The Neuroscience of Adolescence

The Neuroscience of Adolescence by Adriana Galván
Publisher : Cambridge University Press
Release : 2017-07-10
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As scientific inquiry and public interest in the adolescent brain grows, so too does the need for an accessible textbook that communicates the growing research on this topic. The Neuroscience of Adolescence is a comprehensive educational tool for developmental cognitive neuroscience students at all levels as it details the varying elements that shape the adolescent brain. Historical notions of adolescence have focused on the significant hormonal changes that occur as one transitions from childhood to adolescence, but new research has revealed a more nuanced picture that helps inform our understanding of how the brain functions across the lifespan. By emphasizing the biological and neurobiological changes that occur during adolescence, this book gives students a holistic understanding of this developmental window and uniquely discusses the policy implications of neuroscience research on the lives of young people today.

The Behavioral Neuroscience of Adolescence

The Behavioral Neuroscience of Adolescence by Linda Spear
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release : 2010
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Understanding the role of brain changes in adolescent behavior and development. Linda Spear provides a detailed and illuminating overview of the genetic, hormonal, and neurological developments that take place during adolescence, and shows how these changes, along with influential sociocultural factors, interact to produce distinctly adolescent behaviors and thought processes. The tension between taking risks, impulsivity, and self-control—a struggle evinced by many adolescents, especially those in therapeutic treatment—is also examined for its sources within the brain. The result is a fascinating overview of the adolescent brain, with profound implications for the clinical treatment of adolescents.

Psychoanalysis, Neuroscience and Adolescent Development

Psychoanalysis, Neuroscience and Adolescent Development by Harold K. Bendicsen
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2019-01-14
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Psychoanalysis, Neuroscience and Adolescent Development: Non-Linear Perspectives on the Regulation of the Self explores how psychoanalysis can combine its theoretical perspectives with more recent discoveries about neurological and non-linear developmental processes that unfold during the period of puberty to young adulthood, to help inform understanding of contemporary adolescent behaviours and mental health issues. With the powerful impact of neuroscience research findings, opportunities emerge to create a new paradigm to attempt to organize specific psychoanalytic theories. Neurobiological regulation offers such an opportunity. By combining elements of domains of compatible knowledge into a flexible explanatory synergy, the potential for an intellectually satisfying theoretical framework can be created. In this work, Harold Bendicsen formulates a multi-disciplinary theoretical approach involving current research and drawing on neuroscience to consider the behaviour regulation processes of the mind/brain and the capacities and potential it brings to understanding the development of adolescents and young adults. Psychoanalysis, Neuroscience and Adolescent Development advances Bendicsen’s study of adolescence and the transition to young adulthood, begun in The Transformational Self. It will be of great interest to psychoanalysts and psychoanalytic psychotherapists, as well as psychologists, clinical social workers, psychiatrists and counsellors.

Neuroscience-Informed Counseling with Children and Adolescents

Neuroscience-Informed Counseling with Children and Adolescents by Thomas A. Field
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2020-03-10
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“This is a serious yet understandable book that needs to be on every counselor’s bookshelf. It makes a superb text for child and adolescent counseling courses or an excellent supplementary resource for theories courses. The case material is outstanding, and professors will find the content alignment with the CACREP Standards particularly helpful. The broad expertise of the authors speaks to a general audience, and they provide accurate, clear, and relevant information on neuroscience that is immediately useful. In short, this is a significant contribution to our profession.” —Allen E. Ivey, EdD, ABPP Distinguished University Professor (Emeritus) University of Massachusetts Amherst “This groundbreaking and comprehensive text is a must-have for any helping professional who works with today’s youth. This powerful resource contains the latest knowledge and research about neurocounseling and neuroscience, and the neuro-informed strategies and techniques are particularly helpful. This book is one that you will definitely want in your library.” —Lori A. Russell-Chapin, PhD Bradley University This innovative text is the first to illustrate how neuroscience concepts can be translated and applied to counseling with children and adolescents. Drs. Field and Ghoston discuss general principles for child and adolescent counseling before examining neurophysiological development from birth to age 18. They then provide in-session examples of neuroscience-informed approaches to behavior modification, play therapy, cognitive behavior therapy, biofeedback, neurofeedback, and therapeutic lifestyle change with diverse clients in a variety of settings. Each chapter contains knowledge and skill-building material for counselors-in-training; counselor educators; and practitioners in schools, hospitals, residential facilities, and outpatient clinics. Text features include learning objectives, alignment with the CACREP Standards specific to child and adolescent counseling, explanatory diagrams, reflection questions to prompt deep processing of the material, case vignettes to demonstrate how to apply neuroscience concepts to counseling work, and quiz questions to test knowledge of key concepts. In addition, the text includes an extensive neuroscience glossary. *Requests for digital versions from ACA can be found on *To purchase print copies, please visit the ACA website. *Reproduction requests for material from books published by ACA should be directed to [email protected] Thomas A. Field, PhD, is an assistant professor of psychiatry in the Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine program at Boston University School of Medicine. Michelle R. Ghoston, PhD, is an assistant professor at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Forensic Neuroscience

