Hypnosis: Theories, Research and Applications
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Hypnosis: Theories, Research and Applications

This book presents new research on hypnosis, including a clinical review comparing the effectiveness of hypnotherapy to psychoanalysis and behaviour therapy. Some of the recent clinical evidence contradicting the common criticisms and misconceptions surrounding hypnotherapy are presented, providing a good indication of how to make the best use of this tool, and to provide a rational explanation for its hard-to-believe therapeutic eff...

Mnemonology: Mnemonics for the 21st Century
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Mnemonology: Mnemonics for the 21st Century

This book bridges the gap between basic memory research and mnemonic applications through a careful analysis of the processes that underlie effective memory aids. The book traces the history of mnemonics, examines popular techniques, and discusses the current relevance of mnemonics to both psychological researchers and those seeking to improve their memory. Using a unique approach (termed "mnemonology"), the authors seek not necessar...

Pretending and imagination in animals and children
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Pretending and imagination in animals and children

It is well known that children's activities are full of pretending and imagination, but it is less appreciated that animals can also show similar activities. Originally published in 2002, this book focuses on comparing and contrasting children's and animals' pretenses and imaginative activities. In the text, overviews of research present conflicting interpretations of children's understanding of the psychology of pretense, and descri...

Autism, Brain, and Environment
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Autism, Brain, and Environment

The increasing number of people being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) cannot simply be explained by changes in diagnostic criteria or greater awareness of the condition. In this controversial new book, Richard Lathe contends that the recent rise in cases of ASDs is a result of increased exposure to environmental toxicity combined with genetic predisposition. Autism, Brain, and Environment proposes that autism is a dis...

Criminal Evidence 7th Edition
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Criminal Evidence 7th Edition

The seventh edition of Criminal Evidence presents the basic concepts of criminal evidence applied in the criminal justice environment. The text includes a description of the trial process, types of evidence, the rules relating to relevance, hearsay (including the Confrontation Clause), documentary evidence, qualification of witnesses, privileges, presumptions, judicial notice, photographs, and character. The text also presents the pr...

The Racial Healing Handbook: Practical Activities to Help You Challenge Privilege, Confront Systemic Racism, and...
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The Racial Healing Handbook (The Social Justice Handbook Series)

“Racism is America’s original sin. It is woven into the fabric of this country, and is an inextricable part of this nation’s history. Racism is psychologically and spiritually damaging, yet the sad reality is that in the current political climate racism has been emboldened. Anneliese Singh has given us a desperately needed gift in this racial healing workbook. For those who are social justice activists, or just people who want to und...

An introduction to noncommutative noetherian rings
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An introduction to noncommutative noetherian rings

This introduction to noncommutative noetherian rings, accessible to anyone with a basic background in abstract algebra, can be used as a second-year graduate text, or as a self-contained reference. Extensive explanatory material is given, and exercises are integrated throughout. New material includes the basic types of quantum groups.

Kriminologie im 21. Jahrhundert
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Kriminologie im 21. Jahrhundert

Das „goldene Zeitalter“ der Kriminologie und insbesondere der Kriminalsoziologie in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland begann Anfang der 1970er Jahre. Die heutigen Zeiten für die Kriminologie, Kriminalsoziologie oder die Soziologie abweichenden Verhaltens sind schlecht. Man will heute von diesen Soziologien eigentlich nichts mehr hören – nicht die Politik, aber auch nicht die Hochschulen. So sind diese Lehrstühle größtenteils aus den Uni...

Auf den Anfang kommt es an: Kompetenzen entwickeln - Kompetenzen stärken
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Auf den Anfang kommt es an: Kompetenzen entwickeln - Kompetenzen stärken

Das Buch beinhaltet Beiträge zu den Feldern Lernkompetenzen von SchülerInnen, Lehrkompetenzen von Grundschullehrerinnen und -lehrern und deren Bedeutung für die Gestaltung von Übergängen im Primarbereich, insbesondere der neuen Schuleingangsphase. Dabei werden grundlegende Diskussionsstränge, Forschungsprojekte und -ergebnisse neuer Untersuchungen vorgestellt.