Hogrefe Publishing Newsletter July 2017
New releases
Dear Colleague,
Did you ever wonder whether people find you more attractive when you are wearing a specific color? The article Is Red Really Romantic? that has recently been published in our journal Social Psychology gives an answer to this question.
And if you are still looking for a good read for the summer you should check out our new releases and where to see them on display this summer.
Enjoy our summer newsletter.
Your Hogrefe Publishing Team
Hogrefe news
125th APA Annual Convention, August 3-6, 2017
Curious to see our new titles? Stop by at the Hogrefe booth #415 at the 125th APA Annual Convention, August 3-6, 2017.
See you in Washington, DC!
Earn 5 CE credits for reading volumes in the Advances in Psychotherapy book series
Psychologists and other healthcare providers can now earn continuing education credits by reading volumes from the Advances in Psychotherapy − Evidence-Based Practice book series and taking a multiple choice exam. This continuing education program is a partnership between Hogrefe Publishing and the National Register of Health Service Psychologists.
Learn more about the program. 
New releases
Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs
edited by Ric M. Procyshyn / Kalyna Z. Bezchlibnyk-Butler / J. Joel Jeffries
The classic reference to psychotropic medications, with substantial revisions and updates: packed with new and expanded comparison charts, the latest drugs, completely revised sections on ECT and pharmacogenomics, and much more!
read more. . . 
Character Strengths Interventions
by Ryan M. Niemiec
The definitive, practical handbook on positive psychology and character strengths for practitioners working in coaching, psychology, education, and business – put the science of well-being into action! The 24 summary sheets spotlighting each of the universal character strengths are an indispensable resource for client sessions and the 70 evidence-based step-by-step activity handouts can be given to clients to help them develop character strengths awareness and use, increase resilience, set and meet goals, develop positive relationships, and find meaning and engagement in their daily lives.
read more. . . 
Cultural and Ethnic Diversity
edited by Alexander Thomas
Culture and diversity are both challenge and opportunity. This volume looks at what psychologists are and can be doing to help society meet the challenges and grasp the opportunities in education, at work, and in clinical practice. The increasingly international and globalized nature of modern societies means that psychologists in particular face new challenges and have new opportunities in all areas of practice and research.
read more. . . 
Why People Do the Things They Do
edited by Nicola Baumann / Miguel Kazén / Markus Quirin / Sander L. Koole
How can we motivate students, patients, employees, and athletes? What helps us achieve our goals, improve our well-being, and grow as human beings? These issues, which relate to motivation and volition, are familiar to everyone who faces the challenges of everyday life. This comprehensive book by leading international scholars provides integrative perspectives on motivation and volition that build on the work of German psychologist Julius Kuhl.
read more. . . 
Latest from our journals
What color to wear on your dating app profile
The article Is Red Really Romantic? by Gabrielle K. Lehmann and Robert J. Calin-Jageman that has just been released in our journal Social Psychology looks at the "Red-Romance Hypothesis."
As Dalmeet Singh Chawla writes for Slate, "The effect makes sense because we associate red with passion, something that might have evolutionary roots, since people flush when they’re angry."
Read the full article to find out whether people really do look more attractive when wearing red. 
Methodology – Special Issue
This special issue of Methodology contains contributions from the VII European Congress of Methodology, in Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands (Spain). The topics included contain:
• Computational Social Science Methodology, Anyone?
• Building Latent Class Trees, with an Application to a Study of Social Capital
• Effect sizes of model misfit in structural equation models: Standardized residual covariances and residual correlations
• Factor Score Path Analysis: An alternative for SEM?
• Two-Step Likelihood Ratio Test for Model Comparison in Cognitive Diagnosis Models
Read the full special issue for free. 
New 2016 Impact Factors 
The new 2016 Impact Factors have now been published on our journals' websites at w w w. hogrefe. com.
Our top 3:
1.  European Psychologist:
2.  Social Psychology:
3.  European Journal of Psychological Assessment:
New Open Access Articles 
Measuring Grit: A German Validation and a Domain-Specific Approach to Grit by F.T.C. Schmidt, J. Fleckenstein, J. Retelsdorf, L. Eskreis-Winkler, and J. Möller
Development and Validation of a Work Values Scale for Assessing High School Students by Y.-T. Sung, Y.-T. Chang, T.-Y. Cheng, and H.-L. Tien
Numerical Congruency Effect in the Sentence-Picture Verification Task by M. Setic and D. Domijan
Visit our booth at the following conferences & meetings 
APA Psychology - 125th Annual Convention
August 3-6, 2017,
Washington, DC
read more. . . 
See our books on display at the following meetings 
International Association of Medical Education
August 26-30, 2017, Helsinki (Wisepress)
18th European Conference on Developmental Psychology
August 29-September 1, 2017, Utrecht (Wisepress)
30th Congress of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology
September 2-5, 2017, Paris (Wisepress)
10th Congress of the European Pain Federation
September 6-9, 2017, Copenhagen (Wisepress)
European Association for Behavioral & Cognitive Therapies
September 13-16, 2017, Ljubljana (Wisepress)
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