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Entspannungstraining im Sport
Dieser Band beschreibt neue Entwicklungen im Bereich der körperlichen und psychischen Regulation im Sport. Die Fähigkeit der Regulation kann als eine Bedingung zu einer guten Belastungsvor- und -nachbereitung gesehen werden. Es werden Grundübungen beschrieben und deren Wirkungsweise und Anwendung erklärt. Mit Hilfe der detaillierten Kennzeichnung als auch der beiliegenden Audio CD können die Übungen sowohl von Sportlern als auch von Übungsleitern, Trainern und Lehrern erlernt werden. Die Übungen sind so gestaltet, dass sie für möglichst viele Sportarten nützlich sind. Das Ziel des hier vorgestellten "Neuen Entspannungstrainings" ist ein selbstständig modifizierter Einsatz der Regulationstechniken in Training, Wettkampf und Alltag.
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Coi, Stories and Recipes
Daniel Patterson was born in Massachusetts and moved to California in 1989, where he now has three restaurants: Coi (2006), Plum (2010) and Haven (2012). At Coi, Patterson mixes modern culinary techniques with local and cultivated ingredients to create highly original dishes that speak of place, memory and emotion. It is an approach that has won him two Michelin stars and a worldwide reputation for pioneering a new kind of Californian cuisine. Peter Meehan is a food writer and co-editor of quarterly food journal Lucky Peach. He has written for many magazines, including Food & Wine, Bon App
Wallpaper* CG Guangzhou
Ultimative Tipps für Design-, Kunst- und Architekturbegeisterte sowie exklusive Empfehlungen, wo man am besten schlafen, essen, trinken, einkaufen, Sport treiben und entspannen kann - natürlich ausgewählt nach den strengen Kriterien der stilbewussten Experten vom Wallpaper* Magazin.
Axel van Lamsweerde is Professor in the Department of Computing Science at the Universit
God as the Shadow of Man
The Author: Shlomo Giora Shoham is currently Professor in the Faculty of Law at Tel Aviv University. He was educated in England and at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, where he was awarded the LL.D. in Criminal Law and Criminology. Professor Shoham has held academic positions both in the United States and in Israel, where he is involved in many research projects. A recipient of the prestigious Sellin-Glueck Award in 1977, he has published dozens of books and over 100 articles.
Ready to Read Music
This book is packed with four sequential units of eight lessons each, all designed to prepare your students to read music. Most of the lessons are followed by a page of exercises, ideal for student assessment. As a bonus, there are page after page of large, reproducible music symbols, which are great for bulletin boards and flash card learning.
Super Mario Wii Edition
Der Soundtrack zu New Super Mario Bros. Wii(TM) von Nintendo enthält viele melodische und synkopierte Themen, die auf dem Klavier super klingen! Mit dieser offiziellen Notenausgabe können Pianisten vom Mittelstufen- bis zum Fortgeschrittenenniveau ihre Freunde und Familie beeindrucken: 17 bekannte Themen aus dem beliebten Videospiel. Titel: Title Theme * Ground Theme * Underground Theme * Underwater Theme * Desert Theme * Castle Theme * Airship Theme * Koopa Battle * Castle Boss Battle * Toad House * Enemy Course * Invincible Theme * Staff Credit Roll * World 1 Map * Player Down * Game Over * Ending Demo.
Requalifying the Built Environment
In recent decades significant financial and professional resources have been invested in urban regeneration, housing renovation, and the revitalization of old neighborhoods, with considerable impacts on the social, physical, and economic structure of cities and their inhabitants. The first objective of this volume is to present the key issues related to these changes, which were discussed at an international symposium of experts organized by the International Association for People-Environment Studies and CSBE Network in Istanbul. The second objective is to show how concepts and methods in the field of people-environment studies can be successfully applied to study complex questions related to the revitalization of the built environment, both at the small scale of specific buildings and at the larger scale of neighborhoods. The contributions in this volume are centered around the following main themes: . Key issues concerning heritage and cultural identity . The institutional, economic, and political contexts of revitalization . Implementation and how to address the key challenges This volume will be useful to researchers, graduate students, teachers, and professional practitioners in housing design and construction, the maintenance and upgrading of existing buildings and urban areas, conservation management, and the broad field of housing studies. The book is pertinent to people trained in environmental psychology, social policy studies, architecture, urban design, urban sociology, human geography, and building and landscape conservation.
Contributors include designers Michele De Lucchi, George Sowden, Giulio Cappellini, Stefano Giovannoni, Thomas Sandell, Jasper Morrison, Konstantin Grcic, Naoto Fukasawa, Alberto Meda and Marc Newson, design critics Deyan Sudjic and Francesca Picchi and Marialaura Rossiello, Irvine's design partner and wife. The complete monograph on the work of British-born, Milan-based furniture and product designer James Irvine, telling the story of his work through the multiple voices of those who knew him best. The complete monograph on furniture and product designer James Irvine
Mouse Interfacing with USB and PS/2
The mouse is one of the best proven, widely used and inexpensive man-machine interfaces ever devised, yet its presence in the world of embedded systems is still a rarity. Indeed, there are few embedded engineers today having practical experience of how to implement the hardware and software required to 'enable' mouse input.In Mouse Interfacing with USB and PS/2, the concepts needed are thoroughly explained.The practical development which stems from this knowledge is soon explored, with the feedback from each step providing impetus for the next.This book describes in-depth how to connect the mouse into new embedded applications.It details the two main interface methods, PS/2 and USB, and offers applications guidance with hardware and software examples plus tips on interfacing the mouse to typical microcontrollers.A wide range of topics is explored, including- Ballistic profiles for fast-yet-precise response- A four-channel, millivolt-precision voltage reference- USB descriptors- A variety of examples all with fully documented source-codeIf you need to interface an embedded system to a mouse (PS/2 or USB), then this book will prove an invaluble tool. A wealth of clear illustrations enhance this highly readable text.
