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Making Evil: The Science Behind Humanity's Dark Side

Are you evil? In Making Evil, Julia Shaw uses a mix of science, popular culture and real-life examples to investigate the darker side of human nature. How similar is your brain to a psychopath's?..

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Man & His Symbols

"Editor, Carl J. Jung and after his death M.-L. von Franz"--T.p. verso...

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Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat

With an introduction by Will Self A classic work of psychology, this international bestseller provides a groundbreaking insight into the human mind. If a man has lost a leg or an eye, he knows he ha..

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Mending the Mind: The Art and Science of Overcoming Clinical Depression

Sadness is an inevitable part of life, but for most people it will usually alternate or coexist with happy times. Clinical depression, on the other hand, is a mental disorder that causes torment and a..

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'A mine of treasures, a source of visions, a microcosm of human experience and suffering, the philosopher's stone: Migraine is a remarkable achievement' Sunday Telegraph Migraine is an age-old -- the ..

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Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

'A humane discourse on the fragility of our minds, of the bodies that give rise to them, and of the world they create for us. This book is filled with wonders' Daily Telegraph Oliver Sacks' compassion..

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Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People Who Think Differently

Winner of the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction..A New York Times bestseller..Foreword by Oliver Sacks..What is autism: a devastating developmental condition, a lifelong disability, or a natur..

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From the world-leaders in strategic thinking and the multi-million copy bestselling authors of Thinking Fast and Slow and Nudge, the next big book to change the way you think. Wherever there is h..

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On Wanting to Change

From the UK's foremost literary psychoanalyst, a dazzling new book on the universal urge to change our lives. We live in a world in which we are invited to change - to become our best selves, thr..

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Outliers : Story of Success

Why do some people achieve so much more than others? Can they lie so far out of the ordinary? In his provocative and inspiring book, Malcolm Gladwell looks at everyone from rock stars to professional ..

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Overloaded: How Every Aspect of Your Life is Influenced by Your Brain Chemicals

From adrenaline to dopamine, our lives are shaped by the chemicals that control us. They are the hormones and neurotransmitters that our brains run on, and Overloaded looks at the roles they play in a..

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Phosphorescence: On awe, wonder and things that sustain you when the world goes dark

A beautiful, intimate and inspiring investigation into how we can find and nurture within ourselves that essential quality of internal happiness - the 'light within' that Julia Baird calls 'phosphores..

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Psychology Squared: 100 Concepts You Should Know

Psychology is one of the most important applied sciences, investigating everything from the way we interact with each other to the means by which we perceive and interpret the world around us. This is..

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Rag and Bone Shop: How We Make Memories and Memories Make Us, The

A leading psychiatrist shows how the mysteries of the brain are illuminated at the extremes of human experience...

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Rationality: What It Is, Why It Seems Scarce, Why It Matters

A user's guide to rationality during an epidemic of unreason In the twenty-first century, humanity is reaching new heights of scientific understanding - and at the same time appears to be losing ..

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Realms of the Human Unconscious: Observations from LSD Research

A pioneering and revolutionary book that lays the foundation for a radical new psychology, based on an expanded cartography of the human unconscious. Famous for his lifelong research into psychedelic ..

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Spite: and the Upside of Your Dark Side

Have you ever done something stupid, dangerous or self-sabotaging just to get one over someone else? Most of us have. Simon McCarthy-Jones draws on psychology, current affairs, literature and genetics..

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Surrounded by Idiots: The Four Types of Human Behaviour (or, How to Understand Those Who Cannot Be Understood)

Do you ever think you're the only one making any sense? Or tried to reason with your partner with disastrous results? Do long, rambling answers drive you crazy? Or does your colleague's abrasive manne..

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Surrounded by Psychopaths: or, How to Stop Being Exploited by Others

From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Surrounded by Idiots. Some people are exceptionally manipulative. They can convince anyone about anything and lure them with their charm. They enjoy co..

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Sway: Unravelling Unconscious Bias

'Passionate and urgent.' Guardian, Book of the Week 'A must-read for all.' Stylist, best new books for 2020 'Cogently argued and intensely persuasive. Groundbreaking Work.' Waterstones, best new b..

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Talk: The Science of Conversation

We spend much of our days talking. Yet we know little about the conversational engine that drives our everyday lives. We are pushed and pulled around by language far more than we realize, yet are sedu..

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Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know

The routine traffic stop that ends in tragedy. The spy who spends years undetected at the highest levels of the Pentagon. The false conviction of Amanda Knox. Why do we so often get other people wrong..

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Thinking, Fast & Slow

The "New York Times" Bestseller, acclaimed by author such as Freakonomics co-author Steven D. Levitt, Black Swan author Nassim Nicholas Taleb and Nudge co-author Richard Thaler, "Thinking Fast and Slo..

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Truth About Lies: A Taxonomy of Deceit, Hoaxes and Cons

Fibbing, prevaricating, stretching the truth, white lies, of omission, of commission. Lying is so pervasive that we have countless words for it. But have you ever considered why you believed a lie you..

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Unbelievers: An Emotional History of Doubt

Why have Western societies that were once overwhelmingly Christian become so secular? Looking to the feelings and faith of ordinary people, the award-winning author of Protestants Alec Ryrie offers a ..

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Very Human Ending, A: How suicide haunts our species

'This book touches on some deep questions relevant to us all... A fascinating, thoughtful, unflinching meditation on one of the most intriguing and curious aspects of the human condition.' - Dr Frank ..

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Waking Up: Searching for Spirituality Without Religion

For the millions of people who want spirituality without religion, Sam Harris' new book is a guide to meditation as a rational spiritual practice informed by neuroscience and psychology. From best-sel..

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Weirdest People in the World: How the West Became Psychologically Peculiar and Particularly Prosperous, The

An exhilarating account of how psychology, culture and institutions co-evolved to produce the Western mind Do you identify yourself by your profession or achievements, rather than your family net..

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When Bad Things Happen to Good People

The #1 bestselling inspirational classic from the internationally known spiritual leader; a source of solace and hope for over 4 million readers. Since its original publication in 1981, When Bad ..

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When the Body Says No : The cost of hidden stress

Drawing on deep scientific research and Dr Gabor Mate's acclaimed clinical work, When the Body Says No provides the answers to critical questions about the mind-body link - and the role that stress an..

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Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers

Now in a third edition, Robert M. Sapolsky's acclaimed and successful Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers features new chapters on how stress affects sleep and addiction, as well as new insights into anxiety ..

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Work: A History of How We Spend Our Time

A revolutionary new history of humankind through the prism of work, from the origins of life on Earth to our ever-more automated present 'A fascinating exploration that challenges our basic assum..

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Yes To Life In Spite of Everything

'Viktor Frankl gives us the gift of looking at everything in life as an opportunity' Edith Eger, bestselling author of The Choice Rediscovered masterpiece by the 16 million copy bestselling auth..

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Yes To Life In Spite of Everything

A newly discovered classic- a collection of inspirational lectures on embracing life from worldwide bestseller Viktor Frankl. 'Viktor Frankl gives us the gift of looking at everything in life as ..

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You are Not So Smart: Why Your Memory is Mostly Fiction, Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself

How many of your Facebook friends do you think you know? Would you help a stranger in need? Do you know why you're so in love with your new smartphone? The truth is: you're probably wrong. You are not..

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You're Not Listening: What You're Missing and Why It Matters

*Picked by the Observer, Stylist and Waterstones as a best non-fiction book for 2020*When was the last time you listened to someone, or someone really listened to you?This life-changing book will tran..

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