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  • Communicating Better with People on the Autism Spectrumby Paddy-Joe Moran

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 13.95

    An essential quick read for all professionals working with people with autism, this book contains 35 tips for effective and sensitive communication with individuals on the spectrum. Focusing on positive language and the importance of taking the individual's lead on their preferred terminology, these tips are easy to implement in everyday practice. more...

  • Autism, Anxiety and Meby Emma Louise Bridge; Penelope Bridge

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 19.95

    Emma's unique perspective as a young woman with autism and social anxiety gives a fascinating take on challenging issues such as employment, the transition to adulthood, friendships, and sensory sensitivity. Her diary provides an original voice from someone still in the process of figuring it all out. more...

  • The A to Z of ASDsby Rudy Simone; Stephen M. Shore

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 18.95

    Aunt Aspie's A to Z of sassy, no-nonsense advice covers all the topics adults on the autism spectrum need to know about. Delivered with humour, this book discusses dating and diets and talks about trust and travel. The array of topics in this book leave no issue unexplained. more...

  • Cerebral Cortexby Edmund T. Rolls

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 98.99 US$ 85.13

    This book provides insights into the principles of operation of the cerebral cortex. These principles are key to understanding how we, as humans, function. The book includes Appendices on the operation of many of the neuronal networks described in the book, together with simulation software written in Matlab. more...

  • Nonverbal Learning Disabilitiesby Cesare Cornoldi; Irene C. Mammarella; Jodene Goldenring Fine; Linda S. Siegel

    Guilford Publications 2016; US$ 35.00

    Increasing numbers of children and adolescents are being diagnosed with nonverbal learning disabilities (NLD), yet clinicians and educators have few scientific resources to guide assessment and intervention. This book presents up-to-date knowledge on the nature of NLD and how to differentiate it from DSM-5 disorders such as autism spectrum disorder... more...

  • Sam and Chesterby Jo Bailey-Merritt

    Transworld 2016; US$ 18.32

    When Sam Bailey-Merritt was just two years old, almost overnight he lost the ability to communicate or function. His mother, Jo, was at a loss as to what to do as she saw her son grow increasingly isolated and begin to suffer from uncontrollable meltdowns. Eventually, Sam was diagnosed with autism. Sam's condition continued to worsen and, just when... more...

  • Pediatric Neurotoxicologyby Cynthia A. Riccio; Jeremy R. Sullivan

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 79.99

    This book focuses on children and the impact of neurotoxins on the developing brain to guide the practice of psychologists working with children in clinical and school settings. Each chapter covers a distinct neurotoxin or group of neurotoxins, with particular emphasis on the impact of the neurotoxin exposure on the developing brain and long-term... more...

  • Kopftrainingby Petra Binder

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 19.99

    Das Buch bietet viele abwechslungsreiche Übungen für das Training der Konzentration, der Wahrnehmung, des Merkens sowie für das Abrufen von Informationen. Spaß und Freude am Denken stehen im Vordergrund. Dabei beschränkt sich das Fitnesstraining für unsere "grauen Zellen" nicht nur auf stures Auswendiglernen oder dem Lösen von Kreuzworträtsel. Vielmehr... more...

  • Neurowissenschaften und Musikpädagogikby Ludger Kowal-Summek

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99

    Ludger Kowal-Summek erläutert in diesem Buch, was Musikpädagogen von der Hirnforschung und der Psychologie lernen können. Es wird eine wissenschaftlich-kritische Analyse dessen durchgeführt, was die Musikpädagogik von der Neurowissenschaft realistischerweise erwarten kann, sowie die Möglichkeiten und Grenzen der Übertragung von Wissen aus benachbarten... more...

  • Lern- und Gedächtnispsychologieby Joachim Hoffmann; Johannes Engelkamp

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 29.99

    Der Band deckt alle prüfungsrelevanten Aspekte der Lern- und Gedächtnispsychologie ab: Reiz-Reaktions-Modelle, Lernen von Verhalten und Wissenserwerb sowie Gedächtnismodelle. Mit Fallbeispielen, Definitionen, Studienboxen, Lernzielen und Kontrollfragen. more...