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Red : The History of a Color
Pastoureau, Michel, 1947- author
Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2017]
"The color red has represented many things, from the life force and the divine to love, lust, and anger. Up through the Middle Ages, red held a place of privilege in the Western world. For many cultures, red was not just one color of many but rather the only color worthy enough to be used for social purposes--in some languages, the word for red was the same as the word for color. The first color developed for painting and dying, red became associated in antiquity with war, wealth, and power. In the medieval period, red held both religious significance, as the color of the blood of Christ and the fires of Hell, and secular meaning, as a symbol of love, glory, and beauty. Yet during the Protestant Reformation, red began to decline in status. Viewed as indecent and immoral and linked to luxury and the excesses of the Catholic Church, red fell out of favor. After the French Revolution, red gained new respect as the color of progressive movements and radical left-wing politics. In this beautifully illustrated book, Michel Pastoureau, the acclaimed author of Blue, Black, and Green, now masterfully navigates centuries of symbolism and complex meanings to present the fascinating and sometimes controversial history of the color red. Pastoureau illuminates red's evolution through a diverse selection of captivating images, from the cave paintings of Lascaux, the works of Renaissance masters, to modern paintings and stained glass by Mark Rothko and Josef Albers."--Inside front jacket flap.
Baker Berry BF789.C7 P39813 2016

Freud : an intellectual biography
Whitebook, Joel, author
New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 2017
Introduction -- Wandering Jews -- from Galicia to Vienna -- Freud's Bildung -- Science as vocation -- Starting out in Vienna -- A theoretical excursus -- "Dear magician" -- Becoming the first psychoanalyst -- Jung and the counter-enlightenment -- Exorcising the "odium Jungian" -- "What is painful may none the less be real" -- loss, mourning, and Ananke -- Making sense of the death instinct -- Leaving heaven to the angels and the sparrows -- Freud's critique of religion -- Late Freud and the early mother.

The life and work of Sigmund Freud continue to fascinate general and professional readers alike. Joel Whitebook here presents the first major biography of Freud since the last century, taking into account recent developments in psychoanalytic theory and practice, gender studies, philosophy, cultural theory, and more. Offering a radically new portrait of the creator of psychoanalysis, this book explores the man in all his complexity alongside an interpretation of his theories that cuts through the stereotypes that surround him. The development of Freud's thinking is addressed not only in the context of his personal life, but also in that of society and culture at large, while the impact of his thinking on subsequent issues of psychoanalysis, philosophy, and social theory is fully examined. Whitebook demonstrates that declarations of Freud's obsolescence are premature, and, with his clear and engaging style, brings this vivid figure to life in compelling and readable fashion.
Baker Berry BF173.F85 W36 2017

Starting your career in academic psychology
Sternberg, Robert J., author
Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, [2017]
Before you even start -- Getting going -- Getting started teaching your courses -- Collaborating with students -- Forming ideas for, and implementing, your research -- Setting up a lab -- Forming collaborations -- Getting a grant -- Service to your department and university -- Service to your academic field -- Networking -- Giving talks and lectures -- Writing articles -- Departmental and university politics -- Preparing for tenure and promotion -- Resolving conflicts -- Twenty-one common mistakes junior faculty make.
Baker Berry BF77 .S683 2017

False and distorted memories
edited by Robert A. Nash and James Ost
New York : Routledge, 2017
Introduction: false and distorted memories / Robert A. Nash & James Ost -- (mis)remembering negative emotional experiences / Jacinta Oulton & Melanie K. T. Takarangi -- When children are the worst and best eyewitnesses : factors behind the development of false memory / Henry Otgaar, Mark L. Howe, Nathalie Brackmann, & Jianqin Wang -- Photos and memory / Kimberley A. Wade, Sophie J. Nightingale, & Melissa F. Colloff -- The past is a social construction : susceptibility to social influence in (MIS)remembering / Hartmut Blank, Eva Walther, & Simon D. Isemann -- Forced fabrication and false eyewitness memories / Maria S. Zaragoza, Patrick Rich, Eric Rindal, and Rachel DeFranco -- Stories and movies can mislead : why biloxi (mississippi) sometimes relocates to tennessee after reading The Great gatsby / Elizabeth J. Marsh & Hillary G. Mullet -- Cognitive fluency and false memories / Eryn J. Newman -- Nonbelieved memories : a review of findings and theoretical implications / Alan Scoboria, Giuliana Mazzoni, & Chantal Boucher -- The positive side of memory illusions : new findings about how false memories facilitate reasoning and problem solving / Mark L. Howe, Emma Threadgold, Samantha Wilkinson, Sarah R. Garner, & -- Linden j. ball -- False memories matter : the repercussions that follow the development of false memory / Cara Laney & Elizabeth F. Loftus -- Concluding remarks : malleable knowledge about malleable memories / James Ost and Robert A. Nash.
Baker Berry BF371 .F274 2017

