Psychology

Second European Edition

Author: Daniel Schacter,Daniel Gilbert,Daniel Wegner,Bruce Hood

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137406739

Category: Psychology

Page: 848

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Renowned for its exuberant writing style, intriguing real life examples and cutting-edge research, this best-selling text is back with additional coverage of social psychology, emphasis on the practical applications of the discipline to students' lives, and engaging new 'psychomythology' features which pit science against commonly held beliefs.

Psychology

Second European Edition

Author: Daniel Schacter,Daniel Gilbert,Bruce Hood,Daniel Wegner

Publisher: Worth Publishers

ISBN: 9781137406743

Category: Psychology

Page: 848

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This introductory psychology textbook focuses on 'mind bugs' - foibles of the mind that are intrinsically fascinating and provide fundamental insights into how the mind works. It outlines the most essential research in psychology and neuroscience.

Psychology

European Edition

Author: Daniel Schacter,Daniel Gilbert,Daniel Wegner,Bruce Hood

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230343678

Category: Psychology

Page: 808

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Psychology: European Edition is a landmark new textbook for introductory psychology modules. Written by world-renowned researchers who are also award-winning popular science authors, the book introduces students to the core areas of this broad and fast-moving field with irresistible enthusiasm, insight, and humour. Psychology: European Edition features: • Totally up-to-date research coverage and a modern neuroscientific approach • A storytelling style that deftly weaves the historical with the contemporary • An innovative approach that highlights how insights into the mind are often derived from slips and errors – what the authors term mindbugs • Comprehensive coverage without unmanageable detail • A full range of pedagogical features, including Hot science boxes on cutting-edge research, and The real world boxes on psychology in everyday life • Fully adapted and new content for European students written by an eminent psychologist at Bristol University, UK who is also a renowned communicator of science. The Psychology: European Edition online package includes an extensive array of high-quality materials for lecturers and students. Lecturer materials include: • 2500 question testbank: multiple choice and true/false questions adapted by Bruce Hood for the European Edition • Worth Digital Media Archive: 64 video clips of classic and more recent experiments, interviews with psychologists and 3D brain models • Lecturer manual: containing lecture suggestions, discussion questions, class exercises, essay questions with guideline answers, a media planner and a BPS syllabus matrix • PowerPoint slides complete with figures and tables for every chapter. Student materials include: • PsychSim 5: an online activity program placing students in simulated research as the experimenter or subject, and dynamic demonstrations illustrating key psychological principles • Multiple choice questions, video and web assignments and weblinks, written and compiled by Bruce Hood • Additional information on studying psychology for Scandinavian students.

Designing Cognitive Cities

Author: Edy Portmann,Marco E. Tabacchi,Rudolf Seising,Astrid Habenstein

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3030003175

Category: Computers

Page: 266

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This book illustrates various aspects and dimensions of cognitive cities. Following a comprehensive introduction, the first part of the book explores conceptual considerations for the design of cognitive cities, while the second part focuses on concrete applications. The contributions provide an overview of the wide diversity of cognitive city conceptualizations and help readers to better understand why it is important to think about the design of our cities. The book adopts a transdisciplinary approach since the cognitive city concept can only be achieved through cooperation across different academic disciplines (e.g., economics, computer science, mathematics) and between research and practice. More and more people live in a growing number of ever-larger cities. As such, it is important to reflect on how cities need to be designed to provide their inhabitants with the means and resources for a good life. The cognitive city is an emerging, innovative approach to address this need.

Handbook of Cultural Psychology, Second Edition

Author: Dov Cohen,Shinobu Kitayama

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462536239

Category: Medical

Page: 930

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Now completely revised (over 90% new), this handbook offers the authoritative presentation of theories, methods, and applications in the dynamic field of cultural psychology. Leading authorities review state-of-the-art empirical research on how culture affects nearly every aspect of human functioning. The volume examines how topics fundamental to psychology--such as cognition, emotion, motivation, development, and mental health--are influenced by cultural meanings and practices. It also addresses the psychological and evolutionary underpinnings of cultural stability and change. The second edition reflects important advances in cultural neuroscience and an increasing emphasis on application, among many other changes. New to This Edition: *Most chapters are new, reflecting nearly a decade of theoretical and methodological developments. *Cutting-edge perspectives on culture and biology, including innovative neuroscientific and biopsychological research. *Section on economic behavior, with new topics including money, negotiation, consumer behavior, and innovation. *Section on the expansion of cultural approaches into religion, social class, subcultures, and race. *Reflects the growth of real-world applications in such areas as cultural learning and adjustment, health and well-being, and terrorism.

Handbook of Occupational Health Psychology

Author: James C. Quick,Lois E. Tetrick

Publisher: Amer Psychological Assn

ISBN: 9781433807763

Category: Medical

Page: 441

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This is an important sourcebook for students, investigators, and practitioners interested in various aspects of occupational health and safety. It compiles a considerable amount of useful information in a single place and does so with an authoritative and comprehensive approach.---Andrew Baum, PhD, Jenkins Garrett Professor of Psychology and Director of the Center for the Study of Stress and Illness, University of Texas, Arlington --

School Psychology for the 21st Century, Second Edition

Foundations and Practices

Author: Kenneth W. Merrell,Ruth A. Ervin,Gretchen Gimpel Peacock

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 1609187547

Category: Psychology

Page: 380

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A leading introductory text, this authoritative volume comprehensively describes the school psychologist's role in promoting positive academic, behavioral, and emotional outcomes for all students. The book emphasizes a problem-solving-based, data-driven approach to practice in today's diverse schools. It grounds the reader in the concepts and tools needed to become a competent, ethical practitioner; implement and evaluate multi-tiered interventions; and facilitate systems-level change. Useful pedagogical features include illustrative vignettes and end-of-chapter discussion questions and activities. New to This Edition*Incorporates up-to-date research findings and professional standards.*Expanded coverage of response to intervention, cultural and linguistic diversity issues, and evidence-based practice in mental health.*Chapter on legal issues includes expanded coverage of IDEIA and other recent federal mandates.