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Our collection of 11 books.

  • Contemporary Perspective on Child Psychology and Education
    Contemporary Perspective on Child Psychology and Education
    Edited by Şenay Çetinkaya
    ISBN 978-953-51-3739-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3738-2,
    Edited Volume
    144 pages, January, 2018
    In contemporary understanding, the working areas of children's psychology are expanding considerably. The mental health of the children ensures that they are able to use their developmental abilities, cope with difficulties in life, be productive and ...
  • Learning Disabilities - An International Perspective
    Learning Disabilities - An International Perspective
    Edited by Carolyn S. Ryan
    ISBN 978-953-51-3652-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3651-4,
    Edited Volume
    226 pages, November, 2017
    Learning disabilities are conditions that are associated with difficulties in knowledge and skill acquisition to the level expected of same-age peers. The current book is an international examination of assessment methods, preventative measures, inte ...
  • Perception of Beauty
    Perception of Beauty
    Edited by Martha Peaslee Levine
    ISBN 978-953-51-3582-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3581-4,
    Edited Volume
    232 pages, October, 2017
    The authors in this book ask us to consider whether the perception of beauty has been defined by our genetics and culture over the years - has it grown and changed? Do certain neural connections define our emotional reactions to beauty? Does beauty f ...
  • Advances in Speech-language Pathology
    Advances in Speech-language Pathology
    Edited by Fernanda Dreux M. Fernandes
    ISBN 978-953-51-3510-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3509-8,
    Edited Volume
    380 pages, September, 2017
    Speech-language pathology has different practice and research histories, standards, methods, and challenges in different countries and regions. Awareness of these different realities may contribute to the scientific development of the field and impro ...
  • Empathy - An Evidence-based Interdisciplinary Perspective
    Empathy - An Evidence-based Interdisciplinary Perspective
    Edited by Makiko Kondo
    ISBN 978-953-51-3454-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3453-4,
    Edited Volume
    178 pages, August, 2017
    Empathy, a basic ability for understanding persons holistically, building supportive relationships, and listening attentively, includes being with suffering persons, healing, and inducing catharsis in them. Therefore, it is necessary within occupatio ...
  • Current Topics in Children's Learning and Cognition
    Current Topics in Children's Learning and Cognition
    Edited by Heidi Kloos, Bradley J. Morris and Joseph L. Amaral
    ISBN 978-953-51-0855-9,
    Edited Volume
    160 pages, November, 2012
    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
    Edited by Alexander Muela
    ISBN 978-953-51-0671-5,
    Edited Volume
    194 pages, July, 2012
    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
    Edited by Maria Lucia Seidl-de-Moura
    ISBN 978-953-51-0610-4,
    Edited Volume
    122 pages, May, 2012
    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 ...