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The Origin of the Idea of Chance in Children

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...


Ordinary Magic: Resilience in Development

by Ann S. Masten

From a pioneering researcher, this book synthesizes the best current knowledge on resilience in children and adolescents. Ann S. Masten explores what allows certain individuals to thrive and adapt despite adverse...


The Critical Role of Parenting in Human Development: Issues

by Marianna S. Klebanov & Adam D. Travis

This thorough and multidisciplinary overview of childrearing illustrates and stands on two foundational principles: that the importance of parenting is immense, and that it is undervalued. The Critical Role...


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...


Evaluating Systems of Care: The Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program. A Special Issue of children's

by E. Wayne Holden & Ana Maria Brannan

This issue consists of five articles profiling different aspects of the national evaluation of the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children and Their Families Program. Over the last eight...


Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age -- From Picture Books to eBooks and Everything in Between

by Jason Boog & Betsy Bird

A program for parents and professionals on how to raise kids who love to read, featuring interviews with childhood development experts, advice from librarians, tips from authors and children’s book publishers,...


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 Human Spark: The Science of Human Development

The Good Life: Wellbeing and the New Science of Altruism, Selfishness and Immorality

by Graham Music

Are we born selfish or primed to help others?

Does stress make people more antisocial?

Can we ever be genuinely altruistic?

This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human. Integrating cutting...


House: The Wounded Healer on Television

by Luke J Hockley & Leslie Gardner

House, M.D. is a globally successful and long running medical drama. House: the Wounded Healer on Television employs a Jungian perspective to examine the internal psychological construction of the series and...


Lost Childhoods: The Plight Of The Parentified Child

by Gregory J. Jurkovic

First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Developing Emotional Intelligence in the Primary School

by Sue Colverd & Bernard Hodgkin

Developing Emotional Intelligence in the Primary School is an essential text for supporting children's emotional preparation for learning in the long term, fostering the development both of self belief and permanent...


Think Confident, Be Confident for Teens: A Cognitive Therapy Guide to Overcoming Self-Doubt and Creating Unshakable Self-Esteem

by Marci G. Fox

Think Confident, Be Confident for Teens offers young readers a teen-focused, breakthrough program for eliminating self-doubt and increasing confidence and self-esteem. Marci Fox and Leslie Sokol, faculty members...


A Cultural History of Postwar Japan

by Shunsuke Tsurumi

Shunsuke Tsurumi, one of Japan's most distinguished contemporary philosophers, continues his study of the intellectual and social history of modern Japan with this penetrating analysis of popular culture in...


The Autobiography of Alexander Luria: A Dialogue with The Making of Mind

by Michael Cole, Karl Levitin & Alexander R. Luria

Alexander Luria was one of the most influential psychologists of the 20th century. His official autobiography was written as a citizen of the Soviet Union, and while it provides a compelling story of his lifelong devotion...


Self-Efficacy: Thought Control Of Action

by Ralf Schwarzer

First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Successful Aging: A Special Issue of research in Human Development

by Susan Krauss Whitbourne

As the Baby Boomer cohort moves from middle to later adulthood, it is likely this generation will redefine what it means to age. Growing older will no longer be synonymous with loss and decline. In fact, it...


The New Psychology of Language: Cognitive and Functional Approaches To Language Structure, Volume I: Cognitive and Functional Approaches to Language S

by Michael Tomasello

From the point of view of psychology and cognitive science, much of modern linguistics is too formal and mathematical to be of much use.  The New Psychology of Language volumes broke new ground by introducing...


The New Psychology of Language: Cognitive and Functional Approaches to Language Structure, Volume II: Cognitive and Functional Approaches to Language

by Michael Tomasello

From the point of view of psychology and cognitive science, much of modern linguistics is too formal and mathematical to be of much use. The New Psychology of Language volumes broke new ground by introducing...


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...