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Psychology and the Real World
Second EditionFABBS Foundation; Morton Ann Gernsbacher; James R. Pomerantz©2015
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Table of Contents
James R. Pomerantz and Morton Ann Gernsbacher
Psychology and the Real World: An Introduction
John H. Krantz
Can the World Wide Web Be Used for Research?
Paul R. Sackett
Integrity Testing for Personnel Selection: The Role of Research Methods
Bruce S. McEwen
Neurobiology of Stress and Adaptation: Implications for Health Psychology,
Behavioral Medicine, and Beyond
Can the Mind Be Read in the Brain Waves?
Donald D. Hoffman
Human Vision as a Reality Engine
Jeremy M. Wolfe
Visual Search: Is It a Matter of Life and Death?
Elizabeth Ligon Bjork and Robert A. Bjork
Making Things Hard on Yourself, But in a Good Way: Creating Desirable
Difficulties to Enhance Learning
Henry L. Roediger, III, Kathleen B. McDermott, and Mark A. McDaniel
Using Testing to Improve Learning and Memory
Fergus I. M. Craik
Levels of Processing in Human Memory
Elizabeth F. Loftus
Crimes of Memory: False Memories and Societal Justice
Creating and Learning Language by Hand
Herbert S. Terrace
Thinking without Language
Bernard J. Baars
Thinking About Consciousness
Daniel M. Wegner
When You Put Things Out of Mind, Where Do They Go?
The Theory of Multiple Intelligences
Robert J. Sternberg
The Rainbow Project: Using a Psychological Theory of Intelligence to
Improve the College Admissions Process
Paul Ekman and David Matsumoto
Reading Faces: The Universality of Emotional Expression
E. Tory Higgins
Human Self-Regulation and Emotion
Barbara Rogoff, Maricela Correa-Chávez, and Katie G. Silva
Cultural Variation in Children’s Attention and Learning
Preserving Infant Memories
Products of Their Personalities or Creatures of Their Situations? Personality and Social Behavior Have the Answer
H. Hill Goldsmith
The Functional Significance of Temperament
Irving I. Gottesman
Predisposed to Understand the Complex Origins of Behavioral Variation
Lost in Thought: The Perils of Rumination
David H. Barlow
The Development and Evaluation of Psychological Treatments for Panic Disorder
Alan E. Kazdin
Treatments for Children with Severe Aggressive and Antisocial Behavior
Positive Psychology: Cultivating Resilience and Health through Everyday
Shelley E. Taylor
Positive Illusions: How Ordinary People Become Extraordinary
Reducing Prejudice and Building Empathy in the Classroom
Harry T. Reis
When Good Things Happen to Good People: Capitalizing on Personal
Positive Events in Relationships
Adam M. Grant
Work and the Art of Motivation Maintenance
Work Motivation: From Processes to Purpose
Mark A. Costanzo
Lie Detection in the Interrogation Room and Courtroom