books about: attention
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 documented across a range of normal activities -- ranging from rock ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Third Edition: A Clinical Workbook
Russell A. Barkley
Kevin R. Murphy
The Guilford Press
This user-friendly workbook provides a master set of the assessment and treatment forms, questionnaires, and handouts recommended by Barkley in the third edition of the Handbook . Formatted for easy photocopying, many of these materials are available from no other source. Featured are interview forms and rating scales for use with parents, teachers, and adult clients; helpful checklists and fact sheets; daily school report cards for monitoring ...
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 ...
Attention Difference Disorder: How to Turn Your ADHD Child or Teen's Differences into Strengths in 7 Simple ...
Morgan James Publishing
Parents of kids and teens with ADD or ADHD often struggle with the myths and stigma surrounding their child's condition. This can often lead to parental guilt and shame. In Attention Difference Disorder, Dr. Handelman combines his clinical and scientific background with a positive, strength based approach to bring you 7 simple steps to succeed with ADD. Dr. Handelman shares that there is not always a deficit in attention with ADD, rather there ...
Attention Deficit Disorder: The Ultimate ADD / ADHD Help Book (Detect, Diagnose, Cope, Treat, and Reclaim ...
JR Kindle Publishing, 2014
Find The Ultimate ADD/ADHD Help Book Here! Today only, get this Amazon #1 bestseller for just $2.99. Regularly priced at $4.99. Written by the world renown author Clarence T. Rivers. Read on your PC, Mac, Smartphone, Tablet or Kindle device. Find everything you need to know about Attention Deficit Disorder here! Attention Deficit Disorder is a very common disease in children and oftentimes, parents do not know how to deal with it. ...
Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Third Edition: A Handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment
Russell A. Barkley PhD ABPP ABCN
The Guilford Press
This handbook presents extensive knowledge on the nature, diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of ADHD. Provided are authoritative guidelines for understanding and managing the challenges ADHD poses to children, adolescents, and adults in a range of settings. All chapters conclude with user-friendly Key Clinical Points. Note: Practitioners wishing to implement the assessment and treatment recommendations in the Handbook are advised to purchase ...
Attention Deficit Disorder in Adults: A Different Way of Thinking
Taylor Trade Publishing
ADD in Adults enjoys steady sales year after year. Since its last revision in 1997, dozens of new treatments and philosophies about ADD and ADHD have met with storms of controversy and great media attention. As we've seen her do time and again, Lynn Weiss cuts through the noise and gets down to the point in a human, caring, and professional way. People turn to the Weiss library for a breath of fresh air on the ADD turmoil. Is it an allergy? A ...
Attention Games: 101 Fun, Easy Games That Help Kids Learn To Focus
If you want to focus children's attention, you first have to capture their interest. Attention Games is filled with interesting and child-tested activities that can help children of all ages become better at focusing and paying attention. By sharing the upbeat, joyful activities in Attention Games , you can enhance your child's intelligence, boost his confidence, increase his ability to concentrate on one thing for long periods, and show that ...
Learning To Slow Down & Pay Attention: A Book for Kids About ADHD
Kathleen G. Nadeau
Ellen B. Dixon
Parents, teachers and kids will love the checklists found in this book to help children organize their time and daily tasks. New edition includes more explanations about medication and how it works. Also, increased emphasis is placed on the aspects of ADHD that are troublesome to the children.
Delivered from Distraction: Getting the Most out of Life with Attention Deficit Disorder
Edward M. Hallowell
John J. Ratey
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 a million copies. Now a second revolution is under way in the approach to ADD, and the news is great. Drug therapies, our understanding of the role of diet and exercise, even the way we define the disorder–all are changing radically. And doctors are realizing that ...
You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!: The Classic Self-Help Book for Adults with Attention Deficit ...
With over a quarter million copies in print, You Mean I'm Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?! is one of the bestselling books on attention deficit disorder (ADD) ever written. There is a great deal of literature about children with ADD. But what do you do if you have ADD and aren't a child anymore? This indispensable reference -- the first of its kind written for adults with ADD by adults with ADD -- focuses on the experiences of adults, offering ...
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