Psychology: Most read books
Developments for the Military and Beyond
The increasingly complex environment of the 21st century demands unprecedented knowledge, skills and abilities for people from all walks of life. One powerful solution that blends the science of learning with the technological advances of computing is Virtual Environ...
A Holistic Approach for Helping Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Deborah Merlin's twin sons both suffered from severe emotional, mental, and behavioral problems from birth. In this revised edition, she elaborates on the information she discovered on what parents can do to reverse attention deficit hyper-activity disorder (ADHD), sharing inf...
Exploring the Best in People
Positive psychology is a movement that emphasizes what is right with people rather than what is wrong with them. Most of psychology tends to focus on negatives and mental illness. Positive psychology is an attempt to redress the balance and focus on the positive aspects of lif...
European Perspectives on Research, Education and Practice
This book is the third volume (2008) in the annual series from the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology. The discipline of occupational health psychology concerns the application of the principles and practices of psychology to the understanding and management of...
: An International Survey of the Views of Ordinary People
Filled with personal reflections from every corner of the globe, _State Violence and the Right to Peace: An International Survey of the Views of Ordinary People_ is a masterful portrayal of how people from diverse cultures, religions, and experiences think about war ...
Reliability and Validity of Implicit Self-Esteem Measures
Reaktionszeitbasierte Verfahren zur indirekten Erfassung des Selbstwerts erfüllen häufi g nicht die psychometrischen Anforderungen, die an psychologische Tests gestellt werden. Insbesondere die Kennwerte der Reliabilität sind niedriger im Vergleich zu etablierten Selbstwertfra...
Road traffic accidents and fatalities create an urgent need to extend the study of driver behavior and driving safety into real-life settings. Advanced driver assistance systems must be developed which will be both effective in helping drivers avoid accidents and will enjoy a ...
Design with Everyone in Mind
Cognitive impairment and mental health affect a large number of people, for whom the use of public transport can present a challenge. This book examines this neglected area, presenting various suggestions from transport staff training to better signage, clearer timetables, and...
The state of fear appeal research
Volume 8 of the specialist booklet series "Research and Practice of Health Promotion" is an abridged version of an expert report on fear appeal research first published in 1998. It provides an overview of the current state of fear appeal research in the field of health educat...
by Braj Bhushan
My tryst with human facial expressions is about two decade old. After engaging myself in the empirical investigation of these expressions I became more interested exploring its applied domains. This curiosity grew exponentionally during the course of my interaction with design...
Living with Terrorism, Insurgency, and New Forms of Tyranny
Even today, most Americans can not understand just why the fighting continues in Iraq, whether our nation should be involved there now, and how we could change our tactics to help establish a lasting peace in the face of what many fear will become a full-fledged civi...
The Things They Don't Write Home About
With essays by a wide range of knowledgeable contributors, Sex in College: The Things They Don't Write Home About draws on recent research to examine just about every aspect of its intriguing subject. The book begins with general chapters that offer historical, cross-cultural,...
The field of biology views "love" as a hard-wired mammalian drive, akin to thirst and hunger. In contrast, psychology views love from a social and cultural perspective where our drive to find love—and our responses to it—are highly dependent on societal norms. In The Psycholog...
A Socio-Psychoanalytic Study of New York Towers
Tower Power presents an engaging series of discussions in dialogue on one of the first truly interdisciplinary and historically informed studies of the American skyscraper and September 11. Devrim F. Kilicer's book offers a critical inspection of the ways in which “the c...