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Applied Psychology

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  • What Every BODY is Saying

    An Ex-FBI Agent's Guide to Speed-Reading People

    Joe Navarro, a former FBI counterintelligence officer and a recognized expert on nonverbal behavior, explains how to "speed-read" people: decode sentiments and behaviors, avoid hidden pitfalls, and look for deceptive behaviors. You'll also learn how your body language can influence what your boss, family, friends, and strangers think of you.Read this book and send your nonverbal intelligence ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD $5.99 AUD

  • The Biggest Bluff: How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win

    How a New York Times bestselling author and New Yorker contributor parlayed a strong grasp of the science of human decision-making and a woeful ignorance of cards into a life-changing run as a professional poker player, under the wing of a legend of the gameMaria Konnikova had never actually played poker before and didn’t even know the rules when she approached Erik Seidel – Poker Hall of Fame ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD $5.99 AUD

  • Nudge

    The Final Edition

    NO.1 INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLEROne of the most influential books of the 21st century*Fully revised and updated from cover to cover*Since the original publication of Nudge more than a decade ago, the word has entered the vocabulary of businesspeople, policy makers, engaged citizens and consumers everywhere. The book has given rise to hundreds of "nudge units" in governments around the world and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD $4.99 AUD

  • Positive Psychology In A Nutshell: The Science Of Happiness

    Discover the latest research findings and thinking on the topics of happiness, flow, optimism, motivation, character strengths, love and more. ... Read more

    $31.01 AUD

  • Finding Flow

    The Psychology Of Engagement With Everyday Life

    From one of the pioneers of the scientific study of happiness, an indispensable guide to living your best life.What makes a good life? Is it money? An important job? Leisure time? Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi believes our obsessive focus on such measures has led us astray. Work fills our days with anxiety and pressure, so that during our free time, we tend to live in boredom, watching TV or absorbed by ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Talking to Strangers

    What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know

    **THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'Compelling, haunting, tragic stories . . . resonate long after you put the book down' James McConnachie, Sunday Times Book of the Year**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? Why is it so hard to detect a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Mapping the Terrain of the Heart

    Passion, Tenderness, and the Capacity to Love

    If you have read other books about love that have fallen short, read this book. Mapping the Terrain of the Heart is an eloquent guide through love's diverse landscapes that provides a whole new way to think about love relationships. Both descriptive and prescriptive, it is a book for anyone looking to experience a committed relationship full of passion and tenderness.In the labyrinth of love, ... Read more

    $44.87 AUD

  • Outliers

    The Story of Success

    From the bestselling author of Blink and The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers: The Story of Success overturns conventional wisdom about genius to show us what makes an ordinary person an extreme overachiever.Why do some people achieve so much more than others? Can they lie so far out of the ordinary?In this provocative and inspiring book, Malcolm Gladwell looks at everyone from rock ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • David and Goliath

    Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants

    Why do underdogs succeed so much more than we expect? How do the weak outsmart the strong? In David and Goliath Malcolm Gladwell, no.1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers and What the Dog Saw, takes us on a scintillating and surprising journey through the hidden dynamics that shape the balance of power between the small and the mighty.From the conflicts in Northern Ireland, ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Mindset - Updated Edition

    Changing The Way You think To Fulfil Your Potential

    World-renowned Stanford University psychologist Carol Dweck, in decades of research on achievement and success, has discovered a truly groundbreaking idea-the power of our mindset.Dweck explains why it's not just our abilities and talent that bring us success-but whether we approach them with a fixed or growth mindset. She makes clear why praising intelligence and ability doesn't foster self ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Antifragile

    Things that Gain from Disorder

    'Really made me think about how I think' - Mohsin Hamid, author of Exit WestTough times don't last. Tough people do.In The Black Swan, Taleb showed us that highly improbable and unpredictable events underlie almost everything about our world. Here Taleb stands uncertainty on its head, making it desirable, even necessary. The antifragile is beyond the resilient or robust. The resilient resists ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • What the Dog Saw

    And Other Adventures

    In What the Dog Saw Malcolm Gladwell covers everything from criminology to spaghetti sauce to show how the most ordinary subjects can illuminate the most extraordinary things about ourselves and our world.Looking under the surface of the seemingly mundane, he explores the underdogs, the overlooked, the curious, the miraculous and the disastrous, and reveals how everyone and everything contains an ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • How to Talk to Anyone: 92 Little Tricks for Big Success in Relationships

    by Leil Lowndes ...
    Never be at a loss for words again!Perfect your people skills with his fun, witty and informative guide, containing 92 little tricks to create big success in personal and business relationships.In How To Talk To Anyone, bestselling relationships author and internationally renowned life coach Leil Lowndes reveals the secrets and psychology behind successful communication. These extremely usable and ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Stumbling on Happiness

