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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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Creative Brain : Science Of Genius


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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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Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter and How to Make the Most of Them Now

Contemporary culture tells us the twentysomething years don't matter. Clinical psychologist Dr Meg Jay argues that this could not be further from the truth. In fact, your twenties are the most definin..

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Demon in the Machine, The

How does life create order from chaos? And just what is life, anyway? Leading physicist Paul Davies argues that to find the answers, we must first answer a deeper question- 'What is information?' To u..

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Denial of Death, The


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Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, and the Human Brain

"Although I cannot tell for certain what sparked my interest in the neural underpinnings of reason, I do know when I became convinced that the traditional views on the nature of rationality could not ..

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Die Wise: A Manifesto for Sanity and Soul

Die Wise does not offer seven steps for coping with death. It does not suggest ways to make dying easier. It pours no honey to make the medicine go down. Instead, with lyrical prose, deep wisdom, and ..

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Discipline & Punish : The Birth of the Prison

In the Middle Ages there were gaols and dungeons, but punishment was for the most part a spectacle. The economic changes and growing popular dissent of the 18th century made necessary a more systemati..

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Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?: A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie Brain

Even if you've never seen a zombie movie or television show, you could identify an undead ghoul if you saw one. With their endless wandering, lumbering gait, insatiable hunger, antisocial behavior, an..

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Does Your Family Make You Smarter?


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Don't Just Do Something, Sit There

Wallace Chapman is on a mission. A mission to chill us all out. He's thought a lot about the syndrome of modern life and thinks he has a few answers. Ranging over subjects such as careers, technology,..

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Dreams: Vintage Minis

VINTAGE MINIS- GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS. Have you ever dreamt you were naked on stage, or woken having failed an exam? In these fascinating, pioneering essays, Sigmund Freud plunges i..

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Drunk Tank Pink: The Subconscious Forces That Shape How We Think, Feel, and Behave

'Drunk Tank Pink' is a particular shade of pink. In 1979 psychologists discovered that it has an extraordinary effect: if you stare at it for two minutes, you dramatically weaken in strength. In this..

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Elastic: Flexible Thinking in a Constantly Changing World

What do Pokemon Go and Mary Shelley's Frankenstein have in common? Why do some businesses survive, and others fail at the first sign of change? What gives the human brain the edge over computers?The a..

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Emotional Intelligence

A TOOLKIT FOR IMPROVING YOUR LIFEEmotional Intelligence is a way of developing a well-balanced thoughtfulness in our lives. The ability to use our thoughts and feelings to change our behaviour and cre..

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Emotions Revealed: Recognizing Faces and Feelings to Improve Communication and Emotional Life

"A tour de force. If you read this book, you'll never look at other people in quite the same way again."--Malcolm Gladwell Renowned psychologist Paul Ekman explains the roots of our emotions--anger, f..

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Empathy: Why It Matters, And How To Get It

Influential popular philosopher Roman Krznaric argues our brains are wired for social connection- empathy is at the heart of who we are. It's an essential, transforming quality we must develop for the..

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Everyone Loves a Good Train Wreck: Why We Can't Look Away

Whether we admit it or not, we're fascinated by evil. Dark fantasies, morbid curiosities, Schadenfreude: as conventional wisdom has it, these are the symptoms of our wicked side, and we succumb to the..

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Evolve Your Brain: The Science of Changing Your Mind

Take Your First Step Toward True Evolution Ever wonder why you repeat the same negative thoughts in your head? Why you keep coming back for more from hurtful family members, friends, or significant ot..

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Exploring Feelings - Anxiety


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Expressive Therapies Continuum

Expressive Therapies Continuum is distinctive in its application as a foundational theory in the field of art therapy. First developed by Vija Lusebrink, this theory can be used by persons of any theo..

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Far from the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity

This is a New York Times Bestseller. Sometimes your child - the most familiar person of all - is radically different from you. The saying goes that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. But what h..

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Female Brain


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Field Guide to Lies and Statistics: A Neuroscientist on How to Make Sense of a Complex World

The bestselling author of The Organized Mind explains and debunks statistics in the information age We live in a world of information overload. Facts and figures on absolutely everything are at our f..

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Five True Things: A Little Guide to Embracing Life's Big Challenges

We want to live a happy and fulfilled life. And yet despite our best efforts, we struggle. In this powerful, pocket-size book David Richo shares that the path to well-being lies in accepting five true..

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Formula: The Science Behind Why People Succeed or Fail, The

In this pioneering examination of the scientific principles behind success, a leading researcher reveals the surprising ways in which we can turn achievement into success. Too often, accomplish..

