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Cognitive Psychology eBooks

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  • How Your Brain Works

    Inside the most complicated object in the universe

    by New Scientist ...
    How Your Brain Works explores the amazing world inside your head.Ever wondered what's going on inside your head?The brain has long been a source of fascination. In 1819, the radical thinker and surgeon William Lawrence put it like this: "It is strongly suspected that a Newton or Shakespeare excels other mortals only... by having an extra inch of brain in the right place."Today, many such ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $0.99 USD

  • The Manipulated Mind

    by Denise Winn ...
    Ever since American prisoners of war in Korea suddenly switched sides to the Communist cause, the concept of brainwashing has continued to fascinate and confuse.Is it really possible to force any thinking person to act in a way completely alien to his character? What makes so-called brainwashing so different from the equally insidious effects of indoctrination and conditioning, or even advertising ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Scout Mindset

    Why Some People See Things Clearly and Others Don't

    by Julia Galef ...
    "...an engaging and enlightening account from which we all can benefit."—The Wall Street JournalA better way to combat knee-jerk biases and make smarter decisions, from Julia Galef, the acclaimed expert on rational decision-making.When it comes to what we believe, humans see what they want to see. In other words, we have what Julia Galef calls a "soldier" mindset. From tribalism and wishful ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • This Is What It Sounds Like: What the Music You Love Says About You

    **Named one of the Most Anticipated Books of 2022 by Boston Globe and Literary HubA legendary record producer–turned–brain scientist explains why you fall in love with music.**This Is What It Sounds Like is a journey into the science and soul of music that reveals the secrets of why your favorite songs move you. But it’s also a story of a musical trailblazer who began as a humble audio tech in Los ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Factfulness

    Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think

    INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**“One of the most important books I’ve ever read—an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world.” – Bill Gates“Hans Rosling tells the story of ‘the secret silent miracle of human progress’ as only he can. But Factfulness does much more than that. It also explains why progress is so often secret and silent and teaches readers how to see it clearly.” ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Useful Delusions: The Power and Paradox of the Self-Deceiving Brain

    **A Behavioral Scientist Notable Book of 2021A Next Big Idea Club Best Nonfiction of 2021From the New York Times best-selling author and host of Hidden Brain comes a thought-provoking look at the role of self-deception in human flourishing.**Self-deception does terrible harm to us, to our communities, and to the planet. But if it is so bad for us, why is it ubiquitous? In Useful Delusions, Shankar ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Psychophysiological Recording

    This is a thorough revision of a successful introductory text on psychophysiological recording. The authors include information on the most up-to-date equipment used today to do brain scanning and discuss other equipment not available in 1980. A new chapter on signal processing and analysis has been added and discussions cover nonlinear systems as well as cognitive psychophysiology. ... Read more

    $53.99 USD

  • Reinventing Your Life

    The Breakthough Program to End Negative Behavior...and Feel Great Again

    Learn how to end the self-destructive behaviors that stop you from living your best life with this breakthrough program.Do you...• Put the needs of others above your own?• Start to panic when someone you love leaves—or threatens to?• Often feel anxious about natural disasters, losing all your money, or getting seriously ill?• Find that no matter how successful you are, you still feel unhappy, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • On Being Human

    Why Mind Matters

    by Jerome Kagan ...
    In this thought-provoking book, psychologist Jerome Kagan urges readers to sally forth from their usual comfort zones. He ponders a series of important nodes of debate while challenging us to examine what we know and why we know it. Most critically he presents an elegant argument for functions of mind that cannot be replaced with sentences about brains while acknowledging that mind emerges from ... Read more

    $28.99 USD

  • On the Move

    A Life

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: “Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far.” It is now abundantly clear that Sacks has never stopped going. From its opening pages on his youthful obsession with motorcycles and speed, On the Move is infused with his restless energy. As he recounts his experiences as a young neurologist in the early 1960s, ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $9.99 USD

  • The Memory Illusion

    Remembering, Forgetting, and the Science of False Memory

    by Dr Julia Shaw ...
    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER'Truly fascinating.' Steve Wright, BBC Radio 2- Have you ever forgotten the name of someone you’ve met dozens of times?- Or discovered that your memory of an important event was completely different from everyone else’s?- Or vividly recalled being in a particular place at a particular time, only to discover later that you couldn’t possibly have been?</strong... ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Confidence Gap

    A Guide to Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt

    by Russ Harris ...
    Drawing on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and mindfulness practices, this guide offers breakthrough insights and simple techniques for developing deep-seated, long-lasting confidenceToo many of us miss out on opportunities in life because we lack self-confidence. Whether it’s public speaking, taking on a leadership role, or asking someone for a date, there are situations in which we just don't ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Rational Animal