    In this fascinating and often hilarious work – winner of the Royal Society of Science Prize 2007 – pre-eminent psychologist Daniel Gilbert shows how – and why – the majority of us have no idea how to make ourselves happy.We all want to be happy, but do we know how? When it comes to improving tomorrow at the expense of today, we're terrible at predicting how to please our future selves.In ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Skin in the Game

    Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

    From the bestselling author of The Black Swan, a bold book that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal responsibility'Skin in the game means that you do not pay attention to what people say, only to what they do, and how much of their neck they are putting on the line'Citizens, artisans, police, fishermen, political activists and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Misbehaving

    The Making of Behavioural Economics

    RICHARD H. THALER: WINNER OF THE 2017 NOBEL PRIZE IN ECONOMICSShortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year AwardECONOMIST, FINANCIAL TIMES and EVENING STANDARD books of the yearFrom the renowned and entertaining behavioural economist and co-author of the seminal work Nudge, Misbehaving is an irreverent and enlightening look into human foibles. Traditional econ... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Stop Thinking, Start Living: Discover Lifelong Happiness

    Revolutionary in its simplicity and accessible to all, this bestselling book offers commonsense methods that allow you to let go of depression and tap into natural joy.In this indispensable handbook, Richard Carlson demonstrates how we can change everything in our lives – earn more money, meet new friends, get a new job – yet still feel dissatisfied. Happiness, he says, is not 'out there' but ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • City Kid

    From the author of international bestsellers A Circle of Children and Lovey comes an inspiring true story of a gifted teacher’s determination to understand the ‘rotten’ city kid everyone has given up on.Sitting quiet and withdrawn at a battered school desk, Luke had the looks of a shy angel – and a past that special needs teacher Mary MacCracken could barely believe.Already Luke had been picked up ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Inner Self

    The joy of discovering who we really are

    by Hugh Mackay ...
    'How can I get in touch with this real self, underlying all my surface behaviour? How can I become myself?' Carl Rogers, US psychotherapistThe Inner Self is a book about the ways we hide from the truth about ourselves and the psychological freedom we enjoy when we finally face that most searching question of all: 'Who am I, really?'Hugh Mackay explores our 'top 20' hiding places - from addiction ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $9.99 AUD

  • How to Build Self-Discipline

    Resist Temptations and Reach Your Long-Term Goals

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    How to Develop Self-Discipline, Resist Temptations and Reach Your Long-Terms GoalsIf you want to make positive changes in your life and achieve your long-term goals, I can’t think of a better way to do it than to learn how to become more self-disciplined.Science has figured out a lot of interesting aspects of self-discipline and willpower, but most of this knowledge is buried deep inside long and ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Mastermind

    How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes

    What is it that separates Sherlock Holmes from his long-suffering friend and side-kick Dr John Watson? What makes Holmes such a superior detective, able to piece together clues and solve problems that seem elementary to Watson only in hindsight? And can we - most of us Watsons ourselves - ever harness a bit of Holmes's extraordinary powers of mind, not to solve crimes, but simply to improve our ... Read more

    $16.93 AUD

  • The Design of Everyday Things

    Revised and Expanded Edition

    by Don Norman ...
    Design doesn't have to complicated, which is why this guide to human-centered design shows that usability is just as important as aesthetics.Even the smartest among us can feel inept as we fail to figure out which light switch or oven burner to turn on, or whether to push, pull, or slide a door.The fault, argues this ingenious -- even liberating -- book, lies not in ourselves, but in product ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • Happiness by Design

    Finding Pleasure and Purpose in Everyday Life

    by Paul Dolan ...
    **THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Few books change one's life; in 48 hours this has improved mine' Jenni Russell, Sunday Times**How can we make it easier to be happy? Using the latest cutting-edge research, Professor Paul Dolan reveals that wellbeing isn't about how we think - it's about what we do. By making deliberate choices that bring us both pleasure and meaning, we can redesign our lives for ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • I'm Ok, You're Ok

    A practical guide to Transactional Analysis

    by Thomas Harris ...
    This practical guide to Transactional Analysis is a unique approach to your problems.Hundreds of thousands of people have found this phenomenal breakthrough in psychotherapy a turning point in their lives.In sensible, non-technical language Thomas A Harris explains how to gain control of yourself, your relationships and your future - no matter what happened in the past. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD