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Alcohol and HumansA Long and Social Affair

Alcohol and Humans: A Long and Social Affair

Kimberley Hockings and Robin Dunbar (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198842460
eISBN:
9780191878442
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198842460.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Ethanol (or, as it is more popularly known, alcohol) use has a long and ubiquitous history. The prevailing tendency to view alcohol merely as a ‘social problem’ or the popular notion that alcohol ... More

Cognitive and Working Memory TrainingPerspectives from Psychology, Neuroscience, and Human Development

Cognitive and Working Memory Training: Perspectives from Psychology, Neuroscience, and Human Development

Jared M. Novick, Michael F. Bunting, Michael R. Dougherty, and Randall W. Engle (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780199974467
eISBN:
9780190076177
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199974467.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

We have assembled an interdisciplinary group of distinguished authors—all experts in the field—who have been testing the efficacy of cognitive and working-memory training using a combination of ... More

Confronting Humanity at its WorstSocial Psychological Perspectives on Genocide

Confronting Humanity at its Worst: Social Psychological Perspectives on Genocide

Leonard S. Newman (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190685942
eISBN:
9780190086060
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190685942.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Confronting Humanity at Its Worst: Social Psychological Perspectives on Genocide reviews research and scholarship by social psychologists that has the potential to deepen our understanding of ... More

Criminal TrajectoriesA Developmental Perspective

Criminal Trajectories: A Developmental Perspective

David M. Day and Margit Wiesner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479880058
eISBN:
9781479888276
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479880058.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book is a nontechnical, accessible, scholarly volume about criminal trajectories within a developmental context. The book provides a comprehensive overview of criminal trajectories as a concept ... More

Cultural Evolution in the Digital Age

Cultural Evolution in the Digital Age

Alberto Acerbi

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198835943
eISBN:
9780191873331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835943.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

From emails to social media, from instant messaging to political memes, the way we produce and transmit culture is radically changing. This book uses, for the first time, cultural evolution theory to ... More

Deaf IdentitiesExploring New Frontiers

Deaf Identities: Exploring New Frontiers

Irene W. Leigh and Catherine A. O'Brien (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190887599
eISBN:
9780190091989
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190887599.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Much has been written about deaf identities; however, no single book has focused specifically on how different academic disciplines conceptualize deaf identities in one fell swoop. This book does ... More

Developmental CascadesBuilding the Infant Mind

Developmental Cascades: Building the Infant Mind

Lisa M. Oakes and David H. Rakison

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780195391893
eISBN:
9780197513798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195391893.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Children take their first steps, produce their first words, and become able to solve many new problems seemingly overnight. Yet, each change reflects many other previous developments that occurred in ... More

Disability, Stigma, and Children's Developing SelvesInsights from Educators in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the U.S.

Disability, Stigma, and Children's Developing Selves: Insights from Educators in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and the U.S.

Misa Kayama, Wendy Haight, May-Lee Ku, Minhae Cho, and Hee Yun Lee

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190844868
eISBN:
9780190844899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190844868.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Stigmatization is part of the everyday lives of children with disabilities, their families, and their friends. Negative social encounters, even with perfect strangers, can dampen joyful occasions, ... More

Don't Use Your Words!Children's Emotions in a Networked World

Don't Use Your Words!: Children's Emotions in a Networked World

Jane Juffer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479831746
eISBN:
9781479875870
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479831746.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Don’t Use Your Words! argues that the discourse of “emotional management” across educational, therapeutic, and media sites aimed at young children valorizes the naming of certain (accepted) emotions ... More

The Empathic ScreenCinema and Neuroscience

The Empathic Screen: Cinema and Neuroscience

Vittorio Gallese and Michele Guerra

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198793533
eISBN:
9780191835308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793533.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision, Cognitive Neuroscience

Why do people go to the movies? What does it mean to watch a movie? To what extent does our perception of the fictional nature of movies differ from our daily perception of the real world? The ... More

