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- Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 79.00
Before the passage of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act in 1975, U.S. students with physical and learning disabilities frequently went undiagnosed, received inadequate treatment, or were even barred from attending school. And until recently, traditional measures of learning disability were often too crude to separate the learning-disabled... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 75.00
"[A] very useful resource, not only for psychologists and education professionals, but universally, for all those experts interested in multicultural assessment.". --Heikki Lyytinen, PhD. Professor of Developmental Neuropsychology. University of Jyvaskyla, Finland. This volume provides a thorough and provocative examination of how different... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 299.99
Juvenile justice centers have a long tradition as an unfortunate stop for young offenders who need mental health care. Reports estimate that as many as 70% of the youth in detention centers meet criteria for mental health disorders. As juvenile justice systems once again turn their focus from confinement to rehabilitation, mental health providers have... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2012; US$ 95.00
This handbook helps readers to both understand and craft policies to aid the successful acculturation of immigrants in the US. It is an excellent road map for researchers in immigration and education, as well as educational and developmental psychologists, sociologists, economists, and public policy makers. An immigrant from Russia, Dr. Grigorenko... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 150.00
This edited volume presents an overview of research and policy issues pertaining to children from birth to 10 who are first- and second-generation immigrants to the U.S., as well as native-born children of immigrants. The contributors offer interdisciplinary perspectives on recent developments and research findings on children of immigrants. By accessibly... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 34.00
The goal of this book is to characterize the nature of abilities, competencies, and expertise, and to understand the relations among them. The chapters present theories, data, and ways people can develop their own abilities into competencies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 49.95
It sometimes seems that it is difficult to pick up a current newspaper or a magazine without it containing a story about some behavioral characteristic for which it has been found that a gene is responsible. Even aspects of behavior that one would feel certain are environmentally controlled are now being attributed in part to the effects of the genes.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 49.95
This edited volume presents a balanced approach to the ongoing debate of just how general the "general factor" of intelligence is. To accomplish this goal, the editors chose a number of distinct approaches to the study of intelligence--psychometric, genetic-epistemological, cognitive, biological, behavior-genetic, sociocultural, systems--and asked... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 105.95
As the first title in the new series, New Directions in Communication Disorders Research: Integrative Approaches , this volume discusses a unique phenomenon in cognitive science, single-word reading, which is an essential element in successful reading competence. Single-word reading is an interdisciplinary area of research that incorporates phonological,... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2008; US$ 59.00
"[Sternberg] approaches the definition of intelligence from a very pragmatic perspective .Sternberg's focus on success in the real world is refreshing ". -- Teacher's College Record. Any follower of Sternberg and theories of intelligence will need this collection on their bookshelf. Robert J. Sternberg has argued that the conventional... more...