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AnxietyA Very Short Introduction

Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction  

Daniel Freeman and Jason Freeman

Print Publication Year: 
May 2012
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777486
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199567157.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199567157
Anxiety: A Very Short Introduction explains what anxiety is, why it is a normal and vital part of our emotional life, and the factors that cause it. Are we born with fears or do we learn ... More
AutismA Very Short Introduction

Autism: A Very Short Introduction  

Uta Frith

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2008
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776922
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199207565.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199207565
Autism: A Very Short Introduction asks: What causes autism? Is it a genetic disorder, or due to some unknown environmental hazard? Are we facing an autism epidemic? What are the main ... More
Child PsychologyA Very Short Introduction

Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction  

Usha Goswami

Print Publication Year: 
Nov 2014
Published Online: 
Nov 2014
eISBN: 
9780191780967
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199646593.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199646593
Child Psychology: A Very Short Introduction examines modern child psychology, tracing its development from birth up until early adolescence. Child Psychology studies the process of ... More
ConsciousnessA Very Short Introduction

Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction  

Susan Blackmore

Print Publication Year: 
Mar 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776120
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192805850.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192805850
How can a physical brain create our experience of the world? What creates our identity? Do we really have free will? Could consciousness itself be an illusion? Exciting new developments in ... More
DepressionA Very Short Introduction

Depression: A Very Short Introduction  

Mary Jane Tacchi and Jan Scott

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2017
Published Online: 
Jan 2017
eISBN: 
9780191785788
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199558650.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199558650
Covering melancholia, depression, manic depression, and bipolar disorder, Depression: A Very Short Introduction gives a brief account of the history of these concepts, before focusing on ... More
DreamingA Very Short Introduction

Dreaming: A Very Short Introduction  

J. Allan Hobson

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2005
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191775499
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192802156.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192802156
Dreaming: A Very Short Introduction provides an increasingly complete picture of how dreaming is created by the brain. It explores how the new science of dreaming is affecting ... More
EmotionA Very Short Introduction

Emotion: A Very Short Introduction  

Dylan Evans

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2003
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776007
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804617.001.0001
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book
ISBN: 
9780192804617
Was love invented by European poets in the Middle Ages or is it part of human nature? Will winning the lottery really make you happy? Is it possible to build robots that have feelings? ... More
Forensic PsychologyA Very Short Introduction

Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction  

David Canter

Print Publication Year: 
Jun 2010
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777332
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199550203.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199550203
Forensic Psychology: A Very Short Introduction discusses the aspects of psychology that are relevant to the legal and criminal process. It includes explanations of criminal behaviour and ... More
FreudA Very Short Introduction

Freud: A Very Short Introduction  

Anthony Storr

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2001
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191776793
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192854551.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192854551
Freud: A Very Short Introduction discusses the life and work of Sigmund Freud. The founder of psychoanalysis, Freud developed a totally new way of looking at human nature. Only now, with ... More
GeniusA Very Short Introduction

Genius: A Very Short Introduction  

Andrew Robinson

Print Publication Year: 
Feb 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191778056
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199594405.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199594405
Homer, Leonardo da Vinci, Mozart, Shakespeare, and Tolstoy; Curie, Darwin, Einstein, Galileo, and Newton. What do these world-famous artists and scientists have in common? Most of us would ... More

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