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  • What to Do about Smearingby Kate E. Reynolds; Lucy Pulleyblank

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 16.95

    With practical advice and examples of interventions, this supportive book presents positive ways to manage faecal smearing in children and adults with autism and developmental disabilities. Explaining the root causes of smearing for better understanding, this is a reassuring resource for families and professionals who experience smearing behaviour. more...

  • Neurobehavioural Disability and Social Handicap Following Traumatic Brain Injuryby Tom M. McMillan; Rodger Ll. Wood

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    Neurobehavioural disability (NBD) follows many forms of serious brain injury and is a major constraint on social independence. This book brings together a group of leading academics and practising clinicians to provide an overview of the nature of NBD, considering how it translates into social handicap, and what can be done to address associated problems,... more...

  • The Hungry Brainby Ph.D. Stephan Guyenet

    Flatiron Books 2017; US$ 19.59

    From an obesity and neuroscience researcher with a knack for engaging, humorous storytelling, The Hungry Brain uses cutting-edge science to answer the questions: why do we overeat, and what can we do about it? No one wants to overeat. And certainly no one wants to overeat for years, become overweight, and end up with a high risk of diabetes... more...

  • Psychopharmacologyby R. H. Ettinger

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 74.95

    With increases in the prevalence of psychiatric and behavioral disorders and rapid advances in the development of new drug therapies, there is an increasing need to present the science behind these developments. Students and educators are often confronted with conflicting and exaggerated claims about the effectiveness of drugs. As recently as ten... more...

  • Handbook of Child Language Disordersby Richard G. Schwartz

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 119.95

    The acquisition of language is one of the most remarkable human achievements. When language acquisition fails to occur as expected, the impact can be far-reaching, affecting all aspects of the child?s life and the child?s family. Thus, research into the nature, causes, and remediation of children?s language disorders provides important insights into... more...

  • The Stress-Proof Brainby Melanie Greenberg

    New Harbinger Publications 2017; US$ 13.95

    We can?t avoid the things that stress us out, but we can change how we respond to them. In this breakthrough book, a clinical psychologist and neuroscience expert offers an original and comprehensive approach to help readers harness the power of positive emotions and overcome stress for good. The unique mindfulness exercises in this book provide... more...

  • Against Empathyby Paul Bloom

    Random House 2017; US$ 26.78

    In a divided world, empathy is not the solution, it is the problem; a source of prejudice, not kindness. We think of empathy ? the ability to feel the suffering of others for ourselves ? as the ultimate source of all good behaviour. But while it inspires care and protection in personal relationships, it has the opposite effect in the wider world.... more...

  • Allgemeine Psychologieby Christian Becker-Carus; Mike Wendt; Martin Lay

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2017; US$ 35.68

    Dieses klassische Lehrbuch zur Einführung in die grundlegenden Themen der Allgemeinen Psychologie (I und II) ist zugleich ein vorzügliches Werk zum Nachschlagen und zur Wissensvertiefung. Es richtet sich vornehmlich an Studierende und ist bestens geeignet zur Prüfungsvorbereitung im Bachelor- und Masterstudiengang. Darüber hinaus fasziniert das Buch... more...

  • Increasing Intelligenceby Norbert Jau?ovec; Anja Pahor

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 49.95

    The finding that working memory training can increase fluid intelligence triggered a great number of cognitive training studies, the results of which have been fiercely debated among experts.  The finding also prompted a surge of commercial versions of these working memory training programs.  Increasing Intelligence overviews contemporary approaches... more...

  • Neuropsychological Assessment in the Age of Evidence-Based Practiceby Stephen C. Bowden

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 55.99

    Evidence-based practice facilitates the identification of clinically relevant research findings with strong scientific validity. Written by some of the foremost experts in the field, this volume shows clinical neuropsychologists how to undertake evidence-based practice and to conduct critical appraisal of published research on diagnostic tests or treatments... more...