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How to Win Friends and Influence People

by Dale Carnegie & GP Editors GENERAL PRESS (March 03, 2017)

'How to Win Friends and Influence People' is one of the first best-selling self-help books ever published. Just after publishing, it quickly exploded into an overnight success, eventually selling more than 15...


The Psychological Construction of Emotion

by James A. Russell, Lisa Feldman Barrett & Joseph E. LeDoux The Guilford Press (November 10, 2014)

This volume presents cutting-edge theory and research on emotions as constructed events rather than fixed, essential entities. It provides a thorough introduction to the assumptions, hypotheses, and scientific...


Theory and Explanation in Social Psychology

by Bertram Gawronski & Galen V. Bodenhausen The Guilford Press (December 17, 2014)

This volume provides the first authoritative explication of metatheoretical principles in the construction and evaluation of social-psychological theories. Leading international authorities review the conceptual...


Mediated Nostalgia: Individual Memory and Contemporary Mass Media

by Ryan Lizardi Lexington Books (November 06, 2014)

Mediated Nostalgia works to help understand the cultural, historical, and sociological implications of a past-obsessed media industry. It takes a cross-media and interdisciplinary approach in its study of the...


Erik Erikson's Verbal Portraits: Luther, Gandhi, Einstein, Jesus

by Donald Capps Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 24, 2014)

In Erik Erikson’s Verbal Portraits: Luther, Gandhi, Einstein, Jesus, Donald Capps contends that Erikson’s portraits of respective historical figures make a highly creative contribution to psychoanalytic...


The Passage from Youth to Adulthood: Narrative and Cultural Thresholds

by Pierluca Birindelli UPA (September 26, 2014)

This book investigates how young adults build their identities in modern society. Looking at narratives from Italian young adults living with their parents and from university students, along with sociological,...


Understanding Priming Effects in Social Psychology

by Daniel C. Molden The Guilford Press (September 12, 2014)

How incidentally activated social representations affect subsequent thoughts and behaviors has long interested social psychologists. Recently, such priming effects have provoked debate and skepticism. Originally...


Irrationally Yours

by Dr. Dan Ariely & William Haefeli Harper Perennial (May 19, 2015)

Three-time New York Times bestselling author Dan Ariely teams up with legendary The New Yorker cartoonist William Haefeli to present an expanded, illustrated collection of his immensely popularWall Street...


Secrets From the Eating Lab

by Traci Mann Harper Wave (April 07, 2015)

A provocative expose of the dieting industry from one of the nation’s leading researchers in self-control and the psychology of weight loss that offers proven strategies for sustainable weight loss.

From her...


Travels With Casey

by Benoit Denizet-Lewis Simon & Schuster (July 22, 2014)

A New York Times bestseller and People “Book of the Week”: This hilarious, charming road trip through canine-loving America is “essential reading for dog lovers and armchair travelers” (Library Journal...


Sociological Trespasses: Interrogating Sin and Flesh

by James Aho Lexington Books (May 05, 2011)

Racism, collective violence, sickness, environmental catastrophe, body obsession, greed, and accelerated life concern everyone. In this book, however, they are not viewed as social problems to be solved by technical...


Socio-Analytic Dialogue: Incorporating Psychosocial Dynamics into Public Policies

by Bruno Boccara Lexington Books (June 25, 2014)

Bruno Boccara’s Socio-Analytic Dialogue develops a new framework for analyzing public policy that incorporates complex and changing psychosocial issues, in particular those related to the societal unconscious....


Marching as to War: Personal Narratives of African American Women's Experiences in the Gulf Wars

by Elizabeth F. Desnoyers-Colas UPA (May 22, 2014)

Seen through the eyes of eleven African American servicewomen, this book explores issues such as health care, child care, sexism/sexual harassment, racism, religion, career advancement, and serving in combat...


Dual-Process Theories of the Social Mind

by Jeffrey W. Sherman, Bertram Gawronski & Yaacov Trope The Guilford Press (May 09, 2014)

This volume provides an authoritative synthesis of a dynamic, influential area of psychological research. Leading investigators address all aspects of dual-process theories: their core assumptions, conceptual...


One Hundred Years of Service Through Community: A Gould Farm Reader

by Steven K. Smith & Terry Beitzel UPA (April 28, 2014)

This reader consists of diverse writings about Gould Farm, considered the nation’s oldest residential rehabilitation community. The Farm now assists those with persistent mental illness. This book includes...


Working the Aisles: A Life in Consumption

by Robert Appelbaum Zero Books (May 30, 2014)

All the world is not a stage, anymore - the world is a supermarket. This book relates one man's struggle to go 'working the aisles'.


