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American Public Education and the Responsibility of its CitizensSupporting Democracy in the Age of Accountability

American Public Education and the Responsibility of its Citizens: Supporting Democracy in the Age of Accountability

Sarah M. Stitzlein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190657383
eISBN:
9780190692568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657383.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Not only is the future of our public schools in jeopardy, so is our democracy. Public schools are central to a flourishing democracy, where children learn how to deliberate and solve problems ... More

Building Better StudentsPreparation for the Workforce

Building Better Students: Preparation for the Workforce

Jeremy Burrus, Krista Mattern, Bobby D. Naemi, and Richard D. Roberts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199373222
eISBN:
9780190675769
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199373222.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The face of the workforce is rapidly changing. Technological advances mean that jobs previously serving as major drivers of the world’s economy are now fully automated. Furthermore, the ... More

The Marriage ParadoxWhy Emerging Adults Love Marriage Yet Push it Aside

The Marriage Paradox: Why Emerging Adults Love Marriage Yet Push it Aside

Brian J. Willoughby and Spencer L. James

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190296650
eISBN:
9780190296674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190296650.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book explores one of the more puzzling findings in modern young adulthood. Most emerging adults report they value marriage highly, yet more and more of them are delaying and appear to be ... More

The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

Arthur G. Shapiro and Dejan Todorovic (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794607
eISBN:
9780190654795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794607.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Visual illusions cut across academic divides and popular interests: on the one hand, illusions provide entertainment as curious tricks of the eye; on the other hand, scientific research related to ... More

Sensorimotor LifeAn enactive proposal

Sensorimotor Life: An enactive proposal

Ezequiel Di Paolo, Thomas Buhrmann, and Xabier Barandiaran

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198786849
eISBN:
9780191836862
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786849.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This book elaborates a series of contributions to a non–representational theory of action and perception. It is based on current theoretical developments in the enactive approach to life and mind. ... More

The Sociocultural BrainA Cultural Neuroscience Approach to Human Nature

The Sociocultural Brain: A Cultural Neuroscience Approach to Human Nature

Shihui Han

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198743194
eISBN:
9780191840210
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743194.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Is the human brain shaped by our sociocultural experiences, and if so, how? What are the neural correlates of cultural diversity of human behavior? Do genes interact with sociocultural experiences to ... More

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