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Cognitive Psychology

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  • Thinking, Fast and Slow

    Major New York Times bestsellerWinner of the National Academy of Sciences Best Book Award in 2012Selected by the New York Times Book Review as one of the ten best books of 2011A Globe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 TitleOne of The Economist's 2011 Books of the YearOne of The Wall Street Journal's Best Nonfiction Books of the Year 20112013 Presidential Medal of Freedom RecipientKahnem... ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Strangers to Ourselves

    Discovering the Adaptive Unconscious

    "Know thyself," a precept as old as Socrates, is still good advice. But is introspection the best path to self-knowledge? Wilson makes the case for better ways of discovering our unconscious selves. If you want to know who you are or what you feel or what you're like, Wilson advises, pay attention to what you actually do and what other people think about you. Showing us an unconscious more ... Read more

    $23.79 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

    $13.99 USD

  • The Molecule of More

    How a Single Chemical in Your Brain Drives Love, Sex, and Creativityand Will Det ermine the Fate of the Human Race

    Why are we obsessed with the things we want only to be bored when we get them?Why is addiction perfectly logical to an addict?Why does love change so quickly from passion to indifference?Why are some people die-hard liberals and others hardcore conservatives?Why are we always hopeful for solutions even in the darkest times—and so good at figuring them out?The answer is found in a single chemical ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?

    A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie Brain

    A look at the true nature of the zombie brainEven if you've never seen a zombie movie or television show, you could identify an undead ghoul if you saw one. With their endless wandering, lumbering gait, insatiable hunger, antisocial behavior, and apparently memory-less existence, zombies are the walking nightmares of our deepest fears. What do these characteristic behaviors reveal about the inner ... Read more

    $11.59 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

  • 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

  • Make It Stick

    The Science of Successful Learning

    Drawing on cognitive psychology and other fields, Make It Stick offers techniques for becoming more productive learners, and cautions against study habits and practice routines that turn out to be counterproductive. The book speaks to students, teachers, trainers, athletes, and all those interested in lifelong learning and self-improvement. ... Read more

    $21.59 USD

  • The Power of Us

    Harnessing Our Shared Identities to Improve Performance, Increase Cooperation, and Promote Social Harmony

    A “fascinating” (Charles Duhigg) and “must-read” (Annie Duke) “page-turning package” (Publishers Weekly starred review) for understanding identity and showing how our groups have a powerful influence on our feelings, beliefs, and behavior—and can inspire both personal change and social movements.If you're like most people, you probably believe that your identity is stable. But in fact, your ... Read more

    $14.99 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

    $47.69 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

    $28.69 USD

  • Oxford Handbook of Happiness

    series Oxford Library of Psychology
    In recent decades there has been a shift in focus from psychological and social problems-what might be called the "dark side" of humanity-to human well-being and flourishing. The Positive Psychology movement, along with changes in attitudes toward organisational and societal health, has generated a surge of interest in human happiness. The Oxford Handbook of Happiness is the definitive text for ... Read more

    $71.99 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

    $89.09 USD

  • Psychology: A Complete Introduction: Teach Yourself

    by Sandi Mann ...
    Written by Dr Sandi Mann, Senior Lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire, Psychology: A Complete Introduction is designed to give you everything you need to succeed, all in one place. It covers the key areas that students are expected to be confident in, outlining the basics in clear jargon-free English, and then providing added-value features like summaries of key experiments, and even ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • The Biggest Bluff

    How I Learned to Pay Attention, Master Myself, and Win

    **The New York Times bestseller!A New York Times Notable Book“The tale of how Konnikova followed a story about poker players and wound up becoming a story herself will have you riveted, first as you learn about her big winnings, and then as she conveys the lessons she learned both about human nature and herself.” —The Washington Post**It's true that Maria Konnikova had never actually played poker ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $12.99 USD

  • Finding Flow

    The Psychology Of Engagement With Everyday Life

    From one of the pioneers of the scientific study of happiness, an indispensable guide to living your best life.What makes a good life? Is it money? An important job? Leisure time? Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi believes our obsessive focus on such measures has led us astray. Work fills our days with anxiety and pressure, so that during our free time, we tend to live in boredom, watching TV or absorbed by ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $3.99 USD

  • Get Out of Your Mind and Into Your Life

    The New Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

    Get ready to take a different perspective on your problems and your lifeand the way you live it. Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a new, scientifically based psychotherapy that takes a fresh look at why we suffer and even what it means to be mentally healthy. What if pain were a normal, unavoidable part of the human condition, but avoiding or trying to control painful experience were the ... Read more

    $13.19 USD

  • Inteligencia intuitiva

    ¿Por qué sabemos la verdad en dos segundos?

    ¿Por qué algunas personas son brillantes tomando decisiones y otras son torpes una y otra vez? ¿Por qué algunos siguen su instinto y triunfan, mientras que otros acaban siempre dando un paso en falso?En este libro revolucionario, el periodista estadounidense Malcolm Gladwell nos explica cómo pensamos sin pensar, de dónde proceden las decisiones que parece que tomamos en dos segundos, pero que no ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • Self Comes to Mind

    Constructing the Conscious Brain

    A leading neuroscientist explores with authority, with imagination, and with unparalleled mastery how the brain constructs the mind and how the brain makes that mind conscious.Antonio Damasio has spent the past thirty years researching and and revealing how the brain works. Here, in his most ambitious and stunning work yet, he rejects the long-standing idea that consciousness is somehow separate ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Chatter

    The Voice in Our Head, Why It Matters, and How to Harness It

    by Ethan Kross ...
    **NATIONAL BESTSELLER • An award-winning psychologist reveals the hidden power of our inner voice and shows how to harness it to combat anxiety, improve physical and mental health, and deepen our relationships with others.“A masterpiece.”—Angela Duckworth, bestselling author of Grit • Malcolm Gladwell, Susan Cain, Adam Grant, and Daniel H. Pink’s Next Big Idea Club Winter 2021 Winning SelectionOne ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Aprender a aprender

    Cómo tener éxito en la escuela sin pasarte todo el día estudiando

    Una manera sorprendentemente fácil de dominar cualquier asignatura, con independencia de si eres o no un buen estudiante. Todos tenemos las herramientas para aprender aquello que, por naturaleza, nos cuesta más, el secreto reside en entender cómo funciona el cerebro para desatar todo su potencial.En este libro descubrirás:• Por qué dejar que a veces tu mente deambule es una parte importante del ... Read more

    $12.16 USD

  • Remember

    The Science of Memory and the Art of Forgetting

    by Lisa Genova ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A fascinating exploration of the intricacies of how we remember, why we forget, and what we can do to protect our memories, from the Harvard-trained neuroscientist and bestselling author of Still Alice.“Using her expertise as a neuroscientist and her gifts as a storyteller, Lisa Genova explains the nuances of human memory”—Steven Pinker, Johnstone Professor of ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Rock Breaks Scissors

    A Practical Guide to Outguessing and Outwitting Almost Everybody

    A practical guide to outguessing everything, from multiple-choice tests to the office football pool to the stock market.People are predictable even when they try not to be. William Poundstone demonstrates how to turn this fact to personal advantage in scores of everyday situations, from playing the lottery to buying a home. Rock Breaks Scissors is mind-reading for real life.Will the next tennis ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Art of Rhetoric (Collins Classics)

    by Aristotle ...
    series Collins Classics
    HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics.Despite dating from the 4th century BC, The Art of Rhetoric continues to be regarded by many as the single most important work on the art of persuasion. As democracy began emerging in 5th-century Athens, public speaking and debate became an increasingly important tool to garner influence in the assemblies, ... Read more

    $1.99 USD