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Applied Evolutionary Psychology

Applied Evolutionary Psychology

S. Craig Roberts (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586073
eISBN:
9780191731358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586073.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Evolutionary psychology aims to understand and describe human behaviour in the light of past and continuing selection and adaptation. Still a young and developing discipline, the past couple of ... More

Applied MusicologyUsing Zygonic Theory to Inform Music Education, Therapy and Psychology Research

Applied Musicology: Using Zygonic Theory to Inform Music Education, Therapy and Psychology Research

Adam Ockelford

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199607631
eISBN:
9780191747687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607631.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Although research in music psychology, education and therapy has expanded exponentially in the 21st century, there is something of a ‘black hole’ around which much of the discourse circles: music ... More

Approaches to Social ResearchThe Case of Deaf Studies

Approaches to Social Research: The Case of Deaf Studies

Alys Young and Bogusia Temple

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199929535
eISBN:
9780190256241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199929535.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This book explores the relationship between key methodological debates in social research and the special context of studies concerning deaf/D people(s). The book is organized around seven topics: ... More

ApraxiaThe Cognitive side of motor control

Apraxia: The Cognitive side of motor control

Georg Goldenberg

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199591510
eISBN:
9780191756344
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199591510.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The concept of apraxia was shaped by the German psychiatrist Hugo Liepmann some 100 years ago. He suggested that fibers connecting posterior brain regions to the motor cortex are the anatomical ... More

Are We Free?Psychology and Free Will

Are We Free?: Psychology and Free Will

John Baer, James C. Kaufman, and Roy F. Baumeister (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195189636
eISBN:
9780199868605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189636.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Do people have free will, or is universal belief an illusion? If free will is more than an illusion, what kind of free will do people have? How can free will influence behavior? Can free will be ... More

Art on TrialArt Therapy in Capital Murder Cases

Art on Trial: Art Therapy in Capital Murder Cases

David Gussak

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162517
eISBN:
9780231534277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162517.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This book details how forensic art therapy was used in a capital murder case in which a man was tried for kidnapping his two children, murdering one, and attempting to kill the other. In this case, ... More

Art, Aesthetics, and the Brain

Art, Aesthetics, and the Brain

Joseph P. Huston, Marcos Nadal, Francisco Mora, Luigi F. Agnati, and Camilo José Cela Conde (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199670000
eISBN:
9780191793479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670000.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Humans have engaged in artistic and aesthetic activities since the appearance of our species. The expression of meaning using color, line, sound, rhythm, or movement constitutes a fundamental aspect ... More

Artifacts in Behavioral ResearchRobert Rosenthal and Ralph L. Rosnow's Classic Books

Artifacts in Behavioral Research: Robert Rosenthal and Ralph L. Rosnow's Classic Books

Robert Rosenthal and Ralph L. Rosnow

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195385540
eISBN:
9780199869824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385540.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book is really three-books-in-one, dealing with the topic of artifacts in behavioral research. It is about the problems of experimenter effects which have not been solved. Experimenters still ... More

The Ascent of BabelAn Exploration of Language, Mind, and Understanding

The Ascent of Babel: An Exploration of Language, Mind, and Understanding

Gerry T. M. Altmann

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523772
eISBN:
9780191689017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523772.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Language is one of the faculties that sets humans apart from animals, the crucial thing which makes our complex social interactions possible. This book explores the ways in which the mind produces ... More

Associative Learning and Conditioning TheoryHuman and Non-Human Applications

Associative Learning and Conditioning Theory: Human and Non-Human Applications

Todd R. Schachtman and Steve S. Reilly (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199735969
eISBN:
9780199894529
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199735969.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Although many professionals in psychology (including the sub-disciplines of human learning and memory, clinical practice related to psychopathology, neuroscience, educational psychology and many ... More

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