Accuracy, Causes, and Consequences
by Vered Halamish, Monika Undorf
Up-to-date research on what factors make memory monitoring more accurateHumans have a remarkable ability to learn and remember information, but, unfortunately, we are also prone to forgetting and other memory flaws, such as false memories. Metamemory monitoring during learning is the process learner…
Identifying Commonalities and Synergies to Advance Research and Practice
by Rainer Greifeneder, Andrew T. Gloster
A unique look at what commonalities there are between the fields of clinical psychology and social psychology and how theoretical and research developments in each of the fields can contribute to the other.
Manual for Clinical Practice
by Jerome Bickenbach, Alarcos Cieza, Melissa Selb, Gerold Stucki
The new updated 2nd edition of this manual keeps health care professionals up-to-date on how to assess and document functioning, disability, and health according to the WHO ICF in a variety of health conditions and settings.
Learn about new methods for investigating metamemory and read about the latest developments in the fieldMetamemory is ubiquitous in everyday life: We are confronted with what we know about our own learning and memory processes and how we assess and regulate these processes on a daily basis. The rese…
Contributions from around the world explore the latest developments in the psychology of forensic evidence: What are the challenges of evaluating and applying forensic evidence in criminal proceedings?
Cutting-edge meta-analyses and research methodology in psychologyThis third collection of “Hotspots in Psychology” presents state-of-the-art meta-analytic research in psychology. It features the first systematic literature review of the empirical evidence regarding stability and change of values in …
Progress and Yet Unsolved Problems
by Frank Renkewitz, Moritz Heene
Presenting the latest research and commentaries on addressing the replication crisis in psychology – What has and has not been achieved and what insights have open science standards brought to our knowledge about psychological phenomena and how we carry out research.
Challenges and Solutions for Implementing the United Nations’ Goals
by Suman Verma, Anne C. Petersen, Jennifer E. Lansford
Working Toward Sustainable Development for AllIn September 2015, 193 member states of the United Nations adopted the action plan Transforming Our World: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which outlines 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Agenda recognizes the need to look beyond …
by Reinout E. de Vries, Michael C. Ashton, Kibeom Lee
The HEXACO (Honest-Humility, Emotionality, eXtraversion, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Openness) six-factor model of personality structure has been in use for over twenty years and offers a convincing alternative to the five-factor model.This collection of contributions from around the world dem…
Using the latest research synthesis techniques, leading researchers describe the state of the art in various research fields, test and compare theories, and derive conclusions about the effectiveness of interventions.
Building on Julius Kuhl’s Contributions to the Psychology of Motivation and Volition
by Nicola Baumann, Miguel Kazén, Markus Quirin, Sander L. Koole
A unique and comprehensive book by leading researchers looking at motivation and volition.How can we motivate students, patients, employees, and athletes? What helps us achieve our goals, improve our well-being, and grow as human beings? These issues, which relate to motivation and volition, are fam…
Methods and Applications
by Mike W.-L. Cheung, Suzanne Jak
Big data is becoming more prevalent in psychology and the behavioral sciences, and so are the methodological and statistical issues that arise from its use. Psychologists need to be equipped to deal with these. Big data can be generated in experimental studies where, for example, participants’ physi…