Psychology

Reading Faces: Window to the Soul

Leslie Zebrowitz

First Edition • June 6, 1997 • 288 pages

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Do we read character in faces? What information do faces actually provide? Why do we associate certain facial qualities with particular character traits? What are the social and psychological consequences of reading character in faces? Zebrowitz unmasks the face and provides the first systematic, scientific account of our tendency to…

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Religion, Society, and Psychoanalysis: Readings in Contemporary Theory

Edited by Janet L Jacobs; Donald Capps

First Edition • April 25, 1997 • 288 pages

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Religion clearly remains a powerful social and political force in Western society. Freudian-based theory continues to inform psychoanalytic investigations into personality development, gender relations, and traumatic disorders. Using a historical framework, this collection of new essays brings together contemporary scholarship on religion and psychoanalysis. These various yet related psychoanalytic interpretations…

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Infant Assessment

M. Virginia Wyly

First Edition • March 14, 1997 • 240 pages

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Infancy is one of the most fascinating periods in the human life cycle. In two short years, infants become thinking, speaking, social beings. As this book explains, over the past three decades, researchers and clinicians have developed an array of assessment methods for measuring infant development and diagnosing infants with…

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Galen’s Prophecy: Temperament in Human Nature

Jerome Kagan

First Edition • February 7, 1997 • 400 pages

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Nearly two thousand years ago a physician named Galen of Pergamon suggested that much of the variation in human behavior could be explained by an individual’s temperament. Since that time, inborn dispositions have fallen in and out of favor. Based on fifteen years of research, Galen’s Prophecy now provides fresh…

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The Psychology of Religion

Edited by Bernard Spilka; Daniel McIntosh

First Edition • November 22, 1996 • 296 pages

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Theory in the psychology of religion is in a state of rapid development, and the present volume demonstrates how various positions in this field may be translated into original foundational work that will in turn encourage exploration in many directions. A number of new contributions are collected with previously published…

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Creativity in Context: Update to the Social Psychology of Creativity

Teresa M Amabile

First Edition • June 1, 1996 • 336 pages

Print: $48.00 USD/$62.50 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$34.99 CAD

Creativity in Context is an update of The Social Psychology of Creativity, a classic text for researchers, students, and other interested readers. This text incorporates extensive new material, going far beyond the original to provide a comprehensive picture of how the motivation for creative behavior, and creativity itself, can be influenced by…

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Moral Psychology

Daniel K Lapsley

First Edition • June 7, 1996 • 304 pages

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Moral functioning is a defining feature of human personhood and human social life. Moral Psychology provides an integrative and evaluative overview of the theoretical and empirical traditions that have attempted to make sense of moral cognition, prosocial behavior, and the development of virtuous character. This is the first book to…

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Pragmatic Development

Anat Ninio; Catherine Snow

First Edition • April 26, 1996 • 240 pages

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The pragmatic system consists of the rules for appropriate and communicatively effective language use. Pragmatic Development provides an integrated view of the acquisition of all the various pragmatic subsystems, including expression of communicative intents, participation in conversation, and production of extended discourse. For the first time, the three components of…

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Culture of Honor: The Psychology of Violence in the South

Richard E Nisbett; Dov Cohen

First Edition • March 1, 1996 • 144 pages

Print: $40.00 USD/$61.50 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

In the United States, the homicide rate in the South is consistently higher than the rate in the North. In this brilliantly argued book, Richard Nisbett and Dov Cohen use this fact as a starting point for an exploration of the underlying reasons for violence. According to Nisbett and Cohen,…

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Metalheads: Heavy Metal Music and Adolescent Alienation

Jeffrey Arnett

First Edition • March 1, 1996 • 208 pages

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Heavy metal is a violent, head-bashing music complete, in its live performances, with its own arena of rage and celebration, the mosh pit. It is a music in the red corner of society, loud, angry, and, to a well-tuned ear, practically intolerable. And yet, the art form radiates a message…

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