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Physiological Psychology

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  • Why We Sleep

    The New Science of Sleep and Dreams

    **'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

    $15.99 AUD $4.99 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

  • Brain Rules: 12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school

    12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school

    by John Medina ...
    A New York Times and BusinessWeek bestseller.Most of us have no idea whats really going on inside our heads. Yet brain scientists have uncovered details every business leader, parent, and teacher should knowlike that physical activity boosts your brain power.How do we learn? What exactly do sleep and stress do to our brains? Why is multi-tasking a myth? Why is it so easy to forgetand so important ... Read more

    $17.04 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

  • The Mind-Gut Connection

    How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts Our Mood, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health

    by Emeran Mayer ...
    Combining cutting-edge neuroscience with the latest discoveries on the human microbiome, a practical guide in the tradition of Wheat Belly and Grain Brain that conclusively demonstrates the inextricable, biological link between mind and body.We have all experienced the connection between our mind and our gut—the decision we made because it “felt right”; the butterflies in our stomach before a big ... Read more

    $16.99 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

  • The Mindful Brain: Reflection and Attunement in the Cultivation of Well-Being (Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology)

    series Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology #0
    A new framework for maintaining mental health and well-being.From the author of the internationally-acclaimed best-selling text The Developing Mind, and esteemed leader and educator in the field of mental health, comes the first book ever to integrate neuroscience research with the ancient art of mindfulness. The result is a groundbreaking approach to not simply mental health, but life in general, ... Read more

    $32.55 AUD

  • The Sports Gene

    Talent, Practice and the Truth About Success

    by David Epstein ...
    ‘A wonderful book. Thoughtful…fascinating’ Malcolm GladwellDo you believe some people are born athletes?Is sporting talent innate or something that can be achieved through endurance and practise?In this ground-breaking and entertaining exploration of athletic success, award-winning writer David Epstein gets to the heart of the great nature vs. nurture debate, and explodes myths about how and why ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Endure: Mind, Body and the Curiously Elastic Limits of Human Performance

    ‘This book is AMAZING!’ – MALCOLM GLADWELL‘If you want to gain insight into the mind of great athletes, adventurers, and peak performers then prepare to be enthralled by Alex Hutchinson’s Endure.’ – BEAR GRYLLSHow high or far or fast can humans go? And what about individual potential: what defines a person’s limits? From running a two-hour marathon to summiting Mount Everest, we’re fascinated by ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD $6.99 AUD

  • The Science of Meditation

    How to Change Your Brain, Mind and Body

    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 Mind-Gut Connection

    How the Hidden Conversation Within Our Bodies Impacts Our Mood, Our Choices, and Our Overall Health

    by Emeran Mayer ...
    Cutting-edge neuroscience combines with the latest discoveries on the human microbiome to inform this practical guide that proves once and for all the inextricable, biological link between mind and body.We have all experienced the connection between our mind and our gut—the decision we made because it “felt right;” the butterflies in our stomach before a big meeting; the anxious stomach rumbling ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Emotional Intelligence

    25th Anniversary Edition

    A 25th anniversary edition of the number one, multi-million copy international bestseller that taught us how emotional intelligence is more important than IQ - 'a revolutionary, paradigm-shattering idea' (Harvard Business Review)Featuring a new introduction from the authorDoes IQ define our destiny? In his groundbreaking bestseller, Daniel Goleman argues that our view of human intelligence is far ... Read more

    $15.72 AUD

  • Warrior Mindset

    Mental Toughness Skills for a Nation's Peacekeepers

    Mental toughness is esssential for elite human performance and especially in high stress situations. While mental toughness is a singular value in both military and law enforcement training and missions, too often, there is a disconnect between tallking about and actually training it. Warrior MindSet defines mental toughness and describes its critical need and function in the face of the ... Read more

    $14.96 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Private Life of the Brain

    What is happening in the brain when we drink too much alcohol, get high on ecstasy or experience road rage? Emotion, says internationally acclaimed neuroscientist Susan Greenfield, is the building block of consciousness. As our minds develop we create a personalized inner world based on our experiences. But during periods of intense emotion, such as anger, fear or euphoria, we can literally lose ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Anatomy of Violence

