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Neuropsychology

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  • Why We Sleep

    The New Science of Sleep and Dreams

    by Matthew Walker

    **'Astonishing ... an amazing book ... absolutely chocker full of things that we need to know' Chris Evans'Matthew Walker is probably one of the most influential people on the planet' Evening StandardTHE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERTLS, OBSERVER, SUNDAY TIMES, FT, GUARDIAN, DAILY MAIL AND EVENING STANDARD BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2017**Sleep is one of the most important aspects of our life, health and ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Organisation and Everyday Life with Dyslexia and other SpLDs

    by Ginny Stacey and 1 more

    Organisation and Everyday Life with Dyslexia and other SpLDs is about the wide impacts of dyslexia/ SpLD on everyday life. All dyslexic/ SpLD people live with the possibility that their mind will function in a dyslexic/ SpLD way at any moment, regardless of strategies that they have acquired or developed. Even people with many strategies can suddenly find themselves struggling with their dyslexia/ ... Read more

    $44.65 AUD

  • The Upward Spiral

    Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression, One Small Change at a Time

    by Alex Korb and 3 more

    Depression can feel like a downward spiral, pulling you into a vortex of sadness, fatigue, and apathy. In The Upward Spiral, neuroscientist Alex Korb demystifies the intricate brain processes that cause depression and offers a practical and effective approach to getting better. Based on the latest research in neuroscience, this book provides dozens of straightforward tips you can do every day to ... Read more

    $18.69 AUD

  • The Master and His Emissary

    The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World

    by Iain McGilchrist

    A new edition of the bestselling classic – published with a special introduction to mark its 10th anniversaryThis pioneering account sets out to understand the structure of the human brain – the place where mind meets matter. Until recently, the left hemisphere of our brain has been seen as the ‘rational’ side, the superior partner to the right. But is this distinction true?Drawing on a vast body ... Read more

    $24.63 AUD

  • Hallucinations

    by Oliver Sacks

    Have you ever seen something that wasn't really there? Heard someone call your name in an empty house? Sensed someone following you and turned around to find nothing?Hallucinations don't belong wholly to the insane. Much more commonly, they are linked to sensory deprivation, intoxication, illness, or injury. In some conditions, hallucinations can lead to religious epiphanies or even the feeling of ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Brain On Fire: My Month of Madness

    by Susannah Cahalan

    'My first serious blackout marked the line between sanity and insanity. Though I would have moments of lucidity over the coming days and weeks, I would never again be the same person ...'Susannah Cahalan was a happy, clever, healthy twenty-four-year old. Then one day she woke up in hospital, with no memory of what had happened or how she had got there. Within weeks, she would be transformed into ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Asperger's on the Inside

    by Michelle Vines

    "Asperger's on the Inside" is an acutely honest and often highly entertaining memoir by Michelle Vines about life with Asperger's Syndrome. The book follows Michelle in exploring her past and takes the reader with her on her journey to receiving and accepting her diagnosis.Instead of rehashing widely available Asperger's information, Michelle focuses on discussing the thoughts, feelings and ideas ... Read more

    $7.66 AUD

  • Rewire Your Anxious Brain

    How to Use the Neuroscience of Fear to End Anxiety, Panic, and Worry

    by Elizabeth M Karle and 3 more

    Do you ever wonder what is happening inside your brain when you feel anxious, panicked, and worried? In Rewire Your Anxious Brain, psychologist Catherine Pittman and author Elizabeth Karle offer a unique, evidence-based solution to overcoming anxiety based in cutting-edge neuroscience and research.In the book, you will learn how the amygdala and cortex (both important parts of the brain) are ... Read more

    $17.48 AUD

  • You Are Not Your Brain

    The 4-Step Solution for Changing Bad Habits, Ending Unhealthy Thinking, and Taki ng Control of Your Life

    by Jeffrey Schwartz and 3 more

    Two neuroscience experts explain how their 4-Step Method can help break destructive thoughts and actions and change bad habits for good.A leading neuroplasticity researcher and the coauthor of the groundbreaking books Brain Lock and The Mind and the Brain, Jeffrey M. Schwartz has spent his career studying the structure and neuronal firing patterns of the human brain. He pioneered the first ... Read more

    $22.21 AUD

  • The Idiot Brain

    A Neuroscientist Explains What Your Head is Really Up To

    by Dean Burnett

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2016 GOODREADS BEST SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY BOOK AWARD'I really admire Dean Burnett's work. He's very compelling and wise and rational. You know you can trust him and you know it's going to be a great read.' Jon Ronson***Why do you lose arguments with people who know MUCH LESS than you?Why can you recognise that woman, from that thing... but can't remember her name?... ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • The Divided Brain and the Search for Meaning: Why We Are So Unhappy

    by Iain McGilchrist

    In this 10,000-word essay, written to complement Iain McGilchrist's acclaimed The Master and His Emissary, the author asks why - despite the vast increase in material well-being - people are less happy today than they were half a century ago, and suggests that the division between the two hemispheres of the brain has a critical effect on how we see and understand the world around us. In particular ... Read more

    $2.30 AUD

  • The Biology of Desire

    why addiction is not a disease

    by Marc Lewis

    series The Addicted Brain
    WINNER OF THE 2016 PROSE AWARD IN PSYCHOLOGYThrough the vivid, true stories of five people who journeyed into and out of addiction, a renowned neuroscientist explains why the 'disease model' of addiction is wrong, and illuminates the path to recovery.The psychiatric establishment and rehab industry in the Western world have branded addiction a brain disease, based on evidence that brains change ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Awakenings

    by Oliver Sacks

    This is an extraordinary account of a group of 20 patients, survivors of the great sleeping-sickness epidemic which swept the world in the 1920s, and the astonishing, explosive "awakening" effect they experienced 40 years later through a new drug, L-DOPA, administered by Dr Sacks. The stories he tells of these remarkable individuals are moving, often courageous and sometimes tragic.Now hailed as a ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • An Anthropologist on Mars

