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Adulthood & Aging

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  • Retirementby Morris M. Schnore

    Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 42.95

    Dr. Morris Schnore, B.A., M.A., Ph.D., led a very active teaching and research career during his 27 years in the Department of Psychology at the University of Western Ontario. He was also very active in a number of professional organizations: Ontario Psychological Association, Canadian and American Psychological Associations, and the Canadian Association... more...

  • Is It Too Late?by Gabriele Junkers

    Karnac Books 2006; US$ 34.95

    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...

  • The Secret Life of the Grown-Up Brainby Barbara Strauch

    Penguin Books Ltd 2011; US$ 15.98

    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...

  • Aging and Older Adulthoodby Joan T. Erber

    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...

  • Game Frameby Aaron Dignan

    Free Press 2011; US$ 24.89

    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...

  • Men to Boysby Gary Cross

    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...

  • Longitudinal Data Analysisby Jason Newsom; Richard N. Jones; Scott M. Hofer

    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...

  • Middle Adulthoodby Sherry L. Willis; Mike Martin

    SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 69.00

    Middle adulthood is a critical period of the life course. How we develop in middle age?the central period of our lives?can influence how well we cope in our later years. Middle Adulthood: A Lifespan Perspective explores these issues by bringing together a distinguished group of international contributors associated with a range of prestigious longitudinal... more...

  • The Force of Characterby James Hillman

    Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00

    In his bestselling The Soul's Code , James Hillman    restored passion and meaning to the concept of identity, arguing that each of us is born with an innate character, the "daimon" or "spirit" that calls us  to what we are meant to be. Now, in The Force of Character , Hillman brings the idea of character full circle, offering a revolutionary new... more...

  • Upby Hilary Tindle

    Penguin Publishing Group 2013; US$ 25.95

    "The latest scientific research confirms that developing a sense that you can make things better in the future is a key first step to improved health. The trick is how to do this. Up is Dr. Hilary Tindle's excellent guide to making the turn to that important new direction. It's a path not only to better health but to a happier life."?Howard S. Friedman,... more...