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Obese Humans and Rats

Obese Humans and Rats

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Stanley Schacter, Judith Rodin
August 05, 2019

Originally published in 1974, this volume examines the behavioural similarities of obese humans and animals whose so-called feeding centre (the ventro-medial hypothalamic nuclei) has been lesioned. Both the obese human and the VMH-lesioned animal seem to share a hyposensitivity to the internal (...

Drugs, Daydreaming, and Personality: A Study of College Youth

Drugs, Daydreaming, and Personality: A Study of College Youth

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Bernard Segal, George J. Huba, Jerome L. Singer
June 15, 2019

Originally published in 1980, this book presents a detailed account of a series of investigations that examined the patterns of resort to drugs and alcohol use in college youth, and how such substance uses are linked to personality characteristics and daydreaming patterns. The Editors chose to...

The Psychology of Questions

The Psychology of Questions

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Arthur C. Graesser, John B. Black
June 12, 2019

Originally published in 1985, the chapters in this volume collectively approach the phenomenon of questioning from many perspectives. There are studies on question comprehension, question answering, question asking and the influence of adjunct questions on text comprehension and memory. The...

Culture and Family: Problems and Therapy

Culture and Family: Problems and Therapy

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Wen-Shing Tseng, Jing Hsu
May 19, 2019

Originally published in 1991, this landmark guide gave brilliant insights on dealing with the cultural aspects of family mental health. It systematically reviews various dimensions of the family from a cross-cultural perspective, including system, development, behaviour, and functioning. It then...

Some Personality Determinants of the Effects of Participation

Some Personality Determinants of the Effects of Participation

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Victor H. Vroom
May 10, 2019

Originally published in 1960, this study was carried out as part of the research of the Organizational Behavior and Human Relations Program of the Institute of Social Research. The primary purpose was to determine the effects of participation in decision-making on people with different personality...

Artificial Intelligence: An Introduction

Artificial Intelligence: An Introduction

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Alan Garnham
April 19, 2019

First published in 1987, this book provides a stimulating introduction to artificial intelligence (AI) - the science of thinking machines. After a general introduction to AI, including its history, tools, research methods, and its relation to psychology, Garnham gives an account of AI research in...

Applications of Conditioning Theory

Applications of Conditioning Theory

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Graham Davey
April 19, 2019

The area of applied psychology known as behaviour modification or behaviour therapy had progressed remarkably in the ten years, prior to publication. Illustrative of this progress is the variety of therapeutic and behaviour management techniques now available to the applied psychologist. This...

The Psychology of Thinking

The Psychology of Thinking

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Neil Bolton
April 19, 2019

In this concise and lucid survey, originally published in 1972, the author considers the major theoretical perspectives influential in the psychology of thinking at the time. They are looked at in relation to the problems which they are designed to answer and their success in accounting for the...

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Contemporary Issues in Treatment

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Contemporary Issues in Treatment

1st Edition

Wayne K. Goodman, Matthew V. Rudorfer, Jack D. Maser
February 21, 2019

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is now recognized to be a serious and chronic illness affecting more than 2% of the population. While the last decade of the twentieth century witnessed many advances on both the pharmacological and the behavioral fronts, fewer than 50% of cases benefitted...

Operant Conditioning: An Experimental Analysis of Behaviour

Operant Conditioning: An Experimental Analysis of Behaviour

1st Edition

Derek E. Blackman
February 21, 2019

The approach to psychology advocated by the radical behaviourists was often misunderstood and frequently gave rise to controversy. Originally published in 1974, this book introduced current research in operant conditioning and explains the attempt to understand behaviour inherent in such...

The Psychology of Grandparenthood: An International Perspective

The Psychology of Grandparenthood: An International Perspective

1st Edition

Peter K. Smith
February 21, 2019

The majority of people will now spend about one-third of their lives as grandparents, yet developmental psychologists have largely ignored the nature of the grandparental role, and the influence which grandparents can have on grandchildren. Originally published in 1991, this book redresses the...

Innocence Destroyed: A Study of Child Sexual Abuse

Innocence Destroyed: A Study of Child Sexual Abuse

1st Edition

Jean Renvoize
July 02, 2018

How common is child sexual abuse? How can victims and abusers best be treated? In Innocence Destroyed, originally published in 1993, the author uses interviews with victims and with experienced professionals, as well as new data from Britain, North America and Australia, to give a clear picture of...

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