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  • Switched Onby John Elder Robison

    Oneworld Publications 2016; US$ 24.99

    For the first time in my life, I learned what it was really like to truly know? other people?s feelings. At a stroke I went from oblivious to insightful, and my life was forever changed. It was as if I?d been experiencing the world in black and white all my life, and suddenly I could see everything and particularly other people in brilliant beautiful... more...

  • Family-Peer Relationshipsby Ross D. Parke; Gary W. Ladd

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 74.95

    Originally published in 1992, this volume provided an up-to-date overview of recent research concerning the links between family and peer systems. Considerable work in the past had focused on family issues or peer relationships, but these systems had typically been considered separately. This volume bridges the gap across these two important socialization... more...

  • Learning and the Infant Mindby Amanda Woodward; Amy Needham

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 64.99

    When asking how cognition comes to takes it mature form, learning seems to be an obvious factor to consider. However, until quite recently, there has been very little contact between investigations of how infants learn and what infants know. The chapters in this book document, for the first time, the insights that emerge when researchers who come from... more...

  • Homophobic Bullyingby Ian Rivers

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 39.99

    Homophobic Bullying: Research and Theoretical Perspectives provides a review of key studies that have shaped the way we view homophobia in educational contexts. Using theories and ideas drawn from various disciplines, Rivers demonstrates how bullying is a complex social process wherein perpetrators are supported by active confederates, passive bystanders,... more...

  • Dare to Dreamby Stephen Touthang

    GenNext Publication 2015; US$ 33.99

    Dare to Dream is a manual for soaring high in life. It analyses the condition of our present society. Growth is slowed down by corruption and violence which is the upshot of our trite and hackneyed system of education that has underscored so much on 'being smart' rather than 'being good'. Amidst this situation, we need a new generation of people, who... more...

  • Visual Perception and Action in Sportby Keith Davids; A Mark Williams; John G. Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 84.95

    Athletes are dependent upon a constant supply of accurate and reliable information from the environment whilst performing complex movements. Visual Perception and Action in Sport examines the information which is perceived by the human visual system and the way it is utilised to support actions in sport. It focuses attention on the rich diversity... more...

  • Feral Children and Clever Animalsby Douglas K. Candland

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 54.99

    In this provocative book, Douglas Candland shows that as we begin to understand the way animals and non-speaking humans "think," we hold up a mirror of sorts to our own mental world, and gain profound insights into human nature.Weaving together diaries, contemporary newspaper accounts, and his own enlightening commentary, Candland brings to life a... more...

  • Temperament in Contextby Theodore D. Wachs; Robert R. McCrae; Geldolph A. Kohnstamm

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 54.95

    Although the importance of context has been emphasized by temperament researchers, until now there has been remarkably little systematic research on the unique role specific aspects of context play in the development and impact of temperament. The goal of this volume is to systematize current knowledge and theory on the role played by specific aspects... more...

  • Formative Experiencesby Carol M. Worthman; Paul M. Plotsky; Daniel S. Schechter; Constance A. Cummings

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 58.00

    Explores the formative effects of children's early life experiences, with an emphasis on interactions among neurodevelopmental, behavioral and cultural dynamics. more...