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The Use of Tools by Human and Non-human Primates

The Use of Tools by Human and Non-human Primates

A. Berthelet and J. Chavaillon (eds)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522638
eISBN:
9780191688652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522638.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This volume brings together contributions on the theme of tools from international specialists in various disciplines — anatomists, neurobiologists, prehistorians, ethnologists, and primatologists — ... More

Using Social Science to Reduce Violent Offending

Using Social Science to Reduce Violent Offending

Joel A. Dvoskin, Jennifer L. Skeem, Raymond W. Novaco, and Kevin S. Douglas (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384642
eISBN:
9780199914609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384642.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This book articulates how social science can be applied to inform improvements in correctional policy and practice across the criminal justice system. The chapters reflect an iterative collaboration ... More

Using Think-Aloud Interviews and Cognitive Labs in Educational Research

Using Think-Aloud Interviews and Cognitive Labs in Educational Research

Jacqueline P. Leighton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199372904
eISBN:
9780190661083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372904.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The new millennium has ushered in fresh challenges for educational training of the next generation of workers, global thinkers, and an informed citizenry in a rapidly changing cultural milieu. ... More

Validity and Validation

Validity and Validation

Catherine S. Taylor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199791040
eISBN:
9780190256074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199791040.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book is an introduction to validity theory and to the methods used to obtain evidence for the validity of research and assessment results. The book pulls together the best thinking from ... More

Values, Political Action, and Change in the Middle East and the Arab Spring

Values, Political Action, and Change in the Middle East and the Arab Spring

Mansoor Moaddel and Michele J. Gelfand (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190269098
eISBN:
9780190633929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269098.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The central theme of this volume is change; its causes, consequences, and processes. The authors use diverse frameworks to analyze nationally representative sample data from Middle Eastern and North ... More

Variation in Working Memory

Variation in Working Memory

Andrew Conway, Chris Jarrold, Michael Kane, Akira Miyake, and John Towse (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195168648
eISBN:
9780199847297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168648.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Working memory — the ability to keep important information in mind while comprehending, thinking, and acting — varies considerably from person to person and changes dramatically during each person's ... More

Video as Method

Video as Method

Anne M. Harris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190222079
eISBN:
9780190468705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222079.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book argues that one of the greatest strengths of choosing video for both qualitative and quantitative research is its flexible and almost multi-perspectival potential for gathering, analyzing, ... More

Violent AccountsUnderstanding the Psychology of Perpetrators through South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Violent Accounts: Understanding the Psychology of Perpetrators through South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Robert N. Kraft

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479821600
eISBN:
9781479870288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479821600.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book presents a compelling study of how ordinary people commit extraordinary acts of violence and how perpetrators and victims manage in the aftermath. Grounded in extensive, qualitative ... More

Violent Video Game Effects on Children and AdolescentsTheory, Research, and Public Policy

Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Craig A. Anderson, Douglas A. Gentile, and Katherine E. Buckley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195309836
eISBN:
9780199893393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309836.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Violent video games are increasingly popular, raising concerns by parents, researchers, policy makers, and informed citizens about potential harmful effects. Chapter 1 describes the history of ... More

VisionA Computational Investigation into the Human Representation and Processing of Visual Information

Vision: A Computational Investigation into the Human Representation and Processing of Visual Information

David Marr

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262514620
eISBN:
9780262289610
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262514620.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This posthumously published book (1982), which influenced a generation of brain and cognitive scientists, inspiring many to enter the field, describes a general framework for understanding visual ... More

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