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Early and late selection: Effects of load, dilution and salience
by Tal Makovski, Glyn Humphreys, Bernhard Hommel - Frontiers Media SA , 2014
Our visual system is constantly bombarded by a variety of stimuli, of which only a small part is relevant to the task at hand. As a result, goal-directed behavior requires a high degree of selectivity at some point in the processing stream ...
Formulation in Action: Applying Psychological Theory to Clinical Practice
by David Dawson, Nima Moghaddam - De Gruyter Open Ltd , 2016
When people seek psychological support, formulation is the theory-driven methodology used by many practitioners. In this volume, we present multiple demonstrations of formulation in action -- written by psychologists embedded in clinical training.
Dynamics of Decision Making: from evidence to preference and belief
by Marius Usher (ed.) - Frontiers Media SA , 2014
This volume aims to review and explore the time course of a decision - from how prior beliefs are formed to how those beliefs are used and updated over time, towards the formation of preferences and choices and post-decision processes and effects.
Cognition and Instruction
- Wikibooks , 2016
There is a significant body of research and theory on how cognitive psychology can inform teaching, learning, and educational technology. This book is for anyone with an interest in that topic, especially teachers, designers and students ...
Informative Psychometric Filters
by Robert Gregson - ANU Press , 2006
This book is a series of case studies with a common theme. A core idea is that both the human organism and the data analysis procedures used are filters, that may variously preserve, transform, distort or even destroy information of significance.
A Beginner's Psychology
by Edward Bradford Titchener - The Macmillan Company , 1915
I lay less stress upon knowledge and more upon point of view. I shall be fully satisfied if the reader learns to be clear and definite in his objections, realizes his own point of view, and sticks to it in working out his own psychological system.
Changing Choices: Psychological Relativity Theory
by Matthijs J. Koornstra - Leiden University Press , 2007
The book contains a unifying theory on how the common object space is metrically transformed by individuals with different transformation parameters, due to their other previous experiences, to individually different psychological spaces ...
Punishment on Trial: A Resource Guide to Child Discipline
by Ennio Cipani - Context Press , 2004
This textbook provides empirical research addressing common questions as well as instructive clinical case studies demonstrating how punishment contingencies change behavior. It can serve as supplementary reading for students in child development ...
An Alternate Awareness
by Gregory H. Wlodarski - Smashwords , 2014
This book introduces the reader to brain structure and function and presents various studies involving brain scans to bolster the case that there is a neurological basis for the two types of awareness, ego-centered and egoless.
Mind, Body, World: Foundations of Cognitive Science
by Michael R. W. Dawson - Athabasca University Press , 2013
Intended to introduce both graduate and senior undergraduate students to the foundations of cognitive science, the book 'Mind, Body, World' addresses a number of questions currently being asked by those practicing in the field.
Applied History of Psychology
- Wikibooks , 2010
This book represents a history of psychology -- not the only one and certainly not a complete one, but definitely an interesting one and one that represents many of the varied interests of the students in this particular class.
by C.G. Jung - Moffat, Yard and Co. , 1916
Analytical psychology (or Jungian psychology) is the school of psychology originating from the ideas of Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung. Its aim is wholeness through the integration of unconscious forces and motivations underlying human behavior.
Psychology for Parents: Birth to Teens
by Faye Carlisle - Smashwords , 2013
This book is a comprehensive reference guide. It presents psychological research on parenting children from birth to teens. Topics covered include attachment, discipline, mindfulness, giftedness, language development and special needs.
An Introduction To Psychology
by Mary Whiton Calkins - The Macmillan Company , 1905
The book is written in the conviction that psychology should study consciousness, both as a series of complex mental processes, and as a relation of conscious selves to each other. The book is intended for students beginning the study of psychology.
Principles of Social Psychology
by Charles Stangor - Flat World Knowledge , 2011
I wrote this book to help students organize their thinking about social psychology at a conceptual level. I hope that they will remember some basic ideas, for it is these principles that will allow them to critically analyze new situations.
Your Mind and How to Use It
by William Walker Atkinson - The Elizabeth Towne Co. , 1911
A manual of practical psychology. Contents: What is the Mind; Mental States; Nerve Centers; Attention; Perception; Memory; Imagination; Feelings; Emotions; Passions; Conception; Judgments; Primary Laws of Thought; Reasoning; The Will.
Introduction to Psychology
by Charles Stangor - Flat World Knowledge , 2010
I wrote this book to help students organize their thinking about psychology at a conceptual level. You will learn that psychology matters because it helps us understand behavior and that our knowledge of psychology is based on empirical study.
How to Read Human Nature
by William Walker Atkinson - The Elizabeth Towne Co. , 1916
This is a guide to human body language, personality, character, and qualities. It takes reading body language and voice inflection for meaning to the next level, analyzing such elements as mental qualities, emotive qualities, relative qualities.
Human Nature and Conduct
by John Dewey - Henry Holt & Co. , 1922
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 of impulse and intelligence.
Totem and Taboo
by Sigmund Freud - G. Routledge , 1919
With these essays, Freud applies his psychoanalytic method to various objects of study. With several implications for the fields of anthropology and religious studies, this Freud collection remains a diverse and fascinating read.
Psychology and Social Practice
by John Dewey - The University of Chicago Press , 1901
The author deals with the problem of the relation of psychology to the social sciences -- and through them to social practice, to life itself. The book is a systematic exposition of fundamental principles covering the whole ground.
