Examines behavioral research and shows that everyday superstitions are the natural result of several well-understood psychological processes. This book demonstrates how complex, even paradoxical, human behavior can be understood through scientific investigation. It suggests to provide alternative methods of coping with life's uncertainties.
Analysing the psychologically complex characters of "Dexter", the hit US show, this book is aimed at "Dexter" devotees and armchair psychologists. It takes on the psychological complexities of the popular series. What makes Dexter tick? And what makes a show about a serial killer so appealing to those of us at home?
The 'theory of mind' framework has been the fastest growing body of empirical research in contemporary psychology. It has given rise to a range of positions on what it takes to relate to others as intentional beings. This book brings together disparate strands of ToM research, lays out historical roots of the idea and indicates better alternatives
A groundbreaking book that offers approaches for changing the hidden biases in the workplace This is an eye-opening examination of the causes and dynamics of bias in the workplace, offering a psychological, political, and societal analysis of the actual cost of bias to the bottom line.