67 Social Cognition in Middle Childhood and Adolescence Integrating the Personal, Social, and Educational Lives of Young People Sandra Bosacki Brock University, Canada Bridging psychological theory and educational practice, this is an innovative textbook on the emotional and social aspects of young peoples development. • Draws on Theory of Mind to explore the important yet often overlooked territory of social and emotional development into early adolescence • Moves beyond tradition cognitivist representations of how children learn and grow, focusing on how to integrate the emotional, cognitive, moral, spiritual and social in young peoples experiences • Bridges the gap between theory and practice - analyses cutting edge research and translates it into culturally sensitive and developmentally appropriate strategies for future educational practice • Includes unique material on socially withdrawn children, how children’s concepts of silence within the classroom may be linked to self-growth, and young people’s relationships with animals • Accessibly structured for easy use in courses, with sections on research, future questions, key learning points, and So What boxes with implications for the classroom Print ISBN: 978-1-118-93796-9 | PR | €38.90 | Oct 2016 | 352PP About the Author Sandra Bosacki is Professor in the Department of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies in Education, at Brock University, Canada, where she teaches graduate courses in applied developmental psychology. Her teaching and research interests include socio-cognitive, emotional, moral, and spiritual development within diverse cultural and educational contexts. She is Assistant Editor of the Journal of Adolescence, and the author of numerous journal articles and books, including Culture of Ambiguity (2012), Children's Emotional Lives (2008), and The Culture of Classroom Silence (2005). Mindfulness-Based Strategic Awareness Training A Complete Program for Leaders and Individuals Juan Humberto Young • Sets out a complete program in Mindfulness-based Strategic Awareness Training (MBSAT), a new form of strengths-based business mindfulness training which enhances participants ability to perceive opportunities, adapt and grow • Draws on research from neuroscience, positive psychology, behavioural finance and management to show how leaders, managers and individuals can build and maintain more resonant relationships and adapt to constant change • Includes real-life vignettes, specific instructions and a wealth of resources designed to guide experiential learning including background information, exercises, guidelines, hand-outs, graphics, and guided audio meditations • Mindfulness training is increasingly used in organizational contexts — the author is a pioneer in designing and delivering services that apply mindfulness and positive psychology to the strategic challenges of management and business Print ISBN: 978-1-118-93797-6 | CL | €33.90 | Nov 2016 | 228PP Previous Edition: 978-0-470-68320-0 About the Author Juan Humberto Young is Professor of Positive Leadership, Strategy and Finance at IE University and Business School, Madrid. He is a recognized pioneer in designing and delivering services that apply mindfulness and positive psychology to management, and has more than forty years of experience in consulting and management including board and senior level management positions with UBS, KPMG and a Swiss Electro-Engineering firm. He is currently the owner of a positive strategy consultancy company and Academic Director of the Executive Master in Positive Leadership and Strategy at IE University, Madrid.
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