Ghostland : an American history in haunted places
Dickey, Colin, author
New York, New York : Viking, [2016]
Introduction: Anatomy of a haunting (New York, NY) -- The secret staircase (Salem, MA) -- Shifting ground (St. Francisville, LA) -- The endless house (San Jose, CA) -- The rathole revelation (Georgetown, NY, and Bull Valley, IL) -- The family that would not live (St. Louis, MO) -- A devilish place (Richmond, VA) -- Baby (Reno, NV) -- Passing through (Los Angeles, CA) -- Melancholy contemplation (Moundsville, WV) -- The stain (Danvers, MA, and Athens, OH) -- Awaiting the devil's coming (Charleston, SC, and Douglas County, KS) -- Our illustrious dead (Shiloh, TN) -- The wind through Cathedral Park (Portland, OR) -- The wet grave (New Orleans, LA) -- Among the ruins (Detroit, MI) -- Hillsdale, USA -- Epilogue: Ghosts of a new machine (Allendale, CA).

Dickey, piqued by a house hunt in Los Angeles that revealed derelict foreclosures and "zombie houses", embarks on a journey across the continental United States to decode and unpack the American history repressed in our most famous haunted places. With boundless curiosity, Dickey conjures the dead by focusing on questions of the living -- how do we deal with stories about ghosts, and how do we inhabit and move through spaces that have been deemed haunted? Paying attention not only to the true facts behind a ghost story, but also to the ways in which changes are made to those facts and why, Dickey paints a version of American history left out of the textbooks, one of things left undone and crimes left unsolved.
Baker Berry BF1472.U6 D53 2016

Lessons from the past? : memory, narrativity and subjectivity
Forchtner, Bernhard
London Palgrave Macmillan [2016]
Baker Berry BF378.S65 F67 2016

The sensational past : how the Enlightenment changed the way we use our senses
Purnell, Carolyn, author
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2017]
The self-made man : creating genius in the Enlightenment -- Drinking your way to a new you : self-medication, sensibility, and sociability at the café -- Living in a world of sound : the pitch-black markets of Paris -- Becoming useful citizens : the talents of blind (and blindfolded) children -- Blowing smoke up the ass : aromatic medicine and useful science -- What is a sense? : sex, self-preservation, pleasure, and pain -- Harmonious nature : the cat piano, the ocular harpsichord, and scales of scent and taste -- Calling it macaroni : the politics of popular pigments -- The gourmand's gaze : visual eating in the Postrevolutionary period -- Digesting nature : exotic animal dining clubs in nineteenth-century England -- Seeing is not believing.

Blindfolding children from birth? Playing a piano made of live cats? Using tobacco to cure drowning? Wearing "flea"-colored clothes? These actions may seem odd to us, but in the eighteenth century, they made perfect sense. As often as we use our senses, we rarely stop to think about their place in history. But perception is not dependent on the body alone. Carolyn Purnell persuasively shows that, while our bodies may not change dramatically, the way we think about the senses and put them to use has been rather different over the ages. Journeying through the past three hundred years, Purnell explores how people used their senses in ways that might shock us now. And perhaps more surprisingly, she shows how many of our own ways of life are a legacy of this earlier time. The Sensational Past focuses on the ways in which small, peculiar, and seemingly unimportant facts open up new ways of thinking about the past. You will explore the sensory worlds of the Enlightenment, learning how people in the past used their senses, understood their bodies, and experienced the rapidly shifting world around them. In this smart and witty work, Purnell reminds us of the value of daily life and the power of the smallest aspects of existence using culinary history, fashion, medicine, music, and many other aspects of Enlightenment life.
Baker Berry BF233 .P87 2017

Satanism : a social history
Introvigne, Massimo, author
Boston : Brill, [2016]
Baker Berry BF1548 .I58 2016

Human evolution : our brains and behavior
Dunbar, R. I. M. 1947- author
New York : Oxford University Press, [2016]
What we have to explain -- The bases of primate sociality -- The essential framework -- The first transition: the australopithecines -- The second transition: early Homo -- The third transition: archaic humans -- The fourth transition: modern humans -- How kinship, language and culture came to be -- The fifth transition: the Neolithic and beyond.

