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Book cover: Together:The Science of Social PsychologyTogether:The Science of Social Psychology
by - unglue.it ,
This textbook presents core concepts common to introductory social psychology courses. The 8 units include 27 modules covering key social psych topics such as research methods, group processes, social influence, and relationships.
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Book cover: Emotional Intelligence and Cognitive AbilitiesEmotional Intelligence and Cognitive Abilities
by - Frontiers Media S.A. ,
Nowadays, not only psychologists are interested in the study of Emotional Intelligence (EI). Teachers, educator, managers, employers, and people in general pay attention to EI. EI is defined as the capacity to process and use emotional information.
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Book cover: Early and late selection: Effects of load, dilution and salienceEarly and late selection: Effects of load, dilution and salience
by - Frontiers Media SA ,
Our visual system is constantly bombarded by a variety of stimuli, of which only a small part is relevant to the task at hand. As a result, goal-directed behavior requires a high degree of selectivity at some point in the processing stream ...
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Book cover: Formulation in Action: Applying Psychological Theory to Clinical PracticeFormulation in Action: Applying Psychological Theory to Clinical Practice
by - De Gruyter Open Ltd ,
When people seek psychological support, formulation is the theory-driven methodology used by many practitioners. In this volume, we present multiple demonstrations of formulation in action -- written by psychologists embedded in clinical training.
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Book cover: Dynamics of Decision Making: from evidence to preference and beliefDynamics of Decision Making: from evidence to preference and belief
by - Frontiers Media SA ,
This volume aims to review and explore the time course of a decision - from how prior beliefs are formed to how those beliefs are used and updated over time, towards the formation of preferences and choices and post-decision processes and effects.
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Book cover: Cognition and InstructionCognition and Instruction
- Wikibooks ,
There is a significant body of research and theory on how cognitive psychology can inform teaching, learning, and educational technology. This book is for anyone with an interest in that topic, especially teachers, designers and students ...
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Book cover: Informative Psychometric FiltersInformative Psychometric Filters
by - ANU Press ,
This book is a series of case studies with a common theme. A core idea is that both the human organism and the data analysis procedures used are filters, that may variously preserve, transform, distort or even destroy information of significance.
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Book cover: A Beginner's PsychologyA Beginner's Psychology
by - The Macmillan Company ,
I lay less stress upon knowledge and more upon point of view. I shall be fully satisfied if the reader learns to be clear and definite in his objections, realizes his own point of view, and sticks to it in working out his own psychological system.
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Book cover: Changing Choices: Psychological Relativity TheoryChanging Choices: Psychological Relativity Theory
by - Leiden University Press ,
The book contains a unifying theory on how the common object space is metrically transformed by individuals with different transformation parameters, due to their other previous experiences, to individually different psychological spaces ...
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Book cover: Punishment on Trial: A Resource Guide to Child DisciplinePunishment on Trial: A Resource Guide to Child Discipline
by - Context Press ,
This textbook provides empirical research addressing common questions as well as instructive clinical case studies demonstrating how punishment contingencies change behavior. It can serve as supplementary reading for students in child development ...
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Book cover: An Alternate AwarenessAn Alternate Awareness
by - Smashwords ,
This book introduces the reader to brain structure and function and presents various studies involving brain scans to bolster the case that there is a neurological basis for the two types of awareness, ego-centered and egoless.
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Book cover: Mind, Body, World: Foundations of Cognitive ScienceMind, Body, World: Foundations of Cognitive Science
by - Athabasca University Press ,
Intended to introduce both graduate and senior undergraduate students to the foundations of cognitive science, the book 'Mind, Body, World' addresses a number of questions currently being asked by those practicing in the field.
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Book cover: Applied History of PsychologyApplied History of Psychology
- Wikibooks ,
This book represents a history of psychology -- not the only one and certainly not a complete one, but definitely an interesting one and one that represents many of the varied interests of the students in this particular class.
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Book cover: Analytical PsychologyAnalytical Psychology
by - Moffat, Yard and Co. ,
Analytical psychology (or Jungian psychology) is the school of psychology originating from the ideas of Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung. Its aim is wholeness through the integration of unconscious forces and motivations underlying human behavior.
