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A Book About Love

by Jonah Lehrer

<p>Number one bestselling science writer Jonah Lehrer explores the “only happiness that lasts”—love—in a book that “is interesting on nearly every page” (David Brooks, <em>The New York Times Book Review</em>). </p> <p>Weaving together ...

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A Colorful History of Popular Delusions

by Robert E. Bartholomew & Peter Hassall

This eclectic history of unusual crowd behavior describes a rich assortment of mass phenomena ranging from the amusing and quirky to the shocking and deplorable. What do fads, crazes, manias, urban legends, moral panics, riots, stampedes, and ...

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A Country of Strangers

Blacks and Whites in America

by David K. Shipler

<p><strong>A Country of Strangers</strong> is a magnificent exploration of the psychological landscape where blacks and whites meet. To tell the story in human rather than abstract terms, the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer David K. Shipler ...

ISBN: 9781101973592

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A Life Worth Living

Contributions to Positive Psychology

by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi & Isabella Selega Csikszentmihalyi

<p><em>A Life Worth Living</em> brings together the latest thought on Positive Psychology from an international cast of scholars. It includes historical, philosophical, and empirical reviews of what psychologists have found to matter for ...

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A Psychohistory of Metaphors

Envisioning Time, Space, and Self through the Centuries

by Brian J. McVeigh

<span><span>How have figures of speech configured new concepts of time, space, and mind throughout history? Brian J. McVeigh answers this question in </span><span style="font-style:italic;">A Psychohistory of Metaphors: Envisioning Time, Space, ...

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Adaptation of Immigrants: Individual Differences and Determinants

by Scott, W. A.

This volume surveys studies conducted in the major immigrant receiving nations over the past several decades to ascertain the main established correlates of immigrant adjustment. It also reports findings from an original longitudinal study of ...

ISBN: 9781483287119

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Adolescence, Discrimination, and the Law

Addressing Dramatic Shifts in Equality Jurisprudence

by Roger J.R. Levesque

<p><strong>Explores the shifts and the research used to support civil rights claims of discrimination, particularly relating to minority youths’ rights to equal treatment </strong> </p> <p>In the wake of the civil rights movement, the legal ...

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Adolescent Boys in High School

A Psychological Study of Coping and Adaptation

by James G. Kelly

<P>Originally published in 1979, the research reported in this volume is based on investigations of how tenth-grade boys cope and adapt to the high-school environment in, specifically, two high schools in suburban Detroit in 1970. In addition to

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Adult Attachment Styles: An Overview

by Cathryn Blue

Scientific Essay from the year 2009 in the subject Psychology - Social Psychology, grade: A, Saint Louis University, language: English, abstract: The connections that exist between people and their primary caregivers early in childhood ...

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Advanced Social Psychology

The State of the Science

by Roy F. Baumeister & Eli J. Finkel

<p>Social psychology is a flourishing discipline. It explores the most essential questions of the human psyche (e.g., Why do people help or harm others? How do influence professionals get us to do what they want, and how can we inoculate ...

ISBN: 9780199888726

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Advances in Culture and Psychology

Volume 1

by Michele J. Gelfand, Chi-yue Chiu & Ying-yi Hong

<p>With applications throughout the social sciences, culture and psychology is a rapidly growing field that has experienced a boom in publication over the last decade. From this proliferation of books, chapters, and journal articles, exciting ...

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Aggression in the Sports World

A Social Psychological Perspective

by Gordon W. Russell

<p>They are familiar scenes: sports fans turning on each other in acts of violence, and mobs of sports fans flooding onto the field or out into the streets. Is there something inherent in the competitive sport setting that produces this ...

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Alpha God

The Psychology of Religious Violence and Oppression

by Hector A. Garcia

This book uses evolutionary psychology as a lens to explain religious violence and oppression. The author, a clinical psychologist, examines religious scriptures, rituals, and canon law, highlighting the many ways in which our evolutionary ...

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Amerindian Paths: Guiding Dialogues With Psychology

by Guimarães, Danilo Silva

A volume in Advances in Cultural Psychology Series Editor: Jaan Valsiner, Aalborg University This book comes as part of a broader project the editor is developing aiming critically to articulate some theoretical and methodological issues of ...

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An Autoethnography on the Reasons for Mixing Identities

Cultural Chameleon

by Cecilia Leal-Covey, EdD/CI

<p>The An Autoethnography on the Reasons for Mixing Identities information and process assists you or human services providers to understand how social classifications can intersect and cause changing behaviors. Whether you or your clients are ...

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An Overview of Organizational Culture: Finding the Hidden Key to Successful Change

by Woodrow Sears

<p>Culture is the stuff that makes behavior predictable. Like fish being the last to discover water, people often attempt to change work processes and routines without first examining the culture that holds existing patterns in place. Failure ...

ISBN: 9781458191717

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Animismus, Magie und Allmacht der Gedanken

by Sigmund Freud

<p>Sigmund Freud war ein &ouml;sterreichischer Neurologe, Tiefenpsychologe, Kulturtheoretiker und Religionskritiker. Als Begr&uuml;nder der Psychoanalyse erlangte er weltweite Bekanntheit. Freud gilt als einer der einflussreichsten Denker des ...

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Applying Anthropology to Gender-Based Violence

Global Responses, Local Practices

by Kimberly Ashburn, Melissa Beske, Karin Friederic & others

<p>Applying Anthropology to Gender-Based Violence: Global Responses, Local Practices addresses the gaps in theory, methods, and practices that are currently used to engage the problem of gender-based violence. This book complements the work ...

ISBN: 9781498509046

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Are We Free? Psychology and Free Will

by John Baer, James C. Kaufman & Roy F. Baumeister

<p>Do people have free will, or this universal belief an illusion? If free will is more than an illusion, what kind of free will do people have? How can free will influence behavior? Can free will be studied, verified, and understood ...

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Art and Science of Personality Development

by McAdams, Dan P.

Drawing on state-of-the-art personality and developmental research, this book presents a new and broadly integrative theory of how people come to be who they are over the life course. Preeminent researcher Dan P. McAdams traces the development ...

ISBN: 9781462519996

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