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Access to Language and Cognitive Development

Access to Language and Cognitive Development

Michael Siegal and Luca Surian (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592722
eISBN:
9780191731488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592722.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

One of the most important questions about children's development involves how knowledge acquisition depends on the effect of language experience. To what extent, and in what ways, is a child's ... More

Achieving College DreamsHow a University-Charter District Partnership Created an Early College High School

Achieving College Dreams: How a University-Charter District Partnership Created an Early College High School

Rhona S. Weinstein and Frank C. Worrell (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190260903
eISBN:
9780190608200
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260903.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Achieving College Dreams tells the story of a remarkable partnership between a public research university and charter district to create an exemplar early college high school for low-income and ... More

Advances in Culture and PsychologyVolume 1

Advances in Culture and Psychology: Volume 1

Michele J. Gelfand, Chi-yue Chiu, and Ying-yi Hong (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195380392
eISBN:
9780199863501
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195380392.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Volume I of the Advances in Culture and Psychology series showcases a number of cutting edge research programs in culture and psychology. The volume includes chapters on human culture in evolutionary ... More

Advances in Culture and PsychologyVolume Two

Advances in Culture and Psychology: Volume Two

Michele J. Gelfand, Chi-yue Chiu, and Ying-yi Hong

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199840694
eISBN:
9780199932726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199840694.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Volume II of the Advances in Culture and Psychology showcases contributions from internationally renowned culture scholars who span the discipline of culture and psychology and represent diversity in ... More

Advances in Culture and PsychologyVolume 3

Advances in Culture and Psychology: Volume 3

Michele J. Gelfand, Chi-yue Chiu, and Ying-yi Hong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199930449
eISBN:
9780199332984
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199930449.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Volume III of the Advances in Culture and Psychology series showcases a number of cutting edge research programs in culture and psychology. The volume includes chapters on The Role of Language and ... More

Advances in Culture and Psychology

Advances in Culture and Psychology

Michele J. Gelfand, Chi-yue Chiu, and Ying-yi Hong (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199336715
eISBN:
9780190255794
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199336715.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

With applications throughout the social sciences, culture and psychology is a rapidly growing field that has experienced a surge in publications over the last decade. Exciting developments have ... More

Aggression and Its CausesA Biopsychosocial Approach

Aggression and Its Causes: A Biopsychosocial Approach

John W. Renfrew

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195082302
eISBN:
9780199846894
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195082302.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book explores the causes and control of aggression from a broad scientific perspective. It discusses the methodological concerns involved and reviews representative studies of the contributions ... More

Aggression in the Sports WorldA social psychological perspective

Aggression in the Sports World: A social psychological perspective

Gordon W. Russell

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195189599
eISBN:
9780199868445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189599.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book was written for colleagues, students, and knowledgeable sports fans. Strong international and interdisciplinary themes underlie the presentation of the best and most recent findings on ... More

Altruism and Altruistic LoveScience, Philosophy, and Religion in Dialogue

Altruism and Altruistic Love: Science, Philosophy, and Religion in Dialogue

Stephen G. Post, Lynn G. Underwood, Jeffrey P. Schloss, and William B. Hurlbut (eds)

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195143584
eISBN:
9780199848119
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195143584.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The concept of altruism, or disinterested concern for another's welfare, has been discussed by everyone from theologians to psychologists to biologists. In this book, evolutionary, neurological, ... More

Altruism in Humans

Altruism in Humans

C. Daniel Batson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195341065
eISBN:
9780199894222
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341065.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book takes a hard-science look at the possibility that we humans have the capacity to care for others for their sakes (altruism) rather than simply for our own (egoism). The look is based not on ... More

American Public Education and the Responsibility of its CitizensSupporting Democracy in the Age of Accountability

American Public Education and the Responsibility of its Citizens: Supporting Democracy in the Age of Accountability

Sarah M. Stitzlein

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190657383
eISBN:
9780190692568
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190657383.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Not only is the future of our public schools in jeopardy, so is our democracy. Public schools are central to a flourishing democracy, where children learn how to deliberate and solve problems ... More

The Anatomy of Achievement GapsWhy and How American Education is Losing (but can still Win) the War on Underachievement

The Anatomy of Achievement Gaps: Why and How American Education is Losing (but can still Win) the War on Underachievement

Jaekyung Lee

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780190217648
eISBN:
9780190457921
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190217648.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Revealing that more than half of American students’ academic growth potential has been lost over the past several decades, this book reframes the war on achievement gaps as the ubiquitous challenge ... More

Are We Free?Psychology and Free Will

Are We Free?: Psychology and Free Will

John Baer, James C. Kaufman, and Roy F. Baumeister (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195189636
eISBN:
9780199868605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189636.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Do people have free will, or is universal belief an illusion? If free will is more than an illusion, what kind of free will do people have? How can free will influence behavior? Can free will be ... More

Art, Aesthetics, and the Brain

Art, Aesthetics, and the Brain

Joseph P. Huston, Marcos Nadal, Francisco Mora, Luigi F. Agnati, and Camilo José Cela Conde (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199670000
eISBN:
9780191793479
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670000.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology

Humans have engaged in artistic and aesthetic activities since the appearance of our species. The expression of meaning using color, line, sound, rhythm, or movement constitutes a fundamental aspect ... More

Artifacts in Behavioral ResearchRobert Rosenthal and Ralph L. Rosnow's Classic Books

Artifacts in Behavioral Research: Robert Rosenthal and Ralph L. Rosnow's Classic Books

Robert Rosenthal and Ralph L. Rosnow

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195385540
eISBN:
9780199869824
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385540.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book is really three-books-in-one, dealing with the topic of artifacts in behavioral research. It is about the problems of experimenter effects which have not been solved. Experimenters still ... More

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

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 Reason and ToleranceThe Purpose and Practice of Higher Education

Beyond Reason and Tolerance: The Purpose and Practice of Higher Education

Robert J. Thompson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199969784
eISBN:
9780199395538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199969784.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book identifies the major challenge facing higher education as preparing students for life-long learning and society’s 21st century needs for civic minded individuals who have the intellectual ... More

Beyond the ArchiveMemory, Narrative, and the Autobiographical Process

Beyond the Archive: Memory, Narrative, and the Autobiographical Process

Jens Brockmeier

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199861569
eISBN:
9780190264666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199861569.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Our longstanding view of memory and remembering is in the midst of a profound transformation. This does not only affect our concept of memory or a particular idea of how we remember and forget; it is ... More

Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Human Basis for Sustainable Development

Breaking the Poverty Cycle: The Human Basis for Sustainable Development

Susan Pick and Jenna Sirkin

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195383164
eISBN:
9780199796854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195383164.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Many international development efforts have been limited because they are elaborated as exclusively economic projects. Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen argues, however, that combating poverty requires ... More

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