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Strength through error

Advantages: Well researched, engaging writing and a fascinatingly original subject
Disadvantages: Very few

...When was the last time you admitted to being wrong about anything? It is a question that journalist Kathryn Schulz has pondered for some time, so much so that her book, "Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error", appears to be a veritable bible on s ...

BlackSwan 14.10.2010 · Read full review
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Review of Being Wrong - Adventures in the Margin of Error - Kathryn Schulz

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A Mind in Torment

Advantages: Much information about mental illness
Disadvantages: Painful to read at times

(Various editions at various prices on amazon). If you visit the Psychology section of any large bookshop or library you will notice that there seem to be three main groups of books : the textbooks, self-help manuals and personal accounts of mental illne ...

Schmutzie 17.03.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Breakdown - Stuart Sutherland

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Will Your Conscience Allow This to go Unread?

Advantages: Essential reading for all people of conscience
Disadvantages: Accepting the bitter pill

...I have never said this about a book before, but Dr. Martha Stout's "The Sociopath Next Door" should be required reading for All of us. In these 218 pages, Dr. Stout delivers a startlingly vivid and utterly candid look at the astounding 4% of the U.S. popu ...

Entwife 17.11.2006 · Read full review
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Review of The Sociopath Next Door - Martha Stout

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Come with me on a journey to get self-aware.

Advantages: Really increases your self-awareness
Disadvantages: None, it is a positive experience.

...I usually cause controversy and debate, this time I thought I would take a totally different course and actually do a book review. I have done films but never a book so this is a first. I usually leave these to the experts such as Stuleg. I don ...

milleniumzeus 27.11.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Awakening Year: An Exploration in Gestalt Psychotherapy - Margaret Selwyn

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Very helpful text

Advantages: Full of useful tips which are easily applied
Disadvantages: not necessarily applicable to key stage 3 (but doesn't claim to be, some ideas will be useful)

This is a short book written by an experienced Speech Language Therapist for teachers and teaching assistants working with children of primary age. It is clearly written and clearly explains the roles of various professionals within the area of speech and ...

M.Newcastle 04.08.2009 · Read full review
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Review of How to Identify and Support Children with Speech and Language Difficulties - Jane Speake

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