What impact do evolving technologies have on the way our children's minds develop? This is a fundamental concern for parents, teachers and practitioners. How we develop so we can think, perceive, remember, talk, reason and learn is a central topic in psychology. It is a field that sees constant new research, including the correlation between children and screen time, and how this will affect their future selves.
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Examples of hate crime and terrorist attacks are rising in the UK and Europe. In 2015-2016, there were 7,631 referrals to the Prevention programme, which aims to stop people being drawn into terrorism. A quarter of these referrals were under-15s. Never before has there been a greater need for schools to present a clear narrative to promote community cohesion. Schools and teachers need resources to help protect and safeguard young people from radical ideas.
The world of content creation — including video games — has seen rapid and dramatic democratization this century. New software and technologies abound, making it easier than ever to express oneself through new creative avenues. The proliferation of the indie game scene and the professional games industry has included all sorts of voices: artists, philosophers, writers, musicians, designers, and more.
Celebrating the publication of the 25th book in the widely respected and influential Routledge Philosophers series.
New and expanded edition of highly acclaimed laboratory animal program management book is now available-
CRC Press is pleased to announce that the new edition of Management of Animal Care and Use Programs in Research, Education, and Testing, Second Edition, by Robert H. Weichbrod, Gail A. (Heidbrink) Thompson, John N. Norton is now available. It has more than doubled the number of chapters in the original volume to present a more comprehensive overview of the current breadth and depth of the field with applicability to an international audience.
Through the new science of epigenetics (how genes and the environment interact) we now know that a genetic predisposition to ADHD can be changed—and made better or worse—by a child's experiences. Epigenetics is a fascinating, cutting-edge area of science with major implications for ADHD treatment, as well as many other mental health conditions. If you are planning any upcoming stories on this topic, I hope you will consider using Dr. Nigg as a resource.
The Boarding School Girls tells the story of eleven ‘little rich’ Persian girls who were sent to English boarding schools at a young age during the 1960’s and 1970’s. Intriguing and insightful, it offers a psychological analysis of the long-established British and colonial boarding school tradition and its impact across cross-cultural borders.
CRC Press is pleased to announce its newly published book, Building the Network of the Future: Getting Smarter, Faster, and More Flexible with a Software Centric Approach by John Donovan and Krish Prabhu.
In an era of longer hours and shorter contracts, of tighter margins and frequent organizational change, stress can undermine both the mental health and performance of employees. A culture of resilience in the workplace, however, offers the potential to support psychological wellbeing and improve the performance of both people and organizations.
Why do things go wrong in healthcare? The purpose of the healthcare system is to improve patient’s conditions but when things go wrong this system that should aid can have devastating effects.