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The Autobiographical Self in Time and Culture

The Autobiographical Self in Time and Culture

Qi Wang

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199737833
eISBN:
9780199345014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199737833.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book traces the developmental, social, cultural, and historical origins of the autobiographical self—the self that is made of memories of the personal past and of the family and the community. ... More

Bayesian RationalityThe probabilistic approach to human reasoning

Bayesian Rationality: The probabilistic approach to human reasoning

Mike Oaksford and Nick Chater

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198524496
eISBN:
9780191584923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524496.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Are people rational? This question was central to Greek thought and has been at the heart of psychology and philosophy for millennia. This book provides a radical and controversial reappraisal of ... More

Becoming a Word LearnerA Debate on Lexical Acquisition

Becoming a Word Learner: A Debate on Lexical Acquisition

Roberta Micknick Golinkoff and Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek (eds)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195130324
eISBN:
9780199893898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195130324.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Language acquisition is a contentious field of research occupied by cognitive and developmental psychologists, linguists, philosophers, and biologists. Perhaps the key component to understanding how ... More

Becoming EcologicalAn Expedition Into Community Psychology

Becoming Ecological: An Expedition Into Community Psychology

James G. Kelly (ed.)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173796
eISBN:
9780199847631
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173796.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Community psychology emphasizes an ecological approach to mental health by focusing on the individual in the environment and the influences that shape and change behavior. This book brings together ... More

Before ForgivingCautionary Views of Forgiveness in Psychotherapy

Before Forgiving: Cautionary Views of Forgiveness in Psychotherapy

Sharon Lamb and Jeffrie G. Murphy (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195145205
eISBN:
9780199848607
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145205.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This book argues that forgiveness has been accepted as a therapeutic strategy without serious, critical examination. It hopes to provide a closer, critical look at some of these questions: why is ... More

Behavioral Methods in Consciousness Research

Behavioral Methods in Consciousness Research

Morten Overgaard (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199688890
eISBN:
9780191801785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688890.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Why are we conscious? How can it be that information processed in the brains of living creatures is accompanied by subjective experience? While such questions have been topics of philosophical ... More

Behavioural and Neural Aspects of Learning and Memory

Behavioural and Neural Aspects of Learning and Memory

J. R. Krebs and G. Horn (eds)

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198521983
eISBN:
9780191688492
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521983.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The topics discussed in this volume have been chosen to represent studies in which both behavioural and neurobiological analysis have been emphasized. They include work on behavioural and neural ... More

Being There TogetherSocial Interaction in Shared Virtual Environments

Being There Together: Social Interaction in Shared Virtual Environments

Ralph Schroeder

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195371284
eISBN:
9780199865000
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371284.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

Virtual environments provide places for “being there together”, for avatars to interact with each other in computer-generated spaces. They range from immersive systems in which people have life-size ... More

Best Practices for Technology-Enhanced Teaching and LearningConnecting to Psychology and the Social Sciences

Best Practices for Technology-Enhanced Teaching and Learning: Connecting to Psychology and the Social Sciences

Dana S. Dunn, Janie H. Wilson, James Freeman, and Jeffrey R. Stowell

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199733187
eISBN:
9780190255824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199733187.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The use of technology and teaching techniques derived from technology is currently a bourgeoning topic in higher education. Teachers at all levels and types of institutions want to know how these new ... More

Beyond Pleasure and PainHow Motivation Works

Beyond Pleasure and Pain: How Motivation Works

E. Tory Higgins

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199765829
eISBN:
9780199918966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765829.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

How does motivation work? The classic answer is that people are motivated to approach pleasure and avoid pain, that they are motivated by “carrots and sticks.” But to understand human motivation, it ... More

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