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Collateral Damage: The Psychological Consequences of America's War on Terrorism (Contemporary Psychology ) ebook

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Collateral Damage: The Psychological Consequences of America's War on Terrorism (Contemporary Psychology )

Color-coded terrorism alerts are issued, then lifted with no explanation. False alarms can, like crying wolf, desensitize people to a real need to be on alert. And that psychic numbing is just one effect discussed in this book by fifteen psychologists teamed up to take a critical look at the U.S. war on terrorism. These experts are led by the Chairman of an American Psychological Association ta

Einstein Never Used Flashcards: How Our Children Really Learn--and Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less ebook

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Einstein Never Used Flashcards: How Our Children Really Learn--and Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less

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In Einstein Never Used Flashcards highly credentialed child psychologists, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Ph.D., and Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Ph.D., with Diane Eyer, Ph.D., offer a compelling indictment of the growing trend toward accelerated learning. It's a message that stressed-out parents are craving to hear: Letting tots learn through play is not only

Whole Beauty: Daily Rituals and Natural Recipes for Lifelong Beauty and Wellness

A decade ago, after suffering from life-threatening autoimmune disorders, Hollywood actress Shiva Rose set out to discover a more holistic way to natural health and beauty. Growing her own organic herbs and flowers; mixing creams, lotions, and tonics; and following Ayurvedic practices and creating mindful rituals, she has not only healed her life but has also become a leader and entrepreneur in

Uncovering the Life of Your Dreams: An Enlightening Story

An enlightening story. . .

Scott Billings has a pretty good life, or so it appears. But something is missing for him. Like many others, he finds himself just going through the motions, sleepwalking through life, until an unexpected and unique encounter with a street beggar allows him to see the possibility of a new reality; a dream world that is more real than anything he’

Assessing and Treating Pediatric Obesity in Neurodevelopmental Disorders

This book reviews strategies for assessing and treating pediatric obesity in children with neurodevelopmental disorders (ND). It synthesizes empirical findings and clinical strategies to offer the latest knowledge in key areas, including risk factors, physical activity, nutrition, treatment planning, goal-setting, and engagement with patients. A four-stage treatment model presents clinical gui

Confucius, the Analects and Western Education

Frank Flanagan explores the significance for western liberal/democratic educational systems of the philosophy of Confucius. He presents the central elements of Confucius' approach to education and government through an account of the biography of Confucius, an analysis of the Analects, and an evaluation of the Confucian tradition through selected contemporary critical accounts. He assesses