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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 24 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. 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 April 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. 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 22nd 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. 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 25th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 June 30th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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 4th 2013 by Psychology Press

  6. 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 8th 2013 by Psychology Press

  7. 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 September 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Developmental Social Cognitive Neuroscience

    Edited by Philip David Zelazo, Michael Chandler, Eveline Crone

    Series: Jean Piaget Symposia Series

    This volume in the JPS Series is intended to help crystallize the emergence of a new field, "Developmental Social Cognitive Neuroscience," aimed at elucidating the neural correlates of the development of socio-emotional experience and behavior. No one any longer doubts that infants are born...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Psychology Press

  9. Social Neuroscience of Psychiatric Disorders

    Edited by Facundo Manes, Mario F. Mendez

    Series: Special Issues of Social Neuroscience

    Social Neuroscience of Psychiatric Disorders is about the role of the Social Brain in neuropsychiatry. The need to belong to social groups and interact with others has driven much of the evolution of the human brain. The relatively young field of social neuroscience has made impressive strides...

    Published July 17th 2012 by Psychology Press

  10. Goal-Directed Behavior

    Edited by Henk Aarts, Andrew Elliot

    Series: Frontiers of Social Psychology

    This volume presents chapters from internationally renowned scholars in the area of goals and social behavior. The book is organized around a series of topics that are of critical importance to understanding the social-cognitive aspects of goal-directed behavior. In each chapter, the authors offer...

    Published October 18th 2011 by Psychology Press

Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Handbook of Human-Animal Studies
    Edited by Garry Marvin, Susan McHugh
    To Be Published April 21st 2014
  2. Social Exclusion
    Edited by Kipling D. Williams, Steve A. Nida
    To Be Published February 1st 2015
  3. Social Neuroscience: Biological Approaches to Social Psychology
    Edited by Eddie Harmon-Jones, Michael Inzlicht
    To Be Published February 28th 2015

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