Category Archives: Psychology

Sex, Time, and Power: How Women's Sexuality Shaped Human Evolution

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By Leonard Shlain

As within the bestselling The Alphabet as opposed to the Goddess, Leonard Shlain’s provocative new e-book provides to alter the best way readers view themselves and the place they got here from.

Sex, Time, and Power deals a tantalizing solution to an age-old query: Why did big-brained Homo sapiens all of sudden emerge a few 150,000 years in the past? the main, in accordance with Shlain, is lady sexuality. Drawing on an amazing breadth of study, he exhibits how, some time past, the narrowness of the newly bipedal human female’s pelvis and the expanding measurement of babies’ heads caused a main issue for the species. normal choice allowed for the difference of the human girl to this environmental rigidity via reconfiguring her hormonal cycles, entraining them with the periodicity of the moon. the consequences, even though, did even more than be certain our lifestyles; they imbued girls with the idea that of time, and gave them keep an eye on over sex—a energy that men sought to reclaim. And the potential for attaining immortality via heirs drove males to build patriarchal cultures that went directly to dominate lots of human history.

From the character of courtship to the evolution of language, Shlain’s amazing and wide-ranging exploration stimulates new considering very previous matters.

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The Psychology of Interrogations and Confessions: A Handbook

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By Gisli H. Gudjonsson

This quantity, a sequel to The Psychology of Interrogations, Confessions and Testimony that's generally acclaimed by way of either scientists and practitioners, brings the sector thoroughly up to date and focuses specifically on facets of vulnerability, confabulation and fake confessions.

The is an unrivalled integration of clinical wisdom of the mental strategies and examine in terms of interrogation, with the sensible investigative and criminal matters that undergo upon acquiring, and utilizing in courtroom, proof from interrogations of suspects.

* obtainable sort in an effort to attract teachers, scholars and practitioners
* Authoritative integration of conception, study, functional implications and bright case representation
* insurance of topical concerns like confabulation, fake reminiscence, and fake confessions
a part of the Wiley sequence within the Psychology of Crime, Policing and legislation

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Cognitive Behavior Therapy of DSM-IV-TR Personality Disorders: Highly Effective Interventions for the Most Common Personality Disorders, Second Edition

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By Len Sperry

Cognitive habit treatment of DSM-IV-TR character Disorders is a well timed addition to medical perform, as character problems have bought gradually expanding recognition lately and Cognitive habit treatment is now the main generally practiced theoretical orientation. completely revised from the 1st version, the publication bargains an summary of the sector, with major updates to mirror the latest advances in CBT within the remedy of character issues. helpful as either a textual content and a pro reference, it emphasizes developmental psychopathology and integrative CBT remedy conceptualizations. It presents busy clinicians with the simplest useful medical suggestions - illustrated with compelling case fabric - that they should paintings successfully with personality-disordered contributors.

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Affect Regulation Toolbox: Practical and Effective Hypnotic Interventions for the Over-Reactive Client

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Winner of the Society for scientific and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH) Arthur Shapiro Award for top publication on Hypnosis

Rational judgment, soothing habit, and calm commentary usually exit the window whilst responding to emphasize. This booklet provides hypnotherapeutic abilities (including respiring workouts) and different easy-to-learn ideas that aid humans preserve fit responses to emphasize and facilitate potent medical paintings and a happier life.

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What Every BODY is Saying: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Speed-Reading People

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By Joe Navarro, Marvin Karlins

Learn this ebook and ship your nonverbal intelligence hovering. Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer and a famous professional on nonverbal habit, explains find out how to "speed-read" humans: decode sentiments and behaviors, stay away from hidden pitfalls, and search for misleading behaviors. you are going to additionally learn the way your physique language can impression what your boss, family members, neighbors, and strangers reflect on you. you'll find:

  • The historic survival instincts that force physique language
  • Why the face is the least most likely position to gauge a person's actual feelings
  • What thumbs, ft, and eyelids demonstrate approximately moods and motives
  • The strongest behaviors that exhibit our self assurance and real sentiments
  • Simple nonverbals that immediately determine trust
  • Simple nonverbals that immediately converse authority

Filled with examples from Navarro's expert adventure, this definitive publication bargains a strong new option to navigate your world...

He says that is his top provide. Is it? She says she has the same opinion. Does she? The interview went great—or did it? He acknowledged he'd by no means do it back. yet he did.

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The Handbook of the Psychology of Communication Technology (Handbooks in Communication and Media)

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By S. Shyam Sundar

The instruction manual of the Psychology of communique Technology bargains an unprecedented resource for seminal and state-of-the-art examine at the mental points of speaking with and through emergent media applied sciences, with major students delivering insights that improve our wisdom on human-technology interactions.

