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  • Musicophilia

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    Revised and ExpandedWith the same trademark compassion and erudition he brought to The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Oliver Sacks explores the place music occupies in the brain and how it affects the human condition. In Musicophilia, he shows us a variety of what he calls “musical misalignments.” Among them: a man struck by lightning who suddenly desires to become a pianist at the age of ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Designing the Mind

    The Principles of Psychitecture

    The Instant Cult Classic on the Art of Reprogramming Your Own Psychological SoftwareA bold and fascinating dive into the nuts and bolts of psychological evolution, Designing the Mind: The Principles of Psychitecture is part philosophical manifesto, part practical self-development guide, all based on the teachings of legendary thinkers like Marcus Aurelius, Lao Tzu, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Abraham ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Everything in Its Place

    First Loves and Last Tales

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    From the best-selling author of Gratitude and On the Move, a final volume of essays that showcase Sacks's broad range of interests--from his passion for ferns, swimming, and horsetails, to his final case histories exploring schizophrenia, dementia, and Alzheimer's.Oliver Sacks, scientist and storyteller, is beloved by readers for his neurological case histories and his fascination and familiarity ... Read more

    $11.99 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

  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders: A Definitive Guide for Educators

    From autism to ADHD to learning disabilities, a guide for all teachers to this constellation of disorders.Developmental deficits in learning and communication in young children are defined as neurodevelopmental disorders. This constellation, newly defined in the DSM-5, represents a range of issues that educators must address.Neurodevelopmental Disorders: A Definitive Guide for Educators provides ... Read more

    $21.99 USD

  • What I Mean When I Say I'm Autistic: Unpuzzling a Life on the Autism Spectrum

    In this intimate and insightful mix of memoir and manifesto, Annie Kotowicz invites you inside the mind of an autistic woman, sharing the trials and triumphs of a life before and after diagnosis.How might it feel to be autistic? Why are autistic and non-autistic people so puzzling to one another? How does neuroscience explain the spectrum of autistic traits? And what could you discover about your ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Altered Egos

    How the Brain Creates the Self

    It may be the deepest mystery of philosophy, psychology, and neuroscience: how does the brain unite to create the self, the subjective "I"? In Altered Egos, Dr. Todd Feinberg presents a new theory of the self, based on his first-hand experience as both a psychiatrist and neurologist. Feinberg first introduces the reader to dozens of intriguing cases of patients whose disorders have resulted in ... Read more

    $40.99 USD

  • The Brain That Changes Itself

    Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science

    by Norman Doidge ...
    **“Fascinating. Doidge’s book is a remarkable and hopeful portrait of the endless adaptability of the human brain.”—Oliver Sacks, MD, author of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a HatWhat is neuroplasticity? Is it possible to change your brain? Norman Doidge’s inspiring guide to the new brain science explains all of this and more**An astonishing new science called neuroplasticity is overthrowing ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Awakenings

    by Oliver Sacks ...
    Awakenings--which inspired the major motion picture--is the remarkable story of a group of patients who contracted sleeping-sickness during the great epidemic just after World War I. Frozen for decades in a trance-like state, these men and women were given up as hopeless until 1969, when Dr. Oliver Sacks gave them the then-new drug L-DOPA, which had an astonishing, explosive, "awakening" effect. ... Read more

    $13.99 USD $11.99 USD

  • Seven And A Half Lessons About The Brain

    From the author of How Emotions Are Made, a myth-busting primer on the brain in the tradition of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.Have you ever wondered why you have a brain? Let renowned neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett demystify that big gray blob between your ears. In seven short essays (plus a bite-sized story about how brains evolved), this slim, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • This Is Your Brain on Music

    The Science of a Human Obsession

    In this groundbreaking union of art and science, rocker-turned-neuroscientist Daniel J. Levitin explores the connection between music—its performance, its composition, how we listen to it, why we enjoy it—and the human brain.Taking on prominent thinkers who argue that music is nothing more than an evolutionary accident, Levitin poses that music is fundamental to our species, perhaps even more so ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • That's Disgusting: Unraveling the Mysteries of Repulsion

    "A lively look at all things revolting." —New York Times Book ReviewWhy do we watch horror movies? What is the best way to persuade someone to quit smoking? And what on earth is the appeal of competitive eating? In this lively, colorful book, Rachel Herz answers these questions and more, shedding light on an incredible range of human traits—from food preferences and sexual attraction to moral ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Rewire Your Anxious Brain

