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.
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?
por Kairi Kõlves, Merike Sisask, Peeter Värnik, Airi Värnik, Diego De Leo
Leading researchers provide a comprehensive overview of current best practices in the conduct of suicide research, exploring quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods approaches in suicide-prevention research from a public health perspective.
The second edition of this popular volume has been revised and fully updated to show which empirically supported approaches to assessment, management, and treatment really help those at risk of suicidal behavior.
Manual for Clinical Practice
por 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.
Progress and Yet Unsolved Problems
por 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.
por 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…
50 Cards With Instruction Booklet
por Matthijs Steeneveld, Anouk van den Berg
Help clients to learn and use their character strengths to lead more fulfilling and happier lives with this full-color 50-card set using the 24 character strengths and 6 virtues of VIA. A valuable addition to the toolbox of coaches, trainers, and therapists of any background.
Challenges and Solutions for Implementing the United Nations’ Goals
por 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 …
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 …
Methods and Applications
por 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…
Risk Factors, Models, and Approaches to Psychological Intervention
por Tania Lincoln
New insights into delusions: when psychopharmacology is not enoughDelusions (fixed, false beliefs that are not amenable to change in light of conflicting evidence) typically occur in the context of mental disorders and are the most prominent symptom of psychosis. They are accompanied by severe distr…