Planets in Therapy

This book explores archetypal symbolism, predictive technique, and counseling process in therapeutic astrology. Combining insights from Jungian depth psychology, developmental theory, alchemy and dream symbolism with the precision of planetary transits, progressions and midpoints, Planets in Therapy is an inspiring approach to the healing art of astrology. Planets in Therapy clearly and succinctly explains the […]

Delivered from Distraction

“If you read only one book about attention deficit disorder, it should be Delivered from Distraction.”—Michael Thompson, Ph.D., New York Times bestselling co-author of Raising Cain In 1994, Driven to Distraction sparked a revolution in our understanding of attention deficit disorder. Widely recognized as the classic in the field, the book has sold more than […]

Uncertainty and Imprecision in Decision Making and Decision Support: Cross-Fertilization, New Models and Applications

This book presents selected papers from two important conferences held on October 12–14, 2016 in Warsaw, Poland: the Fourteenth National Conference of Operational and Systems Research, BOS-2016, one of the premiere conferences in the field of operational and systems research not only in Poland but also at the European level; and the Fifteenth International Workshop […]

ASCA National Model[R]: The Foundation for Supervision of Practicum and Internship Students (American School Counselor Association)

Providing quality supervision for student counselors in pre-K-12 school settings is both a responsibility and a challenge for professionals in the field. While the ASCA National Model[R] for School Counseling Programs provides a detailed structure for school counseling programs, it does not explicitly include a supervision element within its four basic components. This article presents […]

This Is Your Brain on Music

In this groundbreaking union of art and science, rocker-turned-neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin explores the connection between music—its performance, its composition, how we listen to it, why we enjoy it—and the human brain. Taking on prominent thinkers who argue that music is nothing more than an evolutionary accident, Levitin poses that music is fundamental to our species, […]

Decision Support Systems V – Big Data Analytics for Decision Making

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the First International Conference on Decision Support Systems Technology, ICDSST 2015, held in Belgrade, Serbia, in May 2015. The theme of the event was “Big Data Analytics for Decision-Making” and it was organized by the EURO (Association of European Operational Research Societies) working group of Decision Support Systems […]

The Influence of the war in Iraq on American Youth’s Fears: Implications for Professional School Counselors (Report)

Before and after the initial invasion of Iraq in 2003, the fears of youth in grades 2-12 were examined using the American Fear Survey Schedule for Children and Adolescents (Burnham, 2005). In a pre-invasion and post-invasion comparison, results revealed significant age and gender differences between pre- and post-invasion samples. In addition, the post-invasion sample reported […]

Where Good Ideas Come From

From the New York Times bestselling author of How We Got To Now and Farsighted The printing press, the pencil, the flush toilet, the battery–these are all great ideas. But where do they come from? What kind of environment breeds them? What sparks the flash of brilliance? How do we generate the breakthrough technologies that […]

Real-World Data Mining

Use the latest data mining best practices to enable timely, actionable, evidence-based decision making throughout your organization! Real-World Data Mining demystifies current best practices, showing how to use data mining to uncover hidden patterns and correlations, and leverage these to improve all aspects of business performance. Drawing on extensive experience as a researcher, practitioner, and […]

Connections Through Clubs: Collaboration and Coordination of a Schoolwide Program (Perspectives FROM THE Field) (Report)

The “Connections Through Clubs” program provides all students with the opportunity to participate in a small-group extracurricular activity and mentoring experience led by school faculty, staff, and community members during the school day throughout the academic year. This schoolwide program was developed in response to identified school needs and as a means to facilitate a […]