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Through Our Eyes Only?The Search for Animal Consciousness

Through Our Eyes Only?: The Search for Animal Consciousness

Marian Stamp Dawkins

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198503200
eISBN:
9780191686474
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198503200.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book is an exploration of a biological mystery: do non-human animals have conscious experiences? The book argues that the idea of consciousness in other species has now progressed from a vague ... More

Thugs and ThievesThe Differential Etiology of Violence

Thugs and Thieves: The Differential Etiology of Violence

Joanne Savage and Kevin H. Wozniak

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780195393583
eISBN:
9780190603946
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393583.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Why do some individuals commit violent offenses while others restrict themselves to nonviolent crime? Most people probably assume that criminologists know a great deal about the causes of violent ... More

Tiny TerrorWhy Truman Capote (Almost) Wrote Answered Prayers

Tiny Terror: Why Truman Capote (Almost) Wrote Answered Prayers

William Todd Schultz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199752041
eISBN:
9780190255961
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199752041.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Truman Capote was one of the most gifted and flamboyant writers of his generation. What has received little attention, however, is Capote's last, unfinished book, Answered Prayers, a merciless ... More

A Toddler’s LifeBecoming a Person

A Toddler’s Life: Becoming a Person

Marilyn Shatz

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195099232
eISBN:
9780199846863
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195099232.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book uses the case-study method to investigate the essence of toddlerhood—the development of sociolinguistic intelligence that will transform the infant into a child. The author places her case ... More

Tool Use and Causal Cognition

Tool Use and Causal Cognition

Teresa McCormack, Christoph Hoerl, and Stephen Butterfill (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199571154
eISBN:
9780191731259
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571154.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

What cognitive abilities underpin the use of tools, and how are tools and their properties represented or understood by tool-users? Does the study of tool use provide us with a unique or distinctive ... More

Tools for Innovation

Tools for Innovation

Arthur Markman and Kristin Wood (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195381634
eISBN:
9780199870264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381634.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Understanding innovation processes is an inherently multidisciplinary research task. Innovations occur within particular domains such as engineering. Innovation processes must respect the boundaries ... More

Touch, Representation, and Blindness

Touch, Representation, and Blindness

Morton A. Heller (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198503873
eISBN:
9780191686559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198503873.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Psychological studies of touch and blindness have been fraught with controversy. Within this field there remains an important theoretical divide. Many researchers have taken a cognitive approach to ... More

Toward a Unified Theory of Development Connectionism and Dynamic System Theory Re-Consider

Toward a Unified Theory of Development Connectionism and Dynamic System Theory Re-Consider

John Spencer (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195300598
eISBN:
9780199867165
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300598.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

From William James to Sigmund Freud to Jean Piaget to B. F. Skinner, scholars (and parents) have wondered how children move from the blooming, buzzing confusion of infancy, through the tumult of ... More

Toward Positive Youth DevelopmentTransforming Schools and Community Programs

Toward Positive Youth Development: Transforming Schools and Community Programs

Marybeth Shinn and Hirokazu Yoshikawa (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195327892
eISBN:
9780199301478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327892.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

This book examines how to improve social settings in order to foster positive youth development. Each chapter describes a theory of intervention and specific exemplars of strategies to transform ... More

Trial Consulting

Trial Consulting

Amy J. Posey and Lawrence S. Wrightsman

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195183092
eISBN:
9780199893454
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183092.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

In its roughly 25 years of existence, the trial-consulting profession has grown dramatically in membership, recognition, and breadth of practice. What began as a small activist group of social ... More

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