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Social Identities: Motivational, Emotional, Cultural Influences

by Rupert Brown & Dora Capozza

The concept of social identity occupies a central position in contemporary social psychology. Social Identities: Motivational, Emotional, Cultural Influences reports recent developments in the analysis of motivational...


Developmental Social Cognitive Neuroscience

by Philip David Zelazo, Michael Chandler & Eveline Crone

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...


The Special Needs SCHOOL Survival Guide: Handbook for Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Learning Disabilities & More!

by Cara Koscinski

The Special Needs SCHOOL Survival Guide is the handbook that will answer your questions about school accommodations, how to work with school personnel for government assisted programs, autism, Sensory Processing...


Psychological Problems in Anthropology

by Franz Boas

This early work by Franz Boas was originally published in the early 20th century and we are now republishing it with a brand new introductory biography. 'Psychological Problems in Anthropology' is a work on...


Equity and Justice in Developmental Science: Implications for Young People, Families, and Communities

by Stacey S Horn, Martin D Ruck & Lynn S Liben

Equity and Justice in Development Science: Implications for Diverse Young People, Families, and Communities, a two volume set, focuses on the implications of equity and justice (and other relevant concepts)...


A Book About Love

by Jonah Lehrer

“Jonah Lehrer has a lot to offer the world….The book is interesting on nearly every page….Good writers make writing look easy, but what people like Lehrer do is not easy at all.” —David Brooks, The...


Strategic Thinking in Complex Problem Solving

New Directions in Identity Theory and Research

Face Value: The Hidden Ways Beauty Shapes Women's Lives

by Autumn Whitefield-Madrano

A thought-provoking examination of how we think and talk about beauty today—and the unexpected and often positive ways that beauty shapes our lives.

For decades, we’ve discussed our insecurities in the face...


I Know Best: How Moral Narcissism Is Destroying Our Republic, If It Hasn't Already

by Roger L. Simon

In 1979, Christopher Lasch published the epochal The Culture of Narcissism warning of the normalizing of narcissism in our society. Lasch may have understated it. 35 years later, in the Obama era—with its parade...


Procrastination, Health, and Well-Being

by Fuschia M Sirois & Timothy A Pychyl

Research on procrastination has grown exponentially in recent years. Studies have revealed that procrastination is an issue of self-regulation failure, and specifically misregulation of emotional states-not...


Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination: 3rd Edition

by Mary E. Kite & Jr., Bernard E. Whitley

The Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination provides a comprehensive and compelling overview of what psychological theory and research have to say about the nature, causes, and reduction of prejudice and...


Elements of Folk Psychology - Outline of a Psychological History of the Development of Mankind

by Wilhelm Wundt

This vintage book contains Wilhelm Maximilian Wundt's 1916 work, Elements of Folk Psychology - Outline of a Psychological History of the Development of Mankind". Wilhelm Maximilian Wundt (1832-1920) was a German...


The Influence of Values on Consumer Behaviour: The value compass

by Erik Kostelijk

Substantial progress has been made in the conceptualization of values within psychology. The importance of values is also acknowledged in marketing, and companies use values to describe the core associations...


An Introduction to Attribution Processes

by Kelly G. Shaver

Why do people act the way they do? How do their desires and fears become known to us? When are our opinions of others correct, and when are they likely to be mistaken? These are questions which attribution theory...


Social and Moral Values: Individual and Societal Perspectives

by Nancy Eisenberg, Janusz Reykowski & Ervin Staub

Originally published in 1989, this joint venture of American and Polish psychologists provides an international perspective on the psychological factors that make people attend to the well-being of others and...


Confronting Evil

Interpersonal and Intrapersonal Expectancies

by Slawomir Trusz & Przemyslaw Babel

Do our expectancies about ourselves and about others have any effect on our actual experiences? Over fifty years of research studies suggest not only that this is the case, but also that our expectancies can...


Summary of Superforecasting: by Philip E. Tetlock and Dan Gardner | Includes Analysis

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Summary of Superforecasting by Philip E. Tetlock and Dan Gardner | Includes Analysis

 

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Superforecasting: The Art and Science of Prediction is a nonfiction book about the

accuracy of forecasting. It...


Summary of The Sociopath Next Door: by Martha Stout | Includes Analysis

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The Sociopath Next Door: by Martha Stout | Key Takeaways, Analysis & Review

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Sociopaths comprise an alarming four percent of the population; that is, one in every 25 people is a sociopath. But this...