    How Evolution Made Us Smarter Than We Think

    Why do three out of four professional football players go bankrupt? How can illiterate jungle dwellers pass a test that tricks Harvard philosophers? And why do billionaires work so hard -- only to give their hard-earned money away?When it comes to making decisions, the classic view is that humans are eminently rational. But growing evidence suggests instead that our choices are often irrational, ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Sway

    Unravelling Unconscious Bias

    'Passionate and urgent.' Guardian, Book of the Week'A must-read for all.' Stylist, best new books for 2020'Cogently argued and intensely persuasive. Groundbreaking Work.' Waterstones, best new books of April'Impressive and much-needed.' Financial Times, Best Business Books April to June'Admirably detailed.' Prospect Magazine'Practical, u... ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Book of Highs

    255 Ways to Alter Your Consciousness without Drugs

    Blow your mind with this catalog of drug-free techniques—from the mystical to the mechanical, and from the ancient to the state-of-the-art.An encyclopedia for the curious and courageous, The Book of Highs catalogs the hundreds of ways humans can alter consciousness, minus drugs and alcohol.Drawn from cultures around the world as well as from neurological research, here are “positive” techniques ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Quit

    The Power of Knowing When to Walk Away

    by Annie Duke ...
    From the bestselling author of Thinking in Bets comes a toolkit for mastering the skill of quitting to achieve greater successBusiness leaders, with millions of dollars down the drain, struggle to abandon a new app or product that just isn’t working. Governments, caught in a hopeless conflict, believe that the next tactic will finally be the one that wins the war. And in our own lives, we persist ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • A Theory of Jerks and Other Philosophical Misadventures

    A collection of quirky, entertaining, and reader-friendly short pieces on philosophical topics that range from a theory of jerks to the ethics of ethicists.Have you ever wondered about why some people are jerks? Asked whether your driverless car should kill you so that others may live? Found a robot adorable? Considered the ethics of professional ethicists? Reflected on the philosophy of hair? In ... Read more

    $21.99 USD

  • The Power of Bad

    How the Negativity Effect Rules Us and How We Can Rule It

    "The most important book at the borderland of psychology and politics that I have ever read."—Martin E. P. Seligman, Zellerbach Family Professor of Psychology at that University of Pennsylvania and author of Learned OptimismWhy are we devastated by a word of criticism even when it’s mixed with lavish praise? Because our brains are wired to focus on the bad. This negativity effect explains things ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $11.99 USD

  • Metaphor in Practice

    A Professional's Guide to Using the Science of Language in Psychotherapy

    "Approachable and user-friendly."—The Professional CounselorThe use of metaphor is central to the implementation of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and is a powerful tool for all practicing psychotherapists. In Metaphor in Practice, psychotherapist Niklas Törneke presents the first practical book to combine the behavioral and linguistic sciences of ... Read more

    $34.99 USD

  • Social Justice, Multicultural Counseling, and Practice

    Beyond a Conventional Approach

    by Heesoon Jun ...
    This second edition book provides an update to multicultural psychology and counseling research findings, and the DSM-5 in sociopolitical and cultural contexts. It links social psychology with current cognitive science research on implicit learning, ethnocentrism (attribution error, in-group favoritism, and asymmetric perception), automatic information processing, and inappropriate generalization. ... Read more

    $89.99 USD

  • The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind

    by Julian Jaynes ...
    National Book Award Finalist: “This man’s ideas may be the most influential, not to say controversial, of the second half of the twentieth century.”—Columbus DispatchAt the heart of this classic, seminal book is Julian Jaynes's still-controversial thesis that human consciousness did not begin far back in animal evolution but instead is a learned process that came about only three thousand years ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Beyond Concepts

    Unicepts, Language, and Natural Information

    Ruth Garrett Millikan presents a highly original account of cognition - of how we get to grips with the world in thought. The question at the heart of her book is Kant's 'How is knowledge possible?', but answered from a contemporary naturalist standpoint. The starting assumption is that we are evolved creatures that use cognition as a guide in dealing with the natural world, and that the natural ... Read more

    $27.99 USD

  • Deliberate Ignorance

    Choosing Not to Know

    Book 29 - Strüngmann Forum Reports
    Psychologists, economists, historians, computer scientists, sociologists, philosophers, and legal scholars explore the conscious choice not to seek information.The history of intellectual thought abounds with claims that knowledge is valued and sought, yet individuals and groups often choose not to know. We call the conscious choice not to seek or use knowledge (or information) deliberate ... Read more

    $31.99 USD

  • The Teenage Brain

    A Neuroscientist's Survival Guide to Raising Adolescents and Young Adults

    A New York Times BestsellerRenowned neurologist Dr. Frances E. Jensen offers a revolutionary look at the brains of teenagers, dispelling myths and offering practical advice for teens, parents and teachers.Dr. Frances E. Jensen is chair of the department of neurology in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. As a mother, teacher, researcher, clinician, and frequent ... Read more

    $14.49 USD