    Seven Paradoxical Tales

    by Oliver Sacks

    This collection of essays are mainly casebook studies. Neurological patients, Oliver Sacks once wrote, are travellers to unimaginable lands.This book offers portraits of seven such travellers, including a surgeon consumed by the compulsive tics of Tourette's syndrome unless he is operating, an artist who loses all sense of colour in a car accident, but finds a new sensibility and creative power in ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Stealing Fire

    How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work

    by Jamie Wheal and 1 more

    National BestsellerCNBC and Strategy + Business Best Business Book of the YearIt’s the biggest revolution you’ve never heard of, and it’s hiding in plain sight. Over the past decade, Silicon Valley executives like Eric Schmidt and Elon Musk, Special Operators like the Navy SEALs and the Green Berets, and maverick scientists like Sasha Shulgin and Amy Cuddy have turned everything we thought we knew ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • How God Changes Your Brain

    Breakthrough Findings from a Leading Neuroscientist

    by Andrew Newberg and 2 more

    God is great—for your mental, physical, and spiritual health. Based on new evidence culled from brain-scan studies, a wide-reaching survey of people’s religious and spiritual experiences, and the authors’ analyses of adult drawings of God, neuroscientist Andrew Newberg and therapist Mark Robert Waldman offer the following breakthrough discoveries:• Not only do prayer and spiritual practice reduce ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • The Shallows

    How the Internet Is Changing the Way We Think, Read and Remember

    by Nicholas Carr

    'Boldly reactionary... What looks like feast, Carr argues, may be closer to famine' Sunday Times'Chilling' The EconomistIn this ground-breaking and compelling book, Nicholas Carr argues that not since Gutenberg invented printing has humanity been exposed to such a mind-altering technology. The Shallows draws on the latest research to show that the Net is literally re-wiring our br... ... Read more

    $12.64 AUD

  • Mozart's Brain and the Fighter Pilot

    Unleashing Your Brain's Potential

    by Richard Restak and 1 more

    In Mozart’s Brain and the Fighter Pilot, eminent neuropsychiatrist and bestselling author Richard Restak, M.D., combines the latest research in neurology and psychology to show us how to get our brain up to speed for managing every aspect of our busy lives.Everything we think and everything we choose to do alters our brain and fundamentally changes who we are, a process that continues until the ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD

  • The Science of Meditation

    How to Change Your Brain, Mind and Body

    by Daniel Goleman and 1 more

    DELVE INTO THE SCIENCE BEHIND YOUR PRACTICE WITH THIS ESSENTIAL AND PRACTICAL GUIDE TO MEDITATION'This is a book that really can change your life' Arianna Huffington, author of the New York Times bestseller The Sleep RevolutionMeditation is fascinating, but often it feels elusive. How can simple exercises change your mental state? How can focussing your breathing lead to changes in your ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Magic of Mental Diagrams

    Expand Your Memory, Enhance Your Concentration, and Learn to Apply Logic

    by Claudio Aros

    When Einstein said we only use 10 percent of our brain, he was inviting us to explore all those capabilities that are waiting to be awakened. This book finally explains how to do just that.Mental diagrams are a simple, efficient means of activating all our potential. Upon sketching a mental diagram, we create a blueprint with shapes, colors, and figures to process information faster and to ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Science of Fate

    The New Science of Who We Are - And How to Shape our Best Future

    by Hannah Critchlow

    **THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER**'A truly fascinating - if unnerving - read' DAILY TELEGRAPH 'Acute, mind-opening, highly accessible - this book doesn't just explain how our lives might pan out, it helps us live better' BETTANY HUGHES 'A humane and highly readable account of the neuroscience that underpins our ideas of free will and fate' PROFESSOR DAVID RUNCIMAN***<... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Women's Brain Book

    The neuroscience of health, hormones and happiness

    by Dr Sarah McKay

    For women, understanding how the brain works during the key stages of life - in utero, childhood, puberty and adolescence, pregnancy and motherhood, menopause and old age - is essential to their health. Dr Sarah McKay is a neuroscientist who knows everything worth knowing about women's brains, and shares it in this fascinating, essential book.This is not a book about the differences between male ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Body Has a Mind of Its Own

    How Body Maps in Your Brain Help You Do (Almost) Everything Better

    by Sandra Blakeslee and 1 more

    In this compelling, cutting-edge book, two generations of science writers explore the exciting science of “body maps” in the brain–and how startling new discoveries about the mind-body connection can change and improve our lives. Why do you still feel fat after losing weight? What makes video games so addictive? How can “practicing” your favorite sport in your imagination improve your game? The ... Read more

    $17.04 AUD

  • Accessing the Healing Power of the Vagus Nerve

    Self-Help Exercises for Anxiety, Depression, Trauma, and Autism

    by Stephen W. Porges and 2 more

    The best-selling book on the topic—now in 14 languages.This practical guide to understanding the cranial nerves as the key to our psychological and physical well-being builds on Stephen Porges’s Polyvagal Theory—one of the most important recent developments in human neurobiology. Drawing on more than thirty years of experience as a craniosacral therapist and Rolfer, Stanley Rosenberg explores the ... Read more

    $30.68 AUD