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A Journey in our Star - Bridges for a new education

by Enrica Piccapietra

A Journey in our Star Bridges for a new education This book is the result of years of experience with kids and with educators; it develops around a girl’s curiosity who feels strange sensations that she can’t...


How We Decide

by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt & Jonah Lehrer

The first book to use the unexpected discoveries of neuroscience to help us make the best decisions. Since Plato, philosophers have described the decision-making process as either rational or emotional: we carefully...


The Practicing Mind: Bringing Discipline and Focus into Your Life

by Mountain Sage & Thomas M. Sterner

Present moment awareness is an essential ingredient in life if one expects to experience any degree of authentic peace and contentment. It has been acknowledged for centuries as the cornerstone of spiritual...


Adolescence and Body Image: From Development to Preventing Dissatisfaction

by Lina A Ricciardelli & Zali Yager

Body image is a significant issue for the majority of adolescents. Anxieties relating to body image can be crippling across both genders, their debilitating effects sometimes leading to mental health problems....


Frozen Dreams: Psychodynamic Dimensions of Infertility and Assisted Reproduction

by Allison Rosen & Jay Rosen

Wedding up-to-date scientific information to an understanding of the emotional burdens and ethical dilemmas that inhere in reproductive medicine, Frozen Dreams: Psychodynamic Dimensions of Infertility and Assisted...


Natural Sleep and its Regulation

by Madison Taylor, Erasmus Darwin & B. W. Richardson

Sleep as a factor in physical economics ranks in importance with respiration and digestion. Those who live normally, who throughout all ordinary exigencies maintain a natural attitude toward life, its strains...


Development from Adolescence to Early Adulthood: A dynamic systemic approach to transitions and transformations

by Marion Kloep, Leo Hendry & Rachel Taylor

Traditionally, the subject of adolescent development has been explored using a stage based approach, often with an emphasis on the potential risks and problems of adolescence.

Taking a different approach, in...


Social-Cognitive Development in Context

by Felicisima C. Serafica

The relationship between the cognitive and social spheres of human functioning and their context has long been regarded by social and behavioural scientists as a central theoretical issue. By the early 1980s...


Reasoning: Representation and Process: In Children and Adults

by Rachel Joffe Falmagne

Originally published in 1975, this volume contains original reports of new models and data in the areas of propositional reasoning, syllogistic reasoning, and transitive inference in children and adults of the...


The Origin of the Idea of Chance in Children (Psychology Revivals)

by Jean Piaget & Barbel Inhelder

Although originally published in France in 1951 this English translation was not published until 1975. The book supplements the authors' previous publications on the development of thought in the child and is...


Early Social Cognition: Understanding Others in the First Months of Life

by Philippe Rochat

In recent years, much stimulating research has emerged on children's theories of mind, construed as the understanding of others' intentions, beliefs, and desires. In this context, there is a renewed interest...


Memory Development in Children (PLE: Memory)

by Peter A. Ornstein

Originally published in 1978, the contributors to this volume offer here chapters and position papers concerned with children's memory. The chapters represent in-depth reports on children's sensory memory, rehearsal...


Interaction, Communication and Development: Psychological development as a social process

by Charis Psaltis & Anna Zapiti

For decades there has been considerable interest in the ways that interactions between children can provide a beneficial context for the study of cognitive and social development. In this book Psaltis and Zapiti...


From Borderline Adolescent to Functioning Adult: The Test of Time

by M.D., James F. Masterson & Jacinta Lu Costello

First published in 1980. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Landscapes of the Psyche

by Paolo Aite

This book is the result of research carried out by Paolo Aite, who for over thirty years has introduced sandplay in adult analysis into Italy. This method is becom¬ing more and more popular among Jungian analysts,...


Workaholic - English edition

by Morgan Magnin

Amina works as an executive in a state-of-the-art IT company. She joined that company right after getting her degree and progressively climbed up through the ranks. Greater responsibilities also imply greater...


Easy Happiness. Growing Together in an Affective Democracy

by Renato Palma

Is someone afraid of children being happy? Do you believe that happy children would be at risk for maintaining discipline or relationships? The “democrazia affettiva” affective democracy, proposed here by...


Book Analysis: The Wave by Todd Strasser

by Bright Summaries

In this clear and detailed reading guide, we’ve done all the hard work for you!

The Wave by Todd Strasser is a hard-hitting and thought-provoking novel that recounts the experiment of a history teacher, Ben...


The Gambler

by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

This book is a novel by Fyodor Dostoyevsky that chronicles the life of a young, Alexei Ivanovich, a tutor who works for a Russian family. The Patriarch of the family, the General, is indebted to the French and...


A Primer of Signal Detection Theory

by Don McNicol

A Primer of Signal Detection Theory is being reprinted to fill the gap in literature on Signal Detection Theory--a theory that is still important in psychology, hearing, vision, audiology, and related subjects....