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  1. Communication Among Grandmothers, Mothers, and Adult Daughters

    A Qualitative Study of Maternal Relationships

    By Michelle A. Miller-Day

    Series: LEA's Series on Personal Relationships

    This volume examines communication processes within the grandmother-mother-daughter relationship, emphasizing an intergenerational perspective. Using observations of and extensive interviews with six sets of middle-income, Caucasian female family members, this book offers a heuristic account of...

    Published July 21st 2014 by Routledge

  2. Connectionist Models in Cognitive Psychology

    Edited by George Houghton

    Series: Studies in Cognition

    Connectionist Models in Cognitive Psychology is a state-of-the-art review of neural network modelling in core areas of cognitive psychology including: memory and learning, language (written and spoken), cognitive development, cognitive control, attention and action. The chapters discuss neural...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  3. Progress in infancy Research

    Volume 3

    Edited by Harlene Hayne, Jeffrey Fagen

    The Progress in Infancy Research Series is dedicated to the presentation of innovative and exciting research on infants, both human and animal. Each volume in the series is designed to stand alone and contains autonomous chapters which are based on high quality programs of research with infants....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  4. Psychoanalytic Approaches to Myth

    By Daniel Merkur

    Series: Theorists of Myth

    This book surveys the history of psychoanalytic treatments of myths variously as symptoms of psychopathology, as cultural defense mechanisms, and as metaphoric expressions of ideas that may include therapeutic insights....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Jean Piaget and Neuchâtel

    The Learner and the Scholar

    Edited by Anne-Nelly Perret-Clermont, Jean-Marc Barrelet

    Jean Piaget is widely acknowledged as one of the most important scholars of the twentieth century. His passionate philosophical search for an understanding of the nature of knowledge led him to make major contributions to the study of child development and epistemology. But how did his early...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Social Influences on Ethical Behavior in Organizations

    Edited by John M. Darley, David M. Messick, Tom R. Tyler

    Series: Series in Organization and Management

    For too long, organizational scientists have not adequately attended to the problems of unethical behavior in organizations. This collection of essays provides the stimulus needed to help move the study of unethical behavior to center stage in the organizational sciences. It does so by posing...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. The Shape of Reason

    Essays in Honour of Paolo Legrenzi

    Edited by Vittorio Girotto, Philip N. Johnson-Laird

    Series: Psychology Press Festschrift Series

    Over the past three decades, there has been a rapid development of research on human thinking and reasoning. This volume provides a comprehensive review of this topic by looking at the important contributions Paolo Legrenzi has made to the field, by bridging the gap from Gestalt ideas to modern...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Reducing Intergroup Bias

    The Common Ingroup Identity Model

    By Samuel L. Gaertner, John F. Dovidio

    Series: Essays in Social Psychology

    Considers situations and interventions that can foster more inclusive representation and ways, both theoretically and practically, and that a common ingroup identity can facilitate more harmonious intergroup relations....

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. The Cognitive Psychology of Planning

    Edited by Robin Morris, Geoff Ward

    Series: Current Issues in Thinking and Reasoning

    The Cognitive Psychology of Planning assesses recent advances in the scientific study of the cognitive processes involved in formulating, evaluating and selecting a sequence of thoughts and actions to achieve a goal. Approaches discussed range from those which look at planning in terms of...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

  10. Foreign Vocabulary in Sign Languages

    A Cross-Linguistic Investigation of Word Formation

    Edited by Diane Brentari

    This book takes a close look at the ways that five sign languages borrow elements from the surrounding, dominant spoken language community where each is situated. It offers careful analyses of semantic, morphosyntactic, and phonological adaption of forms taken from a source language (in this case a...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Psychology Press

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