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New and Published Books

  1. An Outline of Abnormal Psychology

    By William McDougall

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1926, a complement to the author’s Outline of Psychology, this book surveys the field of neurotic and mental disorders in so far as they are not due to gross organic lesions. It discusses this principal types of mental process that are abnormal or disorderly in the sense...

    Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Advances in Personality Psychology

    Volume II

    Edited by Andrzej Eliasz, Sarah E. Hampson

    The second volume in the Advances in Personality Psychology series, this book presents an authoritative collection of works by leading experts in the field. It focuses on three of the major issues in personality psychology: personality, affect and arousal; personality and intelligence; and...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Psychology Press

  3. Parental Descriptions of Child Personality

    Developmental Antecedents of the Big Five?

    Edited by Gedolph A. Kohnstamm, Charles F. Halverson, Jr., Ivan Mervielde, Valerie L. Havill, Charles F. Halverson

    This book reports the first attempt in the child development literature to examine the structure of early personality based on parents' free-descriptions of their children. It is an important piece of research because of its cross-national focus on personality development. The authors present a...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  4. Toward A Psychology of Persons

    Edited by William E. Smythe

    This closely integrated collection of essays constitutes a wide-ranging and comprehensive attempt to understand persons within psychology--a long-lost enterprise. The volume was inspired by the observation that contemporary psychology has become increasingly depersonalized in its conceptions and...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  5. Personality Variables in Social Behavior

    Edited by Thomas Blass

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

    Originally published in 1977, the aim of this volume was to demonstrate in a concrete way the relevance of some of the most important individual variables for various domains of social behaviour. Eminent researchers at the time contributed original chapters that provided an up-to-date perspective...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Goal Concepts in Personality and Social Psychology

    Edited by Lawrence A. Pervin

    Series: Psychology Library Editions: Social Psychology

    Is behavior motivated? And if so, can it be motivated by the anticipation of future events? What role does cognition play in such motivational processes? And, further, what role does motivation play in ongoing cognitive activity? Questions such as these provide the foundation for this book,...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. Intelligence and Human Abilities

    Structure, Origins and Applications

    By Colin Cooper

    Psychological research into human intelligence and abilities presents us with a number of difficult questions: Are human abilities explained by a single core intelligence or by multiple intelligences? How should abilities be assessed? With tests unlike the problems which people normally have...

    Published May 8th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Antisocial Behavior and Mental Health Problems

    Explanatory Factors in Childhood and Adolescence

    By Rolf Loeber, David P. Farrington, Magda Stouthamer-Loeber, Welmoet B. Van Kammen

    Epidemiological surveys have provided key information about the prevalence and degree of seriousness at different ages of a wide array of problem behaviors such as delinquency, substance use, early sexual involvement, and mental health disorders. Knowledge of the extent of these problems and...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Temperament and Personality Development Across the Life Span

    Edited by Victoria J. Molfese, Dennis L. Molfese, Robert R. McCrae

    This is the third book in a series of Across the Life Span volumes that has come from the Biennial Life Span Development Conferences. The authors--well known in their fields--present theoretical and research issues important for the understanding of temperament in infancy and childhood, as well as...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Race and Intelligence

    Separating Science From Myth

    Edited by Jefferson M. Fish

    In recent years, reported racial disparities in IQ scores have been the subject of raging debates in the behavioral and social sciences and education. What can be made of these test results in the context of current scientific knowledge about human evolution and cognition? Unfortunately, discussion...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge