Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, Four-Volume Set

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The Encyclopedia of Human Behavior is a comprehensive four-volume reference source on human action and reaction, and the thoughts, feelings, and physiological functions behind those actions. Presented alphabetically by title, 250 articles probe both enduring and exciting new topics in physiological psychology, perception, personality, abnormal and clinical psychology, cognition and learning, social psychology, developmental psychology, language, and applied contexts. Written by leading scientists in these disciplines, every article has been peer-reviewed to establish clarity, accuracy, and comprehensiveness. The first reference source to provide both depth and breadth to the study of human behavior, the encyclopedia promises to be a much used reference source. This set appeals to public, corporate, university and college libraries, libraries in two-year colleges and some secondary schools.
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  • Mixed media product | 2765 pages
  • 238.76 x 312.42 x 195.58mm | 7,869.79g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0122269209
  • 9780122269202

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Volume 1, A-ConVolume 2, Cop-IVolume 3, J-PVolume 4, R-Z
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"This exceptionally well-crafted resource will prove invaluable to both the specialist and the beginning student".
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About Vilayanur S. Ramachandran

Vilanayur Ramachandran is Director of the Center for Brain and Cognition and professor of neuroscience and psychology at the University of California, San Diego. He is additionally an adjunct professor of biology at the Salk Institute. Dr. Ramachandran obtained an MD from Stanley Medical College and PhD from Trinity College at the University of Cambridge, where he was elected a senior Rouse Ball Scholar. He has received many honors and awards including a fellowship from All Souls College, Oxford, an honorary doctorate from Connecticut College, a Gold Medal from the Australian National University, and the Ariens Kappers Medal from the Royal Nederlands Academy of Sciences for landmark contributions in neuroscience. Ramachandran's early research was on visual perception but he is best known for his work in Neurology. In 1995 he gave the Decade of the Brain Lecture at the 25th annual (Silver Jubilee) meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. More recently he gave the inaugural keynote lecture at the Decade of the Brain Conference held by NIMH at the Library of Congress. He also gave the first Hans Lucas Teuber lecture at MIT, The Rudel-Moses lecture at Columbia, The Dorcas Cumming (inaugural keynote) lecture at Cold Spring Harbor, the Raymond Adams lecture at Massachustetts General Hospital, Harvard, and the presidential keynote lecture at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology. He has published over 120 papers in scientific journals, including three invited review articles in the Scientific American, and is editor-in-chief of Academic Press' acclaimed Encyclopedia of Human Behavior. His work is featured frequently in the major news media and Newsweek magazine recently named him a member of "the century club": one of the "hundred most prominent people to watch in the next century."
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Table of contents

J.S. Lerner, Accountability and Social Cognition.
G.R. Goethals, Actor-Observer Differences in Attribution.
C. Barrett, Addictive Behavior.
G. Holmbeck, Adolescence.
L. Parker, Adrenal Glands.
R. Baenninger, Aggression.
M.R. Levenson, Aging, Personality, and Adaptation.
G.L. Thorpe, Agoraphobia.
M. Wilbur, AIDS and Sexual Behavior.
E.G. Clary, Altruism and Helping Behavior.
G.G. Glenner, Alzheimer's Disease.
J.F. Kihlstrom, Amnesia.
D.D. Cummins, Analogical Reasoning.
J.R. Averill, Anger.
R.G. Meyer, Antisocial Personality Disorder.
E.A. Meadows, Anxiety Disorders.
D.W. McNeil, Anxiety and Fear.
H.S. Kirschner, Aphasia.
N.D. Geary, Appetite.
R. Hanlon, Apraxia.
A. Anastasi, Aptitude Testing.
R.D. Bretz, Arbitration.
T. Kitajima, Associative Learning.
D.H. Saklofske, Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders.
J.T. Cacioppo, Attitude Change.
A.R. Pratkanis, Attitude Formation.
J.A. Krosnick, Attitude Strength.
M.E. Losch, Attitude-Discrepant Behavior-Cognitive Dissonance.
G. Weary, Attribution.
E. Schubert, Auditory Discrimination.
B. Altemeyer, Authoritarianism.
R. Romanczyk, Autism.
C. Barclay, Autobiographical Remembering.
M. Katz, Behavior Measurement in Psychobiological Research.
R.G. Geen, Behavioral Effects of Observing Violence.
C.T. Nagoshi, Behavioral Genetics.
J.K. Luiselli, Behavioral Medicine.
W.A. McKim, Behavioral Pharmacology.
V. Gluhoski, Bereavement.
F. Genesee, Bilingualism.
J.P. Hatch, Biofeedback.
R. Eisenman, Birth Order, Effect on Personality and Behavior.
J.K. Thompson, Body Image.
