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The Psychology of Perception

A Philosophical Examination of Gestalt Theory and Derivative Theories of Perception

by D. W. Hamlyn

<p>Originally published in 1957, the primary aim of this study was to shed light upon the logical character of the psychology of perception. D.W. Hamlyn begins by delimiting the field of psychological inquiry into perception, then gives a ...

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The Psychology of the Learning Group

by John McLeish, Wayne Matheson & James Park

<p>Originally published in 1973, this work takes a hard look at the claims made for the small group as a learning medium (lecture, structured discussion, ‘sensitivity’, training groups etc.). Various theories of group dynamics, leadership ...

ISBN: 9781317340843

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The Psychology of the Movements of Handwriting

by J. Crepieux-Jamin

<p>Originally published in 1926, this title is a summary in English of the works of the great French graphologist Jules Crépieux-Jamin. He was recognised at the time in France as the first authority on the subject of graphology, but was less ...

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The Science of Philosophy

by F. H. George

<p>Originally published in 1981, this book was an attempt to bridge the gap between scientists and philosophers by viewing philosophy, at least in part, through scientific eyes. Professor George is not here concerned with the philosophy of ...

ISBN: 9781317375999

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The Sex Effect

Baring Our Complicated Relationship with Sex

by Ross Benes

<p><strong>A gripping exploration of the relationship between sex and our society, with a foreword by bestselling author A.J. Jacobs</strong></p> <p>Why do political leaders become entangled in so many sex scandals? How did the U.S. military ...

ISBN: 9781492647430

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The Wiley Handbook of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology

Methods, Approaches, and New Directions for Social Sciences

by Jack Martin, Jeff Sugarman & Kathleen L. Slaney

<p><em>The Wiley Handbook of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology</em> presents a comprehensive exploration of the wide range of methodological approaches utilized in the contemporary field of theoretical and philosophical ...

ISBN: 9781118748312

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Thinking About Thinking

Studies in the Background of some Psychological Approaches

by Joan Wynn Reeves

<p>Originally published in 1965, this title is a series of exploratory essays on approaches to thinking. The central topic is the relation of processes of an associative kind (sometimes irrational, in so far as they are not enmeshed with a world

ISBN: 9781317405467

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Totem and Taboo

by Sigmund Freud

 It is a collection of four essays first published in the journal Imago (1912–13) employing the application of psychoanalysis to the fields of archaeology, anthropology, and the study of religion: “The Horror of Incest”; “Taboo and Emotional ...

ISBN: 9781681056623

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Toys and Playthings

In Development and Remediation

by John Newson & Elizabeth Newson

<p>John and Elizabeth Newson were well known for their studies of child rearing, which have combined a rigorous research methodology with sympathetic insights into family life and a lively approach to scientific reporting. ‘Path-breaking’, ...

ISBN: 9781351378604

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Unity and Fragmentation in Psychology

The Philosophical and Methodological Roots of the Discipline

by Nicolò Gaj

<p>Psychology has always defined itself as a science and yet it has lacked the theoretical and methodological unity regarded as characteristic of the natural sciences. Nicolò Gaj explores the topical question of unification in psychology, ...

ISBN: 9781317313472

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Voices of Mental Health

Medicine, Politics, and American Culture, 1970-2000

by Martin Halliwell

<p>This dynamic and richly layered account of mental health in the late twentieth century interweaves three important stories: the rising political prominence of mental health in the United States since 1970; the shifting medical diagnostics of ...

ISBN: 9780813576794

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