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My Little Book of N L P - Neuro Linguistic Programming

by Georges Philips & Jennings Tony

Finally, a refreshing and easy to follow little book on Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP). This book is an ideal introduction to this fascinating subject as it covers all the basic building blocks, simply and...


The Introvert Advantage: How Quiet People Can Thrive in an Extrovert World

by Marti Olsen Laney

At least one out of four people prefers to avoid the limelight, tends to listen more than they speak, feels alone in large groups, and requires lots of private time to restore their energy. They're introverts,...


Smart but Scattered Teens: The "Executive Skills" Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential

by Richard Guare, Peg Dawson & Colin Guare

"I told you, I'll do it later."

"I forgot to turn in the stupid application."

"Could you drive me to school? I missed the bus again."

"I can't walk the dog--I have too much homework!"

If you're the parent of...


Age of Opportunity: Lessons from the New Science of Adolescence

by Laurence Steinberg

“Simply the best book I have ever read about adolescence. . . With gentle wisdom, Steinberg guides us through truly novel findings on what happens during adolescence and tells us how, as parents and teachers,...


Living Sensationally: Understanding Your Senses

by Winnie Dunn

The book explains how people's individual sensory patterns affect the way we react to everything that happens to us throughout the day. Readers can use the questionnaire to find their own patterns and the patterns...


Toddler Adoption: The Weaver's Craft Revised Edition

by Mary Hopkins-Best

This book offers support and practical tools to help parents prepare for and support the toddler's transition between the familiar environment of their biological parent's home or foster home to a new and unfamiliar...


Adolescent Psychology Around the World

by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

This book paints a portrait of adolescent psychology in 4 major regions: Africa/the Middle East, Asia, the Americas, and Europe. Featuring 24 revised and updated chapters from the International Encyclopedia...


Smart but Scattered: The Revolutionary "Executive Skills" Approach to Helping Kids Reach Their Potential

by Peg Dawson & Richard Guare

There's nothing more frustrating than watching your bright, talented son or daughter struggle with everyday tasks like finishing homework, putting away toys, or following instructions at school. Your "smart...


Human development: a psychological and spiritual journey

by Dr Patricia Dr Patricia Sherwood

An innovative and enlightening fresh look at human lifespan development focusing holistically on the human being as encompassing body- mind- spirit. This is a journey through the human lifespan bringing together...


How the Body Knows Its Mind: The Surprising Power of the Physical Environment to Influence How You Think and Feel

by Sian Beilock

“Beilock reveals one intriguing secret after another...That Beilock is supercharged with enthusiasm about her topic is evident and infectious” (Booklist, starred review).

The human body is not just a passive...


Handbook of Socialization, Second Edition: Theory and Research

by Joan E. Grusec & Paul D. Hastings

This highly regarded handbook remains the leading reference and advanced text on socialization. Foremost authorities review the breadth of current knowledge on socialization processes across the life span. Extensively...


Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development

by Patricia M. Greenfield & Rodney R. Cocking

Cross-Cultural Roots of Minority Child Development was the first volume to analyze minority child development by comparing minority children to children in their ancestral countries, rather than to children...


Understanding Adolescents for Helping Professionals

by LCPC Avidan Milevsky PhD

Promotes an in-depth understanding of adolescent development that can be immediately applied to effective treatment

Adolescence is a distinct and complex stage of development, and successful interventions with...


Silver Linings:: What Five Ninety-Something Women Taught Me About Positive Aging

by Peggy Brown Bonsee

Role models are not just for the young. Professional life coach Peggy Bonsee believes they are just as important in later years as when we start out in life. This book profiles five "golden ladies" who inspired...


Handbook of Intraindividual Variability Across the Life Span

by Manfred Diehl, Karen Hooker & Martin J. Sliwinski

Intraindividual variability (IIV) of human development and behavior across the entire life-span is explored in this new book. Leading researchers summarize recent findings on the extent, role, and function of...


The Good Girl Revolution: Young Rebels with Self-Esteem and High Standards

by Wendy Shalit

Across the country, there’s a youth-led rebellion challenging the status quo. In Seattle and Pittsburgh, teenage girls protest against companies that sell sleazy clothing. Online, a nineteen-year-old describes...


Making Peace with Yourself

by Harold Md Bloomfield

"I'm afraid of getting again."

"When I look in the mirror, I'm never quite satisfied."

"I can't stand criticism."

"I'm always feeling tense and rushed."

"I wish I could be happier."

Do any of these sound familiar?...


Epistemic Cognition and Development: The Psychology of Justification and Truth

by David Moshman

Epistemic cognition, the philosophical core of metacognition, concerns people's knowledge about the justification and truth of beliefs. Multiple literatures in psychology and education address aspects of epistemic...


Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys

by Michael Phd Thompson & Dan Phd Kindlon

The stunning success of Reviving Ophelia, Mary Pipher's landmark book, showed a true and pressing need to address the emotional lives of girls. Now, finally, here is the book that answers our equally timely...


To Touch Is To live: The Need for Genuine Affection in an Impersonal World

by Ph.D., Mariana Caplan

For babies to develop normally, they must be touched. Adults, too, thrive when touch is a normal part of their each day: a reassuring handshake, a sympathetic hug, a healing massage. But how often do we permit...