Psychology: General Introduction
by Charles Hubbard Judd - Ginn and Company , 1917
This book aims to develop a functional view of mental life. In the second place, the author has aimed to adopt the genetic method of treatment. He has attempted to give to the psychological conditions of mental life a more conspicuous place.
The Seven Shades of Darkness
by Newton Fortuin - Smashwords , 2012
In every single waking moment we make simple choices that empower either a higher or lower reality for our lives. The Seven Shades of Darkness looks at the many reasons we in those moments consciously or unconsciously choose to walk the lower path.
The Psychology of Emotions, Feelings and Thoughts
by Mark Pettinelli - Connexions , 2011
This book makes the statement that thought, action and feeling can occur in any order, it also puts forth the idea that life is divided into three groups, emotion, thinking, and feeling. These three groups make humans feel in certain ways...
Psychology of Space Exploration
by Douglas A. Vakoch - NASA , 2011
Contemporary research in historical perspective. This e-book explores some of the contributions of psychology to yesterday's great space race, today's orbiter and International Space Station missions, and tomorrow's journeys beyond Earth's orbit.
War Within Man
by Erich Fromm - ERIC , 1963
This book is a psychological enquiry into the roots of destructiveness. There are many who believe that men are sheep; there are others who believe that men are wolves. Both sides can muster good arguments for their positions.
Psychology Student Survival Guide
by David Webb - all-about-psychology.com , 2010
Based on the author's experiences as a student and then a lecturer, he put together this guide for psychology students. The primary aim of the Guide is to provide a reference tool that people can use to quickly locate the information they require.
by H. L. Hollingworth, A. T. Poffenberger - D. Appleton , 1920
This is a general text of applied psychology, presenting its principal aims, types, methods, its various fields of endeavor, and its outstanding results and accomplishments. The book is written for the general reader, working without expert guidance.
by Edward Stevens Robinson - The MacMillan Company , 1926
Contents: human nature and the human body; Reflexes and habits; Formation of habits; Fixation and elimination of habits; Operation of habits; Perception and attention; Varieties of perception; Ideas and concepts; Memory; Imagination; Reasoning; etc.
Elements of Social Psychology
by William Flexner - Sarup & Sons , 2004
There is a difference in the behaviour of an individual when he behaves individually and when he behaves in a group or in a social setting. Social psychology tries to understand individuals and groups and how they behave in specific situations.
Applied Psychology: Driving Power of Thought
by Warren Hilton - Applied Psychology Press , 1920
This self-help book is designed to boost personal and professional effectiveness through the use of psychology. Hilton offers advice on how to employ the science of mind power to develop business ideas, harness the creative power of thought, etc.
Psychology: A Study Of Mental Life
by Robert S. Woodworth - Henry Holt and company , 1921
Modern psychology is an attempt to bring the methods of scientific investigation, which have proved immensely fruitful in other fields, to bear upon mental life and its problems. Originally published in 1921, the book is intended for the beginner.
How We Think
by John Dewey - D. C. Heath & Co. , 1910
A classic book about thinking. Dewey studies thought from the psychological and philosophical points of view and derives practical ideas for education. Useful book whether you are a student, teacher, or just interested in the world around you.
An Introduction to Vocational Psychology
by Andrew D. Carson - vocationalpsychology.com , 2008
This online textbook provides the student with an introduction to vocational psychology, the study of the psychological aspects of work-related behavior and experience. The textbook uses an hierarchical organization of topics.
The Psychology of Cyberspace
by John Suler - Rider University , 2006
This hypertext book explores the psychological aspects of environments created by computers and online networks. It presents an evolving conceptual framework for understanding how people react to and behave within cyberspace.
The Varieties Of Religious Experience: A Study In Human Nature
by William James - Pennsylvania State University , 2002
Considering religion as it is felt in everyday life, James undertook a project that stands not only as one of the most important texts on psychology ever written, but for many critics one of the best works of nonfiction written in the 20th century.
The Principles of Psychology
by William James , 1890
This is a two-volume introduction to the study of the human mind. Based on his classroom lessons and first published in 1890, James has gathered together the most interesting and most accessible information for the beginning student.
Instinct And The Unconscious
by William H. R. Rivers - York University , 1920
This book was originally published in 1920. The general aim of the book is to put into a biological setting the system of psycho-therapy which came to be generally adopted in Great Britain in the treatment of the psycho-neuroses of war.
From Complexity to Creativity
by Ben Goertzel - Plenum Press , 1996
This text applies the concepts of complexity science to provide an explanation of all aspects of human creativity. The book describes the model that integrates ideas from computer science, mathematics, neurobiology, philosophy, and psychology.
Freud and the Scientific Method
by Paul Rosenfels - Ninth St Center , 1980
Freud was a towering literary figure, a communicator who raised the consciousness of the civilized world in psychological matters. Now it is up to others to make something substantial out of the opportunity thus afforded by his pioneering zeal.
The Interpretation of Dreams
by Sigmund Freud - Macmillan , 1913
This book outlines Freud's theory of unconscious forces in the context of dream analysis. Introducing the id, the superego, and the ego, Freud advanced scientific understanding of the mind by exposing motivations invisible to our consciousness.
Cognitive Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience
- Wikibooks , 2006
This is a textbook on cognitive psychology, a psychological science which is interested in various mind and brain related subfields such as cognition, the mental processes that underlie behavior, reasoning and decision making.