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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. The Good Life

    Wellbeing and the new science of altruism, selfishness and immorality

    By Graham Music

    Are we born selfish or primed to help others? Does stress make people more antisocial? Can we ever be genuinely altruistic? This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human. Integrating cutting edge studies with in-depth clinical experience, Graham Music synthesizes a wealth of...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  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. Handbook of Personality at Work

    Edited by Neil Christiansen, Robert Tett

    Series: Applied Psychology Series

    Personality has emerged as a key factor when trying to understand why people think, feel, and behave the way they do at work. Recent research has linked personality to important aspects of work such as job performance, employee attitudes, leadership, teamwork, stress, and turnover. This...

    Published June 12th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Arenas of Comfort in Adolescence

    A Study of Adjustment in Context

    By Jeylan T. Mortimer, Kathleen T. Call

    Series: Research Monographs in Adolescence Series

    Adolescence is a time when the social world expands, a time of increasing engagement beyond the family sphere to the school, the peer group, and the workplace. These contexts may present experiences that differ greatly in their tone and content, either contributing to or hindering satisfaction and...

    Published June 3rd 2013 by Psychology Press