Thursday, December 15, 2011

BOOK NOOK: PsycCRITIQUES - Volume 56, Issue 50 is now available online

A new issue of PsycCRITIQUES is available online.

December 14, 2011
Volume 56, Issue 50

Book Reviews
1. Pathways to Individuality: Evolution and Development of Personality Traits
Author: Arnold H. Buss
Reviewer: Larry C. Bernard

2. The Signs of a Savant: Language Against the Odds
Authors: Neil Smith, Ianthi Tsimpli, Gary Morgan, and Bencie Woll
Reviewer: Ian M. Evans

3. Encouragement Makes Good Things Happen
Authors: Theo Schoenaker (R. John Huber, Trans., with Jutta Street and Sandra Losa)
Reviewer: Patricia T. Ashton

4. Braintrust: What Neuroscience Tells Us About Morality
Author: Patricia S. Churchland
Reviewer: Susan Gordon

5. Formal Approaches in Categorization
Authors: Emmanuel M. Pothos and Andy J. Wills (Eds.)
Reviewer: Jeffrey K. Smith

6. The Mindfulness Revolution: Leading Psychologists, Scientists, Artists, and Meditation Teachers on the Power of Mindfulness in Daily Life
Authors: Barry Boyce and the Editors of Shambhala Sun (Eds.)
Reviewers: Larissa G. Duncan and Joseph G. Cook

7. Acceptance and Mindfulness in Cognitive Behavior Therapy: Understanding and Applying the New Therapies
Authors: James D. Herbert and Evan M. Forman (Eds.)
Reviewer: Jonathan Bricker

8. Cognitive Development and Working Memory: A Dialogue Between Neo-Piagetian Theories and Cognitive Approaches
Authors: Pierre Barrouillet and Vinciane Gaillard (Eds.)
Reviewer: Jason T. Ramsay

9. Exposure Therapy for Anxiety: Principles and Practice
Authors: Jonathan S. Abramowitz, Brett J. Deacon, and Stephen P. H. Whiteside
Reviewer: John E. Carr

Film Review
10. The Way Back
Director: Peter Weir
Reviewer: Jason A. Cantone

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