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The Psychological Construction of Emotion

by James A. Russell, Lisa Feldman Barrett & Joseph E. LeDoux The Guilford Press (November 10, 2014)

This volume presents cutting-edge theory and research on emotions as constructed events rather than fixed, essential entities. It provides a thorough introduction to the assumptions, hypotheses, and scientific...


Intoxicating Minds: How Drugs Work

by Ciaran Regan Columbia University Press (July 17, 2001)

Why do smokers claim that the first cigarette of the day is the best? What is the biological basis behind some heavy drinkers' belief that the "hair-of-the-dog" method alleviates the effects of a hangover? Why...


Pain: The Science of Suffering

by Patrick Wall Columbia University Press (April 30, 2002)

Pain is one of medicine's greatest mysteries. When farmer John Mitson caught his hand in a baler, he cut off his trapped hand and carried it to a neighbor. "Sheer survival and logic" was how he described it....


NPH - Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: Pathophysiology - Diagnosis - Treatment

by Michael J. Fritsch, Uwe Kehler & Ullrich Meier Thieme (May 14, 2014)

Often misunderstood and misdiagnosed, normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a disease of the elderly that is on the rise as the population ages. Its similarities to Parkinsons disease, dementia and other chronic...


Are We Unique: A Scientist Explores the Unparalleled Intelligence of the Human Mind

by James Trefil Wiley (February 01, 1998)

In this fascinating book on an exciting and timely topic, James Trefil explores just exactly what it is that is so special about the human mind that sets us so far from all the other animals and that also makes...


Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Spine and Peripheral Nerves

by Remi Nader, Scott C Berta & Cristian Gragnaniello Thieme (April 01, 2014)

Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Spine and Peripheral Nerves presents core surgical procedures in a concise, highly didactic format, enabling surgeons to quickly grasp their essence from the bulleted text and...


Handbook of Positive Emotions

by Leslie D. Kirby, Michele M. Tugade, Michelle N. Shiota & Barbara L. Fredrickson The Guilford Press (January 30, 2014)

This authoritative handbook reviews the breadth of current knowledge about positive emotions: their nature, functions, and consequences for individuals and society. Specific emotions are analyzed in depth, including...


Explaining Abnormal Behavior: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective

by Bruce F. Pennington The Guilford Press (January 01, 2014)

Highly readable and accessible, this book describes how research in cognitive science is transforming the way scientists and clinicians think about abnormal behavior. Bruce Pennington draws on work from multiple...


On the Frontiers of Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience: Essays in Honor of Eric R. Kandel

by Edith Laufer, Mark Solms & Joseph LeDoux The Guilford Press (March 12, 2013)

Building crucial bridges between psychoanalysis and the neurosciences, this compelling volume brings together prominent authorities from multiple disciplines. The volume highlights the contributions of Eric...


Baby Teacher: Nurturing Neural Networks From Birth to Age Five

by Rebecca Shore R&L Education (May 01, 2002)

Ever wonder what is going on in a baby's brain? Or how you can best nurture a child's natural development? Or why exactly Bach is better than Mozart for babies? This book will explain why. No technical knowledge...


The Disordered Mind

by Eric R. Kandel Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 28, 2018)

A Nobel Prize–winning neuroscientist’s probing investigation of what brain disorders can tell us about human nature

Eric R. Kandel, the winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his foundational...


Hunger, Thirst, Sex, and Sleep: How the Brain Controls Our Passions

by John K. Young Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 23, 2012)

In this fascinating tour of the way our brains control our most basic drives, John Young takes a small part of the human anatomy and explains its role in the regulation of our basic needs and desires, including...


The War of the Soups and the Sparks: The Discovery of Neurotransmitters and the Dispute Over How Nerves Communicate

by Elliot S. Valenstein Columbia University Press (July 15, 2005)

Like the cracking of the genetic code and the creation of the atomic bomb, the discovery of how the brain's neurons work is one of the fundamental scientific developments of the twentieth century. The discovery...


The Brain in Minutes

by Rita Carter Quercus (June 05, 2018)


The Human Frontal Lobes, Third Edition: Functions and Disorders

by Bruce L. Miller & Jeffrey L. Cummings The Guilford Press (October 04, 2017)

This authoritative work, now thoroughly revised, has given thousands of clinicians, students, and researchers a state-of-the-art understanding of the human frontal lobes--the large brain region that plays a...


Human Communication and the Brain: Building the Foundation for the Field of Neurocommunication

by Donald B. Egolf Lexington Books (April 05, 2012)

Human Communication and the Brain: Building the Foundation for the Field of Neurocommunication by Donald B. Egolf, explores communication in a variety of contexts, including intrapersonal, interpersonal, and...


