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Foreign Accent Syndrome: The stories people have to tell

by Jack Ryalls & Nick Miller

What does it feel like to wake up one day speaking with a foreign accent from a country one has never visited?

Why does someone wake up doing this?

This book seeks to portray the broad and diverse experiences...


Mindfulness-Based Interventions for Older Adults: Evidence for Practice

by Carla Martins

The first research-based book on the efficacy of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for older adults, presenting academics, students and professionals with robust new evidence to support MBSR's positive impact...


Working Memory and Aging

by Robert H. Logie & Robin G. Morris

The rapid growth in the numbers of older people worldwide has led to an equally rapid growth in research on the changes across age in cognitive function, including the processes of moment to moment cognition...


The Baby Boomers Grow Up: Contemporary Perspectives on Midlife

by Susan Krauss Whitbourne & Sherry L. Willis

The goal of this volume is to examine development in middle age from the perspective of baby boomers -- a unique cohort in the United States defined as those individuals born from 1946 to 1962. This is the largest...


Heart of Development, V. 1: Early and Middle Childhood

by Gordon Wheeler & Mark McConville

In these groundbreaking new collections, the reader will find an exciting, boad-ranging selection of work showing an array of applications of the Gestalt model to working with children, adolescents, and their...


Family, Self, and Society: Toward A New Agenda for Family Research

by Philip A. Cowan, Dorothy Field & Donald A. Hansen

Any agenda for family research in the 1990s must take seriously a contextual approach to the study of family relationships. The editors and contributors to this volume believe that the richness in family studies...


Child Care in the 1990s: Trends and Consequences

by Alan Booth

Bringing together professionals from sociology, economics, psychology, and family studies, this volume presents papers from a symposium on child care that sought answers to each of the four questions listed...


An Ecological Approach To the Study of Child Care: Family Day Care in Israel

by Miriam K. Rosenthal

A new type of childhood is experienced these days by many children in industrial societies that provide child care services. The studies summarized in this book stem from a conceptual model based on an ecological...


Aging and Skilled Performance: Advances in Theory and Applications

by Wendy A. Rogers, Arthur D. Fisk & Neff Walker

The term "skill" encompasses an array of topics and issues. For example, individuals are skilled in a variety of domains such as chess, typing, air traffic control, or knitting; researchers study skill in a...


Men's Transitions To Parenthood: Longitudinal Studies of Early Family Experience

by Phyllis W. Berman & Frank A. Pedersen

First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Field Dependence-Independence: Bio-Psycho-Social Factors Across the Life Span

by Seymour Wapner & Jack Demick

The papers presented in this volume seek to illuminate relationships among the cognitive style of field dependence- independence and biological, psychological, and sociocultural aspects of human functioning...


The Handbook of Adult Clinical Psychology: An Evidence Based Practice Approach

by Alan Carr & Muireann McNulty

The Handbook of Adult Clinical Psychology provides a reliable source of guidance on the full range of issues associated with conducting evidence based practice in adult mental health. Topics covered include:...


Handbook of Divorce and Relationship Dissolution

by Mark A. Fine & John H. Harvey

This Handbook presents up-to-date scholarship on the causes and predictors, processes, and consequences of divorce and relationship dissolution. Featuring contributions from multiple disciplines, this Handbook...


Methods of Family Research: Biographies of Research Projects

by Irving E. Sigel & Gene Brody

These companion volumes provide a "behind the scenes" look into the personal experiences of researchers in an effort to eliminate the lack of communication surrounding family research methodology. They show...


Aging, Health Behaviors, and Health Outcomes

by K. Warner Schaie, Dan Blazer & James S. House

This volume is the fourth in a series designed to facilitate inter-disciplinary communication between scientists concerned with the description of societal phenomena and those investigating adult development....


Reboot Your Brain: A Natural Approach to Fight Memory Loss, Dementia,

by Gary Null

As of 2013, there are 93 million people over the age of forty-seven living in America. They make up the largest group of aging people in our country’s history. Many of those individuals are overweight or obese,...


The Nostalgia Factory: Memory, Time and Ageing

by Douwe Draaisma

You cannot call to mind the name of a man you have known for 30 years. You walk into a room and forget what you came for. What is the name of that famous film you've watched so many times? These are common...


Family-School Links: How Do They Affect Educational Outcomes?

by Alan Booth & Judith F. Dunn

Based on the presentations and discussions from a national symposium on family-school links held at the Pennsylvania State University, this volume brings together psychologists, sociologists, educators, and...


Child Care in the 1990s: Trends and Consequences

by Alan Booth

Bringing together professionals from sociology, economics, psychology, and family studies, this volume presents papers from a symposium on child care that sought answers to each of the four questions listed...


Growing Older: Perspectives on Lgbt Aging

by James T. Sears

LGBT older adults experience issues and challenges that are unique, including institutional heteronormativity, heterosexism in organizations, and homophobia among caregivers and social service providers. This...