    The Biological Roots of Crime

    by Adrian Raine ...
    Adrian Raine is one of the world's leading authorities on the minds of the violent, the criminal, the dangerous, the unstable. An Anatomy of Violence is the culmination of his life's work so far, offering the latest answers to some of the most difficult questions: what are the causes of violence? Can it be treated? And might it one day be stopped?Are some criminals born, not made? What causes ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Sleeping Beauties

    and other stories of the social life of illness

    It is much more important to know what sort of a patient has a disease, than what sort of disease a patient has. William OslerSuzanne O'Sullivan is a neurologist, who looks after people with brain diseases. She is also fascinated by psychosomatic disorders - seizures, paralysis, blindness - disabilities that originate more in the mind than in the structure of the brain. Hysteria by another name. ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Beyond Behaviours

    Using Brain Science and Compassion to Understand and Solve Children's Behavioural Challenges

    A PARADIGM SHIFT FOR CAREGIVERS THAT WILL REVOLUTIONIZE THE WAY YOU APPROACH, TREAT OR PARENT A CHILD WITH CHALLENGING OR EXPLOSIVE BEHAVIOURS.When you are confronted with a child who is troubled, disruptive, oppositional, defiant or angry - whether you are a parent or a teacher - it can be difficult to know the best way to support them. Traditional methods of 'shaping' a child's behaviour can ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Reframe Your Thinking Around Autism

    How the Polyvagal Theory and Brain Plasticity Help Us Make Sense of Autism

    by Holly Bridges ...
    Outlining a new, optimistic way to understand autism, this concise and accessible book offers practical ideas to help children on the spectrum grow.The Polyvagal Theory suggests autism is a learnt response by the body - a result of the child being in a prolonged state of 'fight or flight' while their nervous system is still developing. This book explains the theory in simple terms and incorporates ... Read more

    $19.46 AUD

  • UNDERSTANDING STRESS BREAKDOWN

    Have you ever had a nervous breakdown?  Are you still mystified by your behaviour at that time? Is someone you know breaking down under stress?  Do you seem powerless to stop the deterioration in your relationship? Is work-related stress getting the better of you? Do you want to know how to prevent stress breakdown in yourself and others in your family? Understanding Stress Breakdown ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The PTSD Breakthrough

    The Revolutionary, Science-Based Compass RESET Program

    Praise for The PTSD Breakthrough"Dr. Lawlis has done it again! His latest book offers new hope for PTSD sufferers and their families with approaches that can be used at home where the real problems occur and persist. There is a great deal of insight, strategy, and inspiration for anyone who is dealing with these horrific challenges toward the satisfied life they deserve. A must-read for every ... Read more

    $21.11 AUD

  • Unthinkable

    An Extraordinary Journey Through the World's Strangest Brains

    by Helen Thomson ...
    'Wonderfully clear, fluent and eye-opening' THE TIMES'A stirring scientific journey, a celebration of human diversity and a call to rethink the "unthinkable"' NATURE'An utterly fascinating romp around the nether regions of the human mind' BIG ISSUEIMAGINE . . . getting lost in a one-room flat; seeing auras; never forgetting a moment; a permanent orchestra in your head; turning into a tiger... ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Near Death Experiences: Why Hell Awaits Us All : A Compilation And Analysis Of Proven Near Death Experiences

    by Richard Cole ...
    What is a near death experience and why are so many people interested in this phenomenon as of late. It is due to the fact that seemingly more and more people are coming forward to recant their experiences that they had when they were in near death situations. As such the author who is extremely interested in topics of this nature decided to focus on the near death experience and also to expound ... Read more

    $3.77 AUD

  • Extreme Fear

    The Science of Your Mind in Danger

    by Jeff Wise ...
    series MacSci
    Ever since the phrase "fight or flight" was coined in the 1920s, the common understanding has been that the mind respond to danger in one of two ways - either fleeing in blind panic, or fighting through it. But as scientists unlock the secrets of the human brain, a more complex understanding of the fear response has emerged. It turns out that the ancient brain circuitry wired to process fear is ... Read more

    $12.20 AUD

  • Aware

    the science and practice of presence — a complete guide to the groundbreaking Wheel of Awareness meditation practice

    This ground-breaking new book from New York Times bestselling author Daniel J. Siegel, MD, introduces readers to his pioneering, science-based meditation practice.Aware provides practical instruction for mastering the Wheel of Awareness, a life-changing tool for cultivating more focus, presence, and peace in one’s day-to-day life.An in-depth look at the science that underlies meditation’s ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD