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The Psychology of Habit

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction
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    Chapter 2 Defining Habit in Psychology
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    Chapter 3 The Measurement of Habit
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    Chapter 4 Understanding the Formation of Human Habits: An Analysis of Mechanisms of Habitual Behaviour
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    Chapter 5 Habit Mechanisms and Behavioural Complexity
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    Chapter 6 Physical Activity Habit: Complexities and Controversies
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    Chapter 7 Technology Habits: Progress, Problems, and Prospects
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    Chapter 8 The Strategic Effects of State-Dependent Consumer Preferences: The Roles of Habits and Variety Seeking
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    Chapter 9 Habit Modification
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    Chapter 10 Breaking Habits Using Implementation Intentions
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    Chapter 11 Cracks in the Wall: Habit Discontinuities as Vehicles for Behaviour Change
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    Chapter 12 Modelling Habit Formation and Its Determinants
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    Chapter 13 Using N-of-1 Methods to Explore Habit Formation
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    Chapter 14 Creating and Breaking Habit in Healthcare Professional Behaviours to Improve Healthcare and Health
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    Chapter 15 Habits in Depression: Understanding and Intervention
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    Chapter 16 The Role of Habits in Maladaptive Behaviour and Therapeutic Interventions
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    Chapter 17 Recovery Habits: A Habit Perspective on Recovery from Substance Use Disorder
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    Chapter 18 A Critical Review of Habit Theory of Drug Dependence
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    Chapter 19 Habits and Autism: Restricted, Repetitive Patterns of Behaviour and Thinking in Autism
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    Chapter 20 Mind Wandering: More than a Bad Habit
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    Chapter 21 The Automaticity of Habitual Behaviours: Inconvenient Questions
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    Chapter 22 Progress and Prospects in Habit Research
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The Psychology of Habit
Published by
Springer International Publishing, October 2018
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-97529-0
978-3-31-997528-3, 978-3-31-997529-0

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Country Count As %
Unknown 77 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 17 22%
Researcher 13 17%
Student > Master 10 13%
Student > Bachelor 8 10%
Student > Doctoral Student 5 6%
Other 12 16%
Unknown 12 16%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Psychology 23 30%
Social Sciences 8 10%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 6 8%
Business, Management and Accounting 6 8%
Computer Science 4 5%
Other 17 22%
Unknown 13 17%