The Dynamics of Autobiographical Memory Assink, M: Dynamics of Autobiographical Memory
Does autobiographical memory change through the lifespan? Which events do we remember and why? Do the memories that are important differ between men and women, between younger and older people? These are just some of the fundamental questions examined in this state-of-the art book about the course of autobiographical memory throughout life - a topic that is of increasing importance as people are living ever longer. Based upon a 5-year longitudinal research study using the LIM Life-line Interview Method, in which young, middle-aged, and older men and women were interviewed three times, this book provides a completely new perspective on the dynamics of both retrospective and prospective memory. What is recalled, how it is evaluated, and the relationships between gender, age, and memory over the course of life are reported, as is the "bump effect" demonstrated using the LIM, with older adults recalling a disproportionate number of events from adolescence and early adulthood, thus contradicting classical views of life-long memory. This volume also presents the first authorized version of Schroots' LIM Life-line Interview Method, which asks people to draw their life-line and tell their own lifestory for both past and future. Results obtained using the LIM should be interpreted, qualitatively and quantitatively, in the light of the longitudinal data presented here. A CD includes detailed tabular material. Dynamics of Autobiographical Memory is a "must" for faculty, graduate students, and professionals engaged in the study of development and aging, and in the construction and interpretation of individual life histories and expectations for the future.
The Best of Pathways of Song
Die gesamte Reihe Pathways of Song bietet eine große Bandbreite an Konzertstücken von Komponisten wie Bach, Grieg, Händel, Haydn, Schubert, Schumann und Strauß in den entsprechenden Stimmumfängen. Die Reihe enthält teilweise die englischen Übersetzungen. Ab sofort sind für alle Bände Begleit-CDs erhältlich. The Best of Pathways of Song enthält 49 Gesangssoli - die beliebtesten aus den vier Bänden. Die Begleitung ist auf den zwei beiliegenden CDs enthalten.
The End of Ideology and Utopia? Donskis, L: End of Ideology and Utopia?
The Author: Leonidas Donskis is a Leverhulme Trust Visiting Fellow at the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom. He is a former IREX-International Research and Exchanges Board Fellow at Dickinson College, a Fulbright Scholar, an International Visiting Scholar at Dickinson College, and the Swedish Institute Guest Scholar at the University of Gothenburg. Having earned his first doctorate in philosophy from the University of Vilnius, Leonidas Donskis then received his second doctorate in social and moral philosophy from the University of Helsinki. He has been published widely in journals and is the author of four books published in his native Lithuania.
Downtown Abbey: The Suite (Easy Piano)
Delight audiences with the beloved theme to the world's most widely watched television series! This 10-page Easy Piano rendition of John Lunn's haunting theme to the British TV show makes a great piano solo. This arrangement by Dan Coates makes it easier to play than the separately published Piano Solo version, while retaining its full sound.
Antisocial Behavior and Crime
Leading experts review the latest findings and recommendations concerning theroots and prevention of antisocial behavior and crime The developmental perspective is becoming increasingly significant in criminology and in research on antisocial and criminal behavior. Developmental criminology can explain the stability of antisocial behavior as well as how it emerges and disappears across the life span. This volume brings together many of the most renowned scientists in the field. Theyreport the latest findings, explain various phenomena and trajectories of antisocial behavior, and present new research methods. In a series of reviews, they analyze the significance of biological, psychological, and social risk factors in the development of antisocial behavior and show how these findings can be applied not only in crime prevention, criminal justice, and offender treatment, but also inthe risk management of young offenders.
Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar Method 1, mit CD Gunod, N: Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar Method 1+CD
Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method has introduced over 5 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar Method Book 1 provides a completely new approach to learning guitar for students who want to play in the rock style. By starting on the 6th string, you are immediately able to play riffs and licks that inspire guitarists to continue learning and have fun doing it! The book features clear, well-paced instruction along with large photographs of fingering that is expected in the Alfred's Basic series. The CD includes performances of all the music in the book with authentic-sounding backing tracks. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Guitar Methods---the best choice for today's beginning guitar students. *Music & Sound Retailer Award-Winner.
Yes, I Can!
