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Articles, News, Promotions and Updates from Routledge and the Taylor & Francis Group.

Recent Articles

  1. March is Brain Injury Awareness Month

    A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a blow, jolt or bump to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the normal function of the brain. 2.4 million people, including 475,000 children, sustain a Traumatic Brain Injury in the U.S. each year. 5.3 million live with life-long disability as a result.

    In support of Brain Injury Awareness Month and the many professionals working to improve the lives of those with TBIs, Routledge is proud to offer a 20% discount on all orders placed on our websites. Use code BIA14 to redeem and get free shipping on orders over $35.

  2. The Elderly Eyewitness in Court

    The majority of research on eyewitness memory has traditionally studied children and young adults. By contrast, this volume is designed to provide an overview of empirical research on the cognitive, social, and health related factors that impact the accuracy of eyewitness testimony given by the elderly. 

  3. Thank you for joining us at SPSP!

    If you didn't get a chance to visit our booth at this year's Society for Personality and Social Psychology annual conference, don't despair! You can still get 20% off your order by using the code LRK87* online until March 15, 2014.

  4. Time and Work Volume 1

    New - Time and Work, Volumes 1 and 2

    The concept of time influences not only the question of ‘when’, but also the ‘what, how and why’ of our ideas about management. This 2-volume set provides a fresh, temporal perspective on some of the most important and thriving areas in management research today. Time and Work, Volumes 1 and 2, are new in the Current Issues in Work and Organizational Psychology series (Series Editor: Arnold B. Bakker).

  5. The Believer’s Brain

    The Believer's Brain takes a step beyond these singular methodologies, providing converging evidence from a variety study methods of how humans’ brain networks mediate different aspects of religious and spiritual beliefs, feelings, actions, and experiences. 

  6. Introduction to Multicultural Counseling for Helping Professionals, 3rd Edition

    "Introduction to Multicultural Counseling for Helping Professionals is a valuable addition to the field. Written from the perspective of multicultural competence, it is practical, accessible, and yet grounded in the literature which makes it an ideal textbook for trainees. While covering the critical issues in providing effective multicultural counseling to different sub-populations, it nevertheless touches upon key principles and insights. I highly recommend this new text to faculty teaching counseling courses in the helping professions." —Frederick T. L. Leong, PhD, professor of psychology and psychiatry and director of the MSU Consortium for Multicultural Psychology Research

    To request your complimentary exam copy, please click here.

  7. Principles of Counseling and Psychotherapy, 2nd Edition

    "If you have been looking for a pragmatic approach to becoming a master counselor, you’ve found it! Principles of Counseling and Psychotherapy, 2nd ed,provides a delightful mix of counseling applications derived from apt metaphors, case examples, skill-development exercises, and transcripts of masters demonstrating their craft. The authors do a thorough job helping counselors to connect with clients and help navigate client ambivalence to enact constructive life changes. The companion videos are a real bonus." —Bradley T. Erford, PhD, professor at Loyola University Maryland and past president of the American Counseling Association

    To request your complimentary exam copy please click here.

  8. Indigenous Adolescent Development: Psychological, Social and Historical Contexts

    New in the Explorations in Developmental Psychology series, this volume explores the first four waves of a longitudinal diagnostic study of Indigenous adolescents and their families - the first study of its kind. It calls attention to culturally-specific risk factors that affect Indigenous (American Indian and Canadian First Nations) adolescent development, and describes the historical and social contexts in which Indigenous adolescents come of age.

  9. Fine Art and Perceptual Neuroscience: Field of Vision and the Painted Grid

    New in the Explorations in Cognitive Psychology series, this book exists at the intersection of perceptual neuroscience, psychology, fine art and art history. It addresses the act of painting and the process of looking. Specifically, it examines vision and the effects of visual impairment and how these can be interpreted through painting within a theoretical framework of visual neuroscience.

  10. Dr. Kenneth M. Heilman

    Author of the Month: Kenneth M. Heilman

    Kenneth M. Heilman, MD, the James E. Rooks Jr. Distinguished Professor of Neurology and Health Psychology at the University of Florida, has described several new diseases and is the author or editor of 14 books, 100 textbook chapters, and 500 research journal publications about brain-behavior relations. He is listed in Best Doctors in America, America’s Top Doctors and Who’s Who. He has trained approximately 70 postdoctoral fellows, many of whom are now leaders in neurology and neuropsychology. 

    Most recently, Dr. Heilman is the author of The Believer's Brain    

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