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The Captain Class: The Hidden Force That Creates the World's Greatest Teams

by Sam Walker

The founding editor of The Wall Street Journal’s sports section profiles the greatest teams in history and identifies the counterintuitive leadership qualities of the unconventional men and women who drove...


Emotions and Affect in Human Factors and Human-Computer Interaction

by Myounghoon Jeon

Emotions and Affect in Human Factors and Human-Computer Interaction is a complete guide for conducting affect-related research and design projects in H/F and HCI domains. Introducing necessary concepts, methods,...


Insight: Why We're Not as Self-Aware as We Think, and How Seeing Ourselves Clearly Helps Us Succeed at Work and in Life

by Tasha Eurich

What is the secret to happiness and success? You don’t need to fix yourself. But you definitely need to know yourself.

 

Research shows that self-awareness – knowing who we are and how others see us –...


Paths to Fulfillment

by Ruthellen Josselson

How do women create fulfilling lives? How does the identity they choose (or not choose) by the end of their college career affect how their lives unfold? For 35 years, Ruthellen Josselson has followed 25 randomly...


Scienceblind: Why Our Intuitive Theories About the World Are So Often Wrong

by Andrew Shtulman

Humans are born to create theories about the world--unfortunately, they're usually wrong, and keep us from understanding the world as it really is

Why do we catch colds? What causes seasons to change? And if...


Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People

by Vanessa Van Edwards

Do you feel awkward at networking events? Do you wonder what your date really thinks of you? Do you wish you could decode people? You need to learn the science of people.

 

As a human behavior hacker, Vanessa...


Behaving Badly: The New Morality in Politics, Sex, and Business

by Eden Collinsworth

What is the relevance of morality today? Eden Collinsworth enlists the famous, the infamous, and the heretofore unheard-of to unravel how we make moral choices in an increasingly complex—and ethically flexible—age....


Fighting for Status

by Jonathan Renshon

There is widespread agreement that status or standing in the international system is a critical element in world politics. The desire for status is recognized as a key factor in nuclear proliferation, the rise...


The Oxford Handbook of the Five Factor Model

by Thomas A. Widiger

The Five Factor Model, which measures individual differences on extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, emotional stability, and openness to experience, is arguably the most prominent dimensional model...


Moral Combat

by Patrick M. Markey & Christopher J. Ferguson

In family rooms across America, millions of children and teenagers are playing video games, such as Call of Duty, Halo, and Grand Theft Auto, roaming violent virtual worlds—with virtual guns in their hands....


Identity and Interethnic Marriage in the United States

by Jr., Stanley O. Gaines

Drawing on psychological and sociological perspectives as well as quantitative and qualitative data, Identity and Interethnic Marriage in the United States considers the ways the self and social identity are...


Happiness for All?

by Carol Graham

The Declaration of Independence states that all people are endowed with certain unalienable rights, and that among these is the pursuit of happiness. But is happiness equally available to everyone in America...


Not in My Family

by Roger Frie

Even as the Holocaust grows more distant with the passing of time, its traumas call out to be known and understood. What is remembered, what has been imparted through German heritage, and what has been forgotten?...


How to Win Friends and Influence People

by Dale Carnegie & GP Editors

'How to Win Friends and Influence People' is one of the first best-selling self-help books ever published. Just after publishing, it quickly exploded into an overnight success, eventually selling more than 15...


The Girl at the Baggage Claim: Explaining the East-West Culture Gap

by Gish Jen

A provocative and important study of the different ideas Easterners and Westerners have about the self and society and what this means for current debates in art, education, geopolitics, and business.

Never...


The Psychology of Imagination: History, Theory and New Research Horizons

by Brady Wagoner, Ignacio Bresco de Luna & Sarah H. Awad

This book offers a new approach to imagination which brings its emotional, social, cultural, contextual and existential characteristics to the fore. Fantasy and imagination are understood as the human capacity...


Handbook of Musical Identities

by Dorothy Miell, Raymond MacDonald & David J. Hargreaves

Music is a tremendously powerful channel through which people develop their personal and social identities. Music is used to communicate emotions, thoughts, political statements, social relationships, and physical...


Ordinary Jews

by Evgeny Finkel

Focusing on the choices and actions of Jews during the Holocaust, Ordinary Jews examines the different patterns of behavior of civilians targeted by mass violence. Relying on rich archival material and hundreds...


Prospection, well-being, and mental health

by Andrew MacLeod

This book is about how we think about the future. It is about how we think about our own personal futures and how such prospection is connected to our well-being and mental health. The ability to think about...


Personalizing Politics and Realizing Democracy

by Gian Vittorio Caprara & Michele Vecchione

Few people today would challenge the legitimacy of democracy as the form of government most congenial to modern-day citizenship, as it requires its members to treat each other as equals and to cooperate in the...