Biological Development Products

  • 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
    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

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