Empathic Attunement: The ‘Technique’ of Psychoanalytic Self Psychology

Empathic Attunement: The 'Technique' of Psychoanalytic Self PsychologyEmpathic Attunement captures the essence of Kohut’s contributions to self psychology and the mental health field. Straightforward, accurate, and practical, the authors introduce student and experienced clinician alike to the synthesis of Kohut’s major concepts and their clinical applications. The authors highlight Kohut’s emphasis on the empathic mode of data gathering from within the patient’s experiences. Kohut considers empathy―the capacity to think and feel oneself into the inner life of a…

Cognitive Theory of Metaphor

Cognitive Theory of MetaphorIn this book, Earl Mac Cormac presents an original and unified cognitive theory of metaphor using philosophical arguments which draw upon evidence from psychological experiments and theories. He notes that implications of this theory for meaning and truth with specific attention to metaphor as a speech act, the iconic meaning of metaphor, and the development of a four-valued system of truth. Numerous examples of metaphor from poetry and science are presented and analyzed to support Mac Cormac’s …

Fractals of Brain, Fractals of Mind: In Search of a Symmetry Bond (Advances in Consciousness Research, No 7)

Fractals of Brain, Fractals of Mind: In Search of a Symmetry Bond (Advances in Consciousness Research, No 7)This collective volume is the first to discuss systematically what are the possibilities to model different aspects of brain and mind functioning with the formal means of fractal geometry and deterministic chaos. At stake here is not an approximation to the way of actual performance, but the possibility of brain and mind to implement nonlinear dynamic patterns in their functioning. The contributions discuss the following topics (among others): the edge-of-chaos dynamics in recursively organized …

THE GAME OF LIFE AND HOW TO PLAY IT

THE GAME OF LIFE AND HOW TO PLAY ITDestroying Depression is a workbook, complete with daily worksheets, which uses Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to help people help themselves and deal with their depression. A 10 day, step by step guide to living a happier life.Most people consider life a battle, but it is not a battle, it is a game. Most people consider life a battle, but it is not a battle, it is a game. …

Measures for Children with Developmental Disabilities: An ICF-CY Approach (194)

Measures for Children with Developmental Disabilities: An ICF-CY Approach (194)Presents and reviews outcome measures across a wide range of attributes that are applicable to children and youth with developmental disabilities. The book uses the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF-CY) as a framework for organizing the various measures into sections and chapters. Each chapter co-incides with domains within Body Functions, Activities and Participation, and Personal and Environmental Factors. Advances in measurement using neuroimaging technol…

Congenital Hemiplegia

Congenital HemiplegiaClinics in Developmental Medicine No. 150 This is a comprehensive review of congenital hemiplegia for the clinician covering all aspects from etiology and pathology to clinical assessment and management, whether orthopaedic, neurological or psychological. The team of expert international contributors highlight the many quite distinct problems of hemiplegia and review all the current approaches. Probable future developments are also described, especially unilateral hemisphere lesions, a topic …

Two Sciences of Mind: Readings in cognitive science and consciousness (Advances in Consciousness Research)

Two Sciences of Mind: Readings in cognitive science and consciousness (Advances in Consciousness Research)The Reaching for Mind workshop, held at AISB ’95, explicitly addressed itself to the current crisis in Cognitive Science. In particular, the issue of how this discipline can address consciousness was a leitmotiv in the workshop. The conclusion seems inescapable that there is a need for two sciences in this area. Cognitive Science can be freed to become a fully-fledged experimental epistemology by the creation of a science of consciousness also encompassing subjectivity. This exciting collectio…

CourseMate for Goldstein’s Sensation and Perception, 9th Edition

CourseMate for Goldstein's Sensation and Perception, 9th EditionPlease check the ISBN that your instructor provided. If the ISNB-13 does not match this product (9781285417301) or its Printed Access Card equivalent (9781285192611) this may not be the correct product. In some cases, you may also require a course code from your Instructor.The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Read your textbook, take notes, review flashcards, watch videos, and take practice quizzes-…