Developmental Social Neuroscience and Childhood Brain Insult: Theory and Practice

by Vicki Anderson & Miriam H. Beauchamp The Guilford Press (June 01, 2012)

Synthesizing cutting-edge knowledge from multiple disciplines, this book explores the impact of acquired brain injury and developmental disabilities on children's emerging social skills. The editors present...


The Biological Mind

by Alan Jasanoff Basic Books (March 13, 2018)

A pioneering neuroscientist argues that we are more than our brains

To many, the brain is the seat of personal identity and autonomy. But the way we talk about the brain is often rooted more in mystical conceptions...


7 Reasons to Believe in the Afterlife

by Jean Jacques Charbonier Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (March 07, 2015)

An uplifting study of the scientific evidence for the afterlife from an experienced anesthesiologist/intensive care physician

• Details meticulously recorded and hospital-verified cases of near-death experiences...


Methods in Social Neuroscience

by Eddie Harmon-Jones & Jennifer S. Beer The Guilford Press (May 09, 2012)

Straightforward and practical, this is the first book to provide detailed guidance for using neurobiological methods in the study of human social behavior, personality, and affect. Each chapter clearly introduces...


Contemplative Science

by B. Alan Wallace & Brian Hodel Columbia University Press (October 24, 2006)

Science has long treated religion as a set of personal beliefs that have little to do with a rational understanding of the mind and the universe. However, B. Alan Wallace, a respected Buddhist scholar, proposes...


Maximising Your Intellectual Abilities

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (April 27, 2017)

Ready to take your career to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about maximising your intellectual abilities with this practical guide.

Human beings only use 10% of their brain capacity: this...


Real Life Diaries

by Lynda Cheldelin Fell, Brenda L Kleinsasser & MaryKay Schreiner AlyBlue Media (March 20, 2017)

What really happens in the aftermath of a brain injury? Why can’t doctors give definitive answers? Will life ever return to normal? In Living with a Brain Injury, fourteen victims and caregivers invite readers...


RecoveryMind Training

by Paul H. Earley Central Recovery Press (March 07, 2017)

An innovative guide for professionals that establishes an extraordinary approach to understanding the dynamics of addiction and the recovery process. RecoveryMind Training (RMT) includes state-of-the-art information...


Human Behavior, Learning, and the Developing Brain: Atypical Development

by Kurt W. Fischer, Donna Coch & Geraldine Dawson The Guilford Press (June 15, 2010)

Thoroughly examining brain-behavior relationships in atypically developing children, this important volume integrates theories and data from multiple disciplines. Leading authorities present research on specific...


The Everything Guide to the Human Brain

by Rudolph C Hatfield Adams Media (May 18, 2013)

An essential guide for understanding the inner workings of your brain!

Do you really only use 10 percent of your brain? Can a bump to the head really restore memories? Does your brain ever lie to you? Why do...


X & Y Chromosomal Variations: Hormones, Brain Development, and Neurodevelopmental Performance

by Carole A. Samango-Sprouse & Andrea L. Gropman Morgan & Claypool Life Sciences (October 11, 2016)

This is the first book on X and Y chromosomal disorders to address these common but rarely diagnosed conditions. This book seeks to present the latest in research and clinical care addressing neuroimaging, the...


Into the Gray Zone

by Adrian Owen Scribner (June 20, 2017)

In this “riveting read, meshing memoir with scientific explication” (Nature), a world-renowned neuroscientist reveals how he learned to communicate with patients in vegetative or “gray zone” states and,...


The Secret Life of the Mind

by Mariano Sigman Little, Brown and Company (June 27, 2017)

From one of the world's leading neuroscientists comes a deeply engaging trip into the depths of the human mind.

In THE SECRET LIFE OF THE MIND, neuroscientist Mariano Sigman offers a grand yet concise survey...


Blue Dreams

by Lauren Slater Little, Brown and Company (June 13, 2017)

A start-to-finish narrative history of our major psychotropic drugs, from "a thoroughly exhilarating and entertaining writer" (Washington Post).

As our approach to mental illness has oscillated from biological...


The Sickening Mind: Brain, Behaviour, Immunity and Disease

by Paul Martin Flamingo (June 27, 2016)

‘A masterpiece of popularization’ Times Literary Supplement

‘A fascinating account, based on objective scientific research, of the ways in which mental states affect the individual’s liability to disease…...


