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How the Body Knows Its Mind

by Sian Beilock Atria Books (January 06, 2015)

“Beilock reveals one intriguing secret after another...That Beilock is supercharged with enthusiasm about her topic is evident and infectious” (Booklist, starred review).

The human body is not just a passive...


Fragments of Trauma and the Social Production of Suffering: Trauma, History, and Memory

by Marilyn Charles, Michael O'Loughlin, Cate Osborn & Avigail Gordon et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 05, 2014)

In this book, contributors explore the deep psychic effects of traumatic experiences and locates those experiences in relation to both historical events and intergenerational transmission of traumatic sequelae...


What is an Emotion?

by Dr. William James Sublime Books (November 14, 2014)

"I should say first of all that the only emotions I propose expressly to consider here are those that have a distinct bodily expression. That there are feelings of pleasure and displeasure, of interest and excitement,...


Understanding Priming Effects in Social Psychology

by Daniel C. Molden The Guilford Press (September 12, 2014)

How incidentally activated social representations affect subsequent thoughts and behaviors has long interested social psychologists. Recently, such priming effects have provoked debate and skepticism. Originally...


Consciousness and the Aconscious in Psychoanalytic Theory

by Ahmed Fayek Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 09, 2014)

In this book, Fayek summarizes current arguments and debates stemming from neurological and phenomenological perspectives. He presents the notion that consciousness needs to be considered a human phenomenon...


The Marshmallow Test: Mastering Self-Control

by Walter Mischel Little, Brown and Company (September 23, 2014)

Renowned psychologist Walter Mischel, designer of the famous Marshmallow Test, explains what self-control is and how to master it.

A child is presented with a marshmallow and given a choice: Eat this one now,...


In the Company of Bears: What Black Bears Have Taught Me about Intelligence and Intuition

by Benjamin Kilham & Temple Grandin Chelsea Green Publishing (August 14, 2014)

In In the Company of Bears, originally published in hardcover as Out on a Limb, Ben Kilham invites us into the world he has come to know best: the world of black bears.

For decades, Kilham has studied wild black...


Rock Breaks Scissors: A Practical Guide to Outguessing and Outwitting Almost Everybody

by William Poundstone Little, Brown and Company (June 03, 2014)

A practical guide to outguessing everything from multiple-choice tests to the office football pool to the stock market.

People are predictable even when they try not to be. William Poundstone demonstrates how...


Dual-Process Theories of the Social Mind

by Jeffrey W. Sherman, Bertram Gawronski & Yaacov Trope The Guilford Press (May 09, 2014)

This volume provides an authoritative synthesis of a dynamic, influential area of psychological research. Leading investigators address all aspects of dual-process theories: their core assumptions, conceptual...


Subconscious Journeys

by Jack Mitchell Hamilton Books (April 16, 2014)

In Subconscious Journeys, Jack Mitchell explores the human mind and its connection to life, death, disease, and the probability of extended life. He addresses how the four parts of the mind function and adapt...


Sensation

by Thalma Lobel Atria Books (April 29, 2014)

Like the revolutionary bestsellers Predictably Irrational and Emotional Intelligence, Sensation is an exciting, completely new view of human behavior—a new psychology of physical intelligence (or embodied...


Stress: The Owner's Manual

by Pierce Howard William Morrow Paperbacks (May 06, 2014)

Cutting-edge, user-friendly, and comprehensive: the revolutionary guide to the brain, now fully revised and updated

At birth each of us is given the most powerful and complex tool of all time: the human brain....


Love: The Owner's Manual

by Pierce Howard William Morrow Paperbacks (May 06, 2014)

Cutting-edge, user-friendly, and comprehensive: the revolutionary guide to the brain, now fully revised and updated

At birth each of us is given the most powerful and complex tool of all time: the human brain....


Problem-Solving: The Owner's Manual

by Pierce Howard William Morrow Paperbacks (May 06, 2014)

Cutting-edge, user-friendly, and comprehensive: the revolutionary guide to the brain, now fully revised and updated

At birth each of us is given the most powerful and complex tool of all time: the human brain....


Learning: The Owner's Manual

by Pierce Howard William Morrow Paperbacks (May 06, 2014)

Cutting-edge, user-friendly, and comprehensive: the revolutionary guide to the brain, now fully revised and updated

At birth each of us is given the most powerful and complex tool of all time: the human brain....


Aging: The Owner's Manual

by Pierce Howard William Morrow Paperbacks (May 06, 2014)

Cutting-edge, user-friendly, and comprehensive: the revolutionary guide to the brain, now fully revised and updated

At birth each of us is given the most powerful and complex tool of all time: the human brain....


