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Agency and Joint Attention

Agency and Joint Attention

Janet Metcalfe and Herbert S. Terrace (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199988341
eISBN:
9780199346295
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988341.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The puzzle that motivates Agency and Joint Attention is how people are able at one and the same time to maintain their own sense of autonomy, taking responsibility for their own actions and ... More

Aggression and Its CausesA Biopsychosocial Approach

Aggression and Its Causes: A Biopsychosocial Approach

John W. Renfrew

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082302
eISBN:
9780199846894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082302.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book explores the causes and control of aggression from a broad scientific perspective. It discusses the methodological concerns involved and reviews representative studies of the contributions ... More

Aggression in the Sports WorldA social psychological perspective

Aggression in the Sports World: A social psychological perspective

Gordon W. Russell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195189599
eISBN:
9780199868445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189599.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book was written for colleagues, students, and knowledgeable sports fans. Strong international and interdisciplinary themes underlie the presentation of the best and most recent findings on ... More

The Agile Mind

The Agile Mind

Wilma Koutstaal

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780195367188
eISBN:
9780199918232
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195367188.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book proposes a new integrative framework for understanding and promoting creatively adaptive thinking. The mind is not only cognition, narrowly construed, but is deeply intermeshed with action, ... More

Altruism and Altruistic LoveScience, Philosophy, and Religion in Dialogue

Altruism and Altruistic Love: Science, Philosophy, and Religion in Dialogue

Stephen G. Post, Lynn G. Underwood, Jeffrey P. Schloss, and William B. Hurlbut (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195143584
eISBN:
9780199848119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143584.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The concept of altruism, or disinterested concern for another's welfare, has been discussed by everyone from theologians to psychologists to biologists. In this book, evolutionary, neurological, ... More

Altruism and HealthPerspectives from Empirical Research

Altruism and Health: Perspectives from Empirical Research

Stephen G. Post (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195182910
eISBN:
9780199786794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195182910.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Does a kindly, charitable interest in others have health benefits for the agent, particularly when coupled with helping behaviours? Although the answer remains unclear, researchers have established ... More

Altruism in Humans

Altruism in Humans

C. Daniel Batson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195341065
eISBN:
9780199894222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341065.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book takes a hard-science look at the possibility that we humans have the capacity to care for others for their sakes (altruism) rather than simply for our own (egoism). The look is based not on ... More

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

The Anatomy of Achievement GapsWhy and How American Education is Losing (but can still Win) the War on Underachievement

The Anatomy of Achievement Gaps: Why and How American Education is Losing (but can still Win) the War on Underachievement

Jaekyung Lee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190217648
eISBN:
9780190457921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217648.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Revealing that more than half of American students’ academic growth potential has been lost over the past several decades, this book reframes the war on achievement gaps as the ubiquitous challenge ... More

Anatomy of the MindExploring Psychological Mechanisms and Processes with the Clarion Cognitive Architecture

Anatomy of the Mind: Exploring Psychological Mechanisms and Processes with the Clarion Cognitive Architecture

Ron Sun

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780199794553
eISBN:
9780190460570
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794553.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Cognitive Psychology

Through a comprehensive computational theory of the mind, namely, a computational “cognitive architecture”, this book explores cognitive or psychological mechanisms and processes. The goal of this ... More

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