The self, ego, identity, personality

    Four Tendencies

    By Gretchen Rubin

    Paperback £11.45

    The groundbreaking new book from the bestselling author of The Happiness Project and Better Than Before reveals one simple question How do I respond to expectations? that will transform what you do at home, at work, and in life.

    Couple Relationships in the 21st Century: Research, Policy, Practice

    By Jacqui Gabb

    Paperback £23.70

    This book presents an incisive and engaging account of love, intimacy and personal life in contemporary Western society. The authors draw on rich qualitative and large-scale survey data to explore how couples communicate with each other, negotiate the pressures and pleasures of parenthood, and the vagaries of sexual desire and...

    Ethics in an Age of Surveillance

    By Adam Henschke

    Hardback £74.28

    This book is for people interested in surveillance technologies, new information technologies more generally, and social concepts like privacy and property. It provides explanations of why such technologies are morally important and of our ambivalent behaviours towards these technologies.


    By Will Storr

    Hardback Save £5.14 = £13.85

    `Fascinating' Guardian `Brilliant' Evening Standard `Electrifying' Financial Times `So interesting I literally couldn't put it down' Sunday Times We live in the age of the individual. We are supposed to be slim, prosperous, happy, extroverted and popular. This is our culture's image of the perfect self. We see this person...

    Complexity in Classroom Foreign Language Learning Motivation

    By Richard J. Sampson

    Paperback Save £5.03 = £24.92

    This book explores how complex systems theory can contribute to the understanding of classroom language learner motivation through an extended examination of the dynamic conditions operating in a foreign language classroom in Japan. Its reflexive, narrative approach shines light on the evolving nature of research and role of the researcher.

    Creativity and Mental Illness

    Paperback £26.11

    Are creative people more likely to be mentally ill? This book re-examines the common view that a high level of individual creativity often correlates with a heightened risk of mental illness. It includes contributions from some of the most exciting voices in the fields of psychology, neuroscience, physics, psychiatry, and...

    Human Development from Middle Childhood to Middle Adulthood

    By Lea Pulkinnen

    Paperback Save £1.24 = £35.75

    This seminal work focuses on human development from middle childhood to middle adulthood, through analysis of the research findings of the groundbreaking Jyvaskyla Longitudinal Study of Personality and Social Development JYLS. The JYLS project, which began in 1968, has generated extensive publications over many years but this is the first...

    Not In Your Genes

    By Oliver James

    Paperback £9.05

    Professor Robert Plomin, the world's leading geneticist, said in 2014 of his search for genes that explain differences in our psychology: `I have been looking for these genes for fifteen years.

    Personality Development Across the Lifespan

    Hardback £65.62

    Personality Development across the Lifespan examines the development of personality characteristics from childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, adulthood, and old age. It provides a comprehensive overview of theoretical perspectives, methods, and empirical findings of personality and developmental psychology, also detailing insights on how individuals differ from each other, how they change...

    Discovery of the Self

    By Elizabeth Severn

    Paperback Save £3.09 = £33.90

    Elizabeth Severn, known as "R.N." in Sandor Ferenczi's Clinical Diary, was Ferenczi's analysand for eight years, the patient with whom he conducted his controversial experiment in mutual analysis, and a psychoanalyst in her own right who had a transformative influence on his work. The Discovery of the Self is the...

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