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The Institute


  • Author: Stephen King
  • Release Date : 2019-09-10
  • Genre: Mysteries & Thrillers
  • File Size: 7057869 Bytes


A NEW YORK TIMES 100 NOTABLE BOOKS OF 2019 SELECTION From #1 New York Times bestselling author Stephen King, the most riveting and unforgettable story of kids confronting evil since It.In the middle of the night, in a house on a quiet street in suburban Minneapolis, intruders silently murder Luke Ellis’s parents and load him into a black SUV. The operation takes less than two minutes. Luke will wake up at The Institute, in a room that looks just like his own, except there’s no window. And outside his door are other doors, behind which are other kids with special talents—telekinesis and telepathy—who got to this place the same way Luke did: Kalisha, Nick, George, Iris, and ten-year-old Avery Dixon. They are all in Front Half. Others, Luke lear...

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The Returned


  • Author: Jason Mott
  • Release Date : 2014-03-25
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 906426 Bytes


"The Returned transforms a brilliant premise into an extraordinary and beautifully realized novel. My spine is still shivering from the memory of this haunting story. Wow." -Douglas Preston, #1 bestselling author of The Monster of FlorenceThe sensational New York Times bestselling novel about an impossible miracle and a family given a second chance at life…Harold and Lucille Hargrave’s eight-year-old son, Jacob, died tragically in 1966. In their old age they’ve settled comfortably into life without him…. Until one day Jacob mysteriously appears on their doorstep—flesh and blood, still eight years old.All over the world people’s loved ones are returning from beyond. No one knows how or why, whether it’s a miracle or a sign of the end. Bu...

Progress in Psychological Science Around the World  Volume 2  Social and Applied Issues

Progress in Psychological Science Around the World Volume 2 Social and Applied Issues


  • Author : Qicheng Jing
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-05-23
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317740742


Progress in Psychological Science Around the World Volume 2 Social and Applied Issues Book Description :

Progress in Psychological Science around the World, Volumes 1 and 2, present the main contributions from the 28th International Congress of Psychology, held in Beijing in 2004. These expert contributions include the Nobel laureate address, the Presidential address, and the Keynote and State-of-the-Art lectures. They are written by international leaders in psychology from 25 countries and regions around the world. The authors present a variety of approaches and perspectives that reflect cutting-edge advances in psychological science. This second volume builds on the coverage of neural, cognitive, and developmental issues from the first volume, to address social and applied issues in modern psychology. The topics covered include: educational psychology...

Advances in Psychological Science  Volume 2

Advances in Psychological Science Volume 2


  • Author : Fergus Craik
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2014-01-21
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317775072


Advances in Psychological Science Volume 2 Book Description :

The chapters in this volume are the edited versions of invited addresses to the XXVI International Congress of Psychology held in Montréal in August 1996. As one major goal of the Congress was to promote communication among specializations in scientific psychology, the speakers were asked to survey their research area and present their own work in a way that would be accessible to their colleagues in other areas. Another purpose of the meeting was to bring researchers together from different parts of the world, reflecting their different approaches to the scientific study of mind, brain, and behavior. Consequently, the eminent researchers who have written the twenty-six chapters included in the present volume were drawn from universities and researc...

Psychological Science Under Scrutiny

Psychological Science Under Scrutiny


  • Author : Scott O. Lilienfeld
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-01-03
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118661048


Psychological Science Under Scrutiny Book Description :

Psychological Science Under Scrutiny explores a range of contemporary challenges to the assumptions and methodologies of psychology, in order to encourage debate and ground the discipline in solid science. Discusses the pointed challenges posed by critics to the field of psychological research, which have given pause to psychological researchers across a broad spectrum of sub-fields Argues that those conducting psychological research need to fundamentally change the way they think about data and results, in order to ensure that psychology has a firm basis in empirical science Places the recent challenges discussed into a broad historical and conceptual perspective, and considers their implications for the future of psychological methodology and resea...

