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Theory of System Justification
ISBN: HB: 9780674244658, Harvard University Press, July 2020
352 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 29 illus., 16 tables
Why do we so often defend the very social systems that are responsible for injustice and exploitation? In "A Theory of System Justification", John Jost argues that we are motivated to defend the status quo because doing so serves fundamental psycholo...
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£36,95
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Origins of You How Childhood Shapes Later Life
ISBN: HB: 9780674983458, Harvard University Press, June 2020
400 pp., 23.5x15.5 cm, 28 illus.
Does temperament in childhood predict adult personality? What role do parents play in shaping how a child matures? Is daycare bad – or good – for children? Does adolescent delinquency forecast a life of crime? Do genes influence success in life? Is h...
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£28,95
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Out of My Skull The Psychology of Boredom
ISBN: HB: 9780674984677, Harvard University Press, June 2020
256 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 6 photos, 2 illus.
We avoid boredom at all costs. It makes us feel restless and agitated. Desperate for something to do, we play games on our phones, retie our shoes, or even count ceiling tiles. And if we escape it this time, eventually it will strike again. But what...
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Anger The Conflicted History of an Emotion
ISBN: HB: 9780300221428, Yale University Press, May 2020
224 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 13 colour illus.
All of us think we know when we are angry, and we are sure we can recognize anger in others as well. But this is only superficially true. We see anger through lenses colored by what we know, experience, and learn. Barbara H. Rosenwein traces our man...
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Mental Traveler A Father, a Son, and a Journey through Schizophrenia
ISBN: HB: 9780226695938, University of Chicago Press, April 2020
192 pp., 21.5x13.9 cm, 18 halftones
How does a parent make sense of a child's severe mental illness? How does a father meet the daily challenges of caring for his gifted but delusional son, while seeking to overcome the stigma of madness and the limits of psychiatry?  W. J. T. Mitchell...
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Misinformation Age How False Beliefs Spread
ISBN: PB: 9780300251852, ISBN: HB: 9780300234015, Yale University Press, April 2020
280 pp., 21x14 cm
Why should we care about having true beliefs? And why do demonstrably false beliefs persist and spread despite consequences for the people who hold them? Philosophers of science Cailin O'Connor and James Weatherall argue that social factors, rather t...
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Sciences of the Soul The Early Modern Origins of Psychology
ISBN: PB: 9780226710365, ISBN: HB: 9780226855868, University of Chicago Press, March 2020
432 pp., 23x15 cm, 8 tables, 3 halftones, 14 line illus.
"The Sciences of the Soul" is the first attempt to explain the development of the disciplinary conception of psychology from its appearance in the late sixteenth century to its redefinition at the end of the seventeenth and its emergence as an instit...
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£52,00
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Chemically Imbalanced Everyday Suffering, Medication, and Our Troubled Quest for Self-Mastery
ISBN: PB: 9780226686684, ISBN: HB: 9780226686547, University of Chicago Press, March 2020
256 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Everyday suffering – those conditions or feelings brought on by trying circumstances that arise in everyone's lives – is something that humans have grappled with for millennia. But the last decades have seen a drastic change in the way we approach it...
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£72,00
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Minds Make Societies How Cognition Explains the World Humans Create
ISBN: PB: 9780300248548, ISBN: HB: 9780300223453, Yale University Press, February 2020
376 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 20 black&white illus.
"There is no good reason why human societies should not be described and explained with the same precision and success as the rest of nature". Thus argues evolutionary psychologist Pascal Boyer in this uniquely innovative book. Integrating recent in...
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Return on Courage A Playbook for Courageous Change
ISBN: HB: 9780999191354, Bookport, Greenleaf Book Group, September 2019
224 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
Learn to Lead with Courage Ryan Berman has spent the last two years studying the most courageous people and leaders on the planet. So what do an astronaut, a Navy SEAL, the cofounder of Method, the former VP of communications at Apple, and the presid...
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