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- Random House New Zealand 2010; US$ 20.74
Lively, pertinent and honest about the realities of growing older, this thoroughly engaging novel is impossible to put down. Fifty-nine and widowed, with not much money coming in and not many friends, Clarice decides to buy a flat with Una, an acquaintance from her school days. The perfect solution? Not exactly. Una comes complete with sixteen-year-old... more...
- Karnac Books 2006; US$ 33.95
This book brings together a selection of classic psychoanalytical papers related to ageing, dying and death that have appeared in the renowned International Journal of Psychoanalysis (IJP). Two papers address the analysis of an elderly patient directly and bring the work and the challenges it brings vividly to life. Also explored are such issues as... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2011; Not Available
For many years, scientists thought that the human brain simply decayed over time and its dying cells led to memory slips, fuzzy logic, negative thinking, and even depression. But new research from neuroscien tists and psychologists suggests that, in fact, the brain reorganizes, improves in important functions, and even helps us adopt a more optimistic... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 86.95
Updated and substantially revised, the second edition of Aging and Older Adulthood reflects the most current scientific research and theoretical foundations that contribute to our understanding of aging and older adulthood. Updated content and references include recent neurological findings on brain structure and functioning as well as factors... more...
- Free Press 2011; US$ 26.78
Ever wonder why teens can spend entire weekends playing video games but struggle with just one hour of homework? Why we?re addicted to certain websites and steal glances at our smartphones under the dinner table? Or why some people are able to find joy in difficult or repetitive jobs while others burn out? It?s not the experiences themselves but the... more...
- Columbia University Press 2008; US$ 25.99
Adam Sandler movies, HBO's Entourage , and such magazines as Maxim and FHM all trade in and appeal to one character& mdash;the modern boy-man. Addicted to video games, comic books, extreme sports, and dressing down, the boy-man would rather devote an afternoon to Grand Theft Auto than plan his next career move. He would rather prolong the... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 2011; US$ 74.99
Explaining Conversations offers a different way of interpreting people?s social exchanges than has been available in the past. The book is replete with examples of people?s verbal interactions in the form of chats, arguments, debates, and negotiations, both within a culture and across cultures. The volume?s subtitle, A Developmental Social-Exchange... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
This book provides accessible treatment to state-of-the-art approaches to analyzing longitudinal studies. Comprehensive coverage of the most popular analysis tools allows readers to pick and choose the techniques that best fit their research. The analyses are illustrated with examples from major longitudinal data sets including practical information... more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 12.99
Why looking up matters A positive attitude is important, but until now we didn?t know how important. In Up, a practicing physician and NIH-funded researcher draws on her research and experience to show that our outlook on life? our unique patterns of thinking and feeling about ourselves, others, and the world?may be the key to how well and how... more...
- Scientific American 2013; US$ 3.99
Today, an infant born in the US will probably live to see his or her 78th birthday, a 20- year-plus increase over the average lifespan a century ago. While living well into the 80s and 90s is becoming more and more attainable, how many more years can humanity expect to gain? The two main barriers are accumulated damage to cells and organs that occurs... more...