ‘vulnerable’ groups, including survivors of child sexual abuse, adopted children and their families, forensic mental health service users, and elderly persons in care home settings. In particular the focus is on a...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Psychology in Africa (Psychology Revivals)

    By Mallory Wober

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    It is now well over a hundred and fifty years since the first celebrated geographical explorations of Africa took place. However, it was many years before there began quests of a different kind – the investigation of behaviour, personality, attitude and ability among Africa’s people. Originally...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Gender, Power and Organization

    A psychological perspective on life at work, 2nd Edition

    By Paula Nicolson

    Work organizations are a major site of gender politics for professional women and men, and although there are more women in senior positions than ever before, these increased opportunities have not been gained without psychological consequences. Evidence-based and theoretically driven, the new...

    Published June 10th 2015 by Routledge