books about: attention
Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention, Second Edition
The Guilford Press
This authoritative reference provides a comprehensive examination of the nature and functions of attention and its relationship to broader cognitive processes. The editor and contributors are leading experts who review the breadth of current knowledge, including behavioral, neuroimaging, cellular, and genetic studies, as well as developmental and clinical research. Chapters are brief yet substantive, offering clear presentations of cutting-edge ...
Rapt: Attention and the Focused Life
A revolutionary look at how what we pay attention to determines how we experience life Acclaimed behavioral science writer Winifred Gallagher's Rapt makes the radical argument that much of the quality of your life depends not on fame or fortune, beauty or brains, fate or coincidence, but on what you choose to pay attention to. Rapt introduces a diverse cast of characters, from researchers to artists to ranchers, to illustrate the art of ...
Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence
In Focus , Psychologist and journalist Daniel Goleman, author of the #1 international bestseller Emotional Intelligence , offers a groundbreaking look at today’s scarcest resource and the secret to high performance and fulfillment: attention. Combining cutting-edge research with practical findings, Focus delves into the science of attention in all its varieties, presenting a long overdue discussion of this little-noticed and under-rated ...
The Oxford Handbook of Attention (Oxford Library of Psychology)
Oxford University Press
During the last three decades, there have been enormous advances in our understanding of the neural mechanisms of selective attention at the network as well as the cellular level. The Oxford Handbook of Attention brings together the different research areas that constitute contemporary attention research into one comprehensive and authoritative volume. In 40 chapters, it covers the most important aspects of attention research from the areas of ...
Driven to Distraction (Revised): Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder
Edward M. Hallowell M.D.
John J. Ratey M.D.
Groundbreaking and comprehensive, Driven to Distraction has been a lifeline to the approximately eighteen million Americans who are thought to have ADHD. Now the bestselling book is revised and updated with current medical information for a new generation searching for answers. Through vivid stories and case histories of patients—both adults and children—Hallowell and Ratey explore the varied forms ADHD takes, from hyperactivity to ...
Leap of Perception: The Transforming Power of Your Attention
Atria Books/Beyond Words
Step into a Transformed World Age is speeding to a point where life will soon make a “leap” into the Intuition Age. The resulting reality will function according to different rules and we’ll know ourselves as a new kind of human being. We’ll live in a world that’s functioning entirely in the present moment, close to the speed of light. As the world increases in frequency, we’re embracing the idea that life improves when we ...
The Attention Revolution: Unlocking the Power of the Focused Mind
B. Alan Wallace
Meditation offers, in addition to its many other benefits, a method for achieving previously inconceivable levels of concentration. Author B. Alan Wallace has nearly thirty years' practice in attention-enhancing meditation, including a retreat he performed under the guidance of the Dalai Lama. An active participant in the much-publicized dialogues between Buddhists and scientists, Alan is uniquely qualified to speak intelligently to both camps, ...
Effortless Attention: A New Perspective in the Cognitive Science of Attention and Action (Bradford Books)
A Bradford Book
This is the first book to explore the cognitive science of effortless attention and action. Attention and action are generally understood to require effort, and the expectation is that under normal circumstances effort increases to meet rising demand. Sometimes, however, attention and action seem to flow effortlessly despite high demand. Effortless attention and action have been ...
Art of Attention: Book One
This is an elegant yoga book designed for practice, contemplation, and creativity for students and teachers of yoga. This book is both a systematic study guide and a work of art. Detailing five of Elena’s yoga classes available on YogaGlo, this book invites you to craft your own profound practices, and make your yoga your own. Explore sequencing, theming, and your interior experience; then create your own well-wrought practices.
Attention (New Problems of Philosophy)
Attention is a fundamental feature of the mind yet has languished in the backwaters of philosophy. Recent years, however, have witnessed a resurgence of philosophical interest in attention, driven by recognition that it is closely connected to consciousness, perception, agency, thought, justification and introspection. As is becoming clear, attention has a rich philosophical significance. This is the first book to provide a systematic overview ...
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Fourth Edition: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment
The Guilford Press
Widely regarded as the standard clinical reference, this volume provides the best current knowledge about attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents, and adults. The field's leading authorities address all aspects of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment, including psychological therapies and pharmacotherapy. Core components of ADHD are elucidated. The volume explores the impact of the disorder across a wide range of ...
