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The Authoritarian Dynamic
What is the basis for intolerance? This book addresses that question by developing a universal theory about what causes intolerance of difference in... Les mer
Becoming Literate in the City
Literacy is one of the most highly valued cultural resources of contemporary American society, yet far too many children in the nation’s cities... Les mer
Making Sense of Heritability
In this book, Neven Sesardic defends the view that it is both possible and useful to measure the separate contributions of heredity and environment... Les mer
Measuring the Mind
Is it possible to measure psychological attributes like intelligence, personality and attitudes and if so, how does that work? What does the term... Les mer
The Cambridge Handbook of Visuospatial Thinking
The ability to navigate across town, comprehend an animated display of the functioning of the human heart, view complex multivariate data on a... Les mer
Insight in Psychiatry
Questions concerning the nature of insight in patients with mental illness have interested clinicians for a long time. To what extent can patients... Les mer
The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning
During the past 10 years, the field of multimedia learning has emerged as a coherent discipline with an accumulated research base that has never been... Les mer
Schizophrenic Speech
This book reviews our knowledge of the incoherent speech which can present as a symptom of schizophrenia. This is one of the most researched symptoms... Les mer
The Cambridge Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning
The Cambridge Handbook of Thinking and Reasoning is the first comprehensive and authoritative handbook covering all the core topics of the field of... Les mer
The Pictorial World of the Child
In this lavishly illustrated book, Maureen Cox gives a comprehensive and scholarly account of children’s understanding and appreciation of art and... Les mer
Psychobiology of Personality
Personality is now understood to be a function of both biological and environmental influences. This revised and updated edition of Psychobiology of... Les mer
Bipolar Disorders
Bipolar disorder manifests itself in a variety of forms. It can coexist with other psychiatric conditions, and treatment efficacy can depend on the... Les mer
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development
The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development is an authoritative, accessible and up-to-date account of all aspects of child development. Written... Les mer
Civilisation and Its Discontents
Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves and each other. They have inspired debate,... Les mer
Creativity in Science
Psychologists, sociologists, philosophers, historians - and even scientists themselves - have often tried to decipher the basis for creativity in... Les mer
Living and Dying with Cancer
Living and Dying with Cancer is a powerful and moving account of the experiences of those affected by one of the most common causes of death in the... Les mer
Errors of Justice
In this book, Brian Forst takes a fresh new perspective on the assessment of criminal justice policy, examining the prospect of assessing policies... Les mer
The Ascetic Self
This book is about the ascetic self in the scriptural religions of Christianity, Buddhism and Hinduism. The author claims that asceticism can be... Les mer
Measuring Intelligence
The testing of intelligence has a long and controversial history. Claims that it is a pseudo-science or a weapon of ideological warfare have been... Les mer
Rethinking Homicide
Using multiple data sources and methods, this book involves a micro-historical analysis of the nature of change and stability in homicide situations... Les mer
The Virtual Prison
The last twenty-five years have seen dramatic rises in the prison populations of most industrialised nations. Unable to keep up with increased... Les mer
Cognition, Emotion and Psychopathology
This edited collection is a tribute to Andrew Mathews, distinguished researcher in cognition and emotion. It presents a ‘state of the art’... Les mer
Feelings and Emotions
Emotions are central to human behavior and experience. Yet scientific theory and research ignored emotions during most of the 20th century. This... Les mer
Evolutionary Psychology: An Introduction
This textbook offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the complex but fascinating science of evolutionary psychology. By focusing on... Les mer