Explores the critical role that classroom educators play in supporting student motivation throughout the transition from high school to college.
A Psychoanalyst in the Classroom
Offers a new view of pedagogical practices to psychoanalysts interested in pedagogy.
Transforming Self and Others through Research
Brings the transformative approaches of transpersonal psychology to research in the human sciences and humanities.
At Home in the World
Explores how Darwin’s theory of human nature can inform educational philosophy.
The Very Thought of Education
A startling reading of the educational enterprise through a psychoanalytic lens.
An authoritative and provocative discussion of the key issues surrounding grade inflation and its possible effects on academic excellence.
College Life through the Eyes of Students
Presents the perspectives of contemporary college students on their lives and educations.
The First Time Effect
A fresh look at study abroad programs on American college and university campuses.
Imitation and Education
Brings together current research in philosophy, cognitive science, and education to uncover and criticize the traditional assumptions of how and why we should learn through imitation.
Adolescent Lives in Transition
Research on the impact of social class variables on experiences of adolescents as they transition to middle school.
The Variety of Dream Experience
Explores the contributions dreams can make to our private and public lives, and outlines methods for safe and effective dream work.
The Psychology of Human Possibility and Constraint
Resolves the fundamental debate between cognitivists and social constructionists concerning the metaphysics of human psychology, and offers new insights into therapy, education, and creativity.
Lost Subjects, Contested Objects
A study of love and hate in learning and an argument for why educators might begin with consideration of these psychical dynamics when interpreting the conflictive dreams of education.
The Future of Play Theory
This book looks at the impact of play on child development.
Variations on a Theme
This is the first book to take a multicultural perspective on the psychology of women, including the issues of ethnicity, religion, age, sexual orientation, socioeconomic class, and physical abilities.
Listening, Playing, Creating
This is a book on the therapeutic quality of music. Musicians, philosophers, music therapists, and others discuss their experiences.
Orientation to Inquiry in a Reflective Professional Psychology
This book approaches professional inquiry in psychology from a perspective that integrates research and practice and prepares students for the diversity of methods employed in the field. It examines a ...
Becoming an Agent
This book is about individuals who have made dramatic changes in their lives. In the beginning, these people were living as patients or victims of circumstance. In the end, they were living as agents, ...
Families and Schools in a Pluralistic Society
Recent research identifies increased parent involvement in education as a promising method to bolster student achievement. Statistics show that while many traditional white, middle class families have ...
Philosophy of Science, Cognitive Psychology, and Educational Theory and Practice
This edited volume extends existing discussions among philosophers of science, cognitive psychologists, and educational researchers on the the restructuring of scientific knowledge and the domain of science ...
On Our Own Terms
By redefining current theories of competence motivation and sex-role identity, this work offers a powerful reconceptualiztion of what it means to be a competent woman in today's society. Analyses of case ...
Self-Perspectives across the Life Span
When and how is the self acquired and what characterizes its development and change over the life span? What are the implications of using different methodologies to study the self with different age ...
The Art of Learning
Students who know how to tap their own resources have a better chance at success. The skills necessary to do this can be learned and it is the primary purpose of The Art of Learning to take them through ...
Class, Race, and Gender in American Education
Most educators might agree that the hidden agendas on class, race, and gender, to a large extent, condition and determine the form and the content of schooling. But, how much of this situation is due ...