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Understanding Behaviorism: Behavior, Culture, and Evolution - William M. BaumUnderstanding Behaviorism explains the basis of behavior analysis and its application to human problems in a scholarly but accessible manner. Behaviorism is defined as the proposition that a science of behavior is possible, and the book begins by exploring the question of whether behavior is free or determined, relating behaviorism to pragmatism, and showing how feelings and thoughts can be treated scientifically. Baum then discusses ancient concepts such as purpose, knowledge, and thought, as well as social problems such as freedom, responsibility, government, and culture. This new edition of a
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Awareness Systems: Advances In Theory, Methodology And Design (Human Computer Interaction Series) - Panos Markopoulos, Boris de Ruyter, Wendy MackayThis text contains contributions from leading researchers in the field and looks at the design of awareness systems from theoretical foundations through to empirical studies and design concepts and will be of interest to practitioners and researchers in the field of HCI.
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Tennis - Joan Johnson"Tennis "is the essential book for anyone looking to learn tennis or improve his or her game. Along with basic descriptions of skills and fundamentals, it includes updated information on equipment, tennis organizations, rule changes, and more. Joan D. Johnson is a professor emeritus at UCLA. Paul J. Xanthos is a professor emeritus at Los Angeles Pierce College. Ann Lebedeff is an associate professor at Pomona-Pitzer Colleges.
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Wired for Intimacy: How Pornography Hijacks the Male Brain - William M. StruthersPornography is powerful. Our contemporary culture as been pornified, and it shapes our assumptions about identity, sexuality, the value of women and the nature of relationships. Countless Christian men struggle with the addictive power of porn. But common spiritual approaches of more prayer and accountability groups are often of limited help. In this book neuroscientist and researcher William Struthers explains how pornography affects the male brain and what we can do about it. Because we are embodied beings, viewing pornography changes how the brain works, how we form memories and make
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The Nicomachean Ethics - Aristotle, J.A.K. Thomson, Jonathan Barnes, Hugh Tredennick‘One swallow does not make a summer; neither does one day. Similarly neither can one day, or a brief space of time, make a man blessed and happy’ In the Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle sets out to examine the nature of happiness. He argues that happiness consists in ‘activity of the soul in accordance with virtue’, for example with moral virtues, such as courage, generosity and justice, and intellectual virtues, such as knowledge, wisdom and insight. The Ethics also discusses the nature of practical reasoning, the value and the objects of pleasure, the different forms of friendship, and the
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Buddhism in Chinese History - Arthur F. WrightOne of the great themes in the history of Eastern Asia is the transformation of Chinese culture by Buddhism. This process can be traced across nearly two millennia and can be seen at work in almost every aspect of Chinese life and thought. This study was undertaken with the object of showing how Buddhism has influenced Chinese culture, and in the hope that it may provide some insight into the role of the religion as a carrier of elements from one great civilization into another. It also deals with the interesting question of the nature of Buddhism as a world religion, and of the ways in which it
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Core Concepts in Athletic Training and Therapy with Web Resource - Susan Kay Hillman"Core Concepts in Athletic Training and Therapy" provides a balanced introduction to the knowledge, skills, and clinical abilities that span the profession of athletic training. Students in athletic training, coaching, or other health care fields will find current information covering the breadth of theory and application of athletic training, including evidence-based practice, prevention and health promotion, clinical examination and diagnosis, acute and emergency care, therapeutic interventions, and health care administration. It also presents advanced topics of pathophysiology and psychological
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Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology - David Shier, Ricki Lewis, Jackie L. ButlerDesigned for the one-semester anatomy and physiology course, Hole's Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology assumes no prior science knowledge and supports core topics with clinical applications, making difficult concepts relevant to students pursuing careers in the allied health field. The unparalleled teaching system is highly effective in providing students with a solid understanding of the important concepts in anatomy and physiology.
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The Elements of Statistical Learning: Data Mining, Inference, and Prediction - Trevor Hastie, Robert Tibshirani, Jerome FriedmanDuring the past decade there has been an explosion in computation and information technology. With it have come vast amounts of data in a variety of fields such as medicine, biology, finance, and marketing. The challenge of understanding these data has led to the development of new tools in the field of statistics, and spawned new areas such as data mining, machine learning, and bioinformatics. Many of these tools have common underpinnings but are often expressed with different terminology. This book describes the important ideas in these areas in a common conceptual framework. While the approach