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  • Neurocognitive Approaches to Developmental Disorders: A Festschrift for Uta Frith

    A Special Issue of the Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology

    Edited by Dr Dorothy Bishop, Margaret Snowling

    Uta Frith has been an outstandingly influential figure in the field of developmental neuropsychology for over 40 years, and is internationally renowned for her work on developmental cognitive disorders. Her scholarly influence has defined contemporary research on atypical development, notably in…

    Paperback – 2018-06-23 

  • Cognitive Models of Speech Processing

    A Special Issue of Language and Cognitive Processes

    By Gerry Altmann

    This collection of papers and abstracts stems from the third meeting in the series of Sperlonga workshops on Cognitive Models of Speech Processing. It presents current research on the structure and organization of the mental lexicon, and on the processes that access that lexicon. The volume starts…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24

  • The Mirror Neuron System

    A Special Issue of Social Neuroscience

    Edited by Christian Keysers, Luciano Fadiga

    Mirror neurons are premotor neurons, originally discovered in the macaque brain , that discharge both during execution of goal-directed actions and during the observation of similar actions executed by another individual. They therefore ‘mirror’ others’ actions on the observer's motor repertoire.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Psychology Press

  • Perception and Action: Recent Advances in Cognitive Neuropsychology

    A Special Issue of Cognitive Neuropsychology

    Edited by Jean Decety

    Perception and Action have long been considered as two separate information processes and have accordingly been investigated in relative isolation from one another. However, it is now acknowledged that perception and action are functionally related. This special issue presents original…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Psychology Press

  • Corporate Social Responsibility in the International Shipping Industry: State-of-the-art, Current Challenges and Future Directions

    A special theme issue of The Journal of Sustainable Mobility (Volume 3, Issue 2)

    Edited by Peter Lund-Thomsen, Rene Taudal Poulsen, Rob Ackrill

    Corporate and intergovernmental actors recognize the importance of the international shipping industry for its role in facilitating trade and providing countries and firms with access to global markets. About 90% of all goods traded internationally are transported by sea (BIMCO, 2016a). This…

    Paperback – 2016-12-22

  • The United Nations Global Compact and the Encyclical Laudato Si

    A special theme issue of The Journal of Corporate Citizenship (Issue 64)

    Edited by Oliver F. Williams

    In April 2016, the Center for Ethics and Religious Values in Business of the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame with the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) Office convened a group of scholars and business leaders to discuss the Encyclical Laudato Si (LS) and the UN…

    Paperback – 2016-12-21

  • Mentors and Mentoring

    A Special Issue of the peabody Journal of Education

    Edited by Robert C. Cienkus, Jennifer Grant Haworth, Jack A. Kavanagh

    The definition and parameters of teacher education have recently been changed by the concept of mentoring. Supporters of the concept maintain that it is an effective technique for inducting and retaining new teachers, but who and what are mentors, and what attributes do they possess? Previous…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06

  • Developmental Perspectives on Metaphor

    A Special Issue of metaphor and Symbolic Activity

    Edited by Ellen Winner

    Research on the development of metaphor abilities in children can be dated back as far as 1960, with Asch and Nerlove's pioneering study, which concluded that children were unable to understand metaphors until middle or even late childhood. However, the study of metaphor in children did not take…

    Paperback – 2016-08-26
    Psychology Press

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders

    A Special Issue of Child Neuropsychology

    Edited by Natacha Akshoomoff

    Children with autism spectrum disorders share a pervasive impairment in the development of reciprocal social interaction skills but vary in their verbal and nonverbal communication skills and various restricted and repetitive behaviors. This variability presents challenges for developmental and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Psychology Press

  • AUS Business and Peace Conference

    A Special Theme Issue of Business, Peace and Sustainable Development (Issue 7)

    Edited by John Katsos

    This Special Issue of Business, Peace, and Sustainable Development is based on the American University of Sharjah's Business and Peace Conference held in the United Arab Emirates on the 15th of November 2015. It offers an attempt to show what a combination of research and practice might look like,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30

  • Intellectual Shamans, Wayfinders, Edgewalkers, and Systems Thinkers: Building a Future Where All Can Thrive

    A special theme issue of The Journal of Corporate Citizenship (Issue 62)

    Edited by Sandra Waddock, Malcolm McIntosh, Judith Ann Neal, Edwina Pio, Chellie Spiller

    This special issue of the Journal of Corporate Citizenship honours the voice of the Changemaker, Wayfinder, Edgewalker, and Intellectual Shaman in particular. It is contended that we can all become Shamans, Wayfinders, and Edgewalkers, if we open up to the possibility that our work, whatever it is,…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20

  • Pretoria Leadership Conference

    A special theme issue of The Journal of Corporate Citizenship (Issue 60)

    Edited by Derick De Jongh

    The Albert Luthuli Centre for Responsible Leadership invited papers related to responsible leadership from a trans-disciplinary perspective involving the social and natural sciences. Subsequent to a lengthy review process, fifteen authors were invited to present at the the 3rd International…

    Paperback – 2015-12-15

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