Race Trouble: Race, Identity and Inequality in Post-Apartheid South Africa

by Kevin Durrheim Lexington Books (April 14, 2011)

This book draws on the South African experience to develop a theory of race trouble with the central observation that transformation in South Africa has reshaped patterns and practices of encounter and exchange...


Pseudoscience and Deception: The Smoke and Mirrors of Paranormal Claims

by Bryan Farha & Michael Shermer UPA (December 24, 2013)

Pseudoscience and Deception is a compilation of some of the most eye-opening skeptical articles pertaining to extraordinary claims and pseudoscience. The articles explore paranormal, extraordinary, or fringe-science...


The Geography of Thought

by Richard Nisbett Free Press (October 26, 2010)

A “landmark book” (Robert J. Sternberg, president of the American Psychological Association) by one of the world's preeminent psychologists that proves human behavior is not “hard-wired” but a function...


Tyranny of Niceness: Unmasking the Need for Approval

by Evelyn Sommers Dundurn (July 02, 2005)

Psychologist Evelyn Sommers identifies and confronts our most fundamental social dysfunction niceness.


Handbook of Positive Emotions

by Leslie D. Kirby, Michele M. Tugade, Michelle N. Shiota & Barbara L. Fredrickson The Guilford Press (January 30, 2014)

This authoritative handbook reviews the breadth of current knowledge about positive emotions: their nature, functions, and consequences for individuals and society. Specific emotions are analyzed in depth, including...


The Positive Side of Negative Emotions

by W. Gerrod Parrott The Guilford Press (January 22, 2014)

This unique volume brings together state-of-the-art research showing the value of emotions that many believe to be undesirable. Leading investigators explore the functions and benefits of sadness, anxiety, anger,...


Totem and Taboo

by Sigmund Freud Dover Publications (September 11, 2012)

Landmark collection of essays explores the conflict between primitive feelings and the demands of civilization. Ground-breaking work, essential for teachers and students of psychology and readers interested...


Human Nature and Conduct

by John Dewey Dover Publications (October 10, 2012)

Influential work by the great educator/philosopher maintains that the key to social psychology lies in an understanding of the many varieties of habit; individual mental activity is guided by subordinate factors...


The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind

by Gustave Le Bon Dover Publications (February 16, 2012)

One of the most influential books on social psychology ever written, brilliantly instructive in the general characteristics and mental unity of a crowd. A must-read for students, politicians, and investors.


Demon Camp

by Jennifer Percy Scribner (January 14, 2014)

A “chilling” (O, The Oprah Magazine), “darkly brilliant” (Bookforum) account of “the effects of war on the psyches of the soldiers who fight” (Esquire).

In 2005 a Chinook helicopter carrying sixteen...


Handbook of Emotion Regulation, Second Edition

by James J. Gross The Guilford Press (December 17, 2013)

Reviewing the state of the science in a dynamic, thriving field, this influential handbook integrates knowledge from multiple psychological subdisciplines. Foremost experts address the neurobiological and cognitive...


Zebratown

by Greg Donaldson Scribner (August 24, 2010)

Eight years in the making, this edgy, in-depth account follows a black felon’s attempt to find a new life for himself with a white woman in a small-town neighborhood where—as the book’s title implies—such...


Get Up, Stand Up: Uniting Populists, Energizing the Defeated, and Battling the Corporate Elite

by Bruce E. Levine Chelsea Green Publishing (April 11, 2011)

Polls show that the majority of Americans oppose recent US wars and Wall Street bailouts, yet most remain passive and appear resigned to powerlessness. In Get Up, Stand Up, Bruce Levine offers an original and...


The Self-Conscious Emotions: Theory and Research

by June Price Tangney, Jessica L. Tracy, Richard W. Robins & Joseph J. Campos The Guilford Press (November 27, 2013)

Timely and authoritative, this volume reviews the breadth of current knowledge on the self-conscious emotions and their role in psychological and social functioning. Leading investigators approach the subject...


How We Know What Isn't So

by Thomas Gilovich Free Press (June 30, 2008)

Thomas Gilovich offers a wise and readable guide to the fallacy of the obvious in everyday life.

When can we trust what we believe—that "teams and players have winning streaks," that "flattery works," or that...


Without Child: Challenging the Stigma of Childlessness

by Laurie Lisle Laurie Lisle (August 29, 2013)

Without Child challenges the stigma of childlessness by offering childless women the lifeaffirming story of themselves. Beginning with the difficult inner journey a woman faces before finally deciding or realizing...


Death, American Style: A Cultural History of Dying in America

by Lawrence R. Samuel Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 28, 2013)

DEATH, AMERICAN STYLE: A CULTURAL HISTORY OF DYING IN AMERICA is the first comprehensive cultural history to explore America’s uneasy relationship with death over the past century.


