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30-second Psychology: The 50 Most Thought-provoking Psychology Theories, Each Explained in Half a Minute

30-Second Psychology identifies the major strands of thinking in this fascinating field. It examines the theories of 19th-century behaviourism, where every action has a logical explanation, and how ps..

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50 Psychology Classics: Your Shortcut to the Most Important Ideas on the Mind, Personality and Human Nature

This brand new edition of the bestselling 50 Psychology Classics includes new classics like Thinking, Fast and Slow; Quiet and The Marshmallow Test. In a journey spanning 50 books, hundreds of ideas a..

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59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot

Most people would like to be more creative, more persuasive and more attractive. For years, gurus and 'life coaches' have urged people to improve their lives by changing the way they think and behave,..

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Act Made Simple : An Easy-to-Read Primer on Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

At ACT workshops around the world, author Russ Harris is often asked one question: 'If you could recommend just one book on ACT, what would it be'? "ACT Made Simple", a clear, accessible, and jargon-f..

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Act Practitioner's Guide to the Science of Compassion: Tools for Fostering Psychological Flexibility

Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is proven effective in the treatment of an array of disorders, including addiction, depression, anxiety, self-harm, eating disorders and more. Evidence shows th..

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Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion

In a divided world, empathy is not the solution, it is the problem; a source of prejudice, not kindness. We think of empathy - the ability to feel the suffering of others for ourselves - as the ultima..

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Altruism: The Science and Psychology of Kindness

The concern for the well-being of others could be the saving grace of the 21st century. Matthieu Ricard's Altruism, an erudite, brilliantly ranging synthesis of philosophy, psychology and ages old wis..

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An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales

'An inexhaustible tourist at the farther reaches of the mind, Sacks presents, in sparse, unsentimental prose, the stories of seven of his patients. The result is as rich, vivid and compelling as any c..

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An End to Murder: Human Beings Have Always Been Cruel, Savage and Murderous. Is All That About to Change?

Creatively and intellectually there is no other species that has ever come close to equalling humanity's achievements, but nor is any other species as suicidally prone to internecine conflict. We are ..

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Andy Warhol Was a Hoarder: Inside the Minds of History's Great Personalities

Was Andy Warhol a hoarder? Did Einstein have autism? Was Frank Lloyd Wright a narcissist? In this surprising, inventive, and meticulously researched look at the evolution of mental health, respected j..

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Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking

The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can't Stand Positive Thinking is an exploration of a radically new path to happiness. In an approach that turns decades of self-help advice on its head, Oliver B..

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Anxiety for Beginners: A Personal Investigation

Anxiety for Beginners offers a vivid insight into the often crippling impact of anxiety disorders, a condition that is frequently invisible, shrouded in shame and misunderstood. It serves as a guide f..

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Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious


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Are You Smarter Than a Chimpanzee?: Test Yourself Against the Amazing Minds of Animals

What makes humans special? What makes us different from animals? Psy-Q author Ben Ambridge's entertaining, illuminating new book has a surprising answer: less than you might think. Really, we're all j..

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Art of Empathy, The: A Complete Guide to Life's Most Essential Skill

What if there were a single skill that could directly and radically improve your relationships and your emotional life? Empathy, teaches Karla McLaren, is that skill. With "The Art of Empathy," she te..

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Art Therapy & Clinical Neuroscience


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Art Therapy and the Neuroscience of Relationships, Creativity, and Resiliency: Skills and Practices

The relational context is the most important component of arts-based therapy work. This book demonstrates how this is so, explains the major art relational neuroscience principles relevant to art ther..

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Assholes: A Theory

What does it mean for someone to be an a**hole? The answer is not obvious, despite the fact that we are often personally stuck dealing with people for whom there is no better name. Try as we might to ..

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Attachment in Psychotherapy

This eloquent book translates attachment theory and research into an innovative framework that grounds adult psychotherapy in the facts of childhood development. Advancing a model of treatment as tran..

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'The story of a disease that plunged its victims into a prison of viscous time, and the drug that catapulted them out of it' Guardian Hailed as a medical classic, and the subject of a major feature fi..

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Awkward: The Science of Why We're Socially Awkward and Why That's Awesome

How can the same traits that make us feel uneasy in social situations also provide the seeds for extraordinary success As humans, we all need to belong. While modern social life can make even the m..

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Becoming Freud: The Making of a Psychoanalyst


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Before You Know It: The Unconscious Reasons We Do What We Do

'John Bargh's Before You Know It moves our understanding of the mysteries of human behaviour one giant step forward. A brilliant and convincing book.' - Malcolm Gladwell, author of Blink and David and..

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Better Than Perfect: 7 Strategies to Crush Your Inner Critic and Create a Life You Love

Perfectionists exist in every walk of life. While outwardly they appear to be very accomplished, they are often unhappy and unfulfilled. Perfectionists strive toward unattainable goals, and their beha..

