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  • Understanding the Borderline Motherby Christine Ann Lawson

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 2000; US$ 59.00

    Some readers may recognize their mothers as well as themselves in this book. They will also find specific suggestions for creating healthier relationships. Addressing the adult children of borderlines and the therapists who work with them, Dr. Lawson shows how to care for the waif without rescuing her, to attend to the hermit without feeding her fear,... more...

  • The Cambridge Handbook of Intelligenceby Robert J. Sternberg; Scott Barry Kaufman

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 72.00

    This volume provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date compendium of theory and research in the field of human intelligence. more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Piagetby Ulrich Müller; Jeremy I. M. Carpendale; Leslie Smith

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    The Cambridge Companion to Piaget provides a comprehensive introduction to different aspects of Jean Piaget's work. more...

  • Overcoming Your Child's Fears and Worriesby Cathy Creswell; Lucy Willetts

    Little, Brown Book Group 2012; US$ 13.99

    Around 15% of children are thought to suffer from anxiety disorders, the most commonly identified emotional or behavioural problems among children. Based on techniques developed and practised by the authors, this book teaches parents how to use cognitive behavioural techniques with their children and in so doing, become their child's therapist, helping... more...

  • Hold On to Your Kidsby Gordon Neufeld; Gabor Mate

    Knopf Canada 2011; US$ 22.95

    A psychologist with a reputation for penetrating to the heart of complex parenting issues joins forces with a physician and bestselling author to tackle one of the most disturbing and misunderstood trends of our time -- peers replacing parents in the lives of our children. Dr. Neufeld has dubbed this phenomenon peer orientation, which refers... more...

  • What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy. Second Editionby James Paul Gee

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 15.39

    James Paul Gee begins his classic book with "I want to talk about video games--yes, even violent video games--and say some positive things about them." With this simple but explosive statement, one of America's most well-respected educators looks seriously at the good that can come from playing video games. In this revised edition of What Video Games... more...

  • Understanding Child Developmentby Sara Meadows

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95

    This highly readable text provides an exceptionally clear overview of the whole field of child development, from birth to adolescence. the 2-12 age range is strongly emphasised. All the main areas of child development are fully covered: * perception and understanding * cognitive skills * play and language * personality * social relationships The author... more...

  • Gender, Nature, and Nurtureby Richard A. Lippa

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.50

    Written by one of the foremost authorities in the field, this engaging text presents the latest scientific findings on gender differences, similarities, and variations--in sexuality, cognitive abilities, occupational preferences, personality, and social behaviors, such as aggression. The impact of nature and nurture on gender is examined from the perspectives... more...

  • Building Happiness, Resilience and Motivation in Adolescentsby Ruth MacConville; Tina Rae

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2012; US$ 39.95

    This resource provides a complete positive psychology programme designed to promote happiness, resilience and motivation in young people aged 11–18. It contains a section on the theory of positive psychology, guidance for facilitators on delivering the programme, and a 24-session programme to build strengths and promote well-being in young people. more...

  • Story Proofby Kendall Haven

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 25.00

    Like Stephen Krashen's important work in The Power of Reading, Story Proof collects and analyzes research that validates the importance of story, story reading, and storytelling to the brain development and education of children and adults. more...