"The story of human evolution has fascinated us like no other: we seem to have an insatiable curiosity about who we are and where we have come from. Conventionally, this story has always been told in terms of the "bones and stones" that make up the archaeological record--for the very good reason that this is often all we have to go on with any certainty. For the last half-century, archaeologists have been loath to stray far from the "hard evidence" lest they be accused of being speculative. Yet the stones and the bones skirt around what is perhaps the real, yet least well known, story of human evolution, namely the social and cognitive changes that gave rise to modern humans. Dunbar has a way of appealing to the human interests of every reader, as subjects of mating, friendship, and community are featured heavily. With a time span from prehistoric times to modern days, Robin Dunbar focuses on an aspect of evolution that has typically been overshadowed by the archaeological record: the biological, neurological, and genetic changes that occurred with each "transition" in the evolutionary narrative. The author's interdisciplinary nature--with his background as an anthropologist, zoologist, and accomplished psychologist--brings the reader into all aspects of the evolutionary process, as he explains how humans derived from the genetic code of the great apes, the schema and lineage of our ancestors, and the environmental factors that affected our ability to evolve. As definitive as the "stones and bones" are for the archaeological evidence, Dunbar explores far more complex psychological questions: What is it to be human (as opposed to being an ape)? And how did we come to be that way?"--Jacket.
Baker Berry BF698.95 .D85 2016

Never split the difference : negotiating as if your life depended on it
Voss, Christopher, 1942- author
New York : HarperBusiness, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2016]
The new rules : how to become the smartest person ... in any room -- Be a mirror : how to quickly establish rapport -- Don't feel their pain, label it : how to create trust with tactical empathy -- Beware "yes", master "no" : how to generate momentum and make it safe to reveal the real stakes -- Trigger the two words that immediately transform any negotiation : how to gain permission to persuade -- Bend their reality : how to shape what is fair -- Create the illusion of control : how to calibrate questions to transform conflict into collaboration -- Guarantee execution : how to spot the liars and ensure follow-through from everyone else -- Bargain hard : how to get your price -- Find the black swan : how to create breakthroughs by revealing the unknown unknowns.

"A negotiation guide from a former FBI Hostage Negotiator"--
Feldberg BF637.N4 V67 2016

Cold War Freud : psychoanalysis in an age of catastrophes
Herzog, Dagmar, 1961- author
Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2017
Introduction -- Part 1. Leaving the world ourside: The libido wars -- Homophobia's durability and the reinvention of psychoanalysis -- Part 2. Nazism's legacies: Post-Holocaust antisemitism and the ascent of PTSD -- The struggle between eros and death -- Part 3. Radical Freud: Exploding Oedipus -- Ethnopsychoanalysis in the era of decolonization -- Afterword.

No one has been able to explain why psychoanalysis was such a powerful emotional and intellectual framework in the Cold War decades - or how it could serve both conservative and subversive ends. In part, the reasons lie in radical revisions to understandings of human nature in the wake of Nazism and the Holocaust. Yet the ascendance of psychoanalysis also involved the new challenges brought by the Vietnam War, the sexual revolution, the new Latin American dictatorships and the emergence of postcolonial cultures. 0In 'Cold War Freud', Dagmar Herzog sheds new light on the impact of these epochal transformations on theories of aggression, desire and trauma, and on the tensions between psychoanalysis' possibilities as a theory of human nature and as a toolbox for cultural criticism. She recovers psychoanalysis at its historic zenith and restores it to its place as an essential part of twentieth-century social and intellectual history.
Baker Berry BF109.F74 H46 2017

Self-determination theory : basic psychological needs in motivation, development, and wellness
Ryan, Richard M., author
New York : Guilford Press, [2017]
"Among the most influential models in contemporary behavioral science, self-determination theory (SDT) offers a broad framework for understanding the factors that promote human motivation and psychological flourishing. In this authoritative work, SDT cofounders Richard M. Ryan andEdward L. Deci systematically review the theory's conceptual underpinnings, empirical evidence base, and practical applications across the lifespan. Ryan and Deci demonstrate that supporting people's basic needs for competence, relatedness, and autonomy is critically important for virtually all aspects of individual and societal functioning." -- book flap.
Baker Berry BF575.A88 R93 2017

