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  1. Cooperation in Modern Society

    Promoting the Welfare of Communities, States and Organizations

    Edited by Anders Biel, Mark Snyder, Tom R. Tyler, Mark Van Vugt

    Series: Routledge Research International Series in Social Psychology

    Why do so many people volunteer to help others in need in society today? What makes people give up the convenience of driving their car to benefit a better environment? And why are citizens, in general, quite prepared to pay taxes to ensure adequate health care, and support for the elderly and...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Human Motivation

    By Bernard Weiner

    Weiner introduces -- and offers his own motivation for producing - - this most impressive work with the following: There are two distinct approaches to the study of motivation. One stratagem is a product of academic, experimental procedures, while the second is an outgrowth of clinical,...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Cognition and Communication

    Judgmental Biases, Research Methods, and the Logic of Conversation

    By Norbert Schwarz

    Series: Distinguished Lecture Series

    Psychological research into human cognition and judgment reveals a wide range of biases and shortcomings. Whether we form impressions of other people, recall episodes from memory, report our attitudes in an opinion poll, or make important decisions, we often get it wrong. The errors made are not...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Early Social Cognition

    Understanding Others in the First Months of Life

    Edited by Philippe Rochat

    In recent years, much stimulating research has emerged on children's theories of mind, construed as the understanding of others' intentions, beliefs, and desires. In this context, there is a renewed interest in the developmental origins of social cognition. This book is an expression of this new...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Inner Strengths

    Contemporary Psychotherapy and Hypnosis for Ego-strengthening

    By Claire Frederick, Shirley A. McNeal

    However it is conceived and described by psychotherapists with different orientations, a stronger ego is a universally-acknowledged goal of therapeutic work. Inner Strengths is the first book to meet the need for a comprehensive treatment of approaches to ego-strengthening in psychotherapy. It...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Recent Progress in Mathematical Psychology

    Psychophysics, Knowledge Representation, Cognition, and Measurement

    Edited by Cornelia E. Dowling, Fred S. Roberts, Peter Theuns

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    Mathematical psychology is an interdisciplinary area of research in which methods of mathematics, operations research, and computer science in psychology are used. Now more than thirty years old, the field has continued to grow rapidly and has taken on a life of its own. This volume summarizes...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Efficiency of Social Sector Expenditure in India

    By Brijesh C Purohit

    Government investments in social sector has always played an important role in tackling social issues and facilitated in the alleviation of poverty. Hence, budgetary expenditure to be mobilized for such investments needs to be efficiently allocated and utilized to maximize the greatest good. This...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Working with Women's Groups for Problem Gambling

    Treating gambling addiction through relationship

    By Liz Karter

    Why do so many women with gambling addiction relapse? Lifelong recovery requires much more than to just stop gambling. Women’s groups provide long-term benefits and support and have proven to be highly successful in promoting recovery from gambling addiction. By following the story of a real women’...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Sensation Seeking (Psychology Revivals)

    Beyond the Optimal Level of Arousal

    By Marvin Zuckerman

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1979, this title represents a summary of 17 years of research centring around the Sensation Seeking Scale (SSS) and the theory from which the test was derived. Now an integral part of personality testing, including adaptations for use with children, this reissue is a chance...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Psychology After the Unconscious

    From Freud to Lacan

    By Ian Parker

    Series: Psychology After Critique

    Ian Parker has been a leading light in the fields of critical and discursive psychology for over 25 years. The Psychology After Critique series brings together for the first time his most important papers. Each volume in the series has been prepared by Ian Parker and presents a newly written...

    Published August 4th 2014 by Routledge