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Friendship: Vintage Minis

What is the secret to true friendship? Is it really love's quieter relation or something stronger and more profound? And where does the line between the two lie? Rose Tremain looks at two unlikely lif..

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From Anxiety to Meltdown: How Individuals on the Autism Spectrum Deal with Anxiety, Experience Meltdowns, Manifest Tantrums, and How You Can Intervene

Anxiety is the root cause of many of the difficulties experienced by people on the autism spectrum, and is often caused by things such as a change in routine, or sensory overload. Deborah Lipsky takes..

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From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds

'One of the world's most original and provocative thinkers' Daily Telegraph What is human consciousness and how is it possible? These questions fascinate thinking people from poets and painters to phy..

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Games People Play: The Psychology of Human Relationships

The bestselling Games People Play is the book that has helped millions of people understand the dynamics of relationships, by psychiatrist Eric Berne. We all play games. In every encounter with other..

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Gaslighting: How to recognise manipulative and emotionally abusive people - and break free

Gaslighting. What it is, how you can spot it - and how you can break free He's the charmer - the witty, confident, but overly controlling date. She's the woman on your team who always ..

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General Theory of Love, A

Drawing comparisons to the most eloquent science writing of our day, three eminent psychiatrists tackle the difficult task of reconciling what artists and thinkers have known for thousands of years ab..

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Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary Psychiatry

With his classic book Why We Get Sick, Randolph Nesse established the field of evolutionary medicine. Now he returns with a book that transforms our understanding of mental disorders by exploring a fu..

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Good Selfie: Tips and Tools for Teens to Nail Life

Good Selfie is a fabulous book and an absolute must-read for every family. Like Turia, its practical and full of inspiration, wisdom, laughs....and a joyous optimism that is completely infectious. ..

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Handbook for a Positive Revolution: The Five Success Principles for Personal and Global Change

Anyone can join the positive revolution. All you need is creativity. Historically, revolutions have been negative - defining, overthrowing or destroying an enemy, fuelled by a sense of mission a..

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Happiness Dictionary: Words from Around the World to Help Us Lead a Richer Life

Have you ever had a feeling that you couldn't quite describe, because no English word exists for it? Indeed, without such a word, it's difficult to remember or understand the feeling, and to talk..

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Happy Brain, The

Do you want to be happy? If so - read on. This book has all the answers.* In The Happy Brain, neuroscientist Dean Burnett delves deep into the inner workings of our minds to explore some fun..

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Happy Never After: why the happiness fairytale is driving us mad (and how I flipped the script)

Jill Stark was living a dream. She had a coveted job as a senior journalist, she was dating a sports star, and she'd just achieved a lifelong ambition by publishing a book, which was rapidly becoming ..

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Hardwiring Happiness: How to Reshape Your Brain and Your Life

Recent scientific breakthroughs have revealed that what we think and feel changes the brain. Dr Rick Hanson's Hardwiring Happiness is the first book to show how to transform the simple positive experi..

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Headlands: New Stories of Anxiety

In 2017, Ministry of Health figures showed that one in five New Zealanders sought help for a diagnosed mood or anxiety disorder, and these figures are growing. Headlands: New Stories of Anxiety tells ..

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Headspace: The Psychology of City Living

More and more of us are choosing to live in the man-made environment of the city. The mismatch between this artificial world and our nature-starved souls can contribute to the stresses of city living ..

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Healing Conversation : How Healing Happens


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Heartland: finding and losing schizophrenia, The

'A truly important book. Radically open-hearted and vitally open-minded. I would implore you to read it, and share it, and talk about it.' - Max Porter, author Grief is the Thing with Feathers and Lan..

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Hope Circuit

Martin E. P. Seligman is one of the most decorated and popular psychologists of his generation. When he first encountered the discipline in the 1960s, it was devoted to eliminating misery- the science..

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How Psychology Works

Explore the human mind and understand the science behind how you and other people in your life think and act in a wide range of everyday situations with this brand new visual guide to applied psycholo..

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How to Be Human: The Ultimate Guide to Your Amazing Existence

If you thought you knew who you were, THINK AGAIN. Did you know that half your DNA isn't human? That somebody, somewhere has exactly the same face? Or that most of your memories are fiction..

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How to be Normal: A Guide for the Perplexed

"Normal people are extremely unusual. Think of all the people you know and ask yourself how many are normal. None of them! In fact you're probably the most normal of the lot and, let's face it, even..

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