Yes I Can! is for anyone who ever said, "I wish I could be like that person." Deep down we know that we all have the potential to be "that person", but achieving it seems impossible in practice. Well it's not impossible - you have the power to dramatically change your life. You can become more confident and motivated and find greater focus and direction in your life. You can become a better leader or manager and fill yourself with positive energy. You can lead the fulfilling life you have always dreamed of, and much more. See yourself as successful. Be successful. You have the power to change your life in ways that you may not even realize. As long as you can see where you want to be, or what you want to achieve, then you can make it happen. All you need to do is set aside a few minutes a day to visualize what you want to change or improve, and you'll find the focus and direction to get what you want. Using the power of creative visualization and other well-understood psychological techniques, you'll find this book is packed with practical, real world examples of changes that you can achieve in your life, using tried and tested techniques that have been demonstrated to be highly effective in numerous controlled studies. Yes I Can! contains simple, easy-to-follow, five-minute exercises developed by motivation expert Robin Nixon, which have worked wonders for thousands of others - now it's time to make them work for you. How this book will change your life By following the exercises in this book, you'll learn how to achieve all the following, and much more: * Learn to love yourself, life and others more - and be loved too * Achieve any goal on which you set your heart * Attain a level of self-confidence to match your abilities * Quickly recover from failure to try again * Motivate yourself when there's a task to do * Increase your stamina, concentration and commitment * Diminish negative energy * Learn to relax and become fulfilled From now on, your answer to every question that life throws at you will be, 'Yes I can!'
The Best of Mark Hayes for Solo Voice (Book) Hayes, M: Best of Mark Hayes for Solo Voice (Book)
From the best-selling Mark Hayes Vocal Solo Collection comes this new addition. Carefully chosen by Mark Hayes, the vocal solos in this new collection are the best of the bestuseful for concert, contests, recitals, and worship.Titles: Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing * Give Me Jesus * Safe Within Your Arms * Marchin on Up, My Lord * What a Morning * Joshua Fit the Battle * The Coventry Carol * and more.
The Corporate Culture Survival Guide Schein, E: Corporate Culture Survival Guide
Edgar H. Schein, a world-renowned expert on organizational culture, is the Sloan Fellows Professor of Management Emeritus at the MIT Sloan School of Management. He is the author of numerous books including Organizational Culture and Leadership and Career Anchors Facilitator's Guide Package, both in their third editions.
Intermediate German for Dummies
Wendy Foster was born in Connecticut and grew up in Scituate, Massachusetts. While studying in France, she traveled around Europe, and became curious about the German language and culture. After graduating with a teaching certificate and a degree in French, she decided to return to Europe to study German. Her love of the Alps inspired her to live in Munich, where she spent 30 years. During that time, she studied German, completed her MA in French at Middlebury College in Paris, and later learned Spanish in Spain. Her professional experience includes teaching Business English, German, French, and intercultural communication skills, as well as writing and translating. She recently returned to her New England roots, where she works from her home overlooking a spectacular salt marsh that constantly beckons her to go kayaking, walking, bird watching, and swimming.
Complete Rock Guitar Method: Intermediate Rock Guitar Halbig, E: Complete Rock Guitar Method: Intermediate Rock Gu
This book and DVD-ROM is great for guitarists who know the basics and are ready to take the next step. Topics include everything from harmonization with triads, and chord embellishment to composite scales, and improvising with the modes. This revised edition features additional scale fingerings, new examples in the styles of the hottest guitar players on the scene, new audio recordings, and a brand new video demonstrating the examples in the book. The new DVD-ROM features teacher and rock guitar master Jared Meeker, who's entertaining and unique style makes learning fun and easy. If you have completed Beginning Rock Guitar or you are an advanced beginner, Intermediate Rock Guitar will take your playing to the next level.
Wörterbuch der Psychologie und Psychiatrie 1. Englisch - Deutsch Haas, R: Wtb. Psychologie 1/Engl.-Dt.
Das zweibändige Wörterbuch der Psychologie und Psychiatrie (Englisch/Deutsch, Deutsch/Englisch) ist als einzigartige Sammlung von Fachtermini mittlerweile zu einem unverzichtbaren Hilfsmittel für Wissenschaftler, Praktiker und Studenten sowie für Dolmetscher und Übersetzer geworden. Für die nun vorliegende Neuauflage wurde das Wörterbuch nicht nur vollständig revidiert und aktualisiert, sondern auch deutlich erweitert. So wurde z.B. durch die Berücksichtigung der Nomenklaturen aus ICD-10 und DSM-IV sowie durch das Hinzufügen zahlreicher anderer Einträge der gesamte Wortschatz der Psychologie und Psychiatrie auf den neuesten Stand gebracht. Insgesamt wurde diese Auflage um etwa 4.000 Begriffe ergänzt. Das Wörterbuch umfasst nicht nur zahlreiche Fachtermini aus der klinischen Psychologie und aus der Psychiatrie, sondern auch viele neue Begriffe aus den Bereichen kognitive Neurowissenschaften, biologische Psychologie, Persönlichkeitspsychologie, psychologische Methodenlehre, computergestützte Diagnostik, Internet und Informatik. Veränderungen im Sprachgebrauch sowie die neue deutsche Rechtschreibung werden durchgängig berücksichtigt. Zusätzlich werden in einem Anhang rund 1.000 der geläufigsten Abkürzungen aus den Bereichen Psychologie und Psychiatrie erklärt und übersetzt. Widely used for many years by scientists, practitioners and students, as well as translators, the two-volume English-German / German-English Dictionary of Psychology and Psychiatry is generally regarded as the most exhaustive bilingual compilation of terminology in these fields available. In this brand new edition, the Dictionary has not only been fully revised and updated, but also considerably expanded. For instance, all the terms and vocabulary from the field of psychology and psychiatry have been carefully reviewed and brought up to date by the inclusion of the terminology used in DSM-IV and ICD-10, as well as numerous other entries. Overall, around 4,000 new terms have been added in this edition. The Dictionary thus includes not only words and terms from clinical psychology and psychiatry, but also new terminology from areas such as cognitive neuroscience, biological psychology, personality psychology, methodology, and computer-based assessment, as well of course as relevant terms from fields like computing and the internet. At the same time changes of usage and the new German spelling and orthography have been incorporated throughout. Also included in an appendix are explanations and translations of more than 1,000 of the most common abbreviations used in the fields of psychology and psychiatry.
