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November 09, 2010

Fatherhood: The Dao of Daddy: Philosophy for Everyone

“Not so much a subject matter, philosophy is a way of thinking. Thinking not just about the Big Questions, but about little ones too. This series invites everyone to ponder things they care about, big or small, significant, serious … or just curious.”—Philosophy for Everyone

November 08, 2010

Boys and Girls Learn Differently! A Guide for Teachers and Parents: Revised 10th Anniversary Edition

This special anniversary edition is a comprehensive updae on the latest brain research and psychological studies on what's different and what isn't among young boys and girls in schools.  It addresses the dynamic conversation on gender difference and learning, including the conflicts over when and if they should have separate classes to insure their best chances of success.

November 08, 2010

Dating: Flirting With Big Ideas: Philosophy for Everyone:

“Not so much a subject matter, philosophy is a way of thinking. Thinking not just about the Big Questions, but about little ones too. This series invites everyone to ponder things they care about, big or small, significant, serious … or just curious.”—Philosophy for Everyone

November 08, 2010

Gardening: Cultivating Wisdom: Philosophy for Everyone

“Not so much a subject matter, philosophy is a way of thinking. Thinking not just about the Big Questions, but about little ones too. This series invites everyone to ponder things they care about, big or small, significant, serious … or just curious.”—Philosophy for Everyone

November 08, 2010

Motherhood: The Birth of Wisdom: Philosophy for Everyone

“Not so much a subject matter, philosophy is a way of thinking. Thinking not just about the Big Questions, but about little ones too. This series invites everyone to ponder things they care about, big or small, significant, serious … or just curious.”—Philosophy for Everyone

November 08, 2010

Serial Killers: Being and Killing: Philosophy for Everyone

“Not so much a subject matter, philosophy is a way of thinking. Thinking not just about the Big Questions, but about little ones too. This series invites everyone to ponder things they care about, big or small, significant, serious … or just curious.”—Philosophy for Everyone

October 18, 2010

MY LIE: A True Story of False Memory

At age 37, Meredith Maran—an award-winning journalist and mother of two—accused her father of sexual abuse. Ten years later she realized, nearly too late, that he was innocent. This is her wrenchingly honest, profoundly human account of living a daughter’s nightmare.

October 15, 2010

The Ultimate Lost and Philosophy

The Ultimate Lost and Philosophy: Think Together Die Alone charts the show’s intricate plot lines, and, from a philosophical perspective, examines themes of revenge, redemption, love, loss, identity, and morality.

September 29, 2010

Children’s Well-Being and Varying Degrees of Family Instability

A forthcoming issue of the Journal of Marriage and Family states that children today are less likely to be born into a “traditional” family structure, defined as two biological married parents. Growing numbers of children in the United States experience multiple family living arrangements during childhood. How these transitions affect the individual child’s well-being needs to be fully addressed by researchers and policymakers alike. This article fully reviews the existing research from the past ten years on these topics in an effort to guide and inform current policy debates about the role of marriage in reducing poverty and improving child outcomes.

September 28, 2010

Leading Practitioners Recommend Global PTSD Treatment Guidelines

In recent years, several guidelines in the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder have been put into practice globally. Although there is a high level of consensus on these guidelines among practitioners, there are also differences that can lead to confusion among providers, patients, and purchasers of mental health services for people affected by trauma. A new article in the Journal of Traumatic Stress written by the international leaders in PTSD treatment, compares and contrasts the various guidelines, and explain the reasons for the differences.

September 13, 2010

Wives as the New Breadwinners

A new article in Family Relations suggests wives who are not working may seek work as a substitute for husband's labor if he becomes unemployed, and finds that during a time of economic downturn wives are more likely to enter the labor force when their husbands stop working.

September 01, 2010

Get the winning edge with Sports Psychology For Dummies

Drs. Leif Smith and Todd Kays offer practical training techniques and helpful strategies for anyone looking for that winning edge. From athletes and coaches to parents and even businesspeople, this friendly guide will help you take your performance to the next level.

September 01, 2010

Hunting: In Search of the Wild Life: Philosophy for Everyonoe

“Not so much a subject matter, philosophy is a way of thinking. Thinking not just about the Big Questions, but about little ones too. This series invites everyone to ponder things they care about, big or small, significant, serious … or just curious.”—Philosophy for Everyone

September 01, 2010

Porn: Philosophy for Everyone: How to Think with Kink

“Not so much a subject matter, philosophy is a way of thinking. Thinking not just about the Big Questions, but about little ones too. This series invites everyone to ponder things they care about, big or small, significant, serious … or just curious.”—Philosophy for Everyone

August 17, 2010

The Importance of Workplace Relationships Post- Retirement

More than ever, as people grow older they are maintaining and nurturing work relationships as a primary part of their social network

August 16, 2010

Disadvantaged Adolescents Prone to Adult Crime and Substance Abuse Problems

Early intervention among young adolescents with delinquency problems may help prevent the development of long-term crime and substance abuse problems

August 02, 2010

College Sex—Philosophy for Everyone: Philosophers With Benefits

“Not so much a subject matter, philosophy is a way of thinking. Thinking not just about the Big Questions, but about little ones too. This series invites everyone to ponder things they care about, big or small, significant, serious … or just curious.”—Philosophy for Everyone

July 29, 2010

FIGHTING FOR YOUR MARRIAGE

In the past decade, the institution of marriage has undergone significant changes. The dramatic rise in cohabitation, the significance of divorce and single parenting, and the negative influence of technological communication are just a few examples of the challenging new trends facing 21st century couples. Now, a classic, best-selling marriage book has been revised to reflect the new frontier in marriage enhancement and divorce prevention.  

July 27, 2010

Background Music can Impair Performance, Cites New Study

Background Music Doesn't Necessarily Help Concentration