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Temperament Tools: Working with Your Child's Inborn Traits

Helen Neville · Parenting Press
Pages: 125
Format: Print book

The most recent and respected research on how temperament can affect a child's progress toward developmental milestones and responses to new experiences Research shows that many challenging behaviors are connected to a child's inborn temperament, the unique set of characteristics...
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The happiness effect : how social media is driving a generation to appear perfect at any cost

Donna Freitas · Oxford University Press
Pages: 339

Sexting. Cyberbullying. Narcissism. Social media has become the dominant force in young people's lives, and each day seems to bring another shocking tale of private pictures getting into the wrong hands, or a lament that young people feel compelled to share their each and every thought...
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Born to Be Wild: Why Teens Take Risks, and How We Can Help Keep Them Safe

JESS SHATKIN · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking, research-based guide that sheds new light on why young people make dangerous choices--and offers solutions that workTexting while driving. Binge-drinking. Bullying. Unprotected sex. There are plenty of reasons for parents to worry about getting a late-night call about...
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The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President

Bandy X Lee · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The consensus view of two dozen psychiatrists and psychologists that Trump is dangerously mentally ill and that he presents a clear and present danger to the nation and our own mental health.This is not normal.Since the start of Donald Trump's presidential run, one question has quietly...
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The Mechanical Bride - Facsimile

Marshall McLuhan · Gingko Press; Reprint edition
Format: Book

This is the devastating book which first established Marshall McLuhan's reputation as the foremost critic of modern mass communications. The Mechanical Bride is vintage McLuhan so aptly illustrated by dozens of examples from ads, comic strips, columnists, etc., that those who were stung...
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Shame Nation: The Global Epidemic of Online Hate

Sue Scheff · Sourcebooks
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"Engaging, sharp, and important -- Shame Nation will inspire you to open your eyes and be better." -- Theresa Payton, CEO of Fortalice Solutions and Deputy Director of Intelligence on CBS' HuntedIn today's digitally driven world, disaster is only a click away. A rogue tweet...
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The Middlepause: On Life After Youth

Marina Benjamin · Catapult
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

The Middlepause offers a vision of contentment in middle age, without sentiment or delusion. Marina Benjamin weighs the losses and opportunities of our middle years, taking inspiration from literature, science, philosophy, and her own experience. Spurred by her surgical propulsion into...
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Is It All in Your Head?: True Stories of Imaginary Illness

Suzanne O'Sullivan · Other Press
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

A neurologist's insightful and compassionate look into the misunderstood world of psychosomatic disorders, told through individual case histories It's happened to all of us: our cheeks flush red when we say the wrong thing, or our hearts skip a beat when a certain someone walks by. But few of us realize...
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Your Idea Starts Here: 77 Mind-Expanding Ways to Unleash Your Creativity

Carolyn Eckert · Storey Publishing
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

With change happening faster and faster in our tech-ruled world, being able to think creatively, flexibly, and quickly is more important than ever. In Your Idea Starts Here, graphic designer Carolyn Eckert offers 77 specific questions, techniques, and exercises - cleverly combined with...
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The Spiritual Child: The New Science on Parenting for Health and Lifelong Thriving

Lisa J Miller · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BestsellerUSA TODAY BestsellerPublishers Weekly BestsellerIn The Spiritual Child, psychologist Lisa Miller presents the next big idea in psychology: the science and the power of spirituality. She explains the clear, scientific link between spirituality and health and shows...
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The Influential Mind: What the Brain Reveals About Our Power to Change Others

Tali Sharot · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A cutting-edge, research-based inquiry into how we influence those around us, and how understanding the brain can help us change minds for the better.In The Influential Mind, neuroscientist Tali Sharot takes us on a thrilling exploration of the nature of influence. We all have a duty to affect...
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The Origin of Others

TONI MORRISON · Harvard University Press
Pages: 136
Format: Hardcover

America's foremost novelist reflects on the themes that preoccupy her work and increasingly dominate national and world politics: race, fear, borders, the mass movement of peoples, the desire for belonging. What is race and why does it matter? What motivates the human tendency to construct...
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The Road Home: A Contemporary Exploration of the Buddhist Path

Ethan Nichtern · North Point Press
Format: Hardcover

A lively exploration of contemporary Buddhism from one of its most admired teachersDo you feel at home right now? Or do you sense a hovering anxiety or uncertainty, an underlying unease that makes you feel just a bit uncomfortable, a bit distracted and disconnected from those around you?...
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Hitler: Ascent, 1889-1939

Volker Ullrich · Alfred A. Knopf
Pages: 1008
Format: Print book

A landmark biography that gives us an unprecedented understanding of the man who has become the personification of evil. Volker Ullrich draws on previously unseen papers and recent scholarly research to shed new light on the man behind the public persona: from Hitler's childhood and his failures...
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Resilient Grieving: How to Live with Loss That Changes Everything

Lucy Hone · The Experiment
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

The death of someone we hold dear may be inevitable; being paralyzed by our grief is not. A growing body of research has revealed our capacity for resilient grieving, our innate ability to respond to traumatic loss by finding ways to grow - by becoming more engaged with our lives, and discovering...
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