Relational Remembering: Rethinking the Memory Wars

by Sue Campbell Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 07, 2003)

This book offers a feminist philosophical analysis of contemporary public skepticism about women's memories of past harm. It concentrates primarily on writings associated with the False Memory Syndrome Foundation...


The Meaning of Social Interaction: An Introduction to Social Psychology

by Jeffrey E. Nash & James M. Calonico Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 01, 1996)

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Knowing People: The Personal Use of Social Psychology

by Michael J. Lovaglia Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 13, 2006)

Social psychology studies one of civilization's most central concerns: human relationships. With its friendly style and engaging, accessible language, Knowing People selects some of the best research in social...


Dream Singers: The African American Way with Dreams

by Anthony Shafton Wiley (March 08, 2010)

Advance Praise for Dream-Singers

"You will find a great storehouse of folk and literary treasures in this ambitious book that speaks to anyone who has ever thought about his or her dreams. It's a wonderful adventure...


The Self as a Sign, the World, and the Other: Living Semiotics

by Susan Petrilli & Augusto Ponzio Transaction Publishers (June 30, 2013)

The question of subjectivity is connected to the question of the sign. It calls for a semiotic approach because the self is itself a sign. This book commits to developing a critique of subjectivity in terms...


Human Bonding: The Science of Affectional Ties

by Cindy Hazan & Mary I. Campa The Guilford Press (June 10, 2013)

This tightly edited volume provides an integrative overview of human bonding from infancy through adulthood. Through an attachment lens, the book synthesizes classic and cutting-edge research on close relationships...


The Paradox of Choice

by Barry Schwartz HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Whether we're buying a pair of jeans, ordering a cup of coffee, selecting a long-distance carrier, applying to college, choosing a doctor, or setting up a 401(k), everyday decisions—both big and small—have...


From Brotherhood to Manhood: How Black Men Rescue Their Relationships and Dreams from the Invisibility Syndrome

by Anderson J. Franklin, Ph.D. Wiley (April 21, 2008)

Wisdom and guidance for African American men in search of a full and empowered life.

"From Brotherhood to Manhood explores-with rich clinical wisdom-the unique burdens of being black and male in America. A.J....


Handbook of the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, Second Edition

by Raymond F. Paloutzian & Crystal L. Park The Guilford Press (May 17, 2013)

Widely regarded as the definitive reference, this volume comprehensively examines the psychological processes associated with religion and spirituality. Leading scholars from multiple psychological subdisciplines...


Missing Us: Re-Visioning Psychoanalysis from the Perspective of Community

by Ph. D LaMothe Jason Aronson, Inc. (April 26, 2013)

A foundational premise in this book is that the question and struggle of the 21st century for people in Western societies is one of community. To be relevant and helpful, psychological and, in particular, psychoanalytic...


Handbook of Cognition and Emotion

by Michael D. Robinson, Edward R. Watkins & Eddie Harmon-Jones The Guilford Press (April 03, 2013)

Comprehensively examining the relationship between cognition and emotion, this authoritative handbook brings together leading investigators from multiple psychological subdisciplines. Biological underpinnings...


Time Warped

by Claudia Hammond Harper Perennial (May 28, 2013)

Drawing on the latest research from the fields of psychology, neuroscience, and biology, writer and broadcaster Claudia Hammond explores the mysteries of our perception of time in her book Time Warped.

 

Why...


Embodied Collective Memory: The Making and Unmaking of Human Nature

by Rafael F. Narváez UPA (December 16, 2012)

The human body is not a given fact—it is acquired, achieved, and learned. The body remembers, and it does so in collectively relevant ways. This book discusses how, why, and to what extent corporeal memories...


Boys of the Cloth: The Accidental Role of Church Reforms in Causing and Curbing Abuse by Priests

by Vincent J. Miles Hamilton Books (October 02, 2012)

Boys of the Cloth presents a unique analysis of the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church, combining a first-hand account of seminary life during the 1960s with a review of scientific knowledge about abusive...


Human Killing Machines: Systematic Indoctrination in Iran, Nazi Germany, Al Qaeda, and Abu Ghraib

by Adam Lankford Lexington Books (July 10, 2012)

Human Killing Machines offers a comparative analysis of the indoctrination methods used to produce violence in the famous Milgram and Zimbardo psychological experiments, as well as Iran, Nazi Germany, Al Qaeda,...


Health and Behavior

by H. Russell Searight Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 08, 2019)

Health and Behavior: A Multidisciplinary Approach recognizes that health is impacted by multiple systems–ranging from the individual to the international. While providing current information in common areas...


The Psychology of Prayer: A Scientific Approach

by Bernard Spilka & Kevin L. Ladd The Guilford Press (August 24, 2012)

Reviewing the growing body of scientific research on prayer, this book describes what is known about the behavioral, cognitive, emotional, developmental, and health aspects of this important religious activity....