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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Individual and Group Decision Making

    Current Issues

    Edited by N. John Castellan

    The idea for this volume took root during a recent annual convention of the American Psychological Association. The contributors share a common vision of research in their particular area and have had an opportunity to debate and clarify their ideas. Taken as a whole, the fifteen chapters provide...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  6. Personality and Family Development

    An Intergenerational Longitudinal Comparison

    By Klaus A. Schneewind, Stefan Ruppert

    This unique volume presents the results of a study of 200 German families over a period of 16 years from 1976 to 1992. This study--the findings of which yield a host of new insights into the dynamics of cross-generational personality and family development--is based on an ecopsychological framework...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  7. The Structure of Psychological Common Sense

    By Jan Smedslund

    Psychologic is a formal system and relationship within which psychological processes are defined. The language people ordinarily use to formulate, think, and talk about psychological phenomena is organized by Jan Smedslund into a set of propositions aimed at identifying the generalities which...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  8. Emotions

    Essays on Emotion Theory

    Edited by Stephanie H.M. van Goozen, Nanne E. Van de Poll

    Based upon lectures presented at an invitational colloquium in honor of Nico Frijda, this collection of essays represents a brief and up-to-date overview of the field of emotions, their significance and how they function. For most, emotions are simply what we feel, giving our lives affective value....

    Published May 7th 2015 by Psychology Press

  9. Memory and Cognition in Its Social Context

    By Robert S. Wyer, Jr., Thomas K. Srull

    The first comprehensive theoretical formulation of the way people use information they receive about their social environments to make judgments and behavioral decisions, this volume focuses on the cognitive processes that underlie the use of social information. These include initial interpretation...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Psychology Press

  10. Personality (Psychology Revivals)

    Measurement and Theory

    By Paul Kline

    Series: Psychology Revivals

    Originally published in 1983 and written in the tradition of the British School of Psychology, Spearman, Burt, Eysenck, Cattell, this book from a well-known author was exceptional at the time in its attempt to wed quantification and psychological theory in the study of personality. The student is...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge