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  • Excellence in Lifeby Om Prakash Shukal

    Gyan Publishing House 2008; US$ 62.99

    In late 1980s, I was controlling a large staff, which had their own personal problems, but slowly the staff members started approaching me for guidance, though this was not part of my official duty, as such , in the beginning I was reluctant to render any advise, but I found that if the problems are not sorted out in a sympathetic manner, then this... more...

  • Family, Intergenerational Solidarity, and Post-Traditional Societyby Ronald J. Angel; Jacqueline L. Angel

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 52.95

    Almost all families will at some time have to make difficult decisions concerning aging family members, involving institutionalization, moving from medical interventions to palliative care, and even physician-assisted death. Yet, the historical transition from traditional to post-traditional society means that these decisions are no longer determined... more...

  • Executive Functionby Sandra A. Wiebe; Julia Karbach

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Executive Function: Development Across the Life Span presents perspectives from leading researchers and theorists on the development of executive function from infancy to late adulthood and the factors that shape its growth and decline. Executive function is the set of higher-order cognitive processes involved in regulating attention, thoughts,... more...

  • The Boarding School Girlsby Soosan Latham; Roya Ferdows

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    They were children. Put on a train in a strange land, they waved goodbye to a parent as they headed to an educational institution that, unbeknownst to them, was to become their new home. Separated from their loving families, they strived to meet the expectations of the grownups and, in some cases, to rebel against them. Now, independent women, compassionate... 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$ 57.99

    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...

  • The Myth of the First Three Yearsby John Bruer

    Free Press 2010; US$ 18.95

    Most parents today have accepted the message that the first three years of a baby's life determine whether or not the child will grow into a successful, thinking person. But is this powerful warning true? Do all the doors shut if baby's brain doesn't get just the right amount of stimulation during the first three years of life? Have discoveries from... more...

  • Staring at the Sunby Irvin D. Yalom

    Wiley 2010; US$ 17.95 US$ 15.99

    Written in Irv Yalom's inimitable story-telling style, Staring at the Sun is a profoundly encouraging approach to the universal issue of mortality. In this magisterial opus, capping a lifetime of work and personal experience, Dr. Yalom helps us recognize that the fear of death is at the heart of much of our anxiety. Such recognition is often catalyzed... more...