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What's Wrong With Morality?A Social-Psychological Perspective

What's Wrong With Morality?: A Social-Psychological Perspective

C. Daniel Batson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199355549
eISBN:
9780190603700
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199355549.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Most works on moral psychology consider morality an unalloyed good. Drawing primarily on social-psychological theory and research, this book looks at morality as a problem. The problem is that we ... More

Why Language Matters for Theory of Mind

Why Language Matters for Theory of Mind

Janet Wilde Astington and Jodie A. Baird (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195159912
eISBN:
9780199847150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195159912.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

“Theory of mind” is the phrase researchers use to refer to children's understanding of people as mental beings, who have beliefs, desires, emotions, and intentions, and whose actions and interactions ... More

Why Only Humans WeepUnravelling the mysteries of tears

Why Only Humans Weep: Unravelling the mysteries of tears

Ad Vingerhoets

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198570240
eISBN:
9780191744723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570240.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

This book addresses the question why humans are the only animal species that produce emotional tears. The book brings together relevant theories and research from very different disciplines varying ... More

Why People Get LostThe Psychology and Neuroscience of Spatial Cognition

Why People Get Lost: The Psychology and Neuroscience of Spatial Cognition

Paul Dudchenko

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199210862
eISBN:
9780191594199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210862.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Cognitive Psychology

This book reviews the psychology and neuroscience of how we find our way. It starts with a history of studies on how organisms solve mazes. This work has its origins in the efforts of behaviourists, ... More

Words and the MindHow words capture human experience

Words and the Mind: How words capture human experience

Barbara Malt and Phillip Wolff (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195311129
eISBN:
9780199776924
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311129.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The study of word meanings promises important insights into the nature of the human mind by revealing what people find to be most cognitively significant in their experience. However, as we learn ... More

Work and SleepResearch Insights for the Workplace

Work and Sleep: Research Insights for the Workplace

Julian Barling, Christopher M. Barnes, Erica Carleton, and David T. Wagner (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190217662
eISBN:
9780190600822
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217662.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Research over the past decade has begun to show the many ways in which work affects sleep, and sleep affects work; this book brings all these research findings together in a state-of-the-art review. ... More

Working Memory and Human Cognition

Working Memory and Human Cognition

John T. E. Richardson, Randall W. Engle, Lynn Hasher, Robert H. Logie, Ellen R. Stoltzfus, and Rose T. Zacks

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195100990
eISBN:
9780199846849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100990.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The purpose of this book is to compare and contrast different conceptions of working memory. This is one of the most important notions to have informed cognitive psychology over the last twenty ... More

Working Memory, Thought, and Action

Working Memory, Thought, and Action

Alan Baddeley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198528012
eISBN:
9780191689505
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528012.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This book is the magnum opus of one of the most influential cognitive psychologists of the past 50 years. This new volume on the model he created (with Graham Hitch) discusses the developments that ... More

The World of Deaf InfantsA Longitudinal Study

The World of Deaf Infants: A Longitudinal Study

Kathryn P. Meadow-Orlans, Patricia E. Spencer, and Lynne Sanford Koester (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195147902
eISBN:
9780199893775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195147902.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Clinical Child Psychology / School Psychology

What is the impact of an infant's diminished hearing on the infant and its parents? How does communication develop in cases of diminished hearing? How does diminished hearing affect social and ... More

World without weightPerspectives on an alien mind

World without weight: Perspectives on an alien mind

Daniel Povinelli

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780198570967
eISBN:
9780191730979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570967.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

In every domain of reasoning — from time and space, to mental states and physical illness — humans deploy an exceedingly diverse range of intuitive ‘theories’ about how the world works. Children from ... More

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