Psychology of Punishment: New Research


Nicolas Castro (Editor)

Series: Psychology of Emotions, Motivations and Actions
BISAC: PSY000000

In this book, the authors present current research on the study of the psychology of punishment. Topics discussed in this compilation include effective punishment experiences and the need for a more comprehensive approach to conceptualizing behavioral punishers and reinforcers in a road safety context; differences in the process of choosing capital punishment or imprisonment and excerpts from a study by a Japanese lay judge; punishment avoidance and intentional risky driving behaviors; an overview of delayed punishment and future directions; corporal physical punishment today; and the role of gender and school type in EFL teachers’ adoption of classroom discipline strategies. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Effective Punishment Experiences: The Need for a More Comprehensive Approach to Conceptualising Behavioural Punishers and Reinforcers in a Road Safety Context
(Judy Fleiter, Barry Watson, Alexia Lennon, Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety-Queensland (CARRS-Q), Queensland University of Technology, Australia)

Differences in the Process of Choosing Capital Punishment or Imprisonment: Excerpts from a Study by a Japanese Lay Judge
(Eiichiro Watamura, Toshihiro Wakebe, Department of Psychology, Keio University, Mita, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan, and others)

Punishment Avoidance and Intentional Risky Driving Behaviour: What are the Implications for ‘Getting Away with it’?
(Bridie Scott-Parker, Barry Watson, Mark J. King, Melissa K. Hyde, University of the Sunshine Coast Accident Research (USCAR), Faculty of Arts & Business, University of the Sunshine Coast (USC), Sippy Downs QLD, Australia, and others)

Delayed Punishment: An Overview and Future Directions
(James N. Meindl, Neal Miller, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA, and others)

Corporal Physical Punishment Today: The History, Effects and Long-Term Implications
(J.D. Barton, Adam Kaplan, Natalia Moss, Judy Ho, Pepperdine University, Los Angeles, CA, USA, and others)

The Role of Gender and School Type in EFL Teachers’ Adoption of Classroom Discipline Strategies
(Mehrak Rahimi, Fatemeh Hosseini Karkami, English Department, Faculty of Humanities, Shahid Rajaee Teacher Training University, Lavizan, Tehran, Iran, and others)


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