The Psychological Science of Money

The Psychological Science of Money


  • Author : Erik Bijleveld
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-07-10
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493909599


The Psychological Science of Money Book Description :

Money. The root of all evil? Arguably. Essential to our lives? Certainly. A main driver of human thought, emotion, and action? Absolutely--and psychology and its related fields are getting closer to understanding its complex role in human behavior and in society. The Psychological Science of Money brings together classic and current findings on the myriad ways money affects brain, mind, and behavior to satisfy not only our needs for material gain, but also for autonomy and self-worth. Leading experts trace the links between early concepts of value and modern symbolic meanings of wealth, in addition to identifying the areas of the human brain that together act as its financial center. This cross-disciplinary analysis helps clarify the neuroscience beh...

Case Studies in Clinical Psychological Science

Case Studies in Clinical Psychological Science


  • Author : William O'Donohue
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-01-29
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780199908264


Case Studies in Clinical Psychological Science Book Description :

In the past few decades clinical science has emerged as a prominent model for training and practice in clinical psychology. This model emphasizes evidence derived from high-quality research and is consistent with the increasingly influential evidence-based movement in medicine, which is a vital step toward making psychotherapy more effective, efficient, and safe. Despite this trend, much current psychological practice is not evidence-based; moreover, there is a marked dearth of resources available to train students and assist practitioners with the challenging goal of translating science into practice. Case Studies in Clinical Psychological Science demonstrates in detail how the clinical science model can be applied to actual cases. Edited by Profess...

Progress in Psychological Science Around the World  Neural  cognitive and developmental issues

Progress in Psychological Science Around the World Neural cognitive and developmental issues


  • Author : Qicheng Jing
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781841699615


Progress in Psychological Science Around the World Neural cognitive and developmental issues Book Description :

Progress in Psychological Science around the World, Volumes 1 and 2, present the main contributions from the 28th International Congress of Psychology, held in Beijing in 2004. These expert contributions include the Nobel laureate address, the Presidential address, and the Keynote and State-of-the-Art lectures. They are written by international leaders in psychology from 25 countries and regions around the world. The authors present a variety of approaches and perspectives that reflect cutting-edge advances in psychological science. This first volume addresses neural, cognitive, and developmental issues in contemporary psychology. It includes chapters on learning, memory, and motivation, cognitive neuroscience, and attention, emotion, and language, a...

History of the International Union of Psychological Science  IUPsyS

History of the International Union of Psychological Science IUPsyS


  • Author : Mark R. Rosenzweig
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2005-08-18
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135431716


History of the International Union of Psychological Science IUPsyS Book Description :

This book describes the present status and the history of the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS) -- the most representative international psychological body. The IUPsyS includes national psychological associations from 66 countries, with more joining every year, and it has formal relations with the United Nations, UNESCO, the World Health Organization, the International Council for Science, and the International Social Science Council. Many well known psychologists have played important roles in this international organization, and the text and many photographs bring the story to life. IUPsyS was organized formally at the 14th international Congress of Psychology at Stockholm in 1951, so the 27th International Congress of Psycholog...

The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology  Volume 2

The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology Volume 2


  • Author : David M. Buss
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-09-29
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118755853


The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology Volume 2 Book Description :

A complete exploration of the real-world applications and implications of evolutionary psychology The exciting and sometimes controversial science of evolutionary psychology is becoming increasingly relevant to more fields of study than ever before. The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology, Volume 2, Integrations provides students and researchers with new insight into how EP draws from, and is applied in, fields as diverse as economics, anthropology, neuroscience, genetics, and political science, among others. In this thorough revision and expansion of the groundbreaking handbook, luminaries in the field provide an in-depth exploration of the foundations of evolutionary psychology as they relate to public policy, consumer behavior, organizational lead...

Advances of Psychological Science in China

Advances of Psychological Science in China


  • Author : Houcan Zhang
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1841699594


Advances of Psychological Science in China Book Description :

The International Journal of Psychology's special issue, Advances of Psychological Science in China, represents a unique perspective on psychology and psychological issues. Psychology in China witnessed dramatic progress during the last several decades after China's Cultural Revolution. Reported in this issue are reviews of research done in China in the fields of developmental psychology, Chinese language and mathematics learning, cognitive neuroscience, biopsychology, and managerial/organizational psychology. As the world's largest developing country, with a unique language and writing system and a fast-developing economy and social system, Chinese psychology is in a unique position to contribute to our understanding of human nature and development....