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Innumeracy in the WildMisunderstanding and Misusing Numbers

Innumeracy in the Wild: Misunderstanding and Misusing Numbers

Ellen Peters

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190861094
eISBN:
9780197519677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190861094.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Innumeracy in the Wild explains how numeric ability supports the quality of the decisions we make and, ultimately, the life outcomes we experience. It dissects three ways that people can be good or ... More

The Social Psychology of Collective Victimhood

The Social Psychology of Collective Victimhood

Johanna Ray Vollhardt (ed.)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190875190
eISBN:
9780190875220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190875190.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book provides an overview of current social psychological scholarship on collective victimhood. Drawing on different contexts of collective victimization—such as those due to genocide, war, ... More

The Blind Storyteller

The Blind Storyteller

Iris Berent

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190061920
eISBN:
9780190061951
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190061920.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Do newborns think? Do they know that 3 is greater than 2? Do they prefer right to wrong? What about emotions? Do newborns recognize happiness or anger? If they do, then how are our inborn thoughts ... More

The Future of Schools and Teacher EducationHow Far Ahead is Finland?

The Future of Schools and Teacher Education: How Far Ahead is Finland?

Eduardo Andere

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190938123
eISBN:
9780190938154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938123.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This is not a book about praising Finnish school education. After a brief introduction to Finnish education and culture, the book delves into details about the new curricula changes, the workings of ... More

Employee Surveys and SensingChallenges and Opportunities

Employee Surveys and Sensing: Challenges and Opportunities

William H. Macey and Alexis A. Fink (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190939717
eISBN:
9780190939748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190939717.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This volume comprises 27 chapters focused on the design and execution of employee survey programs. These chapters reflect the latest advances in technology and analytics and a pervasive emphasis on ... More

PropelledHow Boredom, Frustration, and Anticipation Lead Us to the Good Life

Propelled: How Boredom, Frustration, and Anticipation Lead Us to the Good Life

Andreas Elpidorou

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190912963
eISBN:
9780197524343
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190912963.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Weaving together stories from sources as wide-ranging as classical literature, social and cognitive psychology, philosophy, art, and video games, Propelled: How Boredom, Frustration, and Anticipation ... More

Head StrongHow Psychology is Revolutionizing War, Revised and Expanded Edition

Head Strong: How Psychology is Revolutionizing War, Revised and Expanded Edition

Michael D. Matthews

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190870478
eISBN:
9780197510933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190870478.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Since the publication of the first edition of Head Strong: How Psychology Is Revolutionizing War in 2014, developments in military psychology have been rapid and important—so much so that this ... More

The Science of CollegeNavigating the First Year and Beyond

The Science of College: Navigating the First Year and Beyond

Patricia S. Herzog, Casey T. Harris, Shauna A. Morimoto, Shane W. Barker, Jill G. Wheeler, A. Justin Barnum, and Terrance L. Boyd

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190934507
eISBN:
9780197503478
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190934507.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This book aids entering college students—and the people who support college students—in navigating college successfully. In an environment of information overload, where bad advice abounds, this book ... More

Pandemics, Publics, and Narrative

Pandemics, Publics, and Narrative

Mark Davis and Davina Lohm

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190683764
eISBN:
9780190683795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190683764.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

Pandemics, Publics, and Narrative explores how members of the general public experienced the 2009 swine flu pandemic. It examines the stories related to us by individuals about what happened to them ... More

Disenchantment with DemocracyA Psychological Perspective

Disenchantment with Democracy: A Psychological Perspective

Janusz Reykowski

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190078584
eISBN:
9780190078614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190078584.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The main theme of the book is the resurgence in the countries of liberal democracy, the political movements that express an approval for violence as a mean of attaining group goals. From ancient ... More

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