Introducing Psychopathology is an essential course companion for
counselling, psychotherapy and counselling psychology trainees. It
explains how to describe and diagnose client problems in clear,
accessible language, demystifying the concept of psychopathology
and revealing it as an integral aspect of training and practice.
The book is entirely comprehensive in its coverage of client
problems, groups, methods of assessment, up-to-date research and... more...
Advances in the quality and accessibility of computer graphics has
provided new pictorial displays and the tools with which to control
them. These new display technologies have focused interest on how
to design the static and dynamic images they produce to ensure
effective communication. This book, based on the conference on
Spatial Displays and Spatial instruments held at the Asilomar
Conference Centre in 1987, focuses on the geometry of this... more...
The last several decades have witnessed an explosion of research in
Platonic philosophy. A central focus of his philosophical effort,
Plato's psychology is of interest both in its own right and as
fundamental to his metaphysical and moral theories. This anthology
offers, for the first time, a collection of the best classic and
recent essays on cenral topics of Plato's psychological theory,
including essays on the nature of the soul, studies of the... more...
This book discusses the latest advances in affective and
pleasurable design. It reports on important theoretical and
practical issues, covering a wealth of topics including
aesthetics in product and system design, design-driven
innovation, affective computing, evaluation tools for emotion,
Kansei engineering for products and services, and many more. This
timely survey addresses experts and industry practitioners with
What makes a good college teacher? This book provides an
evidence- based answer to that question by presenting a set of
"model teaching characteristics" that define what makes a good
college teacher. Based on six fundamental areas of teaching
competency known as Model Teaching Characteristics
outlined by The Society for the Teaching of Psychology
(STP), this book describes how college faculty from all
disciplines and at all levels of... more...
Urville, the capital of a large island province, has a population
of nearly 12 million, making it the one of the most significant
cities in Europe. It is also entirely imaginary.
Gilles Tréhin, an autistic man with exceptional creative talents
and an obsession with large cities, conceived and developed
Urville over the course of 20 years. He shares his vision in this
beautifully illustrated guide to the city, which he renders... more...
This book harnesses the expertise of women academics who have
constructed innovative approaches to challenging existing sexual
disadvantage in the academy. Countering the prevailing postfeminist
discourse, the contributors to this volume argue that sexism needs
to be named in order to be challenged and resisted. Exploring a
complex, intersectional and diverse arrangement of resistance
strategies, the contributors outline useful tools to resist,
How would you describe your personality, or can you? Whatever your
answer, this text will help you understand personality -- the
qualities and traits that form every individual's distinctive
character. You'll learn about theoretical explanations of
personality, and about the research that illuminates how those
theories are relevant in the world around you. Biographical
sketches of theorists and accounts of the stories behind
influential research... more...
This volume covers aspects of ecology, behavior, genetics,
taxonomy, 'cultural' patterns, hunting by non-human primates,
physiology, dietary chemistry, and ecotourism, in several major
clades of primates from galagos and pottos, through
cercopithecoids, to hominoids.
Understanding Critical Social Psychology is an
exciting new textbook providing a comprehensive and reader-friendly
approach to the theories and methods surrounding Critical Social
Psychology. This book combines a critical examination of the
traditional philosophies, practices and topics with an emphasis on
introducing innovative and contemporary developments in social
psychological research. In this way, Tuffin integrates newer
insights with... more...