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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 scientific

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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

<p>How have figures of speech configured new concepts of time, space, and mind throughout history? Brian J. McVeigh answers this question in <em>A Psychohistory of Metaphors: Envisioning Time, Space, and Self through the Centuries</em> by ...

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A Psychological Inquiry into the Meaning and Concept of Forgiveness

by Jennifer M. Sandoval

<p>This book explores the psychological nature of forgiveness for both the subjective ego and what Jung called the objective psyche, or soul. Utilizing analytical, archetypal, and dialectical psychological approaches, the notion of forgiveness ...

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A Social Psychology of Prejudice

by Douglas W. Bethlehem

<p>Prejudice is a topic of major interest to psychologists and sociologists, but had rarely been given the broad treatment its importance demanded.</p> <p>Originally published in 1985, this title first introduces the term, showing how it is ...

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A Social Psychology of Schooling

The Expectancy Process

by Colin Rogers

<p>If a theory of education is to be helpful to the practising teacher, it must take the social context of learning into account. Originally published in 1982, Colin Rogers does just this, exploring the implications of two decades’ detailed ...

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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 ...

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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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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 ...

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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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Affective Determinants of Health Behavior

by David M. Williams, Ryan E. Rhodes & Mark T. Conner

<p>In the last 20-30 years, research on affective determinants of health behavior has proliferated. A<em>ffective Determinants of Health Behavior</em> brings together this burgeoning area of research into a single volume and features ...

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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

<p>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 Introduction to Cyberpsychology

by Irene Connolly, Marion Palmer, Hannah Barton & others

<p><em>An Introduction to Cyberpsychology</em> is the first book to provide a student-oriented introduction to this rapidly growing and increasingly studied topic. It is designed to encourage students to critically evaluate the psychology of ...

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An Outline of Abnormal Psychology

by William McDougall

<p>Originally published in 1926, a complement to the author’s <em>Outline of Psychology</em>, this book surveys the field of neurotic and mental disorders in so far as they are not due to gross organic lesions. It discusses this principal types ...

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