Psychology - Developmental - Child

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The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Se...

Alice Miller

Why are many of the most successful people plagued by feelings of emptiness and alienation? This wise and profound book has provided thousands of readers with an answer—and has helped them to apply it to their own lives.Far too many...

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Published: Jan 1997

Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotiona...

Daniel J. Kindlon

Two of the country's leading psychologists share what they have learned in more than 35 years of combined experience working with boys and their families.They reveal a nation of boys who are hurting, sad, afraid, angry and silent.

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Published: Jan 2000

The Education of Children

Alfred Adler

2011 Reprint of 1930 English edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. Along with Freud and James, Alfred Adler was a pioneer in the field of individual psychiatry. The materi...

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Published: Apr 2011

The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning ...

Bruno Bettelheim

Bruno Bettelheim was one of the great child psychologists of the twentieth century and perhaps none of his books has been more influential than this revelatory study of fairy tales and their universal importance in understanding child...

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Published: May 2010

Just Babies: The Origins of Good and ...

Paul Bloom

A leading cognitive scientist argues that a deep sense of good and evil is bred in the bone. From John Locke to Sigmund Freud, philosophers and psychologists have long believed that we begin life as blank moral slates. Many of us ta...

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Published: Nov 2014

Discipline: The Brazelton Way, Second...

T. Berry Brazelton

World renowned pediatricians T. Berry Brazelton and Joshua Sparrow see discipline as a parent's gift to a child. By following the doctors' unique approach, which emphasizes teaching over punishment, parents will find effective solutio...

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Published: Jul 2015

NurtureShock: New Thinking About Chil...

Po Bronson

One of the most influential books about children ever published, Nurture Shock offers a revolutionary new perspective on children that upends a library's worth of conventional wisdom. With impeccable storytelling and razor-sharp analy...

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Published: Jan 2011

The Trauma Myth: The Truth About the ...

Susan A. Clancy

Drawing on the latest research on memory and traumatic experience, Susan Clancy, an expert in experimental psychopathology, demonstrates that children describe abuse and molestation encounters in ways that don't fit the conventional t...

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Published: Jul 2011

The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan: A Blue...

Ben Foss

Finally, a groundbreaking book that reveals what your dyslexic child is experiencing—and what you can do so that he or she will thrive More than thirty million people in the United States are dyslexic—a brain-based genetic trait, ...

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Published: May 2016

The App Generation: How Today's Youth...

Howard Gardner

No one has failed to notice that the current generation of youth is deeply—some would say totally—involved with digital media. Professors Howard Gardner and Katie Davis name today's young people The App Generation, and in this spe...

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Published: Sep 2014

Back to Normal: Why Ordinary Childhoo...

Enrico Gnaulati

A veteran clinical psychologist exposes why doctors, teachers, and parents incorrectly diagnose healthy American children with serious psychiatric conditions. In recent years there has been an alarming rise in the number of American ...

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Published: Sep 2014

The Gardener and the Carpenter: What ...

Alison Gopnik

Caring deeply about our children is part of what makes us human. Yet the thing we call "parenting" is a surprisingly new invention. In the past 30 years, the concept of parenting and the multibillion-dollar industry surround...

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Published: Aug 2017

The Philosophical Baby: What Children...

Alison Gopnik

In the last decade there has been a revolution in our understanding of the minds of infants and young children. We used to believe that babies were irrational, and that their thinking and experience were limited. Now Alison Gopnik ...

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Published: Aug 2010

Bilingual: Life and Reality

Fran?ois Grosjean

Whether in family life, social interactions, or business negotiations, half the people in the world speak more than one language every day. Yet many myths persist about bilingualism and bilinguals. In a lively and entertaining book, a...

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Published: Nov 2012

Screen Time: How Electronic Media--Fr...

Lisa Guernsey

As a mother, Lisa Guernsey wondered about the influence of television on her two young daughters. As a reporter, she resolved to find out. What she first encountered was tired advice, sensationalized research claims, and a rather dra...

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Published: Mar 2012

The Purpose of Boys: Helping Our Sons...

Michael Gurian

A crucial book in the groundbreaking series on boys and follow-up to the bestselling The Minds of BoysIn this climax to his series of landmark books about boys, Michael Gurian offers a powerful new program to help us give our sons a c...