The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Forensic Neuroscience by Anthony R. Beech
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2018-01-04
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Explores how the explosion of neuroscience-based evidence in recent years has led to a fundamental change in how forensic psychology can inform working with criminal populations. This book communicates knowledge and research findings in the neurobiological field to those who work with offenders and those who design policy for offender rehabilitation and criminal justice systems, so that practice and policy can be neurobiologically informed, and research can be enhanced. Starting with an introduction to the subject of neuroscience and forensic settings, The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Forensic Neuroscience then offers in-depth and enlightening coverage of the neurobiology of sex and sexual attraction, aggressive behavior, and emotion regulation; the neurobiological bases to risk factors for offending such as genetics, developmental, alcohol and drugs, and mental disorders; and the neurobiology of offending, including psychopathy, antisocial personality disorders, and violent and sexual offending. The book also covers rehabilitation techniques such as brain scanning, brain-based therapy for adolescents, and compassion-focused therapy. The book itself: Covers a wide array of neuroscience research Chapters by renowned neuroscientists and criminal justice experts Topics covered include the neurobiology of aggressive behavior, the neuroscience of deception, genetic contributions to psychopathy, and neuroimaging-guided treatment Offers conclusions for practitioners and future directions for the field. The Handbook of Forensic Neuroscience is a welcome book for all researchers, practitioners, and postgraduate students involved with forensic psychology, neuroscience, law, and criminology.

Handbook of Developmental Social Neuroscience

Handbook of Developmental Social Neuroscience by Michelle de Haan
Publisher : Guilford Press
Release : 2011-06-23
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Recent years have seen an explosion of research into the physiological and neural bases of social behavior. This state-of-the science handbook is unique in approaching the topic from a developmental perspective. Exploring the dynamic relationship between biology and social behavior from infancy through adolescence, leading investigators discuss key processes in typical and atypical development. Chapters address emotion, motivation, person perception, interpersonal relationships, developmental disorders, and psychopathology. The volume sheds light on how complex social abilities emerge from basic brain circuits, whether there are elements of social behavior that are 'hard wired' in the brain, and the impact of early experiences. Illustrations include 8 color plates.

The Neuroscience of Depression

The Neuroscience of Depression by Colin R. Martin
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-03-05
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The Neuroscience of Depression: Genetics, Cell Biology, Neurology, Behaviour and Diet is a comprehensive reference to the aspects, features and effects of depression. This book provides readers with the behavior and psychopathological effects of depression, linking anxiety, anger and PSTD to depression. Readers are provided with a detailed outline of the genetic aspects of depression including synaptic genes and the genome-wide association studies (GWAS) of depression, followed by a thorough analysis of the neurological and imaging techniques used to study depression. This book also includes three full sections on the various effects of depression, including diet, nutrition and molecular and cellular effects. The Neuroscience of Depression: Genetics, Cell Biology, Neurology, Behaviour and Diet is the only resource for researchers and practitioners studying depression. Features a section on neurological and imaging, including SPECT Neuroimaging Analyzes how diet and nutrition effect depression Examines the molecular and cellular effects of depression Covers genetics of depression Includes more than 250 illustrations and tables

The Adolescent Brain

The Adolescent Brain by Robert Sylwester
Publisher : Corwin Press
Release : 2007-01-18
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Easy-to-understand theories and nontechnical language help educators and parents understand how the teenage brain thinks, feels, learns, and changes on its journey to adulthood.

The Little Book of Child and Adolescent Development

The Little Book of Child and Adolescent Development by Karen J. Gilmore
Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
Release : 2014-10-15
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The book presents a modern, psychoanalytically-informed chronological view of how the mind develops from infancy through young adulthood. It is a comprehensive work which integrates analytic theories and concepts with a contemporary systems model of development and draws on scholarly research from neighboring fields.

Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence

Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence by Laura E. Levine
Publisher : SAGE Publications
Release : 2018-11-29
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Winner of the 2020 Textbook Excellence Award from the Textbook & Academic Authors Association (TAA) Chronologically organized, Child Development From Infancy to Adolescence, Second Edition presents topics within the field of child development through unique and highly engaging Active Learning opportunities. The Active Learning features foster a dynamic and personal learning process for students. Within each chapter, authors Laura E. Levine and Joyce Munsch introduce students to a wide range of real-world applications of psychological research to child development. Pedagogical features help students discover the excitement of studying child development and equip them with skills they can use long after completing the course. This title is accompanied by a complete teaching and learning package. Contact your SAGE representative to request a demo. Digital Option / Courseware SAGE Vantage is an intuitive digital platform that delivers this text’s content and course materials in a learning experience that offers auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools, all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. Built with you and your students in mind, it offers simple course set-up and enables students to better prepare for class. Learn more. Assignable Video with Assessment Assignable video (available with SAGE Vantage) is tied to learning objectives and curated exclusively for this text to bring concepts to life. Watch a sample video now. LMS Cartridge (formerly known as SAGE Coursepacks): Import this title’s instructor resources into your school’s learning management system (LMS) and save time. Don’t use an LMS? You can still access all of the same online resources for this title via the password-protected Instructor Resource Site. Learn more. Also of Interest: Case Studies in Lifespan Development by Stephanie M. Wright presents a series of 12 case studies shaped by the contributions of real students to build immersive examples that readers can relate to and enjoy. Bundle Case Studies in Lifespan Development with Child Development From Infancy To Adolescence, Second Edition for even more savings!