The secret lives of colour
St. Clair, Kassia
London : John Murray (Publishers), 2016
The Secret Lives of Colour tells the unusual stories of the 75 most fascinating shades, dyes and hues. From blonde to ginger, the brown that changed the way battles were fought to the white that protected against the plague, Picasso's blue period to the charcoal on the cave walls at Lascaux, acid yellow to kelly green, and from scarlet women to imperial purple, these surprising stories run like a bright thread throughout history. In this book Kassia St Clair has turned her lifelong obsession with colours and where they come from (whether Van Gogh's chrome yellow sunflowers or punk's fluorescent pink) into a unique study of human civilisation. Across fashion and politics, art and war, The Secret Lives of Colour tell the vivid story of our culture.
Baker Berry BF789.C7 S7 2016

It didn't start with you : how inherited family trauma shapes who we are and how to end the cycle
Wolynn, Mark, author
New York : Viking, 2016
Part I. The web of family trauma -- Traumas lost and found -- Three generations of shared family history: the family body -- The family mind -- The core language approach -- The four unconscious themes -- Part II. The core language map -- The core complaint -- Core descriptors -- The core sentence -- The core trauma -- Part III. Pathways to reconnection -- From insight to integration -- The core language of separation -- The core language of relationships -- The core language of success -- Core language medicine.

"A groundbreaking approach to transforming traumatic legacies passed down in families over generations, by a renowned expert in the field. Inherited family trauma is currently an area of growing interest, as science increasingly explores what we know intuitively: that the effects of trauma can pass from one generation to the next, and that the answers to some of our greatest life problems often lie not within our own story, but in the experiences of our parents, grandparents, great-grandparents, and extended family. Even if the person who suffered the original trauma has died, or the story has been forgotten or silenced, memory and feelings can live on in those in the present. And while inherited physical traits are easily discernible, this emotional legacy is often hidden, encoded in everything from gene expression to everyday language"--
Baker Berry BF637.S4 W6575 2016

The attachment bond : affectional ties across the lifespan
Shiller, Virginia M. author
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2017]
Nonsense, common sense, and (a little) research: birth of the study of attachment -- First bonds: infants and parents -- How do attachment relationships lay the groundwork for future development? -- Toddlers and preschoolers: bonds with parents, teachers and peers -- Mothers, fathers, and their own histories of attachment -- Attachment security: links to adaptation in middle childhood and adolescence -- Bonds in adulthood: becoming and remaining a couple -- Practical issues: the impact of attachment parenting, childcare, and post-divorce overnight visitation on young children -- Conclusion: putting it all together: the role of attachment through the lifespan.
Baker Berry BF575.A86 S55 2017

Hypnosis and meditation : towards an integrative science of conscious planes
edited by Amir Raz and Michael Lifshitz
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016
"Research over the past decade has helped to demystify hypnosis and meditation, bringing these practices into the scientific and clinical mainstream. Yet, while hypnosis and meditation overlap on many levels, few scientific accounts have explored their complementary rapprochement. Despite cultural and historical differences, hypnosis and meditation share common phenomenology, cognitive processes, and potential therapeutic merits. This book provides a synthesis of knowledge concerning the bridging of hypnosis and meditation. The authors adopt a trans-disciplinary approach considering cultural, historical, and philosophical perspectives to elucidate contemporary questions in cognitive, neurobiological, and clinical science. The book explores the relationship between hypnosis and meditation in five progressive sections. Part 1 investigates historical, cultural, and philosophical issues to contextualize the scientific study of contemplative practices. Part 2 presents a range of views concerning the similarities and differences between hypnosis and meditation. Part 3 explores the psychological and cognitive mechanisms at work. Part 4 integrates recent brain imaging findings to unravel the neural underpinnings. Part 5 examines how juxtaposing hypnosis and meditation can enhance clinical applications. Hypnosis and Meditation is a valuable resource to both specialists as well as interested lay readers, and paves the road to a more unified science of how attention influences states of brain, body, and consciousness."--from book description,
Baker Berry BF1141 .H887 2016

Van Reeth, Adèle, interviewer
New York, NY : Fordham University Press, [2017]
Baker Berry BF515 .V3213 2017

Hawkins, Harriet, 1980- author
New York : Routledge, 2017
Introduction : towards critical geographies of creativities -- Body : embodied creativities and creative labours -- Studios, galleries and beyond -- Home : negotiating creativities -- Clusters, colonies and other geographies -- Community : making places, creating communities -- City : four creative stories -- Margins -- Nation : negotiating global creativities -- Landscape and environment -- Conclusion.
Baker Berry BF408 .H33 2017

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