German All-in-One For Dummies
Learn to speak German? Easy. German All-in-One For Dummies conveniently combines titles from the German Dummies library into one handy guide that covers all of the bases of the German language. For those looking to master fluency in this popular language, this book and CD combo are an efficient and logical choice. German All-in-One For Dummies brings together content from German For Dummies, 2nd Edition, German For Dummies Audio Set, German Phrases For Dummies, Intermediate German For Dummies, and German Essentials For Dummies. ??Plus, it includes a new CD that allows for even more opportunities to practice speaking the language, as well as additional content on grammar and usage to empower you to use and speak German like a native. * Offers instruction and practice exercises for both speaking and writing German * Helps you prepare to demonstrate proficiency in conversational German If you want to improve your German, whether it's for work, travel, or enjoyment, German All-in-One For Dummies has you covered.
Managing Energy Risk
Markus Burger is Head of Risk Control at EnBW Trading GmbH, the trading unit of the third largest energy supply company in Germany. He leads the market risk measurement ream with responsibility for valuation and stochastic modelling as well as credit risk management. Previously, he was a analyst for interest rate derivatives at Landesbank Baden-Wurttemberg (LBBW). He holds a Masters degree and a PhD in mathematics from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany. His practical involvement and research includes stochastic modeling, risk measurement and valuation in the energy sector. Bernhard Graeber is Head of Methodology and Models at EnBW Trading GmbH. His department is responsible for the development of load forecasting algorithms, of power plant dispatch models and of fundamental market models for electricity, CO2 certificates and fuels. He studies mechanical engineering and physics at the University of Stuttgart, Germany and at the University of Auckland, New Zealand and holds a PhD in energy economics from the University of Stuttgart. he has more that 10 years of experience in electricity market analysis and modeling. Gero Schindlmayr is Head of Market Risk and Valuation Models at EnBW Trading GmbH. before joining EnBW he worked as a quantitative analyst for equity derivatives at Deutsche Bank A.G. He holds a PhD in mathematics and a Master's degree in operations research from the RWTH Aachen, Germany and an M.Sc degree in mathematics from Warwick University, UK. He is co-author of a book titled Equity Derivatives: Theory and Applications and of several papers in the area of energy derivatives and energy risk. His main field of work includes stochastic pricing models for electricity and gas, commodity forward curve modeling, value-at-risk models and multi-commodity risk.
Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs for Children and Adolescents Clinical Handb. Psychotropic Drugs for Children/Adolescents
Fully updated and expanded, in full color with intuitive icons throughout, packed with its unique comparison charts, and with patient handouts as printable PDFs - the widely acclaimed reference to psychotropic medications in children and adolescents is now more "user-friendly" than ever! This unique book fills the need for a comprehensive, yet compact and easy-to-use reference for all mental health professionals dealing with children and adolescents. Packed with the practical comparison charts for which it is renowned, other outstanding features of the Clinical Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs for Children and Adolescents are: . Independent, unbiased . Unique comparison charts (dosages, side effects, pharmacokinetics, interactions...) that allow you to see at a glance which medication is the most suitable for each patient . Instantly recognizable icons and full color throughout . Compiles the latest information from the published literature (scientific data, controlled clinical trials, case reports) and clinical experience in one easy-to-use reference . Includes monograph statements on use in children and adolescents and approved indications, as well as available data concerning off-label indications, findings from open and double-blind studies concerning doses, adverse effects, and other considerations . Succinct, bulleted information on all classes of medication: classification, available products (including US and Canadian trade names), on- and off-label indications (US FDA and Canada); pharmacology, dosing, pharmacokinetics; adverse effects, precautions, contraindications, toxicity; lab tests, precautions, nursing implications; drug interactions; patient and caregiver instructions. All you need to know for each class of drug!!
Mozart/Busoni: Duettino concertante
Ferruccio Busoni's Duettino concertante for two pianos, four hands, is based on Mozart's Finale of Concerto No. 19 in F Major, K. 459, for piano and orchestra. Edited by the dynamic piano duo team of Anderson & Roe, this work is a brilliant example of Busoni's prowess as a transcriber as it retains the lightness and clarity of Mozart's textures while utilizing the resources of the modern piano. Metronome marks are editorial and ornaments are realized in footnotes. Fingerings, dynamics, and articulation have been supplemented by the editors.
Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar Method 1, mit CD + DVD Gunod, N: Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar 1/+CD, DVD
Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method has introduced over 5 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar. Alfred's Basic Rock Guitar Method provides a completely new approach to learning guitar for students who want to play in the rock style. By starting on the 6th string, you are immediately able to play riffs and licks that inspire guitarists to continue learning and have fun doing it! The book features clear, well-paced instruction along with large photographs of fingerings that are expected in the Alfred's Basic series. The CD includes performances of all the music in the book with authentic-sounding backing tracks. Learning to play has never been easier or more fun than with Alfred's Basic Guitar Methods---the best choice for today's beginning guitar students. *Music & Sound Retailer Award-Winner.
