Kanzi offers any number of crucial insights into the workings of the mind.| |http://www.pickabook.co.uk/bookdetails.aspx?ISBN=9780471159599|http://www.pickabook.co.uk/CoverImages/2008_2_22_40/9780471159599.jpg| |1-28| | | |GBP|10.49|14.99| |0|1|1|2| EN|9780471159629|9780471159629|Inevitable Illusions|SOCIAL, GROUP OR COLLECTIVE PSYCHOLOGY|John Wiley and Sons Ltd| |Inevitable Illusions by Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini|Fascinating and insightful... I cannot recall a book that has made me think more about the nature of thinking. " -- Richard C. Lewontin Harvard University Everyone knows that optical illusions trick us because of the way we see.
Suitable for students in health and social care, this book provides an overview of foundational issues and core themes in the field and introduces key areas of debate. It addresses introductory psychology and sociology, social policy, equality and diversity, skills for practice, and working with people.
Presents an overview of the psychological models of injury rehabilitation, the role of coping with ACL injury and the role of social support. This book includes discussions related to specific stages of rehabilitation from ACL injury. It examines both in vitro robotic testing systems and in vivo imaging and computerised modelling techniques.
A practical introduction to the use of the arts in dementia care. Based on experience, the book provides clear guidance on how to employ a variety of innovative techniques including art, music and dance therapies, to promote the physical, psychological, emotional, social and spiritual well-being of people with dementia.
Therapist burnout is a pressing issue and self-care is possible only when therapists actively help themselves. This book examines the literature from neurobiology, social psychology and folk psychology in order to explain how therapists suffer from an excess of empathy for their clients, and then presents strategies for dealing with burnout.
The media constantly bombard us with news of the health hazards that lurk in our everyday lives. But, many of these hazards, even some that provoke regulatory action, have been greatly overblown. This book examines the forces that contribute to health scares and economic, political, and psychological consequences of their "social amplification."