Focussing on ‘the dark side’ of emotional labour, this book explores the work that the rest of society either forgets or does not want to think about - work that is emotionally disturbing, wearying, and sometimes damaging to those who undertake it. This work is often stigmatised and unseen, but is...
To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge
A Special Issue of Visual Cognition
The remarkable complexity and sophistication of our perceptual systems have evolved for ultimately one purpose - to promote efficient and effective action within a constantly changing environment. Traditionally, the route from perception to action has often been viewed as a single, one-directional...
To Be Published May 28th 2015 by Psychology Press
Training for High Proficiency in a Complex World
Speed in acquiring the knowledge and skills to perform tasks is crucial. Yet, it still ordinarily takes many years to achieve high proficiency in countless jobs and professions, in government, business, industry, and throughout the private sector. There would be great advantages if regimens of...
Published August 27th 2013 by Psychology Press
Series: Routledge Teaching Guides
A Practical Guide to Teaching Mathematics in the Secondary School offers straightforward advice, inspiration and support for mathematics teachers whether in training or newly qualified. Based on the best research and practice available, it offers a wide range of tried and tested approaches that...
Published November 15th 2012 by Routledge
Current Successes and Future Directions
For over a decade, some academic libraries have been purchasing, rather than borrowing, recently published books requested by their patrons through interlibrary loan. These books had one circulation guaranteed and so appealed to librarians who were concerned about the large percentage of books...
Published October 21st 2012 by Routledge
Why is cross-curricular work so valuable in the mathematics classroom?Why can pupils sometimes draw graphs in mathematics but not in science?What might mathematics teachers learn from the performing arts?Cross-curricular approaches have much to offer the modern mathematics classroom. They can help...
Published November 25th 2010 by Routledge