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Scienceblind: Why Our Intuitive Theories About the World Are So Often Wrong

by Andrew Shtulman

Humans are born to create theories about the world--unfortunately, they're usually wrong, and keep us from understanding the world as it really is

Why do we catch colds? What causes seasons to change? And if...


Weaving the Cradle

by Rebecca Foster, Monika Celebi, Bridget Macdonald & Bobby Taylor et al.

Groups for parents, babies and toddlers, spanning the 1001 critical days from late pregnancy up to age two, are an effective way of supporting expectant and new parents by helping them to become more attuned,...


An Integrative Approach to Treating Babies and Children

by John Wilks, Ann Diamond Weinstein, Michael Shea & Carolyn Goh et al.

Working with babies and children is most successful when therapists have a complete understanding and overview of all appropriate treatment options, and the effects of early influences on child health and development....


Innovations in Deaf Studies: The Role of Deaf Scholars

by Annelies Kusters, Maartje De Meulder & Dai Obrien

What does it mean to engage in Deaf Studies and who gets to define the field? What would a truly deaf-led Deaf Studies research program look like? What are the research practices of deaf scholars in Deaf Studies,...


Flourishing in Emerging Adulthood

by Laura M. Padilla-Walker & Larry J. Nelson

Flourishing in Emerging Adulthood highlights the third decade of life as a time in which individuals have diverse opportunities for positive development. There is mounting evidence that this time period, at...


Resilience

by Jacqueline Mansell

Resilience: A Choice for Everyday is published in a quick to read compact handbook. Drawing on psychological subject matter this is not an academic study but is designed to be accessible for every day, as a...


The Ten Basic Principles of Good Parenting

by Laurence Steinberg

A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a great book for every reader.


Planning a Purposeful Life

by Jeannette Bajalia

If you knew you had more time left, perhaps decades, you’d be faced with a decision: continue living day to day, or look for more – a greater purpose for which to use those remaining years. Why not learn...


Spare the Kids: Why Whupping Children Won't Save Black America

by Stacey Patton

A challenge to the cultural tradition of corporal punishment in Black homes and its connections to racial violence in America

Why do so many African Americans have such a special attachment to whupping children?...


Promoting Young Children's Emotional Health and Wellbeing

by Sonia Mainstone-Cotton

Positive emotional health in a child's earliest years can be a critical factor in their future development. Offering practical suggestions for games, activities and exercises designed to promote emotional wellbeing...


Menopause - The Answers: Understand and manage symptoms with natural solutions, alternative remedies and conventional medical advice

by Rosemary Leonard

The essential guide for women approaching or experiencing menopause from women's health expert, Dr Rosemary Leonard.

In this definitive guide, Dr Rosemary Leonard debunks some of the myths surrounding the menopause,...


Rhythms of Relating in Children's Therapies

by Colwyn Trevarthen, Stuart Daniel, Penny McFarlane & Dan Hughes et al.

Exploring the concept of communicative musicality, this multidisciplinary book considers rhythms of connection and ways of fostering meaningful relationships between therapist and child. Including contributions...


Executive Functions in Children's Everyday Lives

by Maureen J. Hoskyn, Grace Iarocci & Arlene R. Young

Executive Functions in Children's Everyday Lives captures the diversity and complexity of the executive system that underlies children's everyday life experiences. Acquisition of executive functions, such as...


The Flock: The Autobiography of a Multiple Personality

by Joan Frances Casey & Lynn Wilson

The groundbreaking first-person account of successful recovery from dissociative identity disorder, now featuring a new preface by the author

When Joan Frances Casey, a married twenty-six-year-old graduate student,...


Music, evolution, and the harmony of souls

by Alan R. Harvey

Music is central to human cultural and intellectual experience. It is vitally important for the welfare of human society and - this book argues - should become more widely accepted in our community as a mainstream...


How to Talk so Little Kids Will Listen: A Survival Guide to Life with Children Ages 2-7

by Joanna Faber & Julie King

A must-have resource for anyone who lives or works with young kids, with an introduction by Adele Faber, coauthor of How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk, the international mega-bestseller...


A Practical Guide to Finding Treatments That Work for People with Autism

by Susan M. Wilczynski

A Practical Guide to Finding Treatments That Work for People with Autism provides a logical, culturally sensitive, and values-based resource to aid practitioners in making informed decisions on the most effective...


Flexible and Focused: Teaching Executive Function Skills to Individuals with Autism and Attention Disorders

by Adel C. Najdowski

Flexible and Focused: Teaching Executive Function Skills to Individuals with Autism and Attention Disorders is a manual written for individuals who work with learners who struggle with executive function deficits....


Acquisition of Complex Arithmetic Skills and Higher-Order Mathematics Concepts

by David C. Geary, Daniel B. Berch & Robert Ochsendorf

Acquisition of Complex Arithmetic Skills and Higher-Order Mathematics Concepts focuses on typical and atypical learning of complex arithmetic skills and higher-order math concepts. As part of the series Mathematical...


Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-Based Assessment and Treatment

by Connor M. Kerns, Patricia Renno & Eric A. Storch

Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-Based Assessment and Treatment begins with a general overview of the history of research on anxiety in ASD and the path towards evidence-based...