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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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Weaponized Lies: How to Think Critically in the Post-Truth Era

A guide to critical thinking in the 'post-truth' era, from the author of Sunday Times best-seller The Organized Mind We live in a world where the line between truth and lies is increasingly blurred by..

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What is Psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy is one of the most valuable inventions of the last hundred years, with an exceptional power to raise our levels of emotional well-being, improve our relationships, redeem the atmosphere ..

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When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress

Can a person literally die of loneliness? Is there a connection between the ability to express emotions and Alzheimer?s disease? Is there such a thing as a 'cancer personality??Drawing on deep scienti..

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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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Who Are You, Really?: The Surprising Puzzle of Personality

Dr Brian Little challenges what we think we know about how our personality works and is shaped. It's time to think beyond the nature vs. nurture debate. It is our pursuit of our dreams and our persona..

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Who's in Charge?: Free Will and the Science of the Brain

The prevailing orthodoxy in brain science is that since physical laws govern our physical brains, physical laws therefore govern our behaviour and even our conscious selves. Free will is meaningless, ..

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Why Can't We Sleep?

One in four adults sleeps badly. Sleeping pill prescriptions have increased dramatically over the last three decades, as have the incidence of sleep clinics. Once considered a natural state, sleep is ..

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Why We Do the Things We Do: Psychology in a Nutshell

Can you really tell a criminal by the bumps on his head? What does a memory look like? Can a machine think? Why are some people shy? Is it better not to feel so much? These are some of the many questi..

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Why We Think the Things We Think: Philosophy in a Nutshell

Have you ever found yourself alone with your thoughts? Have you ever been asked if the glass is half full or half empty? Do you wonder what true happiness is or how to attain it? Or maybe nothing real..

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Willpower: Rediscovering Our Greatest Strength

Can you resist everything except temptation? In a hedonistic age full of distractions, it's hard to possess willpower - or in fact even understand why we should need it. Yet it's actually the most imp..

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Wisdom of Psychopaths

Psychopath. No sooner is the word out than images of murderers, rapists, suicide bombers and gangsters flash across our minds. But unlike their box-office counterparts, not all psychopaths are violent..

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Woman Who Changed Her Brain: Revised Edition

The incredible story of a woman who struggled with severe learning disabilities, built herself a better brain, and started a program that has helped thousands of others. Barbara Arrowsmith-Young was ..

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World Beyond Your Head: How to Flourish in an Age of Distraction

In the follow-up to his inspiring bestseller The Case for Working with Your Hands, Matthew Crawford examines daily life as a whole - doing the shopping, sharing a meal, going to the park. He asks: wit..

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Worm at the Core: On the Role of Death in Life

Proof of a ground-breaking psychological theory: that the fear of death is the hidden motive behind almost everything we do. 'A joy ...The Worm at the Core asks how humans can learn to live happily w..

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You May Also Like: Why Your Favourite Colour is Blue, Your Polo Shirt Doesn't Have a Zipper, You Don't Like Heavy Metal, and Other Mysteries of Taste

We all have tastes. For instance, Tom Vanderbilt doesn't particularly care for white cars or fennel - even if he doesn't quite know why. Taste is an incredible fuzzy construct: Everyone has likes and..

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Your Brain and You: A Simple Guide to Neuropsychology

Most general knowledge about the brain and its workings is very dated, drawing on studies from the first part of the previous century or even earlier. However, the advent of brain scanning which allow..

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Your Brain Knows More Than You Think: The New Frontiers of Neuroplasticity

Too often, we humans tend to assume that nature is fixed, immutable - and this tendency is particularly strong when we think about matters of the mind and behaviour. People just can't change, we say, ..

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Your Subconscious Brain Can Change Your Life

Have you ever been surprised by the power of your subconscious brain? Perhaps it took control of the wheel as your conscious mind was busy tackling a problem during a 30-minute drive home. You b..

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Your Superstar Brain: Unlocking the Secrets of the Human Mind

**THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER** 'A brilliant book' - Dagbladet Why does the brain work the way it does? Can eating certain foods improve your memory? Can you activate the parts of the brain..

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