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  • Developing Talent Across the Lifespanby PETER HEYMANS; CORNELIS F M VAN LIESHOUT

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This volume presents fascinating new theoretical perspectives and empirical findings on the life-span development of talent. It shows how talents are the result of the acquisition of a sequence of skills and how the acquisition of these skills is facilitated by changes in the individual's environment. It explores to what degree the development of high... more...

  • Agencyby James Russell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    The idea behind this book is that developing a conception of the physical world and a conception of mind is impossible without the exercise of agency, meaning "the power to alter at will one's perceptual inputs". The thesis is derived from a philosphical account of the role of agency in knowledge.; The book is divided into three parts. In Part One,... more...

  • Tell Me a Storyby Elaine PhD Reese

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 21.99

    In Tell Me a Story Dr. Elaine Reese explains how storytelling is valuable for children's language, emotional development, coping, self-concept, and sense of belonging. more...

  • Advances in Clinical Child Psychologyby Benjamin Lahey

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Advances in Clinical Child Psychology is a serial publication designed to bring together original summaries of the most important new develop­ ments in the field of clinical psychology and its related disciplines. Each chapter is written by a key figure in an innovative area of research or by an individual who is particularly well qualified to comment... more...

  • Brain Plasticity and Behaviorby Bryan Kolb

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    There are few books devoted to the topic of brain plasticity and behavior. Most previous works that cover topics related to brain plasticity do not include extensive discussions of behavior. The first to try to address the relationship between recovery from brain damage and changes in the brain that might support the recovery, this volume includes... more...

  • Levels of Cognitive Developmentby Tracy S. Kendler

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    The proposed levels theory presented in this book concerns some developmental changes in the capacity to selectively encode information and provide rational solutions to problems. These changes are measured by the behavior exhibited in simple discrimination-learning problems that allow both for information to be encoded either selectively or nonselectively... more...

  • Assessment and Intervention Issues Across the Life Spanby Stephanie M.C. Dollinger; Lisabeth F. DiLalla; Stephanie MC Dollinger

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This volume evolved from the second life span development conference held at Southern Illinois University entitled "Assessment and Intervention Across the Lifespan." Providing an overview and consideration of important directions for research in areas of assessment and intervention across the lifespan, the presentations covered a variety of topic areas... more...

  • Adolescent Psychiatry, V. 25by Aaron H. Esman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Volume 25 of The Annals is a timely reprise on developmental, psychotherapeutic, and forensic issues that enter into the evaluation and treatment of adolescents. It traverses different explanatory perspectives, offers integrative expositions of several treatment modalities, and wrestles with the legal dimensions of adolescent care. The volume begins... more...

  • Is There Life Without Mother?by Leonard Shengold

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In this richly textured study of personal growth and creativity hemmed in by childhood disaster, Shengold compares the differing gifts and differing solutions of extraordinary talents as they seek to negotiate a universal longing to refind the mother without sliding back into neglect, abuse, and despair.  In the foreground of his analysis are moving... more...

  • Smoking, Drinking, and Drug Use in Young Adulthoodby Jerald G. Bachman; Katherine N. Wadsworth; Patrick M. O'Malley; Lloyd D. Johnston; John E. Schulenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95

    Why do some young adults substantially change their patterns of smoking, drinking, or illicit drug use after graduating from high school? In this book, the authors show that leaving high school and leaving home create new freedoms that are linked to increases in the use of cigarettes, alcohol, marijuana, and cocaine. They also show that marriage, pregnancy,... more...