Neuroscience for the Mental Health Clinician, Second Edition

by Steven R. Pliszka The Guilford Press (July 11, 2016)

Accessible and succinct, this book has given thousands of clinicians and students the basic understanding of neuroscience that is essential in contemporary mental health practice. Steven R. Pliszka synthesizes...


A Stitch of Time

by Lauren Marks Simon & Schuster (May 02, 2017)

“Readers will be compelled by this illuminating debut memoir…a captivating” (Kirkus Reviews) account of one woman’s journey to regain her language and identity after a brain aneurysm steals her ability...


Suspicious Minds

by Joel Gold & Ian Gold Free Press (July 08, 2014)

A “clear, witty, and engaging” (The Boston Globe) journey through the brain that connects neuroscience, biology, and culture. An “intellectual landmark” (Edward Shorter, Literary Review of Canada).

The...


On the Sweet Spot

by Richard Keefe Simon & Schuster (March 04, 2003)

Like most moments of spiritual revelation, this one took place on a landfill in New Jersey.

A young man is standing at an unprepossessing driving range, hitting balls toward a distant fence, when something unusual...


The Mind in Context

by Batja Mesquita, Lisa Feldman Barrett & Eliot R. Smith The Guilford Press (January 29, 2010)

Most psychology research still assumes that mental processes are internal to the person, waiting to be expressed or activated. This compelling book illustrates that a new paradigm is forming in which contextual...


Neuroplasticity and Rehabilitation

by Sarah A. Raskin The Guilford Press (August 08, 2011)

Brain plasticity is the focus of a growing body of research with significant implications for neurorehabilitation. This state-of-the-art volume explores ways in which brain-injured individuals may be helped...


Clinical Neuropsychology of Emotion

by Yana Suchy The Guilford Press (March 14, 2011)

Written in an engaging, accessible style, this book synthesizes the growing body of knowledge on the neuropsychology of emotion and identifies practical clinical implications. The author unravels the processes...


Introduction to Neuropsychology, Second Edition

by J. Graham Beaumont The Guilford Press (May 21, 2008)

This outstanding text gives students a solid grounding in clinical and experimental neuropsychology. The author is a leading authority whose engaging writing style and thorough yet concise coverage of brain...


Neuropsychological Report Writing

by Jacobus Donders The Guilford Press (January 12, 2016)

All neuropsychologists need to know how to produce evidence-based reports. This book brings together experts to provide an in-depth guide to high-quality report writing in a range of contexts, including evaluations...


Human Behavior, Learning, and the Developing Brain: Typical Development

by Donna Coch, Kurt W. Fischer & Geraldine Dawson The Guilford Press (June 15, 2010)

This volume brings together leading authorities from multiple disciplines to examine the relationship between brain development and behavior in typically developing children. Presented are innovative cross-sectional...


Yasargil:: Father of Modern Neurosurgery

by M.D. Larry Rogers Koehler Books (July 30, 2015)

M. Gazi Yasargil: Father of Modern Neurosurgery describes Professor Yasargil developing a means of reducing the mortality rates associated with the deadliest of brain pathologies from thirty percent in the mid-1960s...


The Psychology of Desire

by Wilhelm Hofmann & Loran F. Nordgren The Guilford Press (August 13, 2015)

Providing a comprehensive perspective on human desire, this volume brings together leading experts from multiple psychological subdisciplines. It addresses such key questions as how desires of different kinds...


Living Well with Epilepsy

by Carl W. Bazil William Morrow (October 13, 2009)

Treatment options, lifestyle strategies,and emotional support for two million Americans.

Epilepsy, once mistakenly associated with demonic possession, has for centuries been a poorly understood illness. Today,...


The Concussion Crisis

by Linda Carroll & David Rosner Simon & Schuster (September 13, 2011)

FOR FAR TOO LONG, the menace of concussions has been hidden in plain sight. On playing fields across America, lives are being derailed by seemingly innocuous jolts to the head. From the peewees to the pros,...


Understanding Brain Aging and Dementia: A Life Course Approach

by Lawrence J. Whalley Columbia University Press (July 07, 2015)

The life course method compares an individual’s long-life and late-life behaviors to gauge one’s mental decay. Arguing the life course approach is the best and simplest model for tracking mental development,...


Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry

by Jeffrey A. Lieberman & Ogi Ogas Little, Brown and Company (March 10, 2015)

"An astonishing book: honest, sober, exciting, and humane... [Shrinks] brings you to the very forefront of one of the most amazing medical journeys of our time." --Siddhartha Mukherjee

Psychiatry has come a...