Book 1

Psychology for a Better World

Psychology for a Better World

University of Auckland - Department of Psychology. 2021

"Psychology for a Better World is for people who believe it is worth trying to make a world in which both our species and the ecological systems we are part of can flourish. The book is based on the latest research in psychology and is jam-packed with action strategies. It offers new ways to think about how people interact in social settings, why we are tempted to stick with what we know, and how the same characteristics that currently keep us hooked into unsustainable practices can be used...

User Science and Engineering

User Science and Engineering

Springer. 2018

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 5th International Conference on User Science and Engineering, i-USEr 2018, held in Puchong, Malaysia, in August 2018. The 32 papers accepted for i-USEr 2018 were selected from 72 submissions with a thorough double-blind review process. The selected papers illustrate how HCI is inclusive and omnipresent within the domains of informatics, Internet of Things, Quality of Life, and others. They are organized in the following topical sections:...

The Art of War

The Art of War

Courier Dover Publications. 2019

"There's not a dated maxim or vague prescription in it." — Newsweek Regarded as the world's oldest military treatise, this compact volume has instructed officers and tacticians for more than 2,000 years. From its origins in China, The Art of War traveled the world to inform the strategies of Napoleon and World War II generals. More recently, it has taken on a new life as a guide to competing successfully in business, law, and sports. All of The Art of War's concepts retain their value to...

Cash Box

"Any historical account of banking business, tech or self service would be incomplete without the story of the ATM. Though invented almost five decades ago, this simple machine has survived competing technologies, evolving consumer habits and cultural shifts. ... The book unravels the machine's invention story and reveals intriguing historical facts: How the PIN came to be ... How the machine has thrived despite massive regulation and fraud; The story of the global ATM Industry Association;...

Psychology for a Better World

Psychology for a Better World

Auckland University Press. 2018

Can you save the planet and have some fun along the way? Aimed at the teacher who updates students on the latest climate change negotiations, the conservationist who works to protect endangered species, the office manager who buys fair-trade coffee or the city councillor who lobbies for cycle lanes, this book is a guide for everyone who is trying to create a more sustainable planet. Psychology for a Better World explains how we can get others to join us. Based on the latest psychological...