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Psychology

The broad nature of research in psychology is reflected in Cambridge Scholars Publishing’s extensive and varied list of some of the best psychology books, which offer titles of interest to researchers, teachers, practitioners and historians. Both single-authored monographs and edited collections from leading academic conferences present diverse insights from contributors world-wide.  With a particular strength in applied psychology, the Cambridge Scholars Publishing portfolio also spans wider topics including cognitive psychology, psychoanalysis, and social and criminal psychology.

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Fundamentals of Neuroscience and the Law

What does neuroscience tell us about voluntary movement? Why is the definition of “volition” so different from that of the legal definition of “intent”? Why are courts dismissing medically accepted mental health diagnoses? How can we draft better laws that are more scientifically based? What can recent advances in neuroscience tell...
£76.99

Psychological Realism in 19th Century Fiction

This book is a study of psychological realism in select works from nineteenth-century fiction, namely Fathers and Sons, Anna Karenina, The Mill on the Floss, and Jane Eyre. It shows how psychoanalytic theories may be applied to illuminate various aspects of the psyches of characters in these texts. The book provides evidence that t...
£61.99

Signs, Codes, Spaces, and Arts

This book delves into the concepts of general and spatial semiotics, discussing the differences and interactions between semiotic means of diverse types and levels. It introduces an integrative model (“the sign prism”) which unites many famous schemes of sign connection. It considers the human as a being included in a self-created ...
£70.99

Towards Authentic Experiential Learning in Translator Education (2nd Edition)

This volume brings together the voices of a number of translation and interpreting scholars and educators representing several different cultures and language combinations, in order to present their views on, and experiences with, authentic experiential learning in professional translation and interpreting programmes. Readers who h...
£61.99

Victims and Survivors’ Own Stories of Intrafamilial Child Sexual Abuse

In the UK today, it is estimated that nearly one in twenty children are subjected to sexual abuse, with the overwhelming majority being abused within the family environment. However, despite its prevalence, intrafamilial child sexual abuse remains largely shrouded in silence, shame and stigma.Taking a phenomenological approach, thi...
£61.99

A Critical Investigation into Precognitive Dreams

The precognitive dream is a compelling, real-world phenomenon that still stands outside the purview of orthodox science. It is spoken about anecdotally and has been alluded to time and time again by renowned psychiatrists, psychologists, neurologists, and other clinicians expounding upon the nature of their patients’ narratives. Ho...
£61.99

Islands of the Mind

730 million people—almost 10% of the world’s population—inhabit islands. One quarter of the states represented at the United Nations are islands. Islands constitute almost twenty percent of the total land area of Greece, and exhibit more significant aspects of biodiversity than other global contexts. They are both occasions of triu...
£61.99

Social Psychology of Pictures

We see and represent our social environment not as it is, but as we believe it to be. This is the thesis defended in this book, supported by conceptual elements and illustrated by numerous examples drawn from anthropology, developmental psychology, cognitive psychology and social psychology. These examples show that people sharing ...
£58.99

Teaching Psychology around the World

This volume serves as a handbook for psychology professors around the globe who aim to internationalize and diversify their courses and curricula, and who seek innovative ideas to enrich their teaching. The work provides an overview of psychology’s globalization, and offers a broad range of suggestions for psychology instructors ai...
£67.99

Translating Mind Matters in Twenty-First-Century French Women’s Writing

Attitudes towards, and strategies for treating, those who suffer from abnormal mental states have evolved considerably over the centuries, and these are reflected in the various literary genres of all eras. In its introduction, this book provides a concise, yet thorough, overview of this phenomenon, citing key examples taken from t...
£58.99

Aviation Psychology

Human mechanical adaptability has become one of the most important elements in humans’ relationship with aviation and flying. It often manifests in physical and mental strain, and is seen as one of the most important variables in flight. After the Germanwings accident of 2015, the place and importance of psychology in aviation have...
£61.99

Creativity, a Profile for Our Species

This volume presents a number of profound reflections on the brain and mind, their evolution and cultural dependence as expressed in oscillating trends between creativity and domestication, and their impact on our collective future. It contains a critical history of the search for the correlation between the brain and the mind, and...
£58.99
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