Evolutionary NeuropsychologyAn Introduction to the Evolution of the Structures and Functions of the Human Brain

Evolutionary Neuropsychology: An Introduction to the Evolution of the Structures and Functions of the Human Brain

Frederick L. Coolidge

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190940942
eISBN:
9780190940973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190940942.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Neuropsychology

This book is designed to introduce the evolutionary origins of the human brain’s present structures and functions. Evolutionary neuropsychology is a new multidisciplinary science that embraces and ... More

The Evolutionary Road to Human Memory

The Evolutionary Road to Human Memory

Elisabeth A. Murray, Steven P. Wise, Mary K. L. Baldwin, and Kim S. Graham

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198828051
eISBN:
9780191866708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828051.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

We tend to think about memory in terms of our own experience, but a series of our direct ancestors—from the earliest vertebrates to archaic humans—also had memories. The evolutionary history that we ... More

Familiarity and Conviction in the Criminal Justice SystemDefinitions, Theory, and Eyewitness Research

Familiarity and Conviction in the Criminal Justice System: Definitions, Theory, and Eyewitness Research

Joanna Pozzulo, Emily Pica, and Chelsea Sheahan

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190874810
eISBN:
9780190874841
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874810.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Eyewitnesses are likely to have some degree of familiarity with a perpetrator when a crime is committed. Despite the fact that the majority of crimes are committed by someone with whom the ... More

Global Social Media DesignBridging Differences Across Cultures

Global Social Media Design: Bridging Differences Across Cultures

Huatong Sun

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190845582
eISBN:
9780190845612
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190845582.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Social media users fracture into tribes, but social media ecosystems are globally interconnected technically, socially, culturally, and economically. At the crossroads, Huatong Sun, author of ... More

Hugo Münsterberg's Psychology and LawA Historical and Contemporary Assessment

Hugo Münsterberg's Psychology and Law: A Historical and Contemporary Assessment

Brian H. Bornstein and Jeffrey Neuschatz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190696344
eISBN:
9780190696375
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190696344.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The German American psychologist Hugo Münsterberg’s 1908 book, On the Witness Stand, is widely regarded as “founding” the modern field of psychology and law. The purpose of the present volume is ... More

ISIS PropagandaA Full-Spectrum Extremist Message

ISIS Propaganda: A Full-Spectrum Extremist Message

Stephane J. Baele, Katharine A. Boyd, and Travis G. Coan (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190932459
eISBN:
9780190097097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190932459.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

ISIS Propaganda offers a comprehensive overview and analysis of the Islamic State’s (IS) propaganda. Combining a range of different theoretical perspectives from across the social sciences and using ... More

Learning How to HopeReviving Democracy through our Schools and Civil Society

Learning How to Hope: Reviving Democracy through our Schools and Civil Society

Sarah M. Stitzlein

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190062651
eISBN:
9780190093716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190062651.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Democracy is struggling in America. Citizens increasingly feel cynical about our system and doubt they can influence public policy. Distrustful of other Americans and elected officials, some are even ... More

Open Adoption and Diverse FamiliesComplex Relationships in the Digital Age

Open Adoption and Diverse Families: Complex Relationships in the Digital Age

Abbie E. Goldberg

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780190692032
eISBN:
9780190692063
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190692032.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book traces the experiences of diverse adoptive families—including lesbian, gay, and heterosexual parent families, and families who adopted through foster care and private adoption—as they ... More

The organization and structure of autobiographical memory

The organization and structure of autobiographical memory

John Mace (ed.)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198784845
eISBN:
9780191836213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784845.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The topic of autobiographical memory has held a prominent role in memory research for the past 30 years, as it has proven indispensable to the understanding of human memory and cognition. An ... More

Parents' Beliefs About Children

Parents' Beliefs About Children

Scott A. Miller

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780190874513
eISBN:
9780190874544
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874513.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book addresses what parents believe about children—both children in general and their own children in particular. Its scope is broad, encompassing beliefs directed to numerous aspects of ... More

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