Download E-books Primate Perspectives on Behavior And Cognition (Decade of Behavior) PDF

By David A. Washburn, Duane M. Rumbaugh

In Primate views on habit and Cognition, specialists with a various diversity of views discover the contributions made to the learn of primate cognition and behaviour and supply guideposts for brand spanking new generations of researchers learning habit as manifested throughout primate species. The individuals first discover well-known learn method after which examine the groundbreaking content material of modern learn. one of the intriguing issues tested within the quantity: the opportunity of predicting ape habit at the foundation of the result of character exams comparative cognition: checking out emergent intelligence and studying between animals, together with the educating of tool-making to apes animal counting skill experiments in measuring the path-finding talents of primates (both people and apes) language skill between better primates, together with neuropsychology on language and speech examine in apes figuring out human intelligence, cognitive tactics, and motivation via information from primate learn all through this quantity, participants supply wealthy information and dialogue of state-of-the-art reports. as well as serving as a finished and integrative assessment of a variety of examine parts, the chapters during this quantity identify a study time table for years (and careers) to return. This e-book should be an essential source for researchers in comparative psychology and cognitive psychology in addition to for behaviorists, neuropsychologists, biopsychologists, and developmental psychologists.

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Download E-books Forgotten Ideas, Neglected Pioneers: Richard Semon and the Story of Memory PDF

By Daniel L. Schacter

Richard Semon used to be a German evolutionary biologist who wrote, throughout the first decade of the 20 th century, attention-grabbing analyses of the workings of human reminiscence which have been sooner than their time. even supposing those were nearly unknown to trendy researchers, Semon's paintings has been rediscovered up to now 20 years and has all started to have a power at the box. This ebook not just examines Semon's contribution to reminiscence study, but in addition tells the tale of a rare existence set opposed to the heritage of a turbulent interval in ecu historical past and significant advancements in technological know-how and evolutionary conception. The ensuing e-book is a fascinating mix of biographical, ancient and mental fabric.

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Download E-books Stalking The Wild Pendulum: On the Mechanics of Consciousness PDF

By Itzhak Bentov

"A paraphysical odyssey....Dazzles the mind's eye and reasons you to reconsider every little thing you ever concept you knew concerning the nature of reality.... A landmark in man's new makes an attempt to combine realities inside of and without."—(Jean Houston, the root for brain Research)

"A brilliantly finished theoretical romp throughout the universe....To do all this with humor and suspense is certainly a tremendous accomplishment."—(Dr. Montague Ullman, Maimonides clinical Center)

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In his interesting and unique view of the universe, Itzhak Bentov has supplied a brand new viewpoint on human recognition and its unlimited percentages. widely recognized and enjoyed for his pleasant humor and mind's eye, Bentov explains the customary international of phenomena with perceptions which are as lucid as they're exciting. He offers us a provocative photograph of ourselves in an increased, wide awake, holistic universe, exhibiting us that:

* bodies reflect the universe, right down to the operating of every cell.
* we're pulsating beings in a vibrating universe, in consistent movement among the finite and the infinite.
* The universe and all topic is awareness within the technique of developing.
* Our brains are suggestion amplifiers, now not thought's source.
* The universe is a hologram. And so is the brain—a hologram studying a holographic universe.
* we will be able to immediately reclaim any info ever recognized.

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By Helen Gavin

This critique explodes the stereotypical assumption that males are extra providers than ladies to aggression

  • A cogent and holistic overview of the theoretical positions and study relating lady aggression
  • Examines the remedy, punishment and neighborhood reaction to woman competitive behavior
  • Examines themes together with sexual strength, serial homicide and the evolution of gendered aggression
  • Treats lady aggression in its personal correct instead of as a counterpart to male violence

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By Ron Smothermon

This is often Ron's first ebook and a perennial favourite. suggested by way of Norman Vincent Peale, with a remark through Werner Erhard, and a foreword by way of Ken Keyes Jr., this publication is ready bringing an enlightened situation to daily life. it truly is composed of brief, effortless to digest chapters, instantly to the purpose, and entire of lasting price. Readers file studying and rereading this publication persistently. many folks purchase it in bulk to proportion with acquaintances.

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Download E-books Key Thinkers in Psychology PDF

It is necessary for each scholar of psychology, anyplace they may be on the planet, to appreciate the vintage students, the vintage experiences, and the following generations of individuals and ideas that experience come to outline the extensive self-discipline that's 'psychology'. This e-book achieves this within the such a lot available and interesting demeanour attainable. Rom Harré provides a different textbook orientation, combining the biopic with the importance of the main protagonists of the final century, geared up by means of 'schools of thought', but with cross-references during the text.

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Download E-books Handbook of Positive Psychology PDF

Psychology has lengthy been enamored of the darkish part of human life, infrequently exploring a extra confident view of the brain. What has psychology contributed, for instance, to our realizing of some of the human virtues? unfortunately, now not a lot. the decade, notwithstanding, has witnessed a turning out to be move to desert the specific specialize in the adverse. Psychologists from numerous subdisciplines at the moment are asking an interesting query: "What strengths does an individual hire to deal successfully with life?"

The guide of optimistic Psychology presents a discussion board for a extra confident view of the human . In its pages, readers are handled to an research of what the most important specialists think to be the basic strengths of humankind. either pro execs and scholars simply getting into the sphere are desirous to clutch the ability and power of the human spirit because it faces a mess of lifestyles demanding situations. The Handbook is the 1st systematic try and assemble top students to provide voice to the rising box of optimistic psychology.

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Download E-books Archetypal Psychology: Uniform Edition of the Writings of James Hillman, Vol. 1 PDF

Initially written for the Italian Enciclopedia del Novecento, this crucial publication is a concise, instructive advent to polytheism, Greek mythology, the soul-spirit contrast, anima mundi, psychopathology, soul-making, mind's eye, healing perform, and the writings of C. G. Jung, Henry Corbin, and Adolf Portmann within the formula of the sector of Archetypal Psychology.

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Download E-books Solution Focused Brief Therapy: 100 Key Points and Techniques PDF

By Harvey Ratner

Solution targeted short treatment: a hundred Key issues and Techniques presents a concise and jargon-free advisor to the pondering and perform of this interesting procedure, which permits humans to make adjustments of their lives quick and successfully. It covers:

  • The heritage and history to resolution targeted practice
  • The philosophical underpinnings of the approach
  • Techniques and practices
  • Specific purposes to paintings with teenagers and adolescents, (including school-based paintings) households, and adults
  • How to deal with tricky situations
  • Organisational purposes together with supervision, training and leadership.
  • Frequently requested questions

This publication is a useful source for all therapists and counsellors, no matter if in education or perform. it's going to even be crucial for any expert whose task it really is to assist humans make alterations of their lives, and should accordingly be of curiosity to social staff, probation officials, psychiatric employees, medical professionals, and lecturers, in addition to these operating in companies as coaches and managers.

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