• A uniquely concentrated overview of intensive examine on know-how and electronic media from a mental perspective
• Authoritative chapters via best students learning mental facets of conversation technologies
• Covers all kinds of media from Smartphones to Robotics, from Social Media to digital Reality
• Explores the psychology at the back of our use and abuse of recent verbal exchange technologies
• New theories and empirical findings approximately ways that our lives are remodeled by way of electronic media

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Workbook For Dummies

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Dozens of useful workouts and simple to accomplish suggestions for banishing destructive techniques prior to they take hold

Whether you are attempting to conquer nervousness and melancholy, advance vainness, beat habit, drop pounds, or just increase your outlook, cognitive behavioural remedy (CBT) bargains a pragmatic, brilliant method of gaining knowledge of your recommendations and pondering constructively. during this up to date and improved variation of the better half workbook to their bestselling Cognitive Behavioural treatment For Dummies, expert therapists Rhena department and Rob Wilson express you, step by step, the way to placed the teachings supplied of their e-book into perform. inside of you will find an incredible variety of hands-on routines and methods that can assist you eliminate roadblocks to alter and regain keep an eye on over your life.

Cognitive Behavioural remedy Workbook For Dummies, moment Edition:

  • Develops the information and ideas that offered within the bestselling Cognitive Behavioural remedy For Dummies, moment Edition and gives workouts to place these principles into practice
  • Features a number of hands-on CBT routines and strategies for beating anxiousness or melancholy, boosting your vainness, reducing weight, or just enhancing your outlook on life

Rhena department and Rob Willson are CBT therapists on the Priory health facility in London, and the authors of Cognitive Behavioural treatment For Dummies.

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Violence: Reflections on Our Deadliest Epidemic (Forensic Focus)

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By James Gilligan

'James Gilligan has written a beautiful e-book approximately violence. As a psychiatrist who has spent twenty-five years of his specialist existence treating males who dedicated homicide, Gilligan attracts poignantly on his paintings with prisoners to assist us comprehend what motivates determined males. after all, he deals a compelling psychoanalytic rationalization of violence whereas calling on society to take social, monetary and cultural measures to assist hinder the 'deadly epidemic' from spreading.'

- Judith Friedlander, PhD., Dean of the Graduate school of Political and Social technology, New institution for Social Research

'Dr. Gilligan deals a private and passionate summing up of his many years of empathic scientific paintings with males who've dedicated terrible crimes, and he succeeds in deepening our realizing in their internal lives, the darkish international of prisons they inhabit, and the violence that pervades... society.'

- Donald J. Cohen, M.D., Director, Yale baby learn Center

'Extraordinary. Gilligan's suggestions relating what does paintings to avoid violence...are super convincing...A clever and cautious, vastly instructive book.'

- Owen Renik, M.D., editor, Psychoanalytic Quarterly

'Important and absorbing...a important e-book deserving a frequent and considerate readership.'

- Norval Morris, Boston Globe, former Dean of collage of Chicago legislations School

James Gilligan lays the root for a whole re-thinking of the character and that means of violence in society. He unearths the causes of fellows who dedicate scary crimes, males who not just kill people, but in addition ruin themselves instead of undergo disgrace and lack of self-respect.

He makes a speciality of how emotions of disgrace reason violent and vengeful behaviour, and argues that traditional punitive felony and penal platforms that are in response to notions of justice and retribution perpetuate violent behaviour. He was once known as in to the Massachusetts legal method as a result of excessive premiums of suicides and murders inside nation prisons there; while he left those premiums had dropped nearly to 0. This keenly argued and ground-breaking publication is vital interpreting for everybody touched via violence, and all people who are operating to avoid it and its consequences

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Neuropsychedelia: The Revival of Hallucinogen Research since the Decade of the Brain

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By Nicolas Langlitz

Neuropsychedelia examines the revival of psychedelic technology because the "Decade of the Brain." After the breakdown of this formerly prospering zone of psychopharmacology, and within the wake of clashes among counterculture and institution within the overdue Sixties, a brand new new release of hallucinogen researchers used the hype round the neurosciences within the Nineteen Nineties to convey psychedelics again into the mainstream of technological know-how and society. This publication is predicated on anthropological fieldwork and philosophical reflections on lifestyles and paintings in laboratories that experience performed key roles during this improvement: a human lab in Switzerland and an animal lab in California. It sheds gentle at the principal transnational axis of the resurgence connecting American psychedelic tradition with the house kingdom of LSD. within the borderland of technology and faith, Neuropsychedelia explores the tensions among using hallucinogens to version psychoses and to awaken non secular studies in laboratory settings. Its protagonists, together with the anthropologist himself, fight to discover a spot for the magical less than stipulations of late-modern materialism.

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The Divorce Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Move Beyond the Break Up

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It's tricky being a young person, even within the better of conditions. but if mom and dad divorce, youth are confronted with an extra set of useful and emotional matters. This booklet supplies them every thing they should get via their mom and dad' divorce and preserve it from taking a long term emotional toll.

during this booklet, youngsters will find out how to:

  • focus on the grief, worry, and anger that accompany divorce
  • comply with having houses and adjustments in monetary status
  • assert their correct to be youth, to split from their mom and dad' difficulties, and to like either parents
  • now not get stuck in the course of struggling with parents
  • remember the fact that the divorce isn't really their fault and conquer emotions of guilt

study tells us that little ones in single-parent households and in combined households are three times prone to desire mental support and that boys usually tend to develop into competitive and ladies usually tend to event melancholy because of divorce. whereas this feels like a grim photo, you need to do not forget that there's aid and that divorce needn't go away a painful legacy. The Divorce Workbook for Teens is helping childrens come via their parent's divorce emotionally and psychologically intact.

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