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About The Boys

At a time of unprecedented international immigration, seven Somali and African Caribbean boys are working their way through primary and secondary education. It is inner city Bristol and, like large cities across the UK, local communities and schools are receiving many thousands of Somali refugees on their doorstep. As new prioritie...
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Applied Psychology in Everyday Life

The practice of psychology involves more than the clinical treatment of mental illness. Although the media may perpetuate the view that all psychologists are healthcare professionals, or specialists who deal with deviant or non-normal behaviors, the majority of psychologists study and practice in diverse areas of human functioning ...
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Applied Social Sciences

Applied Social Sciences: Psychology, Physical Education and Social Medicine is focused on an interdisciplinary area of research, coagulating quantitative and qualitative studies related to developmental psychology, methodology of applied psychology, educational psychology, physical education and social medicine. Some of these topic...
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Assessing L2 Students with Learning and Other Disabilities

This edited volume discusses the theoretical, ethical and practical considerations involved in the assessment of Second Language Learners (SLLs) with Specific Language Learning Disorders (SpLD), such as dyslexia and Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder, and with other disabilities like visual and hearing impairments. The vo...
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Belle Vue

It is July 24, 1895. Sigmund Freud and his family are staying for the summer at the Belle Vue resort in the Alpine foothills overlooking Vienna. His marriage to his wife Martha is swiftly deteriorating; he is in the midst of a love affair with his brilliant but unpredictable sister-in-law, Minna; his mother-in-law, Mrs. Bernays, de...
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Building Asian Families and Communities in the 21st Century

This book provides an overview of current research in psychology throughout Asia, including papers that demonstrate the adaptation of the discipline to issues specific to families and communities within that region of the world. The papers which appear here were presented at the 2nd Convention of the Asian Psychological Association...
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China

China’s annual 5+ million university graduates are the elite of Chinese society. They are the future leaders, be they community, economic, industrial, political, religious, or social; they are the privileged class who have been educated for future leadership roles. Common Chinese people look up to them and follow them because they ...
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Cinematic Narration and its Psychological Impact

Film provides experience potential. Contemporary cognitive psychology gives the opportunity to define this impact on the film spectators’ mind in regard to different aspects of cognition, imagination and emotion. Proceeding from these positions, this book considers a number of practical issues of cinematic narration with which film...
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Conceiving God

This book presents a novel explanation for the emergence of the God-concept and human religiosity. In doing so, it makes creative use of the most recent findings in anthropology, neurology and psychology. At the center of this explanation is the fact that early childhood experiences predispose people to ‘magical thinking’, a tenden...
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Creativity, Madness and Civilisation

What is ‘creativity’? And what is ‘madness’? How far can we interpret an artist’s work through our knowledge of his or her mental state, and how far can we infer a mental state from a work of art? When does a work of art cease to be a personal statement by the artist and become a matter of public concern?The contributions to this b...
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Enhancing Human Performance

The chapters in this book have their origins in papers presented at one of two conferences organised by the Global Science and Technology Forum (GSTF): the Annual International Conference on Human Resource Management and Professional Development (HRM and PD) 2012, and the Annual Conference on Cognitive and Behavioural Psychology (C...
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Enriching the Lives of Children

Enriching the Lives of Children is an exploration of innovations in teaching and learning. The book reflects scholarship, synthesis and creativity as the author reviews decades of research and practice on educational and instructional reforms designed to enrich learning and life for children, through novel and stimulating experienc...
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