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  • What I Wish People Knew About Dementia

    'Essential reading' SUNDAY TIMES MAGAZINE'A marvellous tour of insights' THE TIMES'A must-read . . . I couldn't recommend it higher' MICHAEL BALL'Wendy Mitchell is a life-saver' FRANCES WILSON, AUTHOR OF BURNING MANWhat can a diseased brain tell us about being human, living our own lives better and helping those with dementia get the best from theirs?... ... Read more

    $17.92 AUD

  • Dopamine Nation

    Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence

    *The New York Times bestseller*All around us people are looking at their phones too much, eating too much, drinking too much. Our world is addicted to fleeting distracting pleasures that get us nowhere. Dr Anna Lembke provides a clear way back to a balanced life.This book is about pleasure. It's also about pain. Most importantly, it's about how to find the delicate balance between the two, and why ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories Of Personal Triumph From The Frontiers Of Brain Science

    stories of personal triumph from the frontiers of brain science

    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 structure and function, even into old age.Psychiatrist and researcher Norman Doidge, MD, travelled around the United States to meet the brilliant scientists championing neuroplasticity, and the people ... Read more

    $21.33 AUD

  • The Brain's Way of Healing

    remarkable discoveries and recoveries from the frontiers of neuroplasticity

    LONGLISTED FOR THE 2015 GOODREADS CHOICE AWARDS 'BEST SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY BOOK'This book is about the discovery that the human brain has its own unique way of healing. For centuries we believed that the price we paid for our brain’s complexity was that, compared to other organs, it was fixed and unregenerative — unable to recover from damage or illness. In his revolutionary new book, Norman ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Brain On Fire: My Month of Madness

    '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

  • Mindsight

    change your brain and your life

    The groundbreaking bestseller on how your capacity for insight and empathy allows you to make positive changes in your brain — and in your lifeDaniel J. Siegel, widely recognised as a pioneer in the field of mental health, coined the term ‘mindsight’ to describe the innovative integration of brain science with the practice of psychotherapy. Combining the latest research findings with case studies ... Read more

    $15.39 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 $9.99 AUD

  • The Master and His Emissary: The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World

    The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World

    Why is the brain divided? The difference between right and left hemispheres has been puzzled over for centuries. In a book of unprecedented scope, Iain McGilchrist draws on a vast body of recent brain research, illustrated with case histories, to reveal that the difference is profound—not just this or that function, but two whole, coherent, but incompatible ways of experiencing the world. The left ... Read more

    $32.99 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 $9.99 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 $9.99 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

  • Healthy Brain, Happy Life

    A neuroscientist transforms the way we think about our brain, our health and our personal happiness in this clear, informative and inspiring guide – a blend of personal memoir, science narrative and practical advice that bring the human brain into focus as never before, revealing the powerful connection between exercise, learning, memory and cognitive abilities.Nearing forty, Dr Wendy Suzuki was ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • In This Moment

    Five Steps to Transcending Stress Using Mindfulness and Neuroscience

    Little daily hassles can add up to big, big stress.Whether you're stuck in traffic, hauling your kids out the front door in the morning, dealing with a demanding boss, or worrying about money, it's easy to become overwhelmed. Stress is a normal part of daily life; but over time, chronic stress can take its toll on both your mental and physical health, leading to everything from anxiety and ... Read more

    $16.27 AUD

  • Rest

    Why You Get More Done When You Work Less

    LEARN HOW TO REST BETTER WITH THIS ESSENTIAL BOOKDo you regularly find yourself too tired after a long day to do anything other than binge TV?Do you go on holiday and still compulsively check your email?Do you work through your lunch-break, often not even leaving your desk and getting some fresh air?For most of us, overwork is the new norm, and we never truly take the time to rest and recharge. ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Life Lessons from a Brain Surgeon

