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The Science of Marijuana

The Science of Marijuana

Leslie Iversen

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190846848
eISBN:
9780190846879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190846848.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

Marijuana (cannabis) is the most widely used recreational drug after nicotine and alcohol. This book reviews the rapidly growing body of scientific evidence on cannabis—how it works, the role of ... More

How Art WorksA Psychological Exploration

How Art Works: A Psychological Exploration

Ellen Winner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190863357
eISBN:
9780190936525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190863357.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book is an examination of what psychologists have discovered about how art works—what it does to us, how we experience art, how we react to it emotionally, how we judge it, and what we learn ... More

Qualitative Research and Complex Teams

Qualitative Research and Complex Teams

Judith Davidson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190648138
eISBN:
9780190648152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190648138.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Most qualitative research methodology texts are addressed to individual researchers working alone, whereas the majority of qualitative research today is probably conducted by complex teams. ... More

The Behavioral Science of FirearmsImplications for Mental Health, Law and Policy

The Behavioral Science of Firearms: Implications for Mental Health, Law and Policy

Gianni Pirelli, Hayley Wechsler, and Robert J. Cramer

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780190630430
eISBN:
9780190630454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190630430.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The authors present the most relevant factors and considerations involved in the intersection between behavioral science and firearms. The intent is to provide a comprehensive review of these issues ... More

Evidence-Based Practices in Deaf Education

Evidence-Based Practices in Deaf Education

Harry Knoors and Marc Marschark (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190880545
eISBN:
9780190915148
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880545.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This volume presents the latest research on language, literacy and numeracy, cognition, and social and emotional development of deaf learners. It is written by internationally recognized researchers ... More

Of Mind and MurderToward a More Comprehensive Psychology of the Holocaust

Of Mind and Murder: Toward a More Comprehensive Psychology of the Holocaust

George R. Mastroianni

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190638238
eISBN:
9780190638269
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638238.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

How could the Holocaust have happened? How could people do such things to other people? Were all or most of the perpetrators insane? Are psychologically normal people capable of committing such ... More

The Aesthetic Animal

The Aesthetic Animal

Henrik Hogh-Olesen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190927929
eISBN:
9780190927950
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190927929.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The Aesthetic Animal answers the ultimate questions of why we adorn ourselves; embellish our things and surroundings; and produce art, music, song, dance, and fiction. Humans are aesthetic animals ... More

Criminal Juries in the 21st CenturyPsychological Science and the Law

Criminal Juries in the 21st Century: Psychological Science and the Law

Cynthia Najdowski and Margaret Stevenson (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190658113
eISBN:
9780190658144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190658113.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The jury is often celebrated as an important symbol of American democracy. Yet much has changed since 1791 when the Sixth Amendment guaranteed all citizens the right to a jury trial in criminal ... More

A Scientific Search for AltruismDo We Only Care About Ourselves?

A Scientific Search for Altruism: Do We Only Care About Ourselves?

C. Daniel Batson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190651374
eISBN:
9780190651404
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651374.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book provides an example of how the scientific method can be used to address a fundamental question about human nature. For centuries—indeed for millennia—the egoism–altruism debate has echoed ... More

Why People Radicalize

Why People Radicalize

Kees Van Den Bos

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190657345
eISBN:
9780190657376
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190657345.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book focuses on the issue of why people radicalize. This issue includes the question of why sometimes Muslims or those who identify with right-wing or left-wing politics engage in violent ... More

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