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  1. Simulation Theory

    A psychological and philosophical consideration

    By Tim Short

    Series: Explorations in Cognitive Psychology

    Theory of Mind (ToM) is the term used for our ability to predict and explain the behaviour of ourselves and others. Accounts of this theory have so far fallen into two competing types: Simulation Theory and ‘Theory Theory’. In contrast with Theory Theory, Simulation Theory argues that we predict...

    Published January 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Gambling, Work and Leisure (Routledge Revivals)

    A Study Across Three Areas

    By David Downes, D. M. Davies, M. E. David, P. Stone

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Since the legalisation of off-course cash betting in 1960, and the rise of varying forms of gambling, the British have come to be known as a nation of gamblers. Until this study was published in 1976, barely any evidence existed against which to assess the claim that gambling has become a major...

    Published January 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Intelligence and Cultural Environment (Psychology Revivals)

    By Philip E. Vernon

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1969, Intelligence and Cultural Environment looks at the concept of intelligence and the factors influencing the mental development of children, including health and nutrition, as well as child-rearing practices. It goes on to discuss the application of intelligence tests in...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Personality Assessment (Psychology Revivals)

    A critical survey

    By Philip E. Vernon

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1964, the aim of this book was to analyse the psychological processes involved in understanding personality, and to consider how the psychologist could help in making more accurate assessments. Professor Vernon discusses in detail the scientific status of psychoanalytic and...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Personality Tests and Assessments (Psychology Revivals)

    By Philip E. Vernon

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1953 this book provided the first comprehensive account of methods of personality assessment by a British author. It starts with a short survey of personality theory, pointing out the difficulties in any method of testing or assessment. Next it describes the weaknesses of...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Social Psychology of Social Movements (Psychology Revivals)

    By Hans Toch

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    The social movements that Professor Toch examines in this book, originally published in 1966, range from the Black Muslims to food faddists, and the founders of these movements range from Hitler to Joan of Arc. Why do people join social movements? How do such movements serve the needs of their...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Structure of Human Personality (Psychology Revivals)

    By H.J. Eysenck

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1953, this third edition was first published in 1970. It was one of the early attempts at bringing together theories of personality organisation and finding empirical evidence to test their hypotheses. This third edition includes additional chapters and updated references to...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Discourse Dynamics (Psychology Revivals)

    Critical Analysis for Social and Individual Psychology

    By Ian Parker

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    What are discourses? Are discourses ‘real’, and what is real outside language? Originally published in 1992, Ian Parker provides one of the clearest and most systematic introductions to discourse research and the essential theoretical debates in the area. At the time it was one of the few texts to...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Crisis in Modern Social Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

    And How to End It

    By Ian Parker

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    In the late 1960s a ‘crisis’ erupted in social psychology, with many social psychologists highly critical of the ‘old paradigm’, laboratory-experimental approach. Originally published in 1989 The Crisis in Modern Social Psychology was the first book to provide a clear account of the complex body of...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Historical Social Psychology (Psychology Revivals)

    Edited by Kenneth Gergen, Mary Gergen

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    The vast majority of research in social psychology focuses on momentary events: an attitude is changed, dissonance is reduced, a cognition is primed, and so on. Little attention is a paid to the unfolding of events over time, to social life as an ongoing process in which events are related in...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press