    The New Science and Stories of the Brain

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*****As heard on Chris Evans' Virgin Radio*'You're amazing I could talk to you (Rahul) all day' Chris Evans'This is a gripping new book' The TimesWorld-leading neuroscientist and neurosurgeon Dr Rahul Jandial draws on his years of work with patients suffering from the most extreme cases of brain damage, disorders and illnesses to r... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Migraine

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    This revised edition of Oliver Sacks book is considerably expanded with additional case histories, new findings and practical information on treatment.In a new chapter, illustrated with startling colour paintings by migraine patients, Dr Sacks discusses similarities among the visual hallucinations, or auras, that often precede a migraine and those that are induced by hallucinogenic drugs or ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD $9.99 AUD

  • The Changing Mind

    A Neuroscientist's Guide to Ageing Well

    **A NEW YORK TIMES AND SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Everyone we know needs this remarkable book ... Essential for the rest of your life' Daniel H. Pink, author of When and Drive'The secrets of ageing well ... a serious, evidence-based guide to what really works and why' Sunday Times____________________________________________**We have long been encouraged to think of old age as synonymous with a ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Neuroscience of Mindfulness

    The Astonishing Science behind How Everyday Hobbies Help You Relax

    Explore the benefits of a mindful approach to lifeCutting-edge studies in neuroscience have in recent years proved what many doctors, therapists and other health professionals had long suspected: simple, repetitive tasks, performed with focus and attention - mindfulness, in other words - can not only quieten our noisy thought processesand help us relax but also improve our outlook on life and ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • The Other Brain

    From Dementia to Schizophrenia, How New Discoveries about the Brain Are Revolutionizing Medicine and Science

    Despite everything that has been written about the brain, a potentially critical part of this vital organ has been overlooked—until now. The Other Brain examines the growing importance of glia, which make up approximately 85 percent of the cells in the brain, and the role they play in how the brain functions, malfunctions, and heals itself.Long neglected as little more than cerebral packing ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Mind Change

    How digital technologies are leaving their mark on our brains

    In Mind Change**,** Susan Greenfield discusses the all-pervading technologies that now surround us, and from which we derive instant information, connected identity, diminished privacy and exceptionally vivid here-and-now experiences. In her view they are creating a new environment, with vast implications, because our minds are physically adapting: being rewired. What could this mean, and how can ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Brain Food

    How to Eat Smart and Sharpen Your Mind

    A call to action to prevent a brain health crisis - does for diet what Why We Sleep does for sleep'I cannot recommend this book enough' - Dr Rupy Aujla, author of The Doctor's KitchenWe often talk about how our diets affect our fitness - but we don't discuss how they affect the hungriest organ in the body, the brain. And it has surprising dietary needs that differ from the rest of our body.Brain ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Summary of The Body Keeps the Score

    by Bessel van der Kolk, MD | Includes Analysis

    Summary of The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk, MD | Includes AnalysisPreview:In The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma, Bessel van der Kolk, MD, explores the ways in which trauma rewires the brain and changes the way people experience the world.Trauma affects the mind and body immensely and prevents those affected from living in the present. Van der ... Read more

    $4.39 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Wedge: Evolution, Consciousness, Stress and the Key to Human Resilience

    by Scott Carney ...
    From the New York Times Bestselling author of "What Doesn't Kill Us""Crazy good writing" - Wim HofThrive or die: That's the rule of evolution. Despite this brutal logic, some species have learned to survive in even the most hostile conditions. Others couldn't--and perished. While incremental genetic adaptations hone the physiology of nearly every creature on this planet, there's another ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 100 Lessons on Your Brain in 100 Words or Less

    YOUR BRAIN: Why do we have emotions? What is creativity? Do we have free will? Why do we have dreams? Where do memories go? How do we learn and how can neuroscience teach us to improve or enhance our minds? 100 Lessons on Your Brain in 100 Words or Less explores neuroscience, biology, and psychology to help unravel the complex biological factors that help explain how our minds work. Your Brain is ... Read more

    $2.78 AUD