Experiences in Social Psychology: Active Learning Adventures

Experiences in Social Psychology: Active Learning Adventures This book contains thirty-two activities that correspond to the major topics within the field of social psychology. Intended to supplement any book in an undergraduate psychology class, this book covers topics relating to such topics as social beliefs and judgements, attitudes, self, conformity, aggression, and relationships. For undergraduate psychology students. …

Children’s Discovery of the Active Mind: Phenomenological Awareness, Social Experience, and Knowledge About Cognition (SpringerBriefs in Psychology)

Children’s Discovery of the Active Mind: Phenomenological Awareness, Social Experience, and Knowledge About Cognition (SpringerBriefs in Psychology)During the past 25 years, a great deal of research and theory has addressed the development of young children’s understanding of mental states such as knowledge, beliefs, desires, intentions, and emotions. Although developments in children’s understanding of the mind subsequent to early childhood has received less attention, in recent years a growing body of research has emerged examining understanding of psychological functioning during middle and late childhood. Combined with the literature on…

Theology, Ethics and Transcendence in Sports (Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society)

Theology, Ethics and Transcendence in Sports (Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society)This book provides an inter-disciplinary examination of the relationship between sport, spirituality and religion. It covers a wide-range of topics, such as prayer and sport, religious and spiritual perspectives on athletic identity and ‘flow’ in sport, theological analysis of genetic performance enhancement technologies, sectarianism in Scottish football, a spiritual understanding of sport psychology consultancy in English premiership soccer and how Zen may be useful in sports performance a…

Physician-Assisted Death in Perspective: Assessing the Dutch Experience

Physician-Assisted Death in Perspective: Assessing the Dutch ExperienceThis book is the first comprehensive report and analysis of the Dutch euthanasia experience over the last three decades. In contrast to most books about euthanasia, which are written by authors from countries where the practice is illegal and therefore practiced only secretly, this book analyzes empirical data and real-life clinical behavior. Its essays were written by the leading Dutch scholars and clinicians who shaped euthanasia policy and who have studied, evaluated, and helped regulate it. …

Varieties of the Gaming Experience

Varieties of the Gaming ExperienceThe games that human societies devised over the centuries can be considered one of the most comprehensive and fertile symbolic systems ever created by human ingenuity. In all societies, members feel compelled to interact and communicate with each other as much as possible. As linguistic creatures, humans use language to establish social and interpersonal contacts. Games are a device to enable such connections.Robert Perinbanayagam examines how players value games. He assesses games as systems th…

Aging and Diversity: An Active Learning Experience

Aging and Diversity: An Active Learning ExperienceThis new edition has been completely rewritten and includes chapters that address key topics in diversity and aging: research methods, psychological aging; health beliefs, behaviors, and services; health disparities; informal and formal care for older persons; work and retirement; religious affiliation and spirituality; and death, dying, and bereavement. Taking a broad view of diversity, Mehrotra and Wagner discuss elements of diversity such as gender, race or ethnicity, religious affiliation, s…