The Power of Play


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334 pages , Doubleday , 1973
The founders of Creative Playthings, Inc. discuss the importance of toys and games in a child's physical, emotional, and social development and examine key figures who have encouraged play in the educational environment



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Neuropsychological Perspectives on Affective and Anxiety Disorders


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499 pages , Psychology Press , 1998
Ironically, in spite of the label "affective disorders", research on affective disorders has little to say about just what is disordered about emotion in these illnesses. One major purpose of this Special Issue is to begin to raise this question as a legitimate domain of inquiry in studies of emotion and psychopathology. A goal of this...[Read More]



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Psychological Perspectives on Praise


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150 pages , Routledge , 2020-07-21
Praise is perhaps the most widely used technique to influence others. When used appropriately, praise can motivate people, make them feel better, and improve their social relationships. Often, however, praise fails to work as intended and may even cause harm. Psychological Perspectives on Praise reviews and integrates psychological theo...[Read More]



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Sociocultural Psychology Theory and Practice of Doing and Knowing


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410 pages , Cambridge University Press , 1995-09-29
Presents applications of activity theory; in honour of Sylvia Scribner.



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Early Childhood Mathematics Skill Development in the Home Environment


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200 pages , Springer , 2016-10-26
This volume presents current research on the connections between the home and family environment on children’s mathematics development. Focusing on infancy through first grade, it details the role of parents and other caregivers in promoting numeracy and the ways their active participation can prepare young children for learning about ...[Read More]



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Connectionism and the Philosophy of Psychology


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207 pages , MIT Press , 1996
In this volume, the authors present their view of cognition. They propose that unlike the classical paradigm that takes the mind to be a computer, the mind is best understood as a dynamical system realized in a neural network.



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Why Sex Matters , Bobbi S. Low


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2015-01-04T08:00:00Z
Why are men, like other primate males, usually the aggressors and risk takers? Why do women typically have fewer sexual partners? In Why Sex Matters, Bobbi Low ranges from ancient Rome to modern America, from the Amazon to the Arctic, and from single-celled organisms to international politics, to show that these and many other questions about human behavior l...[Read More]



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Don't Even Think About It Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change


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272 pages , Bloomsbury Publishing USA , 2015-08-18
The director of the Climate Outreach and Information Network explores the psychological mechanism that enables people to ignore the dangers of climate change, using sidebars, cartoons and engaging stories from his years of research to reveal how humans are wired to primarily respond to visible threats.



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2020-03-24T07:00:00Z
A stunningly illustrated look at the mating and parenting lives of the world's birds

Bird Love looks at the extraordinary range of mating systems in the avian world, exploring all the stages from courtship and nest-building to protecting eggs and raising chicks. It delves into the reasons why some species, such as the wattled jacana, rely on...[Read More]



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A Taste for the Beautiful , Michael J. Ryan


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Health, Mind & Body,Psychology,Nature,Biology,Ecology > ecology for kids | Published on 15/Nov/2020 22:44

2018-01-16T08:00:00Z
From one of the world's leading authorities on animal behavior, the astonishing story of how the female brain drives the evolution of beauty in animals and humans

Darwin developed the theory of sexual selection to explain why the animal world abounds in stunning beauty, from the brilliant colors of butterflies and fishes to the songs of birds and f...[Read More]



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Environmental Psychology An Introduction


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448 pages , John Wiley & Sons , 2018-11-05
The updated edition of the essential guide to environmental psychology Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition, Environmental Psychology: An Introduction offers an overview of the interplay between humans and their environments. The text examines the influence of the environment on human experiences, behaviour and wel...[Read More]



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Actions and Structure Research Methods and Social Theory


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202 pages , SAGE Publications Limited , 1988-10
Social scientists have always recognised a divergence between approaches which emphasise the constraining power of social structure and those which interpret society through the cumulative effects of actions of individuals. In recent years there has been renewed interest in the latter through the micro-sociology of everyday...[Read More]



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