by Tanja Burgard, 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.]]
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…
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.
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…
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…
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.
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
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…
New Developments and Applications in Medical and Social Sciences
by Ralf Schulze, Heinz Holling, Dankmar Böhning
Meta-analysis is a series of systematic approaches for synthesizing quantitative research. Since its introduction in the early 1980s, statistical and methodological aspects of meta-analysis have been substantially refined and advanced.This volume brings together researchers from mathematical statist…