Articles in the New Titles category
Articles in the New Titles category
JUST PUBLISHED This book examines cognition with a broad and comprehensive approach. Drawing upon the work of many researchers, McDowell applies current scientific thinking to enhance the understanding of psychotherapy and other contemporary topics, including economics and healthcare.
Just Published "This is truly a unique and outstanding book that covers sub-topics and microscopic details about primary and secondary psychoses across the life cycle, that are not found in previous books about the subject. It is generously referenced and contains an unprecedented compilation and description of 120 rating scales relevant to assessing every aspect of psychosis before and after treatment. I highly recommend it to all psychiatrists and mental health professionals as a must-have reference text." --Henry A. Nasrallah, MD, The Sydney W. Souers Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
NEW This new standout volume is the first to describe developmental areas associated with social competence and social communication, as well as provide evidence-based information on effective assessment and intervention for children who have problems with social communication and social interactions.
New In the 22 chapters in this volume, many of the world’s foremost memory scientists report on their cutting-edge research on the nature of human memory, with several chapters reporting new empirical studies that are being published for the first time. All the contributions are inspired by the work of Larry Jacoby on human memory, with his emphasis on episodic memory -- that is, the processes and mechanisms that enable us to remember our own past experiences.
Margaret Harris and Gert Westermann , authors of the upcoming A Student's Guide to Developmental Psychology, are the Psychology Press Authors of the Month for October 2014. Dr. Harris is the Head of the Department of Psychology, Social Work and Public Health at Oxford Brookes University. Dr. Westermann is a Professor of Psychology Lancaster University.
Should I put my baby in a nursery?
Can we prevent anti-social behavior?
Will my depression be passed on to my child?
This new edition of Why Love Matters, by Sue Gerhardt, throws some fresh light on these perennially challenging questions by updating its popular and accessible account of how the brain develops in early life.
'This book represents a seismic shift in thinking about brain injury and its consequences.' - Skye McDonald
An injury to the brain can affect virtually any aspect of functioning and, at the deepest level, can alter sense of self or the essential qualities that define who we are. In recent years, there has been a growing body of research investigating changes to self in the context of brain injury. Developments in the cognitive and social neurosciences, psychotherapy and neurorehabilitation have together provided a rich perspective on self and identity reformation after brain injury.
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.
The second edition of this work reveals the vast expansion of research in this area of investigation, and covers relations to brain and neurocognition of a series of behavioral, biomedical, and psychophysiological risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Chapters link literature on cardiovascular diseases and their treatments. Also covered are cardiovascular risk factors and their potential mechanisms of influence on dementia pathogenesis.
Visual agnosia is a rare but fascinating disorder of visual object recognition that can occur after a brain lesion. This book documents the case of John, who worked intensively with the authors for 26 years after acquiring visual agnosia following a stroke. It revisits John’s case over twenty years after it was originally described in the book To See But Not To See, in 1987. As in the previous book, the condition is illuminated by John and his wife, Iris, in their own words.