by Willibald Ruch, Arnold B. Bakker, Louis Tay, Fabian Gander
A group of internationally renowned experts provide a comprehensive overview of assessment in all areas of positive psychology, exploring the challenges and making recommendations on selecting and using appropriate instruments.
A Historical and Epistemological Approach to Psychological Assessment
by Santo Di Nuovo, Maria Sinatra
This book explores the history and epistemology of how we measure mind. It explores whether subjectivity can be assessed using objective methodology and psychometric techniques and whether new technologies can help to tackle this age-old challenge.
by Holger Steinmetz, Nadine Wedderhoff, Michael Bošnjak
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.
Conceptual Replications of the “Intuitive Retributivism” Hypothesis
by Mathias Twardawski, Mario Gollwitzer, Steffi Pohl, Michael Bošnjak
Learn more about why victims and observers of unfair treatment punish othersThis collection of contributions by international experts in the field focuses on studies replicating and/or qualifying previous research on a specific hypothesis that has dominated scientific debate on publishment motives f…
Measurement Properties and Theoretical Advances
by Peter Karl Jonason
This volume explores the latest research on the assessment of the dark personality traits, including the Dark Triad of narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy, and more. With an internationally renowned group of contributors, it provides a comprehensive, evidence-based overview of the personality traits currently being explored and the instruments used to measure these.
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.
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?
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…
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…
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 …