Download ebook The Phenomenological Mind: An Introduction to Philosophy of Mind and Cognitive Science – Shaun Gallagher, Dan Zahavi

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Description: The Phenomenological Mind is the first book to properly introduce fundamental questions about the mind from the perspective of phenomenology. Key questions and topics covered include: What is phenomenology? naturalizing phenomenology and the empirical cognitive sciences phenomenology and consciousness consciousness and self-consciousness, including perception and action time and consciousness, including William James intentionality the …

Download ebook Investigative Psychology: Offender Profiling and the Analysis of Criminal Action – David Canter

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Description: This ground-breaking text is the first to provide a detailed overview of Investigative Psychology, from the earliest work through to recent studies, including descriptions of previously unpublished internal reports. Crucially it provides a framework for students to explore this exciting terrain, combining Narrative Theory and an Action Systems framework. It includes empirically tested models …

Download ebook Prostitution, Trafficking, and Traumatic Stress – Melissa Farley

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Description: Prostitution, Trafficking, and Traumatic Stress offers the reader an analysis of prostitution and trafficking as organized interpersonal violence. Even in academia, law, and public health, prostitution is often misunderstood as "sex work." The book’s 32 contributors offer clinical examples, analysis, and original research that counteract common myths about the harmlessness of prostitution. Prostitution, Trafficking, …

Download ebook Foundations of Cognitive Psychology: Core Readings – Daniel J. Levitin

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Description: Scientists from many disciplines, including physics, chemistry, biology, and neuroscience, contribute to the study of cognition. Cognitive psychology, the science of the human mind and of how people process information, is at the core of empirical investigations into the nature of mind and thought. This anthology is based on the assumption that cognitive psychology …

Download ebook The Beginning Psychotherapist’s Companion – Jan Willer

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Description: Supportive and encouraging, this book addresses psychotherapists’ real-world concerns and provides vital information not covered in current textbooks. Through culturally diverse clinical vignettes, the practical foundations of ethical practice are illustrated, including informed consent, confidentiality, documentation and setting appropriate boundaries. Reassuringly, Jan Willer provides guidance and clarity to early therapeutic tasks such as structuring …

Download ebook The Psychedelic Explorer’s Guide: Safe, Therapeutic, and Sacred Journeys – James Fadiman

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Description: Psychedelics for spiritual, therapeutic, and problem-solving use – Presents practices for safe and successful psychedelic voyages, including the benefits of having a guide and how to be a guide – Reviews the value of psychedelics for healing and self-discovery as well as how LSD has facilitated scientific and technical problem-solving – Reveals how ultra-low …

Download ebook Handbook of Neurofeedback: Dynamics and Clinical Applications – James R. Evans

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Description: A practical primer on this rapidly growing field Handbook of Neurofeedback is a comprehensive introduction to this rapidly growing field, offering practical information on the history of neurofeedback, theoretical concerns, and applications for a variety of disorders encountered by clinicians, including ADHD, depression, autism, aging, and traumatic brain injury. Using case studies and a …

Download ebook The Gifted Kids’ Survival Guide: A Teen Handbook – Judy Galbraith, Pamela Espeland, Jim Delisle

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Description: Written with help from hundreds of gifted teenagers, this handbook is the ultimate guide to surviving and thriving in a world that doesn’t always value, support, or understand high ability. Full of surprising facts, step-by-step strategies, practical how-tos, and inspiring quotations, featuring insightful essays contributed by gifted teens and adults, the book gives readers …

Download ebook Oedipus Revisited: Sexual Behaviour in the Human Male Today – Shere Hite

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Description: Challenging the standard Freudian interpretation of the Oedipus myth, this study, based on a decade of research, offers a revolutionary framework for understanding modern masculinity. All aspects of contemporary male sexuality are discussed, including how men relate to their fathers, sexual partners, coworkers, and society at large. Topics such as the metrosexual male, the …

Download ebook Exploring Frontiers of the Mind-Brain Relationship – Alexander Moreira-Almeida, Franklin Santana Santos

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Description: The conscious mind defines human existence. Many consider the brain as a computer, and they attempt to explain consciousness as emerging at a critical, but unspecified, threshold level of complex computation among neurons. The brain-as-computer model, however, fails to account for phenomenal experience and portrays consciousness as an impotent, after-the-fact epiphenomenon lacking causal power. …