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly
Rashin Kheiriyeh wurde 1979 im Iran geboren. Sie studierte Grafikdesign an der Universität Teheran. Die vielfach ausgezeichnete Illustratorin arbeitet für Zeitungen wie die
Teaching Music Across History
An outstanding resource for educators, Teaching Music Across History will help your students understand the ways that music and the arts reflect our culture and how historical events have shaped our civilization and customs. Reproducible student pages are included, making lessons a snap to prepare, keeping students actively engaged, and allowing for easy assessment. The accompanying CD contains listening examples of works by great Classical composers to support and reinforce the lessons. By increasing critical and higher level thinking skills with winning, creative, ready-to-teach methods, Teaching Music Across History will help your students meet item 9 of the National Standards for Music Education* (“Understanding music in relation to history and culture”). This excellent curriculum will encourage your students to incorporate a deeper understanding of history and heritage, and allow you to effortlessly integrate historical information within music instruction. Teaching Music Across History is not only necessary, but FUN!
Handbook of Biomedical Image Analysis 2 Hdb of Biomedical Image Analysis 2
Jasjit Suri, Ph.D. has spent the last 20 years in the field of computer and electrical engineering, and more than a decade in imaging sciences. Dr. Suri has a masters in computer sciences from the University of Illinois, a doctorate from the University of Washington, Seattle, and will soon receive his EMBA from the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Suri has published over 100 technical publications in medical imaging, is a senior member of IEEE, member of the engineering honor societies Eta-Kappa-Nu and Tau-Beta-Phi, and a recipient of the President's Gold Medal in 1980. Prof. Swamy Laxminarayan, D.Sci. championed the field of Biomedical Engineering for over 30 years having held a variety of senior positions within the industry. He is an internationally recognized scientist, engineer, and educator with over 200 technical publications in biomedical information technology, computation biology, signal and image processing, biotechnology, and physiological system modeling. Prof. Laxminarayan is a fellow of AIMBE and a recipient of IEEE 3rd Millennium Medal.
ICD-10 /DSM-IV Crosswalks
The clearly laid-out tables in this book allow quick comparisons to be made between the two major classifications of mental disorders, DSM-IV (including the latest TR version) and ICD-10. The cross-walks (in both directions) detail all the significant differences between the two systems, thus helping both clinicians and researchers avoid having to resort to complicated and time-consuming comparisons between the two manuals.
Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Integration Services Knight, B: Professional Microsoft SQL Server 2012
Brian Knight is the founder of Pragmatic Works and co-founder of SQLServerCentral.com and JumpstartTV.com. Erik Veerman is a consultant, author, trainer, and a mentor with SolidQ. His award-winning industry recognition includes Microsoft's BI Solution of the Year and SQL Server Magazine's Innovator Cup. Jessica M. Moss is a well-known architect, speaker, author, and Microsoft MVP of SQL Server business intelligence who has created data warehousing solutions for a variety of industries. Mike Davis, MCTS, MCITP, is the Managing Project Lead at Pragmatic Works. He has co-authored several business intelligence books and regularly speaks at SQL events. Chris Rock is a software developer and program manager at Pragmatic Works, where he develops custom SSIS components and software.
Asymptote, an award-winning New York City -- based architectural firm, expands the boundaries of traditional architectural practice with work that ranges from buildings and urban design to computer-generated environments. Recognized internationally as both leading-edge architects and virtual-reality artists as well as sought-after critics and teachers, Asymptote partners Lise Anne Couture and Hani Rashid have emphasized research into cultural trends and technological influences as the core of their practice. The firm has completed or is overseeing projects around the world, with commissions as diverse as a trading floor for the New York Stock Exchange; a multimedia research park in Kyoto, Japan; a modular furniture system for the Knoll furniture company; a music theater in Graz, Austria; and a new center for art and technology for the Guggenheim Museum in SoHo, New York. Designed and written by the partners, Asymptote is the first book to fully document their "real world" (as opposed to virtual) projects.In mathematical terms, the word "asymptote" is defined as a line that a given curve gets closer and closer to, but never touches, as it gets further from the origin towards infinity. In architectural terms, Asymptote is the Manhattan-based architectural design and research practice established by Lise Anne Couture and Hani Rashid in 1989.Rashid and Couture's work is intriguing because it draws inspiration from a wide range of sources not traditionally associated with architecture -- among them the design of airline interiors, sporting equipment, and organic systems like seashells and honeycombs; and various means of communicating and disseminating information. Their projects areconcerned as much with light, speed, and traversing virtual boundaries as with "real-world" geometries and building systems. Hani Rashid is one of the founding instructors in the "paperless studio" curriculum at Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, a progra
Liars and Outliers
BRUCE SCHNEIER is an internationally renowned security technologist who studies the human side of security. A prolific author, he has written hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers, as well as eleven books that together have sold more than 400,000 copies. He has testified before Congress, is a frequent guest on television and radio, and is regularly quoted in the press. His blog and monthly newsletter at www.schneier.com reach over 250,000 devoted readers worldwide. "The closest thing the security industry has to a rock star." --The Register
The Authors: Wolfgang Mieder is Professor of German and Folklore at the University of Vermont. He is the editor of Proverbium: Yearbook of International Proverb Scholarship, and the author of numerous books including A Dictionary of American Proverbs, Proverbs Are Never Out of Season: Popular Wisdom in the Modern Age, and The Politics of Proverbs: From Traditional Wisdom to Proverbial Stereotypes. Janet Sobieski is Managing Editor of Proverbium: Yearbook of International Proverb Scholarship, and a staff member of the Department of German and Russian at the University of Vermont. She received her B.A. in English at Marymount College and additional art training at the University of Vermont. She has exhibited her paintings, drawings, and photographs at various locations in northern Vermont.
