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  1. Judging Merit

    By Warren Thorngate, Robyn M. Dawes, Margaret Foddy

    Merit-based tests and contests have become popular methods for allocating rewards – from trophies to contracts, jobs to grants, admissions to licenses. With origins in jurisprudence, methods of rewarding merit seem fairer than those rewarding political or social connections, bribery, aggression,...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Complexity and the Human Experience

    Modeling Complexity in the Humanities and Social Sciences

    Edited by Paul A. Youngman, Mirsad Hadzikadic

    Questions of values, ontologies, ethics, aesthetics, discourse, origins, language, literature, and meaning do not lend themselves readily, or traditionally, to equations, probabilities, and models. However, with the increased adoption of natural science tools in economics, anthropology, and...

    Published May 21st 2014 by Pan Stanford Publishing

  3. Control of Human Behavior, Mental Processes, and Consciousness

    Essays in Honor of the 60th Birthday of August Flammer

    Edited by Walter J. Perrig, Alexander Grob

    In this book, an international group of leading scientists present perspectives on the control of human behavior, awareness, consciousness, and the meaning and function of perceived control or self-efficacy in people's lives. The book breaks down the barriers between subdisciplines, and thus...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Postconventional Moral Thinking

    A Neo-kohlbergian Approach

    By James R. Rest, Darcia Narv ez, Stephen J. Thoma, Muriel J. Bebeau, Muriel J. Bebeau

    Although Lawrence Kohlberg provided major ideas for psychological research in morality for decades, today some critics regard his work as outmoded, beyond repair, and too faulty for anybody to take seriously. These critics suggest that research would advance more profitably by taking a different...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. The Psychology of Conservatism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Glenn Wilson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1973, The Psychology of Conservatism explores attitudes, their measurement, their structure and dynamics, and the personality traits apparently underlying attitude patterns. It examines the link between differing attitudes and discusses characteristic patterns and syndromes. The...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Good Life

    Wellbeing and the new science of altruism, selfishness and immorality

    By Graham Music

    Are we born selfish or primed to help others? Does stress make people more antisocial? Can we ever be genuinely altruistic? This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human. Integrating cutting edge studies with in-depth clinical experience, Graham Music synthesizes a wealth of...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Happiness and Wellbeing

    The Singaporean Experience

    By Siok Kuan Tambyah, Soo Jiuan Tan

    This book is part of the continuing research on quality of life issues conducted by its authors, and builds on past research on the values and lifestyles of Singaporeans (published in 1999 and 2004) and the wellbeing of Singaporeans (published in 2009). It focuses on the happiness and wellbeing of...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Psychology After Deconstruction

    Erasure and social reconstruction

    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 May 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Social Conflict within and between Groups

    Edited by Carsten K. W. De Dreu

    Series: Current Issues in Social Psychology

    Intergroup competition and conflict create pervasive problems in human society, giving rise to such phenomena as prejudice, terrorism, ethnic cleansing, and interstate war. Citizens, policy makers, social workers, schoolteachers, and politicians wrestle with these problems, and with difficult...

    Published May 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Motivation and Its Regulation

    The Control Within

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Eddie Harmon-Jones

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    It is motivation that drives all our daily endeavors, and it is motivation, or the lack of it, that accounts for most of our successes and failures. Motivation, however, needs to be carefully controlled and regulated to be effective. This book surveys the most recent psychological research on how...

    Published May 8th 2014 by Psychology Press