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Complex Human Dynamics

From Mind to Societies

  • Andrzej Nowak
  • Katarzyna Winkowska-Nowak
  • David Brée


  • Applies for the first time the complexity approach to human and psychological studies

  • Provides many case studies

  • Suitable as introduction to the field for social scientists and psychologists


Part of the Understanding Complex Systems book series (UCS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Andrzej Nowak, Robin Vallacher, Urszula Strawińska, David S. Brée
    Pages 1-19
  3. Michał Ziembowicz
    Pages 49-65
  4. Dariusz Parzelski, Andrzej Nowak
    Pages 67-92
  5. Wouter E. de Raad
    Pages 131-151
  6. Agata Zabłocka-Bursa, Ryszard Praszkier
    Pages 153-169
  7. Wojciech Kulesza, Robin R. Vallacher, Andrzej Nowak
    Pages 171-190
  8. Magda Roszczynska-Kurasinska, Marta Kacprzyk
    Pages 191-207
  9. Karolina Lisiecka
    Pages 209-225

About this book


This book, edited and authored by a closely collaborating network of social scientists and psychologists, recasts typical research topics in these fields into the language of nonlinear, dynamic and complex systems. The aim is to provide scientists with different backgrounds - physics, applied mathematics and computer sciences - with the opportunity to apply the tools of their trade to an altogether new range of possible applications. At the same time, this book will serve as a first reference for a new generation of social scientists and psychologists wishing to familiarize themselves with the new methodology and the "thinking in complexity".


Complexity and Cognitive Processes Complexity and Social Sciences Computational Social Studies Connectivity from Brain to Social Groups Dynamical Systems and Conflict Dynamical Systems for Psychology Dynamical Systems in Social Sciences and Psychology Patterns in Human Behavior

Editors and affiliations

  • Andrzej Nowak
    • 1
  • Katarzyna Winkowska-Nowak
    • 2
  • David Brée
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of WarsawWarsawPoland
  2. 2.Warsaw School of Social Sciences and HumWarsawPoland
  3. 3.Institute for Social StudiesUniversity of WarsawWarsawPoland

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