Women's Road to Rock Guitar
Successful rock guitar performer and teacher Nikki O'Neill teaches everything you need to know to play rock guitar in this groundbreaking, thorough method for women who want to rock. You'll learn power chords, open chords, barre chords, and rock chord progressions, and how to strum them in chord progressions and songs. Nikki's in-depth and easy-to-understand explanations will have you playing along with the jam tracks on the accompanying CD in no time. You'll also learn all about important rock lead guitar techniques such as hammer-ons, pull-offs, bends, slides, tapping, the whammy bar, and harmonics, to name a few. The book also covers song structure, how to write a chord chart for your song, how to take care of your guitar, how to use effects pedals, and even figuring out songs by ear! Interviews with famous female rock guitarists will keep you inspired, and Nikki provides a list of essential listening, so you'll have the examples of legendary players to follow. Tips on how to practice and work with other musicians will help prepare you for a lifetime of expressing yourself as a rock guitarist. This is a must-have for any woman who is serious about learning rock guitar! Features: * All examples written in TAB * A CD that includes demonstrations of the examples and play-along tracks for practice * Essential information on guitar care, amps, pedals and other equipment
Understanding and preventing destructive leadership and the far-reaching consequences it can have on individuals and organizations. Destructive leadership can take various forms, such as abusive supervision, petty tyranny, and negative or aversive leadership, all of which negatively impact both followers and the organizations themselves. The expert contributions in this volume focus on understanding and preventing destructive leadership and the far-reaching consequences it can have on individuals and organizations. Destructive forms of leadership emerge in an interaction between situations, leaders, and followers. Critical aspects of this interaction examined here include the ways in which attempts at charismatic leadership can lead to the perception of abusive leadership, or even to abusive leadership behavior, narcissism as an antecedent of abusive leadership, how leaders and followers interact in coping with negative leadership (different coping strategies and their consequences), the impacts of constructive and destructive leadership behavior on subordinates' job satisfaction, and the role of leaders in learning from workplace mistakes.
Practical Procedures in Elective Orthopaedic Surgery
Giannoudis, Peter V. (Editor), Leeds General Infirmary, Great George Street, Leeds.
The Limits of Science Krausz, E: Limits of Science
The Author: Ernest Krausz received his Ph.D. from the London School of Economics. He was Reader in the Department of Social Science and Humanities at the City University, London, and is currently Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Bar-Ilan University, Israel, where he also served as Rector of the University. He is a member of the Israel Science Foundation and of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. He has published widely in the social sciences and, in recent years, in the philosophy of science.
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Corporate Social Responsibility
PHILIP KOTLER is the S. C. Johnson Distinguished Professor of International Marketing at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management. One of the world's top authorities on marketing, he is also the author of thirty-five books, including Marketing Insights from A to Z, also from Wiley. NANCY LEE, MBA, is President of Social Marketing Services, Inc., and a marketing professional with more than twenty years of experience. She is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Washington and Seattle University where she teaches marketing.
A high proportion of couples in western industrialized countries are unable to have children, and in many cases these couples need psychosocial support. This book describes a range of counseling and therapy approaches that can be used in a variety of circumstances. The approaches described here provide concrete assistance and advice on psychosocial interventions for all professionals who are active in reproductive medicine, fertility treatment, and counseling or therapy for couples. The book introduces the most recent knowledge about psychosomatic treatment of fertility disorders, and describes assessment methods that can be used in everyday practice by those providing both medical treatment and counseling for fertility disorders. On the basis of numerous case examples, various different approaches to counseling and therapy are described, including, for example, specific approaches that can be taken by primary care or family physicians, or how to approach the problems in couples with different cultural backgrounds. A manual for gynecologists in the final chapter provides concrete advice and guidelines for a holistic, psychosomatic course of treatment for childless couples.
Big Five Assessment
This text provides a uniquely comprehensive overview of the wide range of psychometric tests and inventories available for assessing personality, as described by the Big Five model and related concepts. The book includes chapters on all major instruments, such as the FFPI, BFQ, NEO-PI-R, HPI, BFI/BPP, HIPIC, ZKPQ, IPIP, FFPQ, TPQue, IAS-R-B5, IBFM/SACBIF, PPRF, SIFFM, TINSIT, 6FPQ, ACL, 16PF, and PSY-5. Each chapter is written either by the test authors themselves, or by other renowned experts, and the book thus provides the best possible guidance on the distinctive features, use, analysis, interpretation and limitations of Big Five and related instruments.
The Art & Ideas series offers introductory books on all aspects of the history of art. Written by an outstanding expert in the field, this volume explores the life and times of Hieronymus Bosch, one of the major artists of the Northern Renaissance. 200 illustrations, 180 in full color.
