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  • Current Topics in Children's Learning and Cognition
    Current Topics in Children's Learning and Cognition
    Editor Heidi Kloos, Bradley J. Morris and Joseph L. Amaral
    ISBN 978-953-51-0855-9
    160 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 14753 times.
    As a whole, the essays in this book address theoretical and empirical issues related to children's learning and cognition. The first essay, titled Learning in Cognitive Niches, treats the process of sense making on a theoretical level, discussing the ...
  • Child Abuse and Neglect - A Multidimensional Approach
    Child Abuse and Neglect - A Multidimensional Approach
    Editor Alexander Muela
    ISBN 978-953-51-0671-5
    194 pages, July, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 12158 times.
    Child maltreatment constitutes a social problem that affects all societies of the world. A recent study by the World Health Organisation points out that millions of children suffer some form of maltreatment and require medical and social attention. T ...
  • Human Development - Different Perspectives
    Human Development - Different Perspectives
    Editor Maria Lucia Seidl-de-Moura
    ISBN 978-953-51-0610-4
    122 pages, May, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 19349 times.
    Human development has different meanings depending on the area we focus on. To the psychologists it is the ontogenetic process of individual development. It considers systematic psychological changes that occur in human beings over the course of thei ...
  • Psychology - Selected Papers
    Psychology - Selected Papers
    Editor Gina Rossi
    ISBN 978-953-51-0587-9
    342 pages, May, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 82342 times.
    This book represents a selection of chapters that address several topics from the broad domains of psychology: alcoholism, clinical interventions, treatment of depression, personality psychology, qualitative research methods in psychology, and social ...
  • Learning Disabilities
    Learning Disabilities
    Editor Wichian Sittiprapaporn
    ISBN 978-953-51-0269-4
    374 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 49994 times.
    Learning disability is a classification that includes several disorders in which a person has difficulty learning in a typical manner. Depending on the type and severity of the disability, interventions may be used to help the individual learn strate ...