Nutrition: The Owner's Manual

by Pierce Howard William Morrow Paperbacks (May 06, 2014)

Cutting-edge, user-friendly, and comprehensive: the revolutionary guide to the brain, now fully revised and updated

At birth each of us is given the most powerful and complex tool of all time: the human brain....


Creativity: The Owner's Manual

by Pierce Howard William Morrow Paperbacks (May 06, 2014)

Cutting-edge, user-friendly, and comprehensive: the revolutionary guide to the brain, now fully revised and updated

At birth each of us is given the most powerful and complex tool of all time: the human brain....


Emotion: The Owner's Manual

by Pierce Howard William Morrow Paperbacks (May 06, 2014)

Cutting-edge, user-friendly, and comprehensive: the revolutionary guide to the brain, now fully revised and updated

At birth each of us is given the most powerful and complex tool of all time: the human brain....


Sleep: The Owner's Manual

by Pierce Howard William Morrow Paperbacks (May 06, 2014)

Cutting-edge, user-friendly, and comprehensive: the revolutionary guide to the brain, now fully revised and updated

At birth each of us is given the most powerful and complex tool of all time: the human brain....


Happiness: The Owner's Manual

by Pierce Howard William Morrow Paperbacks (May 06, 2014)

Cutting-edge, user-friendly, and comprehensive: the revolutionary guide to the brain, now fully revised and updated

At birth each of us is given the most powerful and complex tool of all time: the human brain....


Inside of a Dog

by Alexandra Horowitz Scribner (September 15, 2009)

The bestselling book that asks what dogs know and how they think. The answers will surprise and delight you as Alexandra Horowitz, a cognitive scientist, explains how dogs perceive their daily worlds, each other,...


The Geography of Thought

by Richard Nisbett Free Press (October 26, 2010)

A “landmark book” (Robert J. Sternberg, president of the American Psychological Association) by one of the world's preeminent psychologists that proves human behavior is not “hard-wired” but a function...


The Four Virtues

by Tobin Hart Atria Books/Beyond Words (February 04, 2014)

Find meaning, wholeness, and spiritual depth with this field guide to the inner life that explores and integrates four essential virtues: Presence, Heart, Wisdom, and Creation.

In a world with greater knowledge,...


Entangled Minds

by Dean Radin Pocket Books (November 24, 2009)

Is everything connected? Can we sense what's happening to loved ones thousands of miles away? Why are we sometimes certain of a caller's identity the instant the phone rings? Do intuitive hunches contain information...


Disordered Thought and Development: Chaos to Organization in the Moment

by M. D. Fallon & Susan P. Sherkow Jason Aronson, Inc. (December 26, 2013)

There is a moment at every level of psychological development in which the mind is presented with a challenge. This moment can last for a literal moment in time or it can extend for years, thus becoming a leading...


Choke: What the Secrets of the Brain Reveal About Getting It Right When You Have To

by Sian Beilock Atria Books (September 21, 2010)

Why do the smartest students often do poorly on standardized tests?

Why did you tank that interview or miss that golf swing when you should have had it in the bag?

Why do you mess up when it matters the most—and...


Relational Remembering: Rethinking the Memory Wars

by Sue Campbell Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 07, 2003)

This book offers a feminist philosophical analysis of contemporary public skepticism about women's memories of past harm. It concentrates primarily on writings associated with the False Memory Syndrome Foundation...


Mind and Religion: Psychological and Cognitive Foundations of Religion

by Harvey Whitehouse & Robert N. McCauley AltaMira Press (June 02, 2005)

This collection examines new psychological evidence for the modal theory and attempts to synthesize this theory with other theories of cognition and religion.


Language and Connection in Psychotherapy: Words Matter

by Mary E. Davis Jason Aronson, Inc. (November 21, 2012)

This book explores the role of language in interpersonal and intrapsychic life, looking at how it can support as well as interfere with our ability to function in a social environment. The way language can be...


Practicing Cognitive Therapy: A Guide to Interventions

by Robert L. Leahy Jason Aronson, Inc. (August 01, 1997)

Since its development thirty-five years ago, the practice of cognitive therapy has been extended well beyond the treatment of depression. It is now effectively used with substance abuse, marital conflict, sexual...


What Should We Be Worried About?

by John Brockman Harper Perennial (February 11, 2014)

Drawing from the horizons of science, today's leading thinkers reveal the hidden threats nobody is talking about—and expose the false fears everyone else is distracted by.

What should we be worried about? That...


The Owner's Manual for the Brain (4th Edition)

by Pierce Howard William Morrow Paperbacks (May 06, 2014)

Cutting-edge, user-friendly, and comprehensive: the revolutionary guide to the brain, now fully revised and updated

At birth each of us is given the most powerful and complex tool of all time: the human brain....


