The topic of Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASCs) has received much attention in recent years. This book expands on a new cognitive theory which argues that what we see in autism is an extreme form of a tendency that exists in all people, and furthermore, that this tendency is stronger in males. Given...
To Be Published September 30th 2014 by Routledge
Experiences of Drivers from Electric Vehicle Trials
In a world where we are increasingly feeling the pressure to be environmentally aware more and more people are turning to environmentally friendly modes or transport, including the Electric Car. This book is the first publication to comprehensively examine empirical evidence relating to people’s...
To Be Published July 14th 2014 by Psychology Press
The New Psychology of Money is an accessible and engrossing analysis of our psychological relationship to money in all its forms. Comprehensive and insightful, Adrian Furnham explores the role that money plays in a range of contexts, from the family to the high street, and asks whether the...
To Be Published May 4th 2014 by Psychology Press
This volume examines diverse jury systems in nations around the world. These systems are marked by unique features having critical implications for jury selection, composition, functioning, processes, and ultimately, trial outcomes. These unique features are examined by applying relevant social...
Published October 30th 2013 by Psychology Press
Psychology and the Environment
Increasingly it is being recognized that consumer behavior may be a key trigger in the march toward sustainable development. Several lines of psychological theory and approaches have been developed relatively independently, each of which may provide major implications and action points on...
Published July 31st 2013 by Psychology Press
A Political Economy Perspective
Social Psychology and Theories of Consumer Culture: A Political Economy Perspective presents a critical analysis of the leading positions in social psychology from the perspective of classical and contemporary theories of consumer culture. The analysis seeks to expand social psychological theory by...
Published March 13th 2013 by Routledge
Case Studies in Research, Professional Domains, and Expert Roles
The Social Psychology of Expertise offers an integrative perspective to the analysis of experts and expertise in organizations, social roles, management, etc. It is the first book to link the psychology of expertise to sociology, particularly the sociology of professions. By examining the...
Published February 13th 2013 by Psychology Press
Are we influenced by ads even when we fast-forward them? Do brands extend our personalities? Why do we spend more when we pay with a credit card? Psychological Foundations of Marketing considers the impact of psychology on marketing practice and research, and highlights the applied aspects of...
Published October 23rd 2012 by Routledge
Entrepreneurship is essential for international social and economic well-being, as new ventures are the dominant source of job creation, market innovation, and economic growth in many societies. In this book, a noted group of researchers use findings, methods, and theories of modern psychology as...
Published August 15th 2012 by Psychology Press
A Moral and Psychological Examination of Cyberspace
Cyberspace is composed of a multitude of different spaces where users can represent themselves in many divergent ways. Why in a video game, is it more acceptable to murder or maim than rape? After all, in each case, it is only pixels that are being assaulted. This book avoids wrestling with the...
Published March 11th 2012 by Routledge
Towards a Reflexive History
This book offers a comprehensive overview of the ways in which Psychology has engaged with 'race' and racism issues since the late 19th century. It emphasizes the complexities and convolutions of the story and attempts to elucidate the subtleties and occasional paradoxes that have arisen as a...
Published November 29th 2011 by Routledge
The Mind of Apartheid
An oft-neglected element of postcolonial thought is the explicitly psychological dimension of many of its foundational texts. This unprecedented volume explores the relation between these two disciplinary domains by treating the work of a variety of anti-colonial authors as serious psychological...
Published November 22nd 2011 by Routledge
Improving Everyday Life, Health, Schools, Work, and Society
Series: Applied Psychology Series
Positive Psychology has experienced extraordinary growth over the past decade. Emerging research in this area is suggesting new strategies for improving everyday life, healthcare, education systems, organizations and work life, and societies across the globe. This book will be of interest to all...
Published February 27th 2011 by Routledge
Psychology for Sustainability, 3rd Edition
This compelling and insightful textbook demonstrates how eight major approaches in psychology – social, psychoanalytical, behavioral, cognitive, physiological, health, developmental, and holistic – can be applied to create a more sustainable society. After outlining current environmental...
Published March 15th 2010 by Psychology Press
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