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Family RelationshipsAn Evolutionary Perspective

Family Relationships: An Evolutionary Perspective

Catherine A. Salmon and Todd K. Shackelford (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195320510
eISBN:
9780199786800
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320510.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Kinship ties — the close relationships found within the family — have been a central focus of evolutionary biological analyses of social behavior ever since biologist William Hamilton extended the ... More

Family Romance, Family SecretsCase Notes from an American Psychoanalysis, 1912

Family Romance, Family Secrets: Case Notes from an American Psychoanalysis, 1912

Elizabeth Lunbeck and Bennett Simon

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300092141
eISBN:
9780300129281
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300092141.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This book presents an early psychoanalyst's session-by-session notes on a case of hysteria caused by severe sexual trauma and incest, offering a vivid portrait of psychoanalytic practice in the ... More

Fantasies of Flight

Fantasies of Flight

Daniel M. Ogilvie

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195157468
eISBN:
9780199894024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157468.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Fantasies of Flight invigorates the field of personality psychology by challenging the contemporary academic view that individuals are best studied as carriers of traits. The book ... More

FeelingsThe Perception of Self

Feelings: The Perception of Self

James D. Laird

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195098891
eISBN:
9780199893614
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098891.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Feelings argues for the counter-intuitive idea that feelings do not cause behavior, but rather follow from behavior, and are, in fact, the way that we know about our own bodily states ... More

Finding ConsciousnessThe Neuroscience, Ethics, and Law of Severe Brain Damage

Finding Consciousness: The Neuroscience, Ethics, and Law of Severe Brain Damage

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2016
ISBN:
9780190280307
eISBN:
9780190280338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190280307.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Modern medicine enables us to keep many people alive after they have suffered severe brain damage and show no reliable outward signs of consciousness. Many such patients are misdiagnosed as being in ... More

Fitting the Mind to the WorldAdaptation and After-Effects in High-Level Vision

Fitting the Mind to the World: Adaptation and After-Effects in High-Level Vision

Colin W. G. Clifford and Gillian Rhodes (eds)

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198529699
eISBN:
9780191689697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198529699.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Adaptation phenomena provide striking examples of perceptual plasticity and offer valuable insight into the mechanisms of visual coding. The technique of psychophysical adaptation has aptly been ... More

Flight from WonderAn Investigation of Scientific Creativity

Flight from Wonder: An Investigation of Scientific Creativity

Albert Rothenberg

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199988792
eISBN:
9780190214159
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988792.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Einstein said, “The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.” This is the first empirical investigation of scientific creativity based on research interviews ... More

Flourishing in Emerging AdulthoodPositive Development During the Third Decade of Life

Flourishing in Emerging Adulthood: Positive Development During the Third Decade of Life

Laura M. Padilla-Walker and Larry J. Nelson (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190260637
eISBN:
9780190672737
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190260637.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

The goal of this volume is to highlight the third decade of life as one in which individuals have diverse opportunities for positive development that may set the stage for future adult development, ... More

Folk Physics for ApesThe Chimpanzee's theory of how the world works

Folk Physics for Apes: The Chimpanzee's theory of how the world works

Daniel Povinelli

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780198572190
eISBN:
9780191584978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198572190.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

From an early age, humans know a surprising amount about basic physical principles, such as gravity, force, mass, and shape. We can see this in the way that young children play and manipulate objects ... More

Forensic Mental Health Assessments in Death Penalty Cases

Forensic Mental Health Assessments in Death Penalty Cases

David DeMatteo, Daniel C. Murrie, Natalie M. Anumba, and Michael E. Keesler

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195385809
eISBN:
9780199895311
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195385809.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

The continuing development of forensic psychology and psychiatry, combined with several recent decisions from the United States Supreme Court addressing various aspects of the death penalty, has ... More

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