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Philosophy of Dreams

Philosophy of Dreams

Christoph Turcke and Susan Gillespie

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780300188400
eISBN:
9780300199123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300188400.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Why has humankind developed so differently from other animals? How and why did language, culture, religion, and the arts come into being? This book offers a new answer to these time-worn questions by ... More

Plugged InHow Media Attract and Affect Youth

Plugged In: How Media Attract and Affect Youth

Patti M. Valkenburg and Jessica T Piotrowski

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780300218879
eISBN:
9780300228090
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300218879.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This book is an illuminating study of the complex relationship between children and media in the digital age. Now, as never before, young people are surrounded by media, thanks to the sophistication ... More

Sanity and SanctityMental Health Work Among the Ultra-Orthodox in Jerusalem

Sanity and Sanctity: Mental Health Work Among the Ultra-Orthodox in Jerusalem

David Greenberg and Eliezer Witztum

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300071917
eISBN:
9780300131994
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300071917.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Ultra-orthodox Jews in Jerusalem are isolated from the secular community that surrounds them not only physically but by their dress, behaviors, and beliefs. Their relationship with secular society is ... More

Self-Determination Theory in the ClinicMotivating Physical and Mental Health

Self-Determination Theory in the Clinic: Motivating Physical and Mental Health

Kennon Sheldon, Geoffrey Williams, and Thomas Joiner

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300095449
eISBN:
9780300128666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300095449.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Self-determination theory is grounded in the belief that people work best and are happiest when they feel that they are in control of their own lives. This book explains the ramifications of the ... More

SimplexitySimplifying Principles for a Complex World

Simplexity: Simplifying Principles for a Complex World

Alain Berthoz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169348
eISBN:
9780300177923
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169348.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

In this book a noted physiologist and neuroscientist introduces the concept of simplexity, the set of solutions living organisms find that enable them to deal with information and situations, while ... More

Social Support and Physical HealthUnderstanding the Health Consequences of Relationships

Social Support and Physical Health: Understanding the Health Consequences of Relationships

Bert N. Uchino

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300102185
eISBN:
9780300127980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300102185.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

This book examines the effect of social relationships on physical health. It surveys and assesses the research which shows not only that supportive relationships protect us from a multitude of mental ... More

Stress and HypertensionExamining the Relation between Psychological Stress and High Blood Pressure

Stress and Hypertension: Examining the Relation between Psychological Stress and High Blood Pressure

Kevin T. Larkin

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300106442
eISBN:
9780300128864
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300106442.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Health Psychology

Does living a stress-filled life lead to elevated blood pressure? And if so, do strategies to manage better stress effectively lower blood pressure? This book examines more than a half-century of ... More

Suicidal Behavior in Children and Adolescents

Suicidal Behavior in Children and Adolescents

Barry M. Wagner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300112504
eISBN:
9780300156362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300112504.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This evaluation of the research on this topic presents the current state of knowledge about suicidal behaviors in children and adolescents, addressing the trends of the past ten years and evaluating ... More

You Did That on PurposeUnderstanding and Changing Children's Aggression

You Did That on Purpose: Understanding and Changing Children's Aggression

Cynthia Hudley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110852
eISBN:
9780300151756
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110852.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Some children are prone to a particular kind of aggression when they are with their peers. For these children, any harm done to them—even something as inconsequential as a jostle in the lunch line—is ... More

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