The Art of Persuasion

Do you know the power of your words? Wanting the skills and attitude for having more tolerance for others? Need some help on how to deal with different personalities?  Download this quiz report and discover:  * How to Pick Your Battles  * How to Determine Your Outcome  * How to Identify with Who You are […]

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Real-World Decision Making

The first and only encyclopedia to focus on the economic and financial behaviors of consumers, investors, and organizations, including an exploration of how people make good—and bad—economic decisions. • Contains an informative introductory essay that familiarizes students with the various aspects of behavioral economics • Provides a list of additional readings for those interested in […]

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Physician Smoking Status May Influence Cessation Counseling Practices (Quantitative Research) (Report)

Primary care physicians have a unique opportunity to systematically deliver effective smoking cessation treatment to their patients who smoke, (1,2) and smoking cessation counseling by physicians is now considered to be an evidence-based practice. In the 2005 Canadian Tobacco Use Monitoring Survey (CTUMS), 73% of current smokers had visited a physician in the past year, […]

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Nonsense

An illuminating look at the surprising upside of ambiguity—and how, properly harnessed, it can inspire learning, creativity, even empathy   Life today feels more overwhelming and chaotic than ever. Whether it’s a confounding work problem or a faltering relationship or an unclear medical diagnosis, we face constant uncertainty. And we’re continually bombarded with information, much […]

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The Sentient Enterprise

Mohan and Oliver have been very fortunate to have intimate views into the data challenges that face the largest organizations and institutions across every possible industry—and what they have been hearing about for some time is how the business needs to use data and analytics to their advantage. They continually hear the same issues, such […]

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Services Provided at the Premarital Counseling Center and Characteristics of the Clients, In Kayseri, Turkey (Report)

1. INTRODUCTION Family is an institution comprised of two individuals of opposite gender bound together legally and morally and which has psychological, social, and biological functions [1]. Family is defined as a group or an organization while marriage is defined as a contract between two individuals of opposite gender who wish to live together, to […]

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The Knowledge Illusion

“The Knowledge Illusion is filled with insights on how we should deal with our individual ignorance and collective wisdom.” —Steven PinkerWe all think we know more than we actually do.  Humans have built hugely complex societies and technologies, but most of us don’t even know how a pen or a toilet works. How have we […]

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One Stupid Mistake

Have you made bad decisions? Are you making more mistakes? Did you lie? Steal something? Hurt someone’s feelings? Can you even calculate how many stupid mistakes you’ve made in the past twelve months? Nearly all bad decisions are preventable. One Stupid Mistake: Smart Decision-Making in a Crazy World offers a simple framework for identifying the […]

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The Creative Arts in Counseling

In this detailed examination of the expressive therapies, Dr. Gladding demonstrates how music, dance, imagery, visual arts, literature, drama, and humor can be used effectively in counseling. Combining history, theory, and application, he provides a rationale for using each art form with how-to strategies for working with clients of all ages and diverse cultural backgrounds […]

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