Educational Psychology

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Invisible Forces

By Pei Pei Liu
Subjects: Education

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

By Eilon Schwartz
Subjects: Education

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.

Grade Inflation

Edited by Lester H. Hunt
Subjects: Education

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

By Mary Grigsby
Subjects: Sociology

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.

Adolescent Lives in Transition

Research on the impact of social class variables on experiences of adolescents as they transition to middle school.

Cultural and Critical Perspectives on Human Development

Edited by Martin J. Packer & Mark B. Tappan
Subjects: Education

An array of exciting new studies of child and adolescent development phenomena.

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.

Morita Therapy and the True Nature of Anxiety-Based Disorders (Shinkeishitsu)

By Shoma Morita
Translated by Akihisa Kondo
Edited by Peg LeVine
Subjects: Education

The first English translation of a seminal work in a therapeutic practice that holds increasing interest for Westerners.

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 Primal Wound

Argues that a primal wounding of the human spirit occurs in earliest human life that disrupts fundamental relationships and leads to anxiety, loneliness, and alienation; and shows how this wounding can be redeemed through therapy and through living one's life differently.

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.

Changing the Self

This book examines the varieties of self-exchange and factors that can influence it. It takes a much-needed step toward linking the concerns of the academic self-researcher and the consumer of research ...

In the First Country of Places

In the First Country of Places explores how people's personal philosophies of nature shape their childhood memories and self-identities. Drawing upon written work and original interviews, the book describes ...

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 ...

The Challenge of Facework

This book addresses the cross-cultural variations in the conceptions of face and facework from a multidisciplinary communication perspective. Facework represents one of the most important theoretical ...

Playing Favorites

Playing Favorites examines the ways in which gifted education disrupts the classroom community, deskills regular classroom teachers, limits their ability and willingness to meet individual needs, and ...

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 ...