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Published: Aug 2010

Trusting What You're Told: How Childr...

Paul L. Harris

If children were little scientists who learn best through firsthand observations and mini-experiments, how would a child discover that the earth is round―never mind conceive of heaven as a place someone might go after death? Trustin...

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Published: Mar 2015

Abused Boys: The Neglected Victims of...

MIC Hunter

A long overdue book by a psychologist who has extensive clinical experience treating male victims of child sexual abuse, it explodes the myth that sexual abuse of male children is rare, or that the consequences are less serious than f...

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Published: Jun 1991

How Toddlers Thrive: What Parents Can...

Tovah P. Klein

Dr. Tovah Klein, called "the toddler whisperer" on Good Morning America, has penned "a parenting milestone" (Dr. Harvey Rotbart, No Regrets Parenting) with How Toddlers Thrive, which shows parents of children ages ...

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Published: Feb 2015

The Case for Make Believe: Saving Pla...

Susan Linn

"Drawing authoritatively on the psychology of childhood and on the puppet therapy that she has created, Susan Linn has written an eloquent brief on the indispensability of unmediated, unadulterated play." --Howard Gardner, author of F...

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Published: Jul 2009

The Way of Boys: Protecting the Socia...

Anthony Rao

Boys will be boys . . . It's time we stopped trying to "fix" them. Boys today are being bombarded with a slew of diagnoses—ADHD, Asperger's, bipolar disorder—at an alarming rate and at younger ages. The Way of Boys urges parents...

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Published: Jul 2010

Boys Adrift: The Five Factors Driving...

Leonard Sax

Something scary is happening to boys today. From kindergarten to college, American boys are, on average, less resilient and less ambitious than they were a mere twenty years ago. The gender gap in college attendance and graduation rat...

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Published: Jun 2016

The Child as a Sense Organ: An Anthro...

Peter Selg

The initial period of childhood is essentially about adapting to and incarnating on Earth and establishing a provisional balance between the "spiritual" and the "physical," between the prenatal cosmic and the earth...

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Published: Jul 2017

The Optimistic Child: A Proven Progra...

Martin Seligman

In The Optimistic Child, Dr. Martin E. P. Seligman offers parents, teachers, and coaches a well-validated program to prevent depression in children. In a thirty-year study, Seligman and his colleagues discovered the link between pessi...

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Published: Sep 2007

The Curse of the Good Girl: Raising A...

Rachel Simmons

Read about Rachel Simmons work with girls in The New York Times.Lessons in breaking the curse of the good girl-from the bestselling author of Odd Girl Out Rachel Simmons argues that in idealizing the "good girl"-unerringly nice, pol...

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Published: Aug 2010

Tsaoism: A Simple Guide to Understand...

Thomas Tsao M.D.

DIVWhy do children act so predictably? What’s the scientific explanation for why young men get “blue balls?’’ Tsaoism probes these and other children and adolescent issues in language made simple and understandable. It’s...

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Published: Jan 2013

Best Friends, Worst Enemies: Understa...

Michael Thompson

Friends broaden our children’s horizons, share their joys and secrets, and accompany them on their journeys into ever wider worlds. But friends can also gossip and betray, tease and exclude. Children can cause untold suffering, not ...

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Published: Jul 2002

The One Rule For Boys - How Empathy A...

Dr Max Wachtel

Raising boys can be challenging at times. Okay, most of the time. But it doesn't have to be. The One Rule for Boys takes a practical approach to teaching boys the importance of regulating their own emotions and understanding the emoti...

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Published: Oct 2014

The Parents We Mean To Be: How Well-I...

Richard Weissbourd

A wake-up call for a national crisis in parenting--and a deeply helpful book for those who want to see their own behaviors as parents with the greatest possible clarity.Harvard psychologist RichardWeissbourd argues incisively that par...

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Published: Sep 2010

Winnicott On the Child

Donald Woods Winnicott

This delightful book presents a selection of D. W. Winnicott's best writing about children. The remarkable, enduring essays from Babies and Their Mothers and Talking to Parents are here combined with several hard-to-find gems of insig...

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Published: Sep 2002
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