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Logical Abilities in Children: Volume 2

Logical Inference: Underlying Operations

by Daniel N. Osherson

<p>Originally published in 1974, the second volume of four (Logical Inference: Underlying Operations) provides a process-model for the solution of certain syllogistic reasoning problems. Testable predictions of the model are easily derived, and ...

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Logical Abilities in Children: Volume 3

Reasoning in Adolescence: Deductive Inference

by Daniel N. Osherson

<p>Originally published in 1975, this volume (3 of 4) presents an expanded model of certain deductive abilities in children and adults. A partial explanation of the growth of these abilities was suggested in Volume 2 of this series, and it is ...

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Love in Vienna: The Sigmund Freud–Minna Bernays Affair

The Sigmund Freud–Minna Bernays Affair

by Barry G. Gale

<p>For many decades, critics and supporters of Freudian theory have debated the exact nature of Freud's relationship with his sister-in-law. This book examines the arguments pro and con in light of recently exposed evidence—the first study to do

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Macroneural Theories in Cognitive Neuroscience

by William R. Uttal

<p>In this book, William R. Uttal continues his analysis and critique of theories of mind. This book considers theories that are based on macroneural responses (such as those obtained from fMRI) that represent the averaged or cumulative ...

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Mathematical Models of Perception and Cognition Volume I

A Festschrift for James T. Townsend

by Joseph W. Houpt & Leslie M. Blaha

<p>In this two volume festschrift, contributors explore the theoretical developments (Volume I) and applications (Volume II) in traditional cognitive psychology domains, and model other areas of human performance that benefit from rigorous ...

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Memory and Intelligence (Psychology Revivals)

by Jean Piaget & Ba¨rbel Inhelder

<p>In the course of their researches for <em>Mental Imagery in the Child</em> (1971), the authors came to appreciate that action may be more conducive to the formation and conservation of images than is mere perception. This raised the problem ...

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Memory Warp

How the Myth of Repressed Memory Arose and Refuses to Die

by Mark Pendergrast

<p>In the 1990s, a faddish pseudoscience, repressed memory theory, destroyed millions of American families by creating false memories of childhood sexual abuse. At the time, Mark Pendergrast published his widely acclaimed book <em>Victims of ...

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Methods and Uses of Hypnosis and Self-Hypnosis (Psychology Revivals)

A Treatise on the Powers of the Subconscious Mind

by Bernard Hollander

<p>Originally published in 1928, the main object of this book was to draw attention to the importance of hypnotism and its phenomena, in order to stimulate inquiry into what was at the time a ‘mysterious and unexplored subject’. The author had ...

ISBN: 9781317487159

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Models of Thinking

by Frank H. George

<p>In this volume, originally published in 1970, an attempt is made to examine the more logical aspects of thinking, such as the ability to abstract and the manner in which concepts develop. The author describes the features that had long been ...

ISBN: 9781317418450

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Moral Development

A Psychological Study of Moral Growth from Childhood to Adolescence

by William Kay

<p>Although the work of Piaget dealt with the intellectual development of children, and that of Goldman with a child’s religious thought, there had hitherto been no comparable book on child morality to complete the developmental picture of the ...

ISBN: 9781351754675

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Nervous Breakdown (Psychology Revivals)

Its Cause and Cure

by W. B. Wolfe

<p>Originally published in 1934, excerpts from the original preface read: &quot;A Nervous breakdown is a terrifying experience. When it occurs, the patient, his family, and often his friends are panic-stricken. No one knows just what to do with ...

ISBN: 9781317396659

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Nine Dimensions of Madness

Redefining Mental Health

by Robert L. Gallon

<p>In a book that reframes the mental health debate, Robert L. Gallon challenges the widely-held notion that mental disorders are medical diseases. Drawing on his extensive experience as a psychologist who has worked with thousands of patients, ...

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On Dreams

by William Archer

<p>Originally published in 1935, William Archer’s interest in dreams had persisted for over quarter of a century, for ten years of which he kept a careful record of his own dreams. These records alone form a valuable collection of material, of ...

ISBN: 9781315312392

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On the Way to Myself

Communications to a Friend

by Charlotte Wolff

<p>Originally published in 1969, Dr Charlotte Wolff was the author of three books of psychology: <em>The Human Hand</em>, <em>A Psychology of Gesture</em> and <em>The Hand in Psychological Diagnosis</em>. This book, though it contains much ...

ISBN: 9781317393177

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Orwell's Warning: The Greatest Amerikan Paradox

by Erik Blaire

<p>How did Francisco Pizarro use the secret trick of Christopher Columbus to conquer the mightiest empire of South America in one evening, with a single boat load of men, with almost no resistance? And what does this have to do with YOU?</p> ...

ISBN: 1230000347518

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Our Own Master Race

Eugenics in Canada, 1885-1945

by Angus McLaren

<p>Was Canada immune to the racist currents of thought that swept central Europe in the 1920's and 1930's? In this landmark book Angus McLaren, co-author of <em>The Bedroom and the State</em>, examines the pervasiveness in Canada of the eugenic ...

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Parents and Children

A First Book on the Psychology of Child Development and Training

by C.W. Valentine

<p>By his wide influence as author and teacher C.W. Valentine had established himself as a leading authority in this country on child psychology applied to early training. Originally published in 1953, this was a book for parents who need help ...

ISBN: 9781317480495

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Psyche’s Prophet

The Selected Writings of Nicholas A. Cummings

by Nicholas Cummings

<p>In this collection of articles spanning 65 years as a clinical psychologist, Nick  A. Cummings selects articles that heralded often far in advance each phase of clinical psychology’s evolution to the present. A pioneer in effecting change, ...

ISBN: 9781317637028

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Psycho-Analysis and Social Psychology

by William McDougall

<p>From the Preface: ‘In these few lectures delivered in the University of London (May 1935) I have returned to the always interesting, but generally quite futile, task of criticizing the teachings of Professor Sigmund Freud and his school. On ...

ISBN: 9781317527916

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Psychology and Its Cities

A New History of Early American Psychology

by Christopher D. Green

<p>Within the social and political upheaval of American cities in the decades surrounding the turn of the 20th century, a new scientific discipline, psychology, strove to carve out a place for itself. In this new history of early American ...

ISBN: 9781351671606

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