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Biology of Desire, The: Why Addiction is Not a Disease

The psychiatric establishment in the Western world has unanimously branded addiction a brain disease. And the idea that an addict has an incurable illness, as opposed to a contemptible moral weakness,..

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Blank Slate : Denying Human Nature In Modern Life


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Blink : The Power of Thinking Without Thinking


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Blue Mind: How Water Makes You Happier, More Connected & Better at What You Do

Blue Mind paints a fascinating picture of our relationship to the planet's most omnipresent resource - water. Grounded in cutting-edge studies in neurobiology, cognitive psychology, economics, and med..

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Body Keeps the Score: Mind, Brain and Body in the Transformation of Trauma

A pioneering researcher and one of the world's foremost experts on traumatic stress offers a bold new paradigm for healing Trauma does not just happen to other people - it happens to us, our friends a..

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Book of Human Emotions: An Encyclopaedia of Feeling from Anger to Wanderlust

Recent research suggests there are only six basic emotions. But if this makes you feel uneasy, suspicious and maybe even a little bereft, The Book of Human Emotion is for you. From anger to zeal, each..

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Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are


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Born for Love: Why Empathy is Essential--and Endangered

From birth, when babies' fingers instinctively cling to those of adults, their bodies and brains seek an intimate connection, a bond made possible by empathy-the ability to love and to share the feeli..

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Born Liars: We All Do it but Which One are You - Psychopath, Sociopath or Little White Liar?

In Born Liars, Ian Leslie takes the reader on an exhilarating tour of ideas that brings the latest news about deception back from the frontiers of psychology, neuroscience, and philosophy, and explore..

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Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook

Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has treated children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, witnesses, children raised in closets and cages, and victims of family violence. Here he tells t..

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Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School

Most of us have no idea what's really going on inside our heads. Yet brain scientists have uncovered details every business leader, parent, and teacher should know - like that physical activity boosts..

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Brain That Changes Itself

An astonishing new scientific discovery called neuroplasticity is overthrowing the centuries-old notion that the adult human brain is fixed and unchanging. It is, instead, able to change its own struc..

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Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain

In this groundbreaking book, Daniel J. Siegel shows parents how to turn one of the most challenging developmental periods in their children's lives into one of the most rewarding. Between the ages of ..

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Buried in Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving, and Hoarding

While most people find it relatively easy to manage their possessions, some find it extremely difficult. If you have a problem resisting the urge to acquire and you find your home cluttered and filled..

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Can't Just Stop: An Investigation of Compulsions

'Filled with emotionally resonant stories, Can't Just Stop helps us understand not only the underpinnings of some forms of mental illness, but also the everyday worries that drive so much of our behav..

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Cognitive Psychology for Dummies


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Confessions of a Sociopath: A Life Spent Hiding in Plain Sight

A "PUBLISHERS WEEKLY" BEST OF 2013 STAFF PICK As M.E. Thomas says of her fellow sociopaths, "We are your neighbors, your coworkers, and quite possibly the people closest to you: lovers, family, friend..

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Confessions of a Sociopath: A Life Spent Hiding in Plain Sight

M. E. Thomas is a high-functioning non-criminal sociopath. She is charismatic, ambitious and successful. You would be charmed by her if you met her, might even be seduced by her. You would not realise..

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Confidence Game: The Psychology of the Con and Why We Fall for it Every Time

The con artist: from Bernie Madoff to Clark Rockefeller to Lance Armstrong. How do they get away with it? And what keeps us falling for them, over and over again? In The Confidence Game, Maria Konniko..

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Congratulations It's Asperger Syndrome


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Cosmos: A Field Guide

The biggest and best ever reproduction of the Space Age's most remarkable images The magnificent vault of stars emblazoning Earth's night skies are but an infinitesimal fraction of the hundreds of bi..

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Counselling Skills For Dummies

Discover the practical skills for helping others. Whether you are considering becoming a counsellor, have to provide some form of counselling as part of your job, or are simply interested in communic..

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Cracking Psychology: You, This Book & the Science of the Mind

Learn all about the history of psychology, the theories that shaped society and the experiments that changed the world - with biographies of the most influential psychologists of our times and insight..

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Crowd, The

One of the greatest and most influential books of social psychology ever written, brilliantly instructive on the general characteristics and mental unity of a crowd, its sentiments and morality, ideas..

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Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body

A rigorous, sceptical, deeply reported look at the new science behind the mind's extraordinary ability to heal the body. Have you ever felt a surge of adrenaline after narrowly avoiding an accident? S..

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Day in the Life of the Brain: The Neuroscience of Consciousness from Dawn Till Dusk

A Sunday Times and Financial Times Book of the Year What happens in our brains when we wake up, savour a meal or a glass of wine, walk the dog, stare at a screen, daydream or sleep? World-renowned ..

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DBT Made Simple: A Step-by-Step Guide to Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Originally developed for the treatment of borderline personality disorder, dialectical behaviour therapy, or DBT, has rapidly become one of the most popular and most effective treatments for all menta..

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