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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

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

The Child's CurriculumWorking with the Natural Voices of Young Children

The Child's Curriculum: Working with the Natural Voices of Young Children

Colwyn Trevarthen, Jonathan Delafield-Butt, and Aline-Wendy Dunlop (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198747109
eISBN:
9780191809439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198747109.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

The Child’s Curriculum Group was created by former nursery school teachers concerned about reduction of local government support for the schools they had nurtured. They have a lifelong commitment to ... 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

Efficient CognitionThe Evolution of Representational Decision Making

Efficient Cognition: The Evolution of Representational Decision Making

Armin W. Schulz

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037600
eISBN:
9780262345262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037600.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

It is now widely accepted that many organisms (including humans) don’t just react to the world using behavioral reflexes, but also, at times, decide what to do by relying on mental representations. ... 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

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

The Illusion of Conscious Will

The Illusion of Conscious Will

Daniel M. Wegner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262534925
eISBN:
9780262344876
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262534925.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Do we consciously cause our actions, or do they happen to us? Philosophers, psychologists, neuroscientists, theologians, and lawyers have long debated the existence of free will versus determinism. ... More

The Interoceptive MindFrom Homeostasis to Awareness

The Interoceptive Mind: From Homeostasis to Awareness

Manos Tsakiris and Helena De Preester (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198811930
eISBN:
9780191850080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198811930.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This volume focuses on the role of interoception for mental life and lived experience, from the perspectives of neurosciences, psychological sciences, and philosophy. Interoception is the ... 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

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