Is This Normal? A Worrywarts Guide

The notion of “normal” is a slippery little devil, defying easy definition. Nonetheless, despite suffering uncomfortable feelings, showing idiosyncratic habits, harboring unique beliefs, holding unusual perspectives, or having out-of-the-ordinary experiences, most of us could be officially diagnosed as quite normal even when we are having intense reactions to the stress of being different. This article […]

Frontiers of Statistical Decision Making and Bayesian Analysis

Research in Bayesian analysis and statistical decision theory is rapidly expanding and diversifying, making it increasingly more difficult for any single researcher to stay up to date on all current research frontiers. This book provides a review of current research challenges and opportunities. While the book can not exhaustively cover all current research areas, it […]

Cultivating Strengths-Based Professional Identities (Perspectives FROM THE Field) (Report)

This article shares how school counselors-in-training are oriented to cultivate strengths-based professional identities based on culturally relevant and evidence-based practices that support the developmental learning abilities of all students. Professional identity and positive youth development are tied to practices, Web sites, and resources that preservice school counselors and graduates use to promote and construct Strengths-Based […]

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A New York Times Notable Book One of the Best Books of the YearThe Washington Post • The Cleveland Plain-Dealer • Rocky Mountain News In this brilliant, lively, and eye-opening investigation, Tom Vanderbilt examines the perceptual limits and cognitive underpinnings that make us worse drivers than we think we are. He demonstrates why plans to […]

Neuroeconomics, Judgment, and Decision Making

This volume explores how and why people make judgments and decisions that have economic consequences, and what the implications are for human well-being. It provides an integrated review of the latest research from many different disciplines, including social, cognitive, and developmental psychology; neuroscience and neurobiology; and economics and business. The book has six areas of […]

The Language of Trust

What to Say, How to Say It, Why It Matters If you’re trying to sell something-whether it’s a product, a service, or an idea-you are facing a new era of consumers who listen less and question more. The Language of Trust is for anyone who must sell ideas, products, services, or even themselves to a […]

Clinical Decision Making in Complementary & Alternative Medicine

An exceptional health resource addressing professional practice issues in complementary and alternative medicine Clinical Decision Making in Complementary & Alternative Medicine differs from other medical texts by introducing a systematic clinical framework for the practice of complementary and alternative medicine. While comparable titles may explore the use or efficacy of specific complementary and alternative medicine […]

School Counselors’ Self-Perceived Asian American Counseling Competence (Report)

Two hundred and three school counselors were surveyed online concerning their perceived competence when counseling Asian American students. Although the counselors had limited interactions with the population, they reported a self-assured overall competency. Specifically, they felt competent about the awareness domain, somewhat competent about the skills domain, yet unsure about the knowledge domain. Recruiting counselors […]

Beyond Reason

“Written in the same remarkable vein as Getting to Yes, this book is a masterpiece.” —Dr. Steven R. Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People • Winner of the Outstanding Book Award for Excellence in Conflict Resolution from the International Institute for Conflict Prevention and Resolution • In Getting to Yes, renowned […]