Biological Development Products

  • Habituation

    Perspectives from Child Development, Animal Behavior, and Neurophysiology

    Edited by Thomas J. Tighe, Robert N. Leaton

    Originally published in 1976, this volume is based on a conference held in 1974. The purpose of the conference was to foster communication between those researchers studying habituation or closely related processes in children and those studying habituation at the level of neurophysiology and…

    Hardback – 2016-06-23 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Cognitive Science

  • Neural Plasticity Across the Lifespan

    How the brain can change

    By Gianfranco Denes

    Neural Plasticity Across the Lifespan reviews the recent scientific developments which are transforming our understanding of the human brain. For many years it was thought that modifications to the structural and functional organization of the brain were limited to a short early period of life, "…

    Paperback – 2015-11-27
    Psychology Press

  • Adolescence and Body Image

    From Development to Preventing Dissatisfaction

    By Lina A Ricciardelli, Zali Yager

    Body image is a significant issue for the majority of adolescents. Anxieties relating to body image can be crippling across both genders, their debilitating effects sometimes leading to mental health problems. This important book is the first of its kind to focus specifically on adolescents,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-23
    Routledge
    Adolescence and Society

  • The Good Life

    Wellbeing and the new science of altruism, selfishness and immorality

    By Graham Music

    Are we born selfish or primed to help others? Does stress make people more antisocial? Can we ever be genuinely altruistic? This book explores some of the dilemmas at the heart of being human. Integrating cutting edge studies with in-depth clinical experience, Graham Music synthesizes a wealth of…

    Paperback – 2014-05-14
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Sex and Gender

    By Barbara Smith

    This text provides students with a balanced examination of the influences of sex and gender on behavior and development. It takes a truly global perspective when examining the relationship between and among sex, gender, and factors such as sexual orientation, race and ethnicity, and religious and…

    Paperback – 2006-04-26
    Routledge

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