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The Unity of ConsciousnessBinding, Integration, and Dissociation

The Unity of Consciousness: Binding, Integration, and Dissociation

Chris Frith

Axel Cleeremans (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198508571
eISBN:
9780191687358
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508571.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Consciousness has many elements, from sensory experiences such as vision, audition, and bodily sensation, to non-sensory aspects such as volition, emotion, memory, and thought. The apparent unity of ... More

The Use of Tools by Human and Non-human Primates

The Use of Tools by Human and Non-human Primates

A. Berthelet and J. Chavaillon (eds)

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522638
eISBN:
9780191688652
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522638.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This volume brings together contributions on the theme of tools from international specialists in various disciplines — anatomists, neurobiologists, prehistorians, ethnologists, and primatologists — ... More

Using Social Science to Reduce Violent Offending

Using Social Science to Reduce Violent Offending

Joel A. Dvoskin, Jennifer L. Skeem, Raymond W. Novaco, and Kevin S. Douglas (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195384642
eISBN:
9780199914609
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195384642.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This book articulates how social science can be applied to inform improvements in correctional policy and practice across the criminal justice system. The chapters reflect an iterative collaboration ... More

Using Think-Aloud Interviews and Cognitive Labs in Educational Research

Using Think-Aloud Interviews and Cognitive Labs in Educational Research

Jacqueline P. Leighton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780199372904
eISBN:
9780190661083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199372904.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The new millennium has ushered in fresh challenges for educational training of the next generation of workers, global thinkers, and an informed citizenry in a rapidly changing cultural milieu. ... More

Validity and Validation

Validity and Validation

Catherine S. Taylor

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199791040
eISBN:
9780190256074
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199791040.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book is an introduction to validity theory and to the methods used to obtain evidence for the validity of research and assessment results. The book pulls together the best thinking from ... More

Values, Political Action, and Change in the Middle East and the Arab Spring

Values, Political Action, and Change in the Middle East and the Arab Spring

Mansoor Moaddel and Michele J. Gelfand (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190269098
eISBN:
9780190633929
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190269098.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The central theme of this volume is change; its causes, consequences, and processes. The authors use diverse frameworks to analyze nationally representative sample data from Middle Eastern and North ... More

Variation in Working Memory

Variation in Working Memory

Andrew Conway, Chris Jarrold, Michael Kane, Akira Miyake, and John Towse (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195168648
eISBN:
9780199847297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168648.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Working memory — the ability to keep important information in mind while comprehending, thinking, and acting — varies considerably from person to person and changes dramatically during each person's ... More

Video as Method

Video as Method

Anne M. Harris

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190222079
eISBN:
9780190468705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190222079.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book argues that one of the greatest strengths of choosing video for both qualitative and quantitative research is its flexible and almost multi-perspectival potential for gathering, analyzing, ... More

Violent Video Game Effects on Children and AdolescentsTheory, Research, and Public Policy

Violent Video Game Effects on Children and Adolescents: Theory, Research, and Public Policy

Craig A. Anderson, Douglas A. Gentile, and Katherine E. Buckley

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195309836
eISBN:
9780199893393
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309836.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Violent video games are increasingly popular, raising concerns by parents, researchers, policy makers, and informed citizens about potential harmful effects. Chapter 1 describes the history of ... More

Vision and the Visual System

Vision and the Visual System

Peter H. Schiller and Edward J. Tehovnik

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199936533
eISBN:
9780190258054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199936533.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This book provides the essential facts about how visual information is processed in the brain. The book has 16 chapters. Chapter 1 provides basic information about the methods that are used by ... More

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