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Book cover: Psychology for Parents: Birth to TeensPsychology for Parents: Birth to Teens
by - Smashwords ,
This book is a comprehensive reference guide. It presents psychological research on parenting children from birth to teens. Topics covered include attachment, discipline, mindfulness, giftedness, language development and special needs.
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Book cover: An Introduction To PsychologyAn Introduction To Psychology
by - The Macmillan Company ,
The book is written in the conviction that psychology should study consciousness, both as a series of complex mental processes, and as a relation of conscious selves to each other. The book is intended for students beginning the study of psychology.
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Book cover: Principles of Social PsychologyPrinciples of Social Psychology
by - Flat World Knowledge ,
I wrote this book to help students organize their thinking about social psychology at a conceptual level. I hope that they will remember some basic ideas, for it is these principles that will allow them to critically analyze new situations.
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Book cover: Your Mind and How to Use ItYour Mind and How to Use It
by - The Elizabeth Towne Co. ,
A manual of practical psychology. Contents: What is the Mind; Mental States; Nerve Centers; Attention; Perception; Memory; Imagination; Feelings; Emotions; Passions; Conception; Judgments; Primary Laws of Thought; Reasoning; The Will.
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Book cover: Introduction to PsychologyIntroduction to Psychology
by - Flat World Knowledge ,
I wrote this book to help students organize their thinking about psychology at a conceptual level. You will learn that psychology matters because it helps us understand behavior and that our knowledge of psychology is based on empirical study.
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Book cover: How to Read Human NatureHow to Read Human Nature
by - The Elizabeth Towne Co. ,
This is a guide to human body language, personality, character, and qualities. It takes reading body language and voice inflection for meaning to the next level, analyzing such elements as mental qualities, emotive qualities, relative qualities.
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Book cover: Human Nature and ConductHuman Nature and Conduct
by - Henry Holt & Co. ,
Influential work by the great educator/philosopher maintains that the key to social psychology lies in an understanding of the many varieties of habit; individual mental activity is guided by subordinate factors of impulse and intelligence.
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Book cover: Totem and TabooTotem and Taboo
by - G. Routledge ,
With these essays, Freud applies his psychoanalytic method to various objects of study. With several implications for the fields of anthropology and religious studies, this Freud collection remains a diverse and fascinating read.
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Book cover: Psychology and Social PracticePsychology and Social Practice
by - The University of Chicago Press ,
The author deals with the problem of the relation of psychology to the social sciences -- and through them to social practice, to life itself. The book is a systematic exposition of fundamental principles covering the whole ground.
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Book cover: Psychology: General IntroductionPsychology: General Introduction
by - Ginn and Company ,
This book aims to develop a functional view of mental life. In the second place, the author has aimed to adopt the genetic method of treatment. He has attempted to give to the psychological conditions of mental life a more conspicuous place.
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Book cover: The Seven Shades of DarknessThe Seven Shades of Darkness
by - Smashwords ,
In every single waking moment we make simple choices that empower either a higher or lower reality for our lives. The Seven Shades of Darkness looks at the many reasons we in those moments consciously or unconsciously choose to walk the lower path.
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Book cover: The Psychology of Emotions, Feelings and ThoughtsThe Psychology of Emotions, Feelings and Thoughts
by - Connexions ,
This book makes the statement that thought, action and feeling can occur in any order, it also puts forth the idea that life is divided into three groups, emotion, thinking, and feeling. These three groups make humans feel in certain ways...
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Book cover: Psychology of Space ExplorationPsychology of Space Exploration
by - NASA ,
Contemporary research in historical perspective. This e-book explores some of the contributions of psychology to yesterday's great space race, today's orbiter and International Space Station missions, and tomorrow's journeys beyond Earth's orbit.
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Book cover: War Within ManWar Within Man
by - ERIC ,
This book is a psychological enquiry into the roots of destructiveness. There are many who believe that men are sheep; there are others who believe that men are wolves. Both sides can muster good arguments for their positions.
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Book cover: Psychology Student Survival GuidePsychology Student Survival Guide
by - all-about-psychology.com ,
Based on the author's experiences as a student and then a lecturer, he put together this guide for psychology students. The primary aim of the Guide is to provide a reference tool that people can use to quickly locate the information they require.
