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  • Dopamine Nation

    Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence

    'Her stories have the power to transform your life' Lori Gottlieb, bestselling author of Maybe You Should Talk to Someone'Radically changes the way we think about mental illness, pleasure, pain, reward and stress' Daniel Levitin, bestselling author of The Organized Mind'Brilliant . . . riveting, scary, cogent and cleverly argued' Beth Macy, author of DopesickWe are a wired generation. In these ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $12.99 AUD

  • 大腦、演化、人:是什麼關鍵,造就如此奇妙的人類?

    Human: The Science behind What Makes Us Unique

    by 葛詹尼加 ...
    series 貓頭鷹書房
    第一本整合神經科學與認知心理學的革命性巨著!既然我們和其他動物都是由同樣的化學物質組成的,也有同樣的生理反應,為何人類如此獨特?  人類很特別,常常能不費吹灰之力地解決問題,當我們手上拿著大包小包走到家門前,馬上就知道怎麼伸出小指勾住門把開門。人類的心智活動也很旺盛:我們有同情心、道德感,懂得抽象思考,能把幻想和現實分開;還能抑制衝動,延遲滿足時間。除此之外,人類懂得創造美的事物,甚至還會透過科技把性和繁殖分開!大師親授的科普課,完整解析所有關於人類的研究!  在一九八○年代之前,神經科學與認知心理學這兩個領域之間幾乎沒有互動,直到裂腦研究先驅葛詹尼加與認知心理學大師米勒,在共赴餐宴的計程車上的一番對談,才促成了認知神經科學的誕生,葛詹尼加因而被譽為「認知神經科學之父」,認知神經科學更成為二十一世紀的顯學。  為了徹底了解「身為人類」所代表的科學意涵,葛詹尼加統整了神經科學、演化學 ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • The Accidental Mind

    How Brain Evolution Has Given Us Love, Memory, Dreams, and God

    Linden sets the record straight about the construction of the human brain; rather than the “beautifully-engineered optimized device, the absolute pinnacle of design” portrayed in many dumbed-down text books, pop-science tomes, and education televisions programs, Linden’s organ is a complicated assembly of cobbled-together functionality that created the mind as a by-product of ad-hoc solutions to ... Read more

    $28.99 AUD

  • Psycho-Logical

    Why Mental Health Goes Wrong – and How to Make Sense of It

    by Dean Burnett ...
    'Compelling and wise and rational.' - Jon RonsonOne in four of us experience a mental health problem each year, with anxiety and depression alone affecting over 500 million people worldwide.Why are these conditions so widespread? What is it about modern life that has such an impact on our mental health? And why is there still so much confusion and stigma around these issues?In Psycho-Logical, ... Read more

    $11.99 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

    $21.99 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

    $25.99 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

    $15.99 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

    $22.99 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

    $12.99 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

  • 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

  • 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

    $12.99 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

    $12.99 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

    $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

  • 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

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Changing Mind

    A Neuroscientist's Guide to Ageing Well

    THE NEW YORK TIMES AND SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE ORGANIZED MIND**'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 lo... ... Read more

    $16.99 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

    $15.99 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

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Neuroscience of Mindfulness

    The Astonishing Science behind How Everyday Hobbies Help You Relax

    by Stan Rodski ...
    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

  • Neuroimmunity

    A New Science That Will Revolutionize How We Keep Our Brains Healthy and Young

    How pathbreaking research into the brain’s connections to the immune system offers new hope for treating diseases, injuries, and the effects of aging.PROSE Awards Honorable Mention, Biomedicine & Neuroscience categoryIn the past, the brain was considered an autonomous organ, self-contained and completely separate from the body’s immune system. But over the past twenty years, neuroimmunologist ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • What I Wish People Knew About Dementia

    From Someone Who Knows

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER'Essential reading' SUNDAY TIMES MAGAZINE*'*A book of hope' OBSERVER'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 ... ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD $15.99 AUD

  • The Three-Pound Enigma

    The Human Brain and the Quest to Unlock Its Mysteries

    “A riveting account of not only the newest research on the brain but of the scientists doing the work.” —Seed magazineThe average human brain weighs three pounds—80 percent of which is water—and yet it's capable of outstripping the computational and storage capacities of the most complex computer. But how the mind works remains one of humankind’s greatest mysteries. This book introduces us to the ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • 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

    $15.99 AUD