The Difficult Case in Head and Neck Cancer Surgery Donald, P: Difficult Case in Head and Neck Cancer
Thieme Publishers New York im Thieme Verlag 2010
Suicide and Euthanasia in Older Adults
Suicide among older people is a significant problem, but one that has tended to be neglected in recent years. And in an age where populations and cultures are becoming increasingly mixed due to migration and globalization, it is vital that lessons concerning suicide and euthanasia be learned from different countries. This book provides help by bringing together a unique range of perspectives on aging, suicide, and euthanasia from different cultures and countries around the world. In addition to analytical overviews of the relationship between socio-economic or psychological factors and suicidal behavior, differences between younger and older suicides, family factors, and physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia, contributions by leading authorities from 10 different regions each contain a description of suicide in old age, as well as discussions of views concerning the role of the elderly in that culture and the issue of euthanasia/assisted suicide, especially in the terminally ill. This book is of interest not just for suicidologists but also for psychiatrists, psychologists, sociologists, ethicists, thanatologists, geriatricians, psychogeriatricians and psychogerontologists. A remarkable book, dealing with vital but often neglected topics: . Suicide in the elderly . Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide . Cultural aspects
Professional Java Interfaces with SWT/JFace
Jack Li Guojie is an independent Java developer who has been building various types of Java applications since 1998. His areas of interest and experience include artificial intelligence, user interfacing, Web applications, and enterprise system architecture. He has contributed articles to many leading software journals.
They Called Her Styrene, etc.
American artist Ed Ruscha began making prints and drawings consisting of one word or phrase in the late 1950s and has continued to explore the language-based imagery that has become a hallmark of his work. Pictured here are 500 of his "word" drawings which transcend their apparent randomness to become visual icons of universal emotions and places known and imagined. Full color.
Volatility and Correlation
Riccardo Rebonato is Head of Group Market Risk for the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, and Head of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group Quantitative Research Centre. He is also a Visiting Lecturer at Oxford University for the Mathematical Finance Diploma and MSc. He holds Doctorates in Nuclear Engineering and Science of Materials/Solid State Physics. He sits on the Board of Directors of ISDA and on the Board of Trustees of GARP. Prior to joining the Royal Bank of Scotland, he was Head of Complex Derivatives Trading Europe and Head of Derivatives Research at Barclays Capital (BZW), where he worked for nine years. Before that he was a Research Fellow in Physics at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, UK. He is the author of three books, Modern Pricing of Interest-Rate Derivatives, Volatility and Correlation in Option Pricing and Interest-Rate Option Models. He has published several papers on finance in academic journals, and is on the editorial board of several journals. He is a regular speaker at conferences worldwide.
Employer Brand Management
Simon Barrow and Richard Mosley are colleagues in the London based management consultancy People in Business, whose work with senior managers to improve their organisation's performance is driven by the thinking in this book. Simon Barrow was a brand manager at Best Foods (now Unilever) and Colgate-Palmolive before becoming CEO of an advertising agency within the Charles Barker Group, where his growing involvement with HR sparked his creation of the Employer Brand concept and subsequent research with London Business School. Richard Mosley has been involved in brand strategy development and implementation for nearly twenty years, including eight years with WPP's marketing consultancy Added Value where he led the internal marketing practice. Both authors share a belief in the need for marketing and HR to work together more effectively, especially in businesses which rely on people to deliver the customer brand experience. People in Business's recent clients include BP, British Airways, Hiscox, John Lewis, Man Investments and Unilever.
Die Geschichte der Kunst Gombrich, E: Geschichte d. Kunst
Sir Ernst Gombrich gilt als einer der größten und unkonventionellsten Kunsthistoriker seiner Zeit, der in zwei unterschiedlichen Lebensbereichen zu Ruhm und Auszeichnung gelangte: als Gelehrter, der die Kunst dem Menschen nahe brachte, und als Pionier, der die Wahrnehmung aus dem Bereich der Psychologie auf die Betrachtung der Kunst übertrug. Sein bekanntestes Buch, Die Geschichte der Kunst, wurde zum ersten Mal vor 60 Jahren veröffentlicht und erscheint nun in der 16. Ausgabe. Es ist eines der einflussreichsten Bücher über Kunst, das je geschrieben wurde.
The Gift of Fire Proser, M: Gift of Fire
The Author: Matthew N. Proser is Professor of English and Coordinator of Graduate Studies in the English Department at the University of Connecticut. He received his doctorate in English at the University of Washington, Seattle. During 1983-1989, he was President of the Marlowe Society of America. In addition to his book on Shakespeare, The Heroic Image in Five Shakespearean Tragedies, he has published a variety of articles and reviews on Shakespeare, Marlowe, and Pirandello in journals, newsletters, and anthologies.
Personality Assessment. Methods and Practices
This highly regarded book, now in its third, fully revised edition, is a survey of concepts, methods, procedures, and materials concerning the assessment of personality. It emphasizes the means and methods of assessment, but theories, research, and issues concerning human personality that have influenced psychological assessment are also considered. It is designed primarily for use in a one-semester course on personality assessment at the upper undergraduate or beginning graduate level. In addition to being a textbook, this volume is a useful source book, providing coverage of a wide range of instruments and procedures, a comprehensive glossary, an appendix of test publishers and addresses, an extensive bibliography, and complete indexes of authors, subjects, and tests. These features add to the book's value as a reference source for professional psychologists and researchers in the behavioral sciences. Each of the 13 chapters of the book ends with a summary, a set of exercises and activities, and a list of suggested readings for further study of the topic.