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Book cover: Applied PsychologyApplied Psychology
by - D. Appleton ,
This is a general text of applied psychology, presenting its principal aims, types, methods, its various fields of endeavor, and its outstanding results and accomplishments. The book is written for the general reader, working without expert guidance.
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Book cover: Practical PsychologyPractical Psychology
by - The MacMillan Company ,
Contents: human nature and the human body; Reflexes and habits; Formation of habits; Fixation and elimination of habits; Operation of habits; Perception and attention; Varieties of perception; Ideas and concepts; Memory; Imagination; Reasoning; etc.
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Book cover: Elements of Social PsychologyElements of Social Psychology
by - Sarup & Sons ,
There is a difference in the behaviour of an individual when he behaves individually and when he behaves in a group or in a social setting. Social psychology tries to understand individuals and groups and how they behave in specific situations.
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Book cover: Applied Psychology: Driving Power of ThoughtApplied Psychology: Driving Power of Thought
by - Applied Psychology Press ,
This self-help book is designed to boost personal and professional effectiveness through the use of psychology. Hilton offers advice on how to employ the science of mind power to develop business ideas, harness the creative power of thought, etc.
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Book cover: Psychology: A Study Of Mental LifePsychology: A Study Of Mental Life
by - Henry Holt and company ,
Modern psychology is an attempt to bring the methods of scientific investigation, which have proved immensely fruitful in other fields, to bear upon mental life and its problems. Originally published in 1921, the book is intended for the beginner.
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Book cover: How We ThinkHow We Think
by - D. C. Heath & Co. ,
A classic book about thinking. Dewey studies thought from the psychological and philosophical points of view and derives practical ideas for education. Useful book whether you are a student, teacher, or just interested in the world around you.
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Book cover: An Introduction to Vocational PsychologyAn Introduction to Vocational Psychology
by - vocationalpsychology.com ,
This online textbook provides the student with an introduction to vocational psychology, the study of the psychological aspects of work-related behavior and experience. The textbook uses an hierarchical organization of topics.
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Book cover: The Psychology of CyberspaceThe Psychology of Cyberspace
by - Rider University ,
This hypertext book explores the psychological aspects of environments created by computers and online networks. It presents an evolving conceptual framework for understanding how people react to and behave within cyberspace.
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Book cover: The Varieties Of Religious Experience: A Study In Human NatureThe Varieties Of Religious Experience: A Study In Human Nature
by - Longmans ,
Considering religion as it is felt in everyday life, James undertook a project that stands not only as one of the most important texts on psychology ever written, but for many critics one of the best works of nonfiction written in the 20th century.
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Book cover: The Principles of PsychologyThe Principles of Psychology
by ,
This is a two-volume introduction to the study of the human mind. Based on his classroom lessons and first published in 1890, James has gathered together the most interesting and most accessible information for the beginning student.
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Book cover: Instinct And The UnconsciousInstinct And The Unconscious
by - York University ,
This book was originally published in 1920. The general aim of the book is to put into a biological setting the system of psycho-therapy which came to be generally adopted in Great Britain in the treatment of the psycho-neuroses of war.
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Book cover: From Complexity to CreativityFrom Complexity to Creativity
by - Plenum Press ,
This text applies the concepts of complexity science to provide an explanation of all aspects of human creativity. The book describes the model that integrates ideas from computer science, mathematics, neurobiology, philosophy, and psychology.
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Book cover: Freud and the Scientific MethodFreud and the Scientific Method
by - Ninth St Center ,
Freud was a towering literary figure, a communicator who raised the consciousness of the civilized world in psychological matters. Now it is up to others to make something substantial out of the opportunity thus afforded by his pioneering zeal.
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Book cover: The Interpretation of DreamsThe Interpretation of Dreams
by - Macmillan ,
This book outlines Freud's theory of unconscious forces in the context of dream analysis. Introducing the id, the superego, and the ego, Freud advanced scientific understanding of the mind by exposing motivations invisible to our consciousness.
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Book cover: Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive NeuroscienceCognitive Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience
- Wikibooks ,
This is a textbook on cognitive psychology, a psychological science which is interested in various mind and brain related subfields such as cognition, the mental processes that underlie behavior, reasoning and decision making.
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