Cognitive Vulnerability and Stress in Children and Adolescents

by Randy P. Auerbach & Benjamin L. Hankin The Guilford Press (April 23, 2013)

Presenting cutting-edge research conducted with children, adolescents, and their caregivers, this e-book examines cognitive factors in the development of psychopathology. Investigators at the forefront of the...


Boost Your Brain

by Majid Fotuhi & Christina Breda Antoniades HarperOne (October 01, 2013)

Based on cutting-edge science, Boost Your Brain is internationally recognized neurologist Majid Fotuhi's complete program for increasing brain size and enhancing brain function, including memory, creativity,...


Understanding Facial Recognition Difficulties in Children: Prosopagnosia Management Strategies for Parents and Professionals

by Nancy Mindick Jessica Kingsley Publishers (May 15, 2011)

Mindick provides an explanation of the types, causes, and characteristics of prosopagnosia. Providing an insider's perspective on the condition, she suggests ways to recognize the signs of facial recognition...


The Face of Emotion

by Eric Finzi, MD St. Martin's Press (January 29, 2013)

William Shakespeare famously wrote that "a face is like a book," and common wisdom has it that our faces reveal our deep-seated emotions. But what if the reverse were also true? What if our facial expressions...


Multistep Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Eating Disorders: Theory, Practice, and Clinical Cases

by Riccardo Dalle Grave Jason Aronson, Inc. (November 08, 2012)

Multistep Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Eating Disorders describes a novel model of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for eating disorders called multistep CBT-E (Enhanched) applicable to three different levels...


Origins of Intellect, The

by John L. Phillips Henry Holt and Co. (January 15, 1975)

The works published by the Swiss psychologist Jean Piaget and his associates during the past forty years constitute the largest repository of knowledge about the cognitive development of children that is available...


Mindapps

by Thomas B. Roberts & James Fadiman Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (June 18, 2019)

An exploration of “mind design” technologies and practices--mindapps--that boost intellectual capacity and enable new ways of thought and action

• Reveals how mindapps transform the patterns of our mind-body...


A Phenomenology of Langerian Mindfulness

by Mohsen Fatemi Lexington Books (October 15, 2018)

While making a distinction between meditation-based mindfulness and Langerian mindfulness, Sayyed Mohsen Fatemi The Phenomenological Psychology of Mindfulness illustrates the components of Langerian phenomenology...


How We Eat with Our Eyes and Think with Our Stomach

by Diana von Kopp, Melanie Mühl, Carolin Sommer & Brian Wansink The Experiment (November 01, 2017)

“Cut through the juice cleanses and paleo diets to bring back some common sense.”—The New York Times Book Review

Outsmart Your Impulses and Eat Better

A Belgian chocolate cake topped with a velvety homemade...


Mind Matters in SLA

by Dr. Clare Wright, Prof. Thorsten Piske & Dr. Martha Young-Scholten Multilingual Matters (September 21, 2018)

This book examines key issues in theories of what language is and what happens in the mind during second language acquisition (SLA), inspiring readers to think in new and exciting ways about language learning...


Creative Superpowers

by Laura Jordan Bambach, Mark Earls, Daniele Fiandaca & Scott Morrison Unbound (June 28, 2018)

Do you remember what it was like to be a child? A time when your imagination would run rife and it was easy to imagine yourself as a superhero? What was your superpower? Flying at the speed of light, X-ray vision,...


Virtual Reality and the Criminal Justice System

by Bobbie Ticknor Lexington Books (February 15, 2018)

Virtual Reality (VR) is becoming a popular technology for gaming and entertainment; however, researchers and scientists have used the technology for decades to develop real world solutions. The criminal justice...


How to Explain Behavior

by Sam S. Rakover Lexington Books (December 20, 2017)

In How to Explain Behavior: A Critical Review and New Approach, Sam S. Rakover proposes a critical review of explanation models (procedures); presents explanation as an essential part of research methodology;...


The Reflective Translator

by Joanna Albin Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (July 15, 2014)

Although university studies do not always provide translators with the necessary skills, many of them continue in their professional capacity, which is understood to be the result of self-directed learning processes....


Aggression as a Challenge

by Hanna Liberska & Marzanna Farnicka Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 22, 2016)

We live in a world of phenomena created by the human mind and by human experience, namely conflict, aggression, aggressiveness and violence. These phenomena are viewed as constructs of the mind, types of behaviour,...


The Rough Guide to the Brain

by Rough Guides Rough Guides (June 07, 2012)

How does memory work? Are we addicted to television? What is Alzheimer's Disease? Can machines read our minds? The human brain, with all its inherent complexity, has taken on near mythical status. Its 100 billion...


Bilingual Advantages

by Zhilong Xie Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissensc (June 10, 2016)

The question whether bilingualism is linked to benefits in cognitive control (executive functions) is intensely debated among linguists. While some studies come to the conclusion that bilingual individuals consistently...