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New and Published Books

  1. Personality Development

    Theoretical, Empirical, and Clinical Investigations of Loevinger's Conception of Ego Development

    Edited by P. Michiel Westenberg, Augusto Blasi, Lawrence D. Cohn

    Jane Loevinger's innovative research methodology, psychometric rigor, and theoretical scope have attracted the attention of numerous scholars and researchers. Empirical investigations employing Loevinger's Washington University Sentence Completion Test of ego development (WUSCT) have appeared with...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Situational Judgment Tests

    Theory, Measurement, and Application

    Edited by Jeff A. Weekley, Robert E. Ployhart

    Series: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series

    Situational Judgment Tests advances the science and practice of SJTs by promoting a theoretical framework, providing an understanding of best practices, and establishing a research agenda for years to come. Currently, there is no other source that provides such a comprehensive treatment of...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 7th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Experimental Psychology Its Scope and Method: Volume V (Psychology Revivals)

    Motivation, Emotion and Personality

    By Joseph Nuttin, Paul Fraisse, Richard Meili

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    First published in English in 1968, Joseph Nuttin contributes the first chapter, on Motivation. He discusses various aspects of the motivational process. Such as incentives, conflict, social motivation, and negative motivation, and describes the mechanism of the process. The second chapter, by Paul...

    Published June 17th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. Culture and Social Behavior

    The Ontario Symposium, Volume 10

    Edited by Richard M. Sorrentino, Dov Cohen, James M. Olson, Mark P. Zanna

    Series: Ontario Symposia on Personality and Social Psychology Series

    Cross-cultural differences have many important implications for social identity, social cognition, and interpersonal behavior. The 10th volume of the Ontario Symposia on Personality and Social Psychology focuses on East-West cultural differences and similarities and how this research can be applied...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. The Clinical and Forensic Assessment of Psychopathy

    A Practitioner's Guide

    Edited by Carl B. Gacono

    Series: Personality and Clinical Psychology

    Psychopaths are difficult to ignore. They are involved in many of today's most serious problems: war, drugs, murder, and political corruption. As a construct, psychopathy has evolved far beyond its confusing origins in a melange of labels into an empirically measurable syndrome. The first text of...

    Published June 8th 2014 by Routledge

  9. At Play in the Fields of Consciousness

    Essays in Honor of Jerome L. Singer

    Edited by Jefferson A. Singer, Peter Salovey

    The primary purpose of this book is to provide a state-of-the-art look at the study of consciousness, which is in the midst of a great renaissance. While honoring Jerome Singer's impressive career in psychology, this volume demonstrates the broad and integrative influence the study of consciousness...

    Published May 29th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Personality and Social Behavior

    Edited by Frederick Rhodewalt

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    The study of the relationship between the person and the situation has had a long history in psychology. Many theories of personality are set on an interpersonal stage and many social phenomena are played out differently as the cast of characters change. At times the study of persons and situations...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Psychology Press