J. Kroll, Borderline Personality Disorder.
B.E. Kolb, Brain.
E.C. Azmitia, Brain Chemicals.
M.C. Diamond, Brain Development and Plasticity.
V.G. Iyer, Brain Electric Activity.
D. Anthony, Brain Washing.
J.P. Blount, Caffeine: Psychosocial Effects.
M. McCloskey, Calculation.
S. Osipow, Career Development.
A.J. Friedhoff, Catecholamines and Behavior.
E. Rosch, Categorization.
F. Eustache, Central Auditory Disorders.
R.T. Brown, Central Nervous System.
V. Carlson, Child Abuse.
F.S. Bellezza, Chunking.
E. Gambrill, Clinical Assessment.
J.B. Persons, Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
M.W. Daehler, Cognitive Development.
K. Langfield-Smith, Cognitive Maps, Thinking.
R.S. Vealey, Competition.
A. Parker, Conflict.
D.D. Cahn, Conflict Communication.
M.D. Alicke, Conformity.
A.G. Miller, Conformity and Obedience.
B.J. Baars, Consciousness.
W.F. Stone, Conservatism/Liberalism.
T.Page, Consumer Psychology/Behavior.
S.T. Fiske, Control.
E. Zamble, Coping.
M.A. Runco, Creative and Imaginative Thinking.
C.L. Britt, III, Criminal Behavior.
J.R. Purvis, Crisis Management.
Y.Y. Kim, Cross Cultural Adaptation.
E.G. King, Crowd Psychology.
S.J. Lepore, Crowding: Effects on Health and Behavior.
J.N. Warfield, Cybernetics.
K.J. Radford, Decision-Making Individuals.
W.J. Lyddon, Deductive Reasoning.
P. Cramer, Defense Mechanisms.
J. Becker, Dementia.
R.F. Bornstein, Dependent Personality.
R.E. Ingram, Depression.
S. Coren, Depth Perception.
G.C.L. Davey, Disgust.
E. Shilony, Dissociative Disorders.
S. Stack, Divorce.
J. Antrobus, Dreaming.
D.N. Bub, Dysgraphia.
C. Chase, Dyslexia.
J.R. Pierce, Ears and Hearing.
R. Sommer, Ecological Psychology.
H. Singh, Economic Behavior, Traditional and Non-Traditional Approaches.
P. Winne, Educational Psychology.
D. Giannitrapani, EEG, Cognition, and Dementia.
R.J. Edelmann, Embarrassment and Blushing.
N. Eisenberg, Empathy.
C. Spencer, Environmental Cognition.
R. Gifford, Environmental Psychology.
P.J. Snyder, Epilepsy.
G. Gillund, Episodic Memory.
C. McClintock, Equity.
W.W. Tryon, Expectation.
J.E. Alcock, Extrasensory Perception.
B. Bridgeman, Eye Movements.
E. Loftus, Eyewitness Testimony.
R. Bruyer, Face Recognition.
D. Keltner, Facial Expressions of Emotion.
D. Miklowitz, Family Systems.
T.D. Crespi, Forensic Psychology.
H. Rachlin, Free Will.
T.S. Hartshorne, Friendship.
N.E. Jackson, Genius, Eminence, and Giftedness.
P. Bull, Gestures.
L. Hertz, Glial Cells.
P.B. Paulus, Group Dynamics.
D.L. Mosher, Guilt.
J.B. Hellige, Handedness.
G. Schoenewolf, Hate.
D.G. Amaral, Hippocampal Formation.
P.-M. Lledo, Homeostasis.
C.R. Snyder, Hope and Optimism.
C.M. Buchanan, Hormones and Behavior.
G.J. Dupaul, Hyperactivity.
S.J. Lynn, Hypnosis.
Q.J. Pittman, Hypothalamus.
D.K. Lapsley, Id/Ego/Superego.
S. Lewandowsky, Implicit Memory.
S.T. Fiske, Impression Formation.
N.A. Fox, Individual Differences in Temperament.
T.J. Schoeneman, Individualism.
P.W. Corrigan, Information Processing and Clinical Psychology.
D.B. Yaden, Jr., Inner Speech, Composing and the Reading/Writing Connection.
R.J. Sternberg, Intelligence.
S.T. Fiske, Intention.
S. Duck, Interpersonal Attraction and Personal Relationships.
J.H. Fleming, Interpersonal Communication.
J.H. Harvey, Interpersonal Perception and Communication.
D.H. Saklofske, Introversion/Extraversion.
P.N. Stearns, Jealousy.
I.F. Tucker, Jungian Personality Types.
A.J. Hart, Jury Psychology.
M.M. Chemers, Leadership.
C. Peterson, Learned Helplessness.
R. Joseph, Limbic System.
J. Langer, Logic.
E. Hatfield, Love and Intimacy.
G.R. Birchler, Marital Dysfunction.
