This book will be of particular interest to those training to be instrumental and class teachers, and teachers wishing to further their understanding of teaching and learning. It addresses the psychological underpinnings of all elements of music education and provides a short introduction to the field of music psychology.
The stress that children face has never been greater. This title helps teachers equip students with the stress management skills they need for dealing with pressures. It provides teachers with foundational material on the physiology and psychology of stress so that they understand how stress affects health on a long-term basis.
Metamaterials are artificial materials engineered to provide properties which may not be readily available in nature. These materials usually gain their properties from structure rather than composition, using the inclusion of small inhomogeneities to enact effective macroscopic behaviour. This book reviews research in the field of metamaterials.