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Author Staff, National Research Council

Title Behavioral and Social Sciences : Achievements and Opportunities
Published Washington : National Academies Press, 1900
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Description 1 online resource (304 pages)
Contents ""The Behavioral and Social Sciences""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Introduction""; ""1 Behavior, Mind, and Brain ""; ""SEEING AND HEARING""; ""Visual Analyzers""; ""Color Constancy""; ""Depth and Motion""; ""Perceiving Objects""; ""Temporal Auditory Patterns""; ""MEMORY""; ""Types of Memory""; ""Brain Structure and Neurotransmitters""; ""COGNITION AND ACTION""; ""Early Cognitive Development and Learning""; ""Categorical Knowledge and Representation""; ""Imagery""; ""Individual Decision Making""; ""Reasoning, Expertise, and Scientific Education""; ""Complex Action""
""Addiction and the Marketplace""""Prevention of AIDS""; ""Stress, Risk of Illness, and Behavior""; ""Behavior and Health Care Delivery Systems""; ""CRIME AND VIOLENCE""; ""Criminal Careers and the Effects of the Criminal Justice System""; ""Antisocial and Prosocial Dispositions""; ""ATTRIBUTIONS AND EXPECTANCIES IN SOCIAL INTERACTION""; ""Expectancies, Self-Concepts, and Motives""; ""Development of Close Relationships""; ""Small Groups and Behavior""; ""The Social Construction of Gender""; ""OPPORTUNITIES AND NEEDS""; ""3 Choice and Allocation ""
""COLLECTIVE CHOICE AND ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR""""Setting Agendas""; ""Sequential and Simultaneous Votes""; ""Electorates""; ""Founding Political Systems""; ""ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN AND CHANGE""; ""Organizational Politics and Institutional Constraints""; ""Organizational Evolution""; ""MARKETS AND ECONOMIC SYSTEMS""; ""Public Goods and Strategic Revelation""; ""Information Asymmetry and Transmission""; ""Regulation and Deregulation""; ""Rational Expectations""; ""CONTRACTS""; ""Principal-Agent Models""; ""Bargaining, Negotiation, and Repeated Interaction""; ""JOBS, WAGES, AND CAREERS""
""LANGUAGE""""Acquisition""; ""Sign Language""; ""Grammatical Universals""; ""Machines That Talk and Listen""; ""Reading""; ""Decoding and Dyslexias""; ""Interpretation and Comprehension""; ""OPPORTUNITIES AND NEEDS""; ""2 Motivational and Social Contexts of Behavior ""; ""AFFECT AND MOTIVATION""; ""Emotional Expression, Perception, and Maturation""; ""Emotive Circuitry and Metabolism in the Brain""; ""Biobehavioral Rhythms""; ""Patterns of Food Consumption""; ""BEHAVIOR AND HEALTH""; ""Prevention of Drug, Alcohol, and Tobacco Abuse""; ""Evaluating the Effects of Interventions""
""Unemployment""""Implicit Labor Contracts""; ""Job Segregation and the Gender Wage Gap""; ""Technology, Migration, and Mobility""; ""New Sources of Data on Jobs and Careers""; ""OPPORTUNITIES AND NEEDS""; ""4 Institutions and Cultures ""; ""THE EVOLUTION OF HUMAN SOCIETY""; ""Social Organization in Prehistoric Times""; ""Food, Tools, and Home Bases""; ""Evolution of Language""; ""DEMOGRAPHIC BEHAVIOR""; ""Fertility and Lactation""; ""Population Change in Developing Countries""; ""Fertility and Migration in Developed Countries""; ""MODERNIZATION: FAMILY AND RELIGION""
Notes ""The Nuclear Family and Social Change""
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Author Gerstein, Dean R.
Luce, R. Duncan (Robert Duncan)
ISBN 0309542782