Book 1

Risk Homeostasis Theory and Traffic Accident Data

Risk Homeostasis Theory and Traffic Accident Data

Motorcycling and Leisure

Motorcycling and Leisure

Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.. 2021

Riding a powered two-wheeler (PTW) is a high-risk activity and those who ride are often perceived as being 'risk junkies', but through an in-depth exploration of this leisure activity, this book explains that riders ride because they enjoy it and do not necessarily enjoy the risk involved.

What Emotions Really Are

What Emotions Really Are

University of Chicago Press. 1997

Paul E. Griffiths argues that most research on the emotions has been as misguided as Aristotelian efforts to study "superlunary objects" - objects outside the moon's orbit. Such subjects exist, of course, but studying them as a group produces no useful results because they share no traits other than an arbitrarily defined location. Similarly, Griffiths show that "emotion", as currently defined, groups together psychological states of very different, and thus not comparable, kinds. According...

Homeostatic Mechanisms

Homeostatic Mechanisms

Health Psychology

Health Psychology

SAGE. 2020

Health Psychology provides students with the tools they need to evaluate and critically appraise theory and research before it can be applied practically. Using the most up-to-date research available, the sixth edition places an emphasis on the real-world application of health psychology, demonstrating how theory learnt in the classroom influences public policy. In this book, David Marks, Michael Murray and Emee Vida Estacio take a holistic approach to health psychology, giving equal weight...