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Mental Capital and Wellbeing / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781405185912
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 12/02/2009
Pages: 1040
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.20(d)

About the Author

Cary L. Cooper, CBE is Distinguished Professor ofOrganizational Psychology and Health and Pro Vice Chancellor atLancaster University. He is the author of over 100 books (onoccupational stress, women at work and industrial andorganizational psychology), has written over 400 scholarly articlesfor academic journals, and is a frequent contributor to nationalnewspapers, TV and radio. Cary is the Editor on the internationaljournal ‘Stress and Health’ and President of theBritish Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Usha Goswami is Professor of Education at the Universityof Cambridge and a Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge. She iscurrently engaged in setting up a Centre for Neuroscience inEducation at the Faculty. She advised on the National Curriculumand the National Literacy Project, and was one of the three UKmembers of the Managing Committee of the European Concerted Actionon Learning Disorders as a Barrier to Human Development(COST-A8).

Barbara J Sahakian is Professor of ClinicalNeuropsychology at the Department of Psychiatry, University ofCambridge School of Clinical Medicine. She has an internationalreputation in the fields of cognitive psychopharmacology,neuroethics, neuropsychology, neuropsychiatry and neuroimaging.

John Field is Professor in the Institute of Education,University of Stirling, where he directs the Centre for Research inLifelong Learning. He has written widely in the social sciences,and specialises on social and economic aspects of adultlearning.

Rachel Jenkins is Professor of Epidemiology andInternational Mental Health Policy at the Institute of Psychiatry,Kings College London. She is the author of over 30 books and 300scholarly articles, and works nationally and internationally onepidemiological and policy research, development and implementationof policy, and training primary care in low and middle incomecountries.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors




Section 1: Mental Capital and Wellbeing Through Life(lead expert: Professor Barbara J. Sahakian)

1 Mental capital and wellbeing through life: future challenges(Tom Kirkwood, John Bond, Carl May, Ian McKeith and Min-MinTeh)

2 Neuroscience in education (Usha Goswami)

3 Neuroscience of human reward (Rebecca Elliott and BillDeakin)

4 Neuroeconomics (Ray Dolan)

5 Cognitive reserve and mental capital (Jennifer Barnett andBarbara J. Sahakian)

6 Mapping brain maturation and development of social cognitionduring adolescence (Tomáš Paus)

7 Reinforcement, impulsivity and behavioural economics (ChrisM. Bradshaw)

8 The neural basis of resilience (Rebecca Elliott, Barbara J.Sahakian and Dennis Charney)

9 Neurocognition and social cognition in adolescent drug users:vulnerability and consequences (Martin P. Paulus and Susan F.Tapert)

10 Pharmacological cognitive enhancement (SharonMorein-Zamir, Trevor Robbins, Danielle Turner and Barbara J.Sahakian)

11 Stem cells in neural regeneration and adult neurogenesis(Roger A. Barker)

12 Early detection of mild cognitive impairment andAlzheimer’s disease: an example using the CANTAB PAL(Mischa de Rover, Sharon Morein-Zamir and Barbara J.Sahakian)

13 Neurocognition and neuroimaging in anxiety disorders:implications for treatment and functional outcome (Daniel S.Pine and Ellen Leibenluft)

14 Neurocognition and social cognition in middle-aged and olderadult drug users: vulnerability and consequences (Karen Erscheand David Nutt)

15 Determinants of normal cognitive ageing: implications formental capital (Ian J. Deary and Alan J. Gow)

16 The neuroscience of social cognition in teenagers:implications for inclusion in society (Catherine Sebastian,Stephanie Burnett and Sarah-Jayne Blakemore)

17 Stress-related mood disorder: novel concepts for treatmentand prevention (Mark J. Millan)

18 Nutrition, cognitive wellbeing and socioeconomic status(Chris J. Packard)

19 Nutrition and cognitive health (Jose M. Ordovas)

20 Effect of chronic stress on cognitive function through life(Oliver T. Wolf and Claudia Buss)

21 Depression and its toll on mental capital (Ian McKeith andJan Scott)

22 Cognitive training: influence on neuropsychological and brainfunction in later life (George W. Rebok)

23 The effect of physical activity on mental capital andwellbeing (Hilde Hendrickx and Frans van der Ouderaa)

24 Technology solutions to prevent waste of mental capital(Patrick Olivier, Joe Wherton and Andrew Monk)

25 Housing as a determinant of mental capital (James R.Dunn)

26 Brain–computer interfaces and cognitive neuralprostheses (Kenneth R. Foster)

27 The cellular and molecular logic of neural circuit assembly:progress and challenges (Thomas M. Jessell)

Section 2: Learning Through Life (lead expert:Professor John Field)

28 Learning through life: future challenges (Leon Feinstein,John Vorhaus and Ricardo Sabates)

29 Learning at work: opportunities and barriers (LornaUnwin)

30 Participation in learning; barriers to learning (StephenGorard)

31 Evidence-informed principles from the Teaching and LearningResearch Programme (Andrew Pollard)

32 Estimating the effects of learning (Jere R.Behrman)

33 Self-regulation and executive function: what can teachers andschools do? (Mark T. Greenberg and Brittany L. Rhoades)

34 Models of provision of lifelong learning: how is it donearound the world? (John Field)

35 The economic importance of social skills: a short (andselective) survey of recent research (Pedro Carneiro)

Section 3: Mental Health and Ill-Health (lead expert:Professor Rachel Jenkins)

