Psychology - Developmental

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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

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

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

Fasting Girls: The History of Anorexi...

Joan Jacobs Brumberg

Winner of four major awards, this updated edition of Joan Jacobs Brumberg's Fasting Girls, presents a history of women's food-refusal dating back as far as the sixteenth century. Here is a tableau of female self-denial: medieval marty...

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Published: Oct 2000

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

Developing Teen Leadership: A Practic...

Dan Appleman

Not long ago, all it took to have a comfortable career was to do well in high school, get a college degree, and find a nice stable job. But the world is changing rapidly, and many of the nice stable jobs have moved to developing count...

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Published: Feb 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

Consciousness: A Very Short Introduct...

Susan Blackmore

Consciousness, "the last great mystery for science," remains a hot topic. How can a physical brain create our experience of the world? What creates our identity? Do we really have free will? Could consciousness itself be an ...

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Published: Mar 2018

Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life ...

Sarah-Jayne Blakemore

A tour through the groundbreaking science behind the enigmatic, but crucial, brain developments of adolescence and how those translate into teenage behaviorThe brain creates every feeling, emotion, and desire we experience, and stores...

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Published: Jan 2020

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

How to Have Fun with Your Aging Paren...

Christina Britton Conroy

~ A step-by-step manual for adults who love and care for older adults ~One afternoon, music therapist Christina Britton Conroy was taking nursing home residents to activities. She was thrilled when a sweet, disoriented lady joined he...

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Published: May 2017

Becoming Adult: How Teenagers Prepare...

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

How do young people envision their occupational futures? What do teenagers feel about their schooling and after-school work, and how do these experiences affect their passage to adult work? These are the questions that psychologist Mi...

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Published: Mar 2001

The Life Cycle Completed

Erik Homburger Erikson

"This book will last and last, because it contains the wisdom of two wonderfully knowing observers of our human destiny."—Robert ColesFor decades Erik H. Erikson's concept of the stages of human development has deeply influenced ...

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Published: Jun 1998

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

Lost Boys: Why Our Sons Turn Violent ...

James Garbarino

"Remarkable--. What sets Lost Boys apart from the ordinary lament is the author's palpable sense of care and compassion."--The Washington Post Book WorldIn the past few years our national consciousness has been altered by haunting ima...

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Published: Jan 1999

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 Scientist in the Crib: What Early...

Alison M. Gopnik

This exciting book by three pioneers in the new field of cognitive science discusses important discoveries about how much babies and young children know and learn, and how much parents naturally teach them. It argues that evolution de...

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Published: Jan 2001

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

Smart but Scattered Teens: The "Execu...

Richard 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 ...

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Published: Jan 2013

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

Powerful Choices for Mid-Career Women...

Phyllis Horner Phd

Paperback version of the bestselling ebook! If you have been working 20+ years and feel called to something different, including less hours, more meaning, satisfaction or type of work, you're not alone. Changing your work at mid-car...

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Published: Jan 2016

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

Girls Rising: A Guide to Nurturing a ...

Urana Jackson

This guide for adults working with adolescent girls will help them explore and develop their emotional, social, and spiritual selves.Young people are hungry and capable of engaging in meaningful explorations of themselves and the worl...

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Published: May 2016
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