    How to Use the Neuroscience of Fear to End Anxiety, Panic, and Worry

    Do you ever wonder what is happening inside your brain when you feel anxious, panicked, and worried? In Rewire Your Anxious Brain, psychologist Catherine Pittman and author Elizabeth Karle offer a unique, evidence-based solution to overcoming anxiety based in cutting-edge neuroscience and research.In the book, you will learn how the amygdala and cortex (both important parts of the brain) are ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Matter With Things: Our Brains, Our Delusions and the Unmaking of the World

    Is the world essentially inert and mechanical - nothing but a collection of things for us to use? Are we ourselves nothing but the playthings of chance, embroiled in a war of all against all? Why, indeed, are we engaged in destroying everything that is valuable to us?In his international bestseller, The Master and his Emissary, McGilchrist demonstrated that each brain hemisphere provides us with a ... Read more

    $39.95 USD

  • The Language Hoax

    Japanese has a term that covers both green and blue. Russian has separate terms for dark and light blue. Does this mean that Russians perceive these colors differently from Japanese people? Does language control and limit the way we think? This short, opinionated book addresses the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis, which argues that the language we speak shapes the way we perceive the world. Linguist John ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Upward Spiral

    Using Neuroscience to Reverse the Course of Depression, One Small Change at a Time

    Depression can feel like a downward spiral, pulling you into a vortex of sadness, fatigue, and apathy. In The Upward Spiral, neuroscientist Alex Korb demystifies the intricate brain processes that cause depression and offers a practical and effective approach to getting better. Based on the latest research in neuroscience, this book provides dozens of straightforward tips you can do every day to ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Affect Regulation and the Origin of the Self

    The Neurobiology of Emotional Development

    During the past decade a diverse group of disciplines have simultaneously intensified their attention upon the scientific study of emotion. This proliferation of research on affective phenomena has been paralleled by an acceleration of investigations of early human structural and functional development. Developmental neuroscience is now delving into the ontogeny of brain systems that evolve to ... Read more

    $125.99 USD

  • Behavioral Addictions

    Criteria, Evidence, and Treatment

    DSM-V broke new ground in May of 2013, designating a new disorder called "behavioral addiction." Clinicians immediately wanted to know: how is a behavioral addiction different from an impulse control disorder? What are the criteria for determining that some behaviors are addictions rather than impulses? What, if anything, does this mean in terms of effective treatment?Behavioral Addictions is the ... Read more

    $66.99 USD

  • Coaching College Students with Executive Function Problems

    Although executive function difficulties are often addressed in school-age children, there are few resources showing professionals how to help these individuals when they are older. This book presents a dynamic coaching model that helps college students become self-regulated learners by improving their goal-setting, planning, time management, and organizational skills. Ideal for use with students ... Read more

    $32.99 USD

  • Brainstorm

    Detective Stories from the World of Neurology

    A leading neurologist recounts some of her most astonishing, challenging cases, which demonstrate how central the study of epilepsy has been to our understanding of the brain.Brainstorm follows the stories of people whose medical diagnoses are so strange even their doctor struggles to know how to solve them. A man who sees cartoon characters running across the room; a girl whose world suddenly ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • On Double Consciousness: Experimental Psychological Studies

    by Alfred Binet ...
    "Binet is arguably France's best known psychologist...in 1890 Binet published a textbook in English titled On Double Consciousness." - Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology (2015)"Remarkable...Binet's psychology resulted in a theory stating that the duality of consciousness works in a perfect and autonomous way within the individual." -Physis (2007)"'On Double Consciousness' Binet discusses what he ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Incognito

    The Secret Lives of the Brain

    If the conscious mind—the part you consider to be you—is just the tip of the iceberg, what is the rest doing?In this sparkling and provocative new book, the renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman navigates the depths of the subconscious brain to illuminate surprising mysteries: Why can your foot move halfway to the brake pedal before you become consciously aware of danger ahead? Why do you hear ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Art of Thinking Clearly

    by Rolf Dobelli ...
    A world-class thinker counts the 100 ways in which humans behave irrationally, showing us what we can do to recognize and minimize these “thinking errors” to make better decisions and have a better lifeDespite the best of intentions, humans are notoriously bad—that is, irrational—when it comes to making decisions and assessing risks and tradeoffs. Psychologists and neuroscientists refer to these ... Read more

    $8.49 USD

  • The Invisible Gorilla

    And Other Ways Our Intuitions Deceive Us

    Reading this book will make you less sure of yourself—and that’s a good thing. In The Invisible Gorilla, Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons, creators of one of psychology’s most famous experiments, use remarkable stories and counterintuitive scientific findings to demonstrate an important truth: Our minds don’t work the way we think they do. We think we see ourselves and the world as they ... Read more

    $9.99 USD