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  • UnSelfieby Michele Borba

    Touchstone 2016; US$ 25.00 US$ 17.50

    Bestselling author Michele Borba offers a 9-step program to help parents cultivate empathy in children, from birth to young adulthood?and explains why developing a healthy sense of empathy is a key predictor of which kids will thrive and succeed in the future. Is the Selfie Syndrome Undermining Our Kids? Future? Teens today are 40 percent less... more...

  • Evolutionary Perspectives on Child Development and Educationby David C. Geary; Daniel B. Berch

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 119.00

    This stimulating volume assembles leading scholars to address issuesin children?s cognitive, academic, and social development through the lens ofevolutionary psychology.Debates and controversies in the field highlight thepotential value of this understanding, from basic early learning skills throughemerging social relationships in adolescence, with... more...

  • Adolescence: A Very Short Introductionby Peter K Smith

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99

    Adolescence can be a turbulent period. Encompassing both classic and modern research, Smith explores its cultural and historical context, the biological changes to the adolescent brain, and the difficulties - the search for identity, relationship changes, risk-taking and anti-social behaviours - that adolescence brings. more...

  • L'intervention précoce pour enfants autistesby Laurent Mottron; Pablo Galonnier

    Primento Publishing 2016; US$ 34.99

    « Ce livre propose des idées aux parents, aux scientifiques et aux décideurs politiques, dans l?attente de les transformer en données. » Aux antipodes de la psychanalyse comme des techniques d?inspiration behavioriste, et dépassant la question de l?efficacité des « marques » d?intervention (Lovaas, ABA, Denver, etc.), cet ouvrage a l?ambition de... more...

  • Psychiatric Symptoms and Comorbidities in Autism Spectrum Disorderby Luigi Mazzone; Benedetto Vitiello

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.00

    This book explains in detail the diagnosis, management, and treatment of comorbid disorders in patients with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Important insights are provided into the nature of the symptoms of psychiatric comorbidities in these patients, and particularly children and adolescents, with a view to assisting clinicians in reaching a correct... more...

  • Early Intervention for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorderby Russell Lang; Terry B. Hancock; Nirbhay N. Singh

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 119.00

    This book examines early intensive behavioral intervention (EIBI) programs for young children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It analyzes current research on early intervention (EI) and explains the importance of accurate, timely detection of ASD in facilitating the use of EI. Chapters address five widely researched EIBI approaches: Discrete Trial... more...

  • Phonological Skills and Learning to Readby Usha Claire Goswami; Peter Bryant

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 52.95

    In this classic edition of their ground-breaking work, Usha Goswami and Peter Bryant revisit their influential theory about how phonological skills support the development of literacy. The book describes three causal factors which can account for children?s reading and spelling development: pre-school phonological knowledge of rhyme and alliteration... more...

  • Gewalt und Mimikryby Prokop Andreas

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Andreas Prokop untersucht spektakuläre Fälle exzessiver Gewalt, deren Protagonisten eine narzisstische Bedürftigkeit und Kränkbarkeit aufweisen, die zuvor häufig hinter einer Fassade der Unscheinbarkeit und Angepasstheit verborgen geblieben war. Während die empirische Forschung hier an ihre Grenzen stößt, legt der Autor mithilfe der Adaption psychoanalytischer... more...

  • Schools for Growthby Lois Holzman

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.95

    A passionate deconstruction and reconstruction of learning, development, and schooling that urges teachers to explore and create new educational opportunities for themselves and their students, Schools for Growth: Radical Alternatives to Current Educational Models asks the following questions: Can we create ways for people to learn the kinds of... more...

  • Prelinguistic and Minimally Verbal Communicators on the Autism Spectrumby Deb Keen; Hedda Meadan; Nancy C. Brady; James W. Halle

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 99.99

    This book draws on contemporary theory and recent findings to provide researchers, professionals, undergraduate and graduate students with essential resources, allowing them to better understand and support children, youth and adults with autism and significant communication impairments.  The book consists of 11 chapters organized into 3 sections... more...