N. Epstein, Marriage.
H.J. Markman, Mate Selection.
G.A. Radvansky, Memory.
D. Tranel, Memory, Neural Substrates.
S.M. Kosslyn, Mental Imagery.
R.M. Hodapp, Mental Retardation.
T.O. Nelson, Metacognition.
H.L. Taylor, Military Psychology.
F.C. Power, Moral Development.
C.E. Izard, Motivation, Emotional Basis.
S. Swinnen, Motor Control.
J.E. Clark, Motor Development.
D. Lester, Murder.
R.E. Radocy, Musical Ability.
S. Akhtar, Narcissistic Personality Disorder.
P.J. Carnevale, Negotiation.
B.L. Finlay, Neocortex.
N.C. Spitzer, Neurons.
R. Rosenthal, Nonverbal Behavior.
N.G. Hamilton, Object Relations Theory.
M.A. Stanley, Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior.
E.J. Mahon, Oedipus Complex.
W.F. Angermeier, Operant Learning.
K.H. Roberts, Organizational Behavior.
Y. Lampl, Pain.
J.A. Lucas, Panic.
A. Fenigstein, Paranoia.
B.I. Fagot, Parenting.
W.R. Uttal, Pattern Recognition.
K.H. Rubin, Peer Relationships and Influences in Childhood.
D.W. Massaro, Perceptual Development.
P.T. Costa, Personality Assessment.
K.B. MacDonald, Personality Development.
R.G. Meyer, Personality Disorders.
M. Winkler, Persuasion.
J.H. Riskind, Phobias.
J.K. Torgesen, Phonological Processing and Reading.
E.K. Scholnick, Planning.
A. Pellegrini, Play.
W.A. Fisher, Pornography, Effect on Behavior.
R. Katz, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
D.A. Houston, Preference Judgments.
W. Bergmann, Prejudice and Stereotypes.
M.L. Moline, Premenstrual Syndrome.
R.E. Mayer, Problem-Solving.
H.S. Friedman, Psychological Predictors of Heart Disease.
D.H. Saklofske, Psychology and Pseudoscience.
R.W. Hood, Psychology and Religion.
K.S. Dobson, Psychopathology.
R.S. Guglielmi, Psychosomatic Illness.
K.S. Dobson, Psychotherapy.
C.A. Weaver, III, Reading.
W.F. Overton, Reasoning.
J.C. Smith, Relaxation.
M. Thayer, Risk Compensating Behavior.
M.F. Lenzenweger, Schizophrenia.
R.C. Curtis, Self-Defeating Behaviors.
A. Bandura, Self-Efficacy.
R.F. Baumeister, Self-Esteem.
J.H. Fleming, Self-Fulfilling Prophesies.
C. Chiarello, Semantic Memory.
C. Goddard, Semantics.
J.H. Patton, Sensation-Seeking.
S. Van Toller, Sense of Smell.
B. MacWhinney, Sentence Processing.
J.D. Sinnott, Sex Roles.
J.D. Baldwin, Sexual Behavior.
R.M. Doctor, Sexual Disorders.
K. Kelley, Sexual Orientation.
K. Emmorey, Sign Language.
R. Armitage, Sleep, Biological Rhythms and Human Performance.
E. Borgida, Social Cognition.
R.M. Arkin, Social Comparison.
S.J. Karau, Social Loafing.
S.J. Lepore, Social Support.
J. Beggan, Social Values.
H.R. Holcomb, Sociobiology.
R.A. Thompson, Socioemotional Development.
S.C. Hirtle, Spatial Knowledge Representations.
J.J. Rieser, Spatial Orientation.
H.R. Schiffman, Spatial Perception.
S.R. Heyman, Sport Psychology.
R.M. Doctor, Stress.
T.B. Herbert, Stress and Illness.
H.C. Triandis, Subjective Culture.
B. Segal, Substance Abuse.
D. Lester, Suicide.
W.-U. Meyer, Surprise.
S.M. Stahl, Synaptic Transmitters and Neuromodulators.
H. Lasnik, Syntax.
D.W. Smothergill, Tactile Perception.
R. Drozdenko, Taste/Gustation.
A. Merari, Terrorism.
D.J. Bateson, Test Behavior.
N. Brody, Traits.
J. Sulls, Type A-Type B Personalities.
M. Smithson, Uncertainty.
P. Grobstein, Variability in Brain Function and Behavior.
S. Grossberg, Visual Motion Perception.
W.L. Gulick, Visual Perception.
M. Tarr, Visual Representation.
G.W. Peterson, Vocational Choice.
R.A. Gabriel, War.
D. Burke, Word Retrieval.
E.B. Goldsmith, Work Efficiency and Motivation.
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