Attention, Girls!: A Guide to Learn All about Your AD/HD
Patricia O. Quinn
This is the first book written for 'tween' girls (ages 7-11) who have ADD/ADHD. It offers girls, their parents, and professionals practical tips and techniques for managing attention disorders and the many aspects of life that these disorders can affect. It was written in an engaging style that doesn't 'talk down' to girls. It is packed with useful and empowering lessons that are simple to apply. It was written by a developmental pediatrician ...
Helping Students Take Control of Everyday Executive Functions: The Attention Fix
Jessica Kingsley Pub
This book presents an innovative model for supporting executive function in students with attention, memory, organization, planning, inhibition, initiative, and flexibility difficulties, including those with ADHD, ADD, autism spectrum disorders and related conditions. The author advocates a student-centred approach in which educators first explore 8 key 'ingredients' with the student: relationships; strengths and weaknesses; self-advocacy and ...
Attention Deficit Disorder: A Different Perception
Edward M. Hallowell (Introduction)
As many as 20 million Americans may have Attention Deficit Disorder. In the five years since Thom Hartmann first published his pioneering book, "Attention Deficit Disorder: A Different Perception," new findings support his theory linking ADD to the genetic makeup of men and women who hunted for their food in prehistoric times. Now, Hartmann has revised his groundbreaking book to include the latest research along with surprising information ...
Adult ADHD: How to Overcome Common Challenges, Remain Incredibly Happy, and Have a Fulfilled Relationship and ...
Talent Writers, 2014
If you feel you can't really concentrate, like you aren't getting ahead and you can't be productive, then you may have ADHD. The main problem with being unable to focus is that with it comes the lack of productivity, which eventually translates into poor results in your life, which translates into a low self esteem. I'm here to tell you that you don't have to live like this, you can overcome this and thrive if you can use ADHD to your advantage ...
Attention Deficit Disorder: The Unfocused Mind in Children and Adults (Yale University Press Health & ...
Yale University Press
A leading expert in the assessment and treatment of Attention Deficit Disorder/Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder dispels myths and offers reassuring, practical information about treatments. Drawing on recent findings in neuroscience and a rich variety of case studies from his own clinical practive, Dr. Thomas E. Brown describes what ADD syndrome is, how it can be recognized at different ages, and how it can best be treated. This is the ...
From the twisted mind that brought you the YFG Series comes a southern gothic tale of love, loss, and small town corruption . . . Adam is a star athlete from the most well-to-do family in town. Hue is Adam's orphaned cousin who lives out in the country with his one-legged uncle. Once inseparable, they've been torn apart by bitter family rivalry, diverging social circles, and Adam's girlfriend Ellen, the most popular girl in school. Then ...
Learning To Slow Down & Pay Attention: A Book for Kids About ADHD
Kathleen G. Nadeau
Ellen B. Dixon
In this new, third edition of Learning to Slow Down and Pay Attention, the authors have made a number of changes to reflect changes in understanding of ADHD and in our approach to its treatment. For example, in response to growing research on the safety and efficacy of stimulant medication in treating ADHD, we explain more to the child about medication and how it works. Another important change in this edition is an increas in child-centered ...
Attention (Short Story Book 13)
Downwind Publications, 2012
Penelope was a plain, unassuming woman that nobody noticed. Her job was going nowhere and she had no love life to speak of. Enter Debbie, her new co-worker at the insurance company where Penelope had gone unnoticed for nearly three years. Debbie's going places in the company, and fast. Why? Because she saved her money and got breast implants. Yes, I know, life's not fair and this was Debbie's way of leveling the playing field. Once ...
MAMA, CAN YOU HEAR ME? MONOLOGUES SEEKING ATTENTION: Heart to heart, with young minds...
MONOLOGUES FOR PERFORMANCE PURPOSES, FOR AUDITIONS, FOR ANYONE WHO WANTS TO HEAR THE PERSPECTIVE OF A YOUNG ADULT TRYING TO FIGURE OUT THE WORLD. THEY ARE SIMILAR TO DIARY ENTRIES. THEY ARE EASY TO READ. SOME ARE FUNNY SOME ARE SAD, SOME WILL TEAR YOUR HEART OUT. THEY ARE CONFESSIONS OF PEOPLE TRYING TO MAKE SENSE OF THE WORLD. SOME PEOPLE PREFER TO WRITE IT ALL DOWN, TO SEE HOW THEY FEEL ON PAPER. IT IS THERAPEUTIC. HELPS PEOPLE TO SEE THEY ARE ...
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