Laurie Selwyn

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Dreams: Understanding Biology, Psychology, and Culture

An approachable, scholarly work on a topic that many find fascinating, this encyclopedia will appeal to both public and academic communities in the hard and soft sciences.

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APA Handbook of Contemporary Family Psychology

This research-oriented title fills a need in an academic library's graduate and professional collections, as similar volumes are single topic monographs or textbooks. For upper-level undergraduates majoring in psychology or sociology, graduate students, professionals, researchers, and clinicians.

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How To Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals

This title will fascinate both animal lovers and those interested in animal science.
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Reminiscence Therapy: Favorite Things

Excellent memory prodders and conversation starters, these items provide flexible, professional resources for those working with dementia and memory-impaired patients. They will be of interest to elder-care facilities, activity directors, and those supporting home caregivers. [Additional collections—e.g., Farms, Cats, Dogs, Signs—are available on the producer's website.—Ed.]

Nine Perfect Strangers

Loaded with suspenseful psychological thrills, comedy, and dark humor, this genre-crossing work will appeal to a wide range of listeners as it is a little bit Maeve Binchy, Dean Koontz, and Lisa Scottoline. ["The story drags a bit in the middle, but the last third is on fire, with intense issues and a roller-coaster plot that will leave readers breathless": LJ 11/15/18 review of the Flatiron: Macmillan hc.]
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Adolescent Psychology in Today's World: Global Perspectives on Risk, Relationships, and Development

This valuable contribution to the literature will be most useful to psychology, anthropology, and sociology graduate students; professionals working with at-risk youth; and those who involved in think tanks concerning adolescents.
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Misogyny in American Culture: Causes, Trends, and Solutions

Students of women's studies, gender, sociology, and political science will find this an excellent starting point for research.

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