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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 27 new and published books in the subject of Social Neuroscience — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Psychology of Change

    Life Contexts, Experiences, and Identities

    Edited by Katherine J. Reynolds, Nyla R. Branscombe

    This volume tackles the critical question of whether people change or whether they remain relatively constant across the lifespan. Much existing literature in psychology has largely endorsed the concept of stability. Indeed, in many people’s minds, the person is understood to be set in stone, as a...

    Published December 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. The Self

    Edited by Constantine Sedikides, Steven J. Spencer

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This volume provides a cutting-edge exposition to research on the self. Sixteen authoritative overviews highlight the role of the self around four themes. The first theme is Brain and Cognition, which includes a social neuroscience perspective on the self, implicit self-cognition, the structure of...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Emotion and Reason

    Mind, Brain, and the Social Domains of Work and Love

    By Warren D. TenHouten

    Although much academic work has been done on the areas of mind, brain, and society, a theoretical synthesis of the three levels of analysis – the biological, the mental, and the social – has not until now been put forward. In Emotion and Reason, Warren TenHouten presents a truly comprehensive...

    Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. Motivation and Its Regulation

    The Control Within

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Eddie Harmon-Jones

    Series: Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

    It is motivation that drives all our daily endeavors, and it is motivation, or the lack of it, that accounts for most of our successes and failures. Motivation, however, needs to be carefully controlled and regulated to be effective. This book surveys the most recent psychological research on how...

    Published May 9th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Routledge Handbook of Human-Animal Studies

    Edited by Garry Marvin, Susan McHugh

    Series: Routledge International Handbooks

    The Routledge Handbook of Human-Animal Studies presents a collection of original essays from artists and scholars who have established themselves internationally on the basis of specific and significant new contributions to human-animal studies. It offers a broad interpretive account of...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Believer's Brain

    Home of the Religious and Spiritual Mind

    By Kenneth M. Heilman, Russell S. Donda

    About 90% of people have faith in a supreme being, but our yearning for the divine, and whatever it promises, involves a large divergence in mental states and behaviors. Some adhere to doctrine, supplication, and fastidious religious practices; others have a strong sense they are part of something...

    Published January 23rd 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. The Transparent Brain in Couple and Family Therapy

    Mindful Integrations with Neuroscience

    By Suzanne Midori Hanna

    Why should family therapists care about brain research? Are there invisible connections between the breakdown of our relationships and the breakdown of our cells? To answer these questions, author Suzanne Hanna paints pictures of ancient principles coming together with contemporary research as a...

    Published August 26th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Emotion and Social Structures

    The Affective Foundations of Social Order

    By Christian von Scheve

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    The past decades have seen significant advances in the sociological understanding of human emotion. Sociology has shown how culture and society shape our emotions and how emotions contribute to micro- and macro-social processes. At the same time, the behavioral sciences have made progress in...

    Published July 1st 2013 by Routledge

  9. Neuroscience of Prejudice and Intergroup Relations

    Edited by Belle Derks, Daan Scheepers, Naomi Ellemers

    Psychological research on the origins and consequences of prejudice, discrimination, and stereotyping has moved into previously uncharted directions through the introduction of neuroscientific measures. Psychologists can now address issues that are difficult to examine with traditional...

    Published June 5th 2013 by Psychology Press

  10. Stereotyping and Prejudice

    Edited by Charles Stangor, Christian S. Crandall

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This volume presents a contemporary and comprehensive overview of the great diversity of theoretical interests, new ideas, and practical applications that characterize social psychological approaches to stereotyping and prejudice. All the contributions are written by renowned...

    Published May 9th 2013 by Psychology Press