Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Social Psychology Books

You are currently browsing 71–80 of 1,342 new and published books in the subject of Social Psychology — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 8

  1. Judgment and Decision Making

    Neo-brunswikian and Process-tracing Approaches

    Edited by Peter Juslin, Henry Montgomery

    Research on human judgment and decision making has been strongly guided by a normative/descriptive approach, according to which human decision making is compared to the normative models provided by decision theory, statistics, and the probability calculus. A common empirical finding has been that...

    Published February 5th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Shared Cognition in Organizations

    The Management of Knowledge

    Edited by John M. Levine, David M. Messick, Leigh L. Thompson

    Series: Series in Organization and Management

    Written for those interested in the topic of "shared knowledge" in organizations, this edited volume brings together a variety of themes and perspectives that emerge when multidisciplinary scholars examine this important subject. The papers were presented at a conference designed to bring together...

    Published February 5th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Homosexuality and the Mental Health Professions

    The Impact of Bias

    Edited by Jack Drescher

    For more than half a century, The Group for the Advancement of Psychiatry (GAP) has produced position statements on relevant and controversial psychiatric topics. This latest monograph, Homosexuality and the Mental Health Professions: The Impact of Bias,continues a tradition of timely publications...

    Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Positive Criminology

    Edited by Natti Ronel, Dana Segev

    Series: Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice

    How can we best help offenders desist from crime, as well as help victims heal? This book engages with this question by offering its readers a comprehensive review of positive criminology in theory, research and practice. Positive criminology is a concept – a perspective – that places emphasis on...

    Published January 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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