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  1. 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 July 25th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 30th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 6th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. Religion, Personality, and Social Behavior

    Edited by Vassilis Saroglou

    Psychological interest in religion, in terms of both theory and empirical research, has been constant since the beginning of psychology. However, since the beginning of the 21st Century, partially due to important social and political events and developments, interest in religion within personality...

    Published July 22nd 2013 by Psychology Press

  8. Temperament in Context

    Edited by Theodore D. Wachs, Robert R. McCrae, Geldolph A. Kohnstamm, Geldolph A. Kohnstamm

    Although the importance of context has been emphasized by temperament researchers, until now there has been remarkably little systematic research on the unique role specific aspects of context play in the development and impact of temperament. The goal of this volume is to systematize current...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Psychology Press

  9. 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 July 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. 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 July 4th 2013 by Routledge