36 Mental health and ill-health: future challenges (RachelJenkins, Howard Meltzer, Peter B. Jones, Terry Brugha, PaulBebbington, Michael Farrell, David Crepaz-Keay and MartinKnapp)

37 Genetics of mental ill-health in children and adults andinteraction of genes with social factors (Rudolf Uher and PeterMcGuffin)

38 The influence of demographic, social and physical factors onageing and the mental health of older people (Robert Stewart andMartin Prince)

39 The influence of social, demographic and physical factors onpositive mental health in children, adults and older people(Margaret Barry and Lynne Friedli)

40 The influence of social, demographic and physical factors onmental disorders in children and adolescents (HowardMeltzer)

41 The mental ill-health of prisoners (HowardMeltzer)

42 The mental ill-health of homeless people (HowardMeltzer)

43 The mental ill-health of children in local authority care(Howard Meltzer)

44 Mental ill-health: cost implications (MartinKnapp)

45 Factors influencing recovery from serious mental illness andenhancing participation in family, social and working life (BobGrove)

46 The influence of social, demographic, physical and any otherrisk factors on the prevalence and consequences of personalitydisorders (Paul Moran)

47 Epidemiological linkages between mental ill-health andviolence: risk factors and wider consequences (JeremyCoid)

48 Genetics of ageing, mental ill-health and dementia in theelderly (John Powell and Simon Lovestone)

49 The mental ill-health of people who migrate, and theirdescendants: risk factors, associated disability and widerconsequences (James Kirkbride and Peter B. Jones)

50 Influence of social, demographic and physical factors onsubstance abuse in all age groups (Michael Farrell)

51 Neurocognition and neuroimaging in major depressive disorderand bipolar depression: implications for treatment and functionaloutcome (Mary Phillips, Luke Clarke, Barbara J. Sahakian, EllenFrank and David Kupfer)

Section 4: Wellbeing and Work (lead expert: ProfessorCary L. Cooper)

52 Wellbeing and work: future challenges (Philip Dewe andMichiel Kompier)

53 Current sources of workplace stress and wellbeing(Lawrence R. Murphy)

54 Links between mental wellbeing at work and productivity(Jean-Pierre Brun)

55 The impact of management style on mental wellbeing at work(Julian Barling and Jennifer Carson)

56 Flexible-working time arrangements and their impact onwork–family interface and mental wellbeing at work (MinaWestman)

57 The impact of new technology in the workplace on mentalwellbeing (Michael P. O’Driscoll and Elizabeth C.O’Driscoll)

58 Stress management and wellbeing interventions in theworkplace (Norbert K. Semmer)

59 Working longer: hours of work and health (Sabir I. Giga,Ajay K. Jain and Cary L. Cooper)

60 Leisure: the next 25 years (John Haworth and KenRoberts)

61 Training and its significance in the workplace (MartynSloman)

62 Careers at work (Jennifer M. Kidd)

63 Violence at work (Phil Leather and Tony Zarola)

Section 5: Learning Difficulties (lead expert:Professor Usha Goswami)

64 Learning difficulties: future challenges (UshaGoswami)

65 Specific language impairment (Dorothy Bishop)

66 Dyslexia (Margaret J. Snowling)

67 Adult intellectual (learning) disabilities (TonyHolland)

68 Dyscalculia (Brian Butterworth)

69 Deafness and hearing impairment (Bencie Woll)

70 Genetics and the future diagnosis of learning disabilities(Robert Plomin)

71 Conduct disorder and antisocial behaviour in the under-5s(Claire Hughes)

72 Social cognition and school exclusion (DavidSkuse)

73 Autism-spectrum conditions (Simon Baron-Cohen)

74 Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (EmilySimonoff )

75 New technologies and interventions for learning difficulties:dyslexia in Finnish as a case study (Heikki Lyytinen)

76 Trajectories of development and learning difficulties(Annette Karmiloff-Smith)

77 Early neural markers of language-learning difficulty inGerman (Manuela Friedrich)

78 Depression in childhood and adolescence (Ian M.Goodyer)

79 Eating disorders (Janet Treasure)

Section 6: Cross-Cutting Reviews

80 Psychological wellbeing: evidence regarding its causes andconsequences (Felicia A. Huppert)

81 Neurobiology of wellbeing: a lifecourse perspective (EricB. Keverne)

82 Comparative cultural perspectives on wellbeing (RolandLittlewood)

83 Technology futures (Will J. Stewart)

84 The effect of the physical environment on mental wellbeing(Rachel Cooper, Christopher Boyko and Ricardo Codinhoto)

Section 7: Conclusions


Appendix A: Overview of the work of the Foresight Project onMental Capital and Wellbeing

Appendix B: Structure of the Project reports and supportingpapers

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