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 for Offender Profiling and guidance for investigations, as well as an agenda for research in Investigative Psychology. Investigative Psychology features: * The full range of crimes from fraud to terrorism, including burglary, serial killing, arson, rape, and organised crime * Important methodologies including multi-dimensional scaling and the Radex approach as well as Social Network Analysis * Geographical Offender Profiling, supported by detailed analysis of the underlying psychological processes that make this such a valuable investigative decision support tool * The full range of investigative activities, including effective information collection, detecting deception and the development of decision support systems. In effect, this text introduces an exciting new paradigm for a wide range of psychological contributions to all forms of investigation within and outside of law enforcement. Each chapter has actual cases and quotations from offenders and ends with questions for discussion and research, making this a valuable text for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Applied and Forensic Psychology, Criminology, Socio-Legal Studies and related disciplines.
Meta-Analysis - A Comparison of Approaches Schulze, R: Meta-Analysis
In many scientific fields, meta-analysis has become the standard method for summarizing research findings. The number of published applications of the method has been steadily growing in the last 25 years and the statistical procedures of meta-analysis continue to become more and more advanced. This book provides a comprehensive treatment of the statistical procedures for meta-analysis with correlations as an effect size
Bioinformatics For Dummies
Jean-Michel Claverie is Professor of Medical Bioinformatics at the School of Medicine of the Universit
The Shellcoder's Handbook Anley, C: Shellcoder's Handbook
Chris Anley is a founder and director of NGSSoftware, a security software, consultancy, and research company based in London, England. He is actively involved in vulnerability research and has discovered security flaws in a wide variety of platforms including Microsoft Windows, Oracle, SQL Server, IBM DB2, Sybase ASE, MySQL, and PGP. John Heasman is the Director of Research at NGSSoftware. He is a prolific security researcher and has published many security advisories in enterprise level software. He has a particular interest in rootkits and has authored papers on malware persistence via device firmware and the BIOS. He is also a co-author of The Database Hacker's Handbook: Defending Database Servers (Wiley 2005). Felix "FX" Linder leads SABRE Labs GmbH, a Berlin-based professional consulting company specializing in security analysis, system design creation, and verification work. Felix looks back at 18 years of programming and over a decade of computer security consulting for enterprise, carrier, and software vendor clients. This experience allows him to rapidly dive into complex systems and evaluate them from a security and robustness point of view, even in atypical scenarios and on arcane platforms. In his spare time, FX works with his friends from the Phenoelit hacking group on different topics, which have included Cisco IOS, SAP, HP printers, and RIM BlackBerry in the past. Gerardo Richarte has been doing reverse engineering and exploit development for more than 15 years non-stop. In the past 10 years he helped build the technical arm of Core Security Technologies, where he works today. His current duties include developing exploits for Core IMPACT, researching new exploitation techniques and other low-level subjects, helping other exploit writers when things get hairy, and teaching internal and external classes on assembly and exploit writing. As result of his research and as a humble thank you to the community, he has published some technical papers and open source projects, presented in a few conferences, and released part of his training material. He really enjoys solving tough problems and reverse engineering any piece of code that falls in his reach just for the fun of doing it.
- Berlin-based sculptor, photographer and installation artist Olafur Eliasson (b.1967) creates works that explore the relationships between human beings, nature and technology - The artist re-creates fragments of the natural environment: icebergs at the Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, a wind tunnel at the Louisiana Museum in Humlebaek, Denmark - Eliasson uses immaterial sensations such as temperature, smell, taste, air and magnetic waves for his sculptural elements - Nominated in 2002 for the prestigious Hugo Boss prize, in 2003-4 Eliasson earned rave reviews for his representation of a giant sun and sky at Tate Modern in London
Improving Memory and Study Skills Herrmann, D: Improving Memory
This text is designed to serve as a primary text for teaching the science of studying to university and other students. Divided into five main sections, 13 chapters deal with: (1) Fundamentals, including scientific findings concerning learning and studying, and the physiological and psychological basis of memory; (2) Physical and emotional state when studying/taking exams; (3) How best to store and remember information; (4) Using the environment and things around us to help; (5) Integrating the above. Improving Memory and Study Skills is based on the latest research, including that of the authors, on how students study, learn, and remember. The authors collectively have over 100 years of experience in teaching and research about how students can learn more efficiently. This text presents both the rationale and the methods that have led to a new and successful multimodal approach to developing memory and study skills. Not only is the book full of practical recommendations for both teaching and learning these skills. In addition, the scientific reasons for the suggested procedures are clearly laid out, and the explanations in turn are grounded in practical examples. Each of the 13 chapters is rounded off by a concise summary of the most salient points, and the book itself is completed by a comprehensive glossary, and full author and subject indexes.
Fruits is a collection of Tokyo street fashion portraits from Japan's premier street fanzine of the same name. 'Fruits' was established in 1994, by photographer Shoichi Aoki, initially as a project to document the growing explosion in street fashion within the suburbs of Tokyo. Over the last five years, the magazine has grown to cult status and is now avidly followed by thousands of Japanese teenagers who also use the magazine as an opportunity to check out the latest styles and trends. The average age of the kids featured in the magazine is between 12 and 18, and the clothes that they wear are a mixture of high fashion -- Vivienne Westwood is a keen favourite -- and home-made ensembles which when combined create a novel, if not hysterical, effect.This extensive collection of portraits represents a unique documentation of the changing face of street fashion throughout the last decade. Colourful, fascinating and funny, this is the first time these cult images have been published outside Japan. Fruits will delight followers of fashion and youth culture.