States of Mind: American and Post-Soviet Perspectives on Contemporary Issues in Psychology.By Diane F. Halpern and Alexander E. Voiskounsky. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997, 428 pp., $55.00. Reviewed by Robert J. Sternberg and Elena Grigorenko. pp. 147-153.
Beyond Names for Things: Young Children's Acquisition of Verbs. Edited by Michael Tomasello and William E. Merriman. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1995. vi + 421 pp. CLoth, $89.95. Reviewed by Mihoko Kubota. pp.154-158.
Hystories: Hysteric Epidemics and Modern Culture. By Elaine Showalter. New York: Columbia University Press, 1997, x + 244 pp. Cloth, $24.95 Reviewed by Michael S. Myslobodsky. pp. 158-166.
Representations, Targets, and Attitudes. By Robert Cummins. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press/Bradford Books, 1996, vii + 153 pp. Reviewed by J.D. Trout. pp. 167-170. Cloth, $25.00.
The Roots of Modern Social Psychology 1872-1954. By Robert M Farr. Oxford, England and Cambridge, Mass.: Blackwell, 1996, xvii + 204 pp. Cloth,$21.95. Reviewed by M. Brewster Smith. pp. 170-174.