Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Book Nook: PsycCRITIQUES - Volume 56, Issue 48 is now available online

A few books related to the topics covered in this blog.

A new issue of PsycCRITIQUES is available online.

November 30, 2011
Volume 56, Issue 48

Book Reviews
1. Self-Regulation: Brain, Cognition, and Development
Author: Andrea Berger
Reviewers: Dima Amso and Julie Markant

2. Poisonous Parenting: Toxic Relationships Between Parents and Their Adult Children
Authors: Shea M. Dunham, Shannon B. Dermer, and Jon Carlson (Eds.)
Reviewers: J. Douglas Pettinelli, Katie M. Heiden Rootes, and Christine Schneider

3. The Resilience Builder Program for Children and Adolescents: Enhancing Social Competence and Self-Regulation—A Cognitive-Behavioral Group Approach
Authors: Mary Karapetian Alvord, Bonnie Zucker, and Judy Johnson Grados
Reviewers: Georgette Yetter and Catherine Laterza

4. Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World
Author: Jane McGonigal
Reviewer: Christopher J. Ferguson

5. Ethical Conundrums, Quandaries, and Predicaments in Mental Health Practice: A Casebook From the Files of Experts
Authors: W. Brad Johnson and Gerald P. Koocher (Eds.)
Reviewer: Andrew M. Pomerantz

6. The Aging Intellect
Author: Douglas H. Powell
Reviewer: Michael J. Gilewski

7. Payback: Why We Retaliate, Redirect Aggression, and Take Revenge
Authors: David P. Barash and Judith Eve Lipton
Reviewers: Helen C. Harton and Zackary Lemka

8. Handbook of Trial Consulting
Authors: Richard L. Wiener and Brian H. Bornstein (Eds.)
Reviewer: Michel Sabourin

9. Heuristics: The Foundations of Adaptive Behavior
Authors: Gerd Gigerenzer, Ralph Hertwig, and Thorsten Pachur (Eds.)
Reviewer: John G. Benjafield

Film Review
10. Poetry
Director: Lee Chang-dong
Reviewer: Lauren S. Seifert

No comments: