This Handbook covers virtually all of the many facets of scientific research on creativity, including the related areas of innovation and imagination. It includes cutting-edge work from psychology, education, business, entrepreneurship, and neuroscience to present a complete overview of the nuanced topic of creativity.
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 step-by-step introduction helps trainees use CBT to assess and treat generalised anxiety disorder (GAD). Illustrating the whole range of treatment techniques whilst remining accessible and concise the book is essential reading for all CBT trainees on IAPT programmes and postgraduate counselling, psychotherapy and clinical psychology courses.
Examines one of the puzzling and examined questions of human psychology: why it's so difficult to change our own minds and each other's and what happens when we do actually change our minds. This title describes seven factors at work in various cases of mind change. It also examines changes of mind in six arenas.
Presents a study on the actuality and empirical value of Freud's dream theory, even if through the analysis of a specific part of it - the hypotheses about children's dreams. This title provides a description of Freud's observations on child dreaming and also presents the results obtained from four empirical studies on children's dreams.
When businesses, charities and governments treat people as citizens, everything changes. We become equipped to face the big challenges of inequality, climate, pandemics and polarisation. So let's end the age of the consumer and begin the age of the citizen! With case studies from Kenya to Birmingham of inspiring individuals making a better future.
Clinical Psychology: Revisiting the Classic Studies traces 14 ground-breaking studies by researchers such as Leo Kanner, David T. Lykken and Aaron T. Beck to re-examine and reflect on their findings and engage in a lively discussion of the subsequent work that they have inspired.
Neurocognitive evidence is integrated throughout, and the book balances empirical evidence, theory, and explanations of important points with sufficient detail so that readers learn not only cognitive psychology, but also how experiments are designed and interpreted and how theories are tested.
This new edition of the highly praised Cognition and Emotion provides both an advanced textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate courses on cognition and emotion in addition to a novel approach with a range of implications for clinical practice for work with the emotional disorders.
Comprising 12 accessible chapters from leading experts in the field, this book brings together in one volume the major approaches to CBT practised in Britain today and will prove essential reading for both CBT trainees and practitioners.
The fully updated eighth edition of Cognitive Psychology: A Student's Handbook provides comprehensive yet accessible coverage of all the key areas in the field ranging from visual perception and attention, through to memory and language.