9781841691992

Psychology at the Turn of the Millennium, Volume 2: Social, Developmental and Clinical Perspectives

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    9781841691992

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    1841691992

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2002-05-31
  • Publisher: Psychology Pres

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Summary

These two volumes represent the cutting edge of contemporary theory and research in psychological science. Based on the keynote and state-of-the-art lectures from the 27th International Congress of Psychology, the volumes feature a collection of chapters written by international leaders in psychological scholarship. The chapters reflect the diversity of current research topics in psychology, where old boundaries have become obsolete and subdivisions from the past merge to form new objects of study.Volume 1addresses cognitive, biological, and health perspectives. It includes sections on the neural mechanisms underlying psychological processes; the core areas in experimental psychology, perception, attention, learning, and memory; the multiple aspects of psychological health; the interaction between cognitive and emotional processes; and higher cognitive processes with special focus on decision-making and language.Volume 2deals with social, developmental, and clinical perspectives. The sectionshighlight human development across the life span; basic and applied issues in personality, emotion, and clinical psychology; social psychology, ranging from experimental work through social constructivism; and gender.

Table of Contents

List of contributors
ix
The XXVII International Congress of Psychology xi
Committees xii
Preface xiii
Lars Backman
Claes von Hofsten
SECTION ONE Developmental psychology
Behavior genetics and the future of psychology
3(14)
Nancy L. Pedersen
Temperament in children
17(20)
Mary K. Rothbart
Douglas Derryberry
The intersection of nature and socialization in childhood gender development
37(16)
Eleanor E. Maccoby
Social development and its risk factors
53(24)
Lea Pulkkinen
The origins of youth violence
77(12)
Richard E. Tremblay
China's educational reform and psychology
89(12)
Houcan Zhang
Improving early childcare and education in developing countries
101(32)
Maria Clotilde Rossetti-Ferreira
Fabiola Ramon
Angela Rabelo Barreto
Protective processes in later life: Maintaining and revising personal goals
133(20)
Jochen Brandstadter
Perspectives on human development in context
153(26)
Glen H. Elder, Jr.
Monica Kirkpatrick Johnson
SECTION TWO Personality, emotion, and clinical psychology
Towards a theory of personality
179(22)
Juri Allik
Personality psychology: Filling the gap between basic processes and molar functioning
201(24)
Gian Vittorio Caprara
Great expectations: The evolutionary psychology of faith healing and the placebo effect
225(22)
Nicholas Humphrey
Cognition and affect in risk perception and risky decision making
247(24)
Joop van der Pligt
Treatment of pathological gambling
271(34)
Francisco Javier Labrador
Ana Fernandez-Alba
SECTION THREE Social psychology
Cultural psychology of the self: A renewed look at independence and interdependence
305(18)
Shinobu Kitayama
Cultural aspects of anger
323(24)
Kyum Koo Chon
The Intergroup Prisoner's Dilemma game as a model of intergroup conflict
347(14)
Gary Bornstein
A bio-psycho-socio-cultural approach to couple relationships
361(32)
Rolando Diaz-Loving
The psychology of unemployment
393(16)
Anthony H. Winefield
The church, the factory, and the market as metaphors for psychology
409(28)
Steinar Kvale
Psychological science in a postmodern context
437(18)
Kenneth J. Gergen
SECTION FOUR Gender psychology
Psychology's gendered subject
455(20)
Bronwyn Davies
What is gender about - when women are ``not any longer'' and ``not yet''?
475(22)
Hanne Haavind
Premenstrual syndrome: Fact, fantasy, or fiction?
497(32)
Jane M. Ussher
Author index 529(20)
Subject index 549

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