This volume addresses the question of whether creativity is a general ability or whether it is domain-specific, bringing together researchers across academia to explain the cognitive processes, ways of solving problems, personality and motivational attributes, guiding metaphors, and work habits that best characterize creative people.
This book provides an alternative approach to the history of social conflict, popular politics and plebeian culture and has implications for understandings of class identity, popular culture, riot, custom and social relations. Above all, the book challenges the claim that early modern England was a hierarchical, 'pre-class' society.
Nobel laureate Erwin Schroedinger's What is Life? is one of the great science classics of the twentieth century. The philosopher Karl Popper hailed it as a 'beautiful and important book' by 'a great man to whom I owe a personal debt for many exciting discussions'.
This book does what it 'says on the tin' - stating the corpus of tort law as a body of principles. Undertaken for the first time in English tort law, this book describes the law of tort concisely, accessibly, and accurately, and with both depth and detail.
This textbook uses clear, non-technical language to give students in psychology and computer science a comprehensive understanding of the human-computer interface. Covering the past, present, and future developments in technology and psychology, it combines cutting-edge research with engaging illustrations, examples, and discussion questions.
Douglas Porch's sweeping history of counterinsurgency campaigns, ranging from nineteenth-century colonial conquests to General Petraeus' 'Surge' in Iraq, challenges the contemporary mythologising of counterinsurgency as a humane way of war. The reality, he reveals, is that 'hearts and minds' has never been a recipe for lasting stability.