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Misinformation Age How False Beliefs Spread
ISBN: HB: 9780300234015, Yale University Press, January 2019
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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£18,00
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Thinking Off Your Feet How Empirical Psychology Vindicates Armchair Philosophy
ISBN: HB: 9780674986527, Harvard University Press, December 2018
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 10 illus.
Many philosophers believe they can gain knowledge about the world from the comfort of their armchairs, simply by reflecting on the nature of things. But how can the mind arrive at substantive knowledge of the world without seeking its input? Michael...
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£28,00
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Becoming Human A Theory of Ontogeny
ISBN: HB: 9780674980853, Harvard University Press, December 2018
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 illus., 1 table
A radical reconsideration of how we develop the qualities that make us human, based on decades of cutting-edge experimental work by the former director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. Virtually all theories of how humans h...
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£25,00
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Westworld Psychology Violent Delights
ISBN: PB: 9781454932413, Sterling, November 2018
320 pp., 22.6x15.5 cm, colour illus.
In Michael Crichton s 1973 motion picture Westworld , people playing out fantasies find their lives in danger when robots built to entertain start to kill, creating an opportunity for viewers to examine an array of psychological phenomena. Today, the...
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£12,00
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Well-Grounded The Neurobiology of Rational Decisions
ISBN: HB: 9780300207309, Yale University Press, September 2018
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 black&white illus.
Contingency calculations – the ability to predict the outcomes of decisions and actions – are critical for survival and success. Our amazing brains continually process past and current experiences to enable us to make the most adaptive choices. But w...
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£20,00
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Empathy A History
ISBN: HB: 9780300222685, Yale University Press, September 2018
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 23 black&white illus.
"Empathy: A History" tells the fascinating and largely unknown story of the first appearance of "empathy" in 1908 and tracks its shifting meanings over the following century. Despite empathy's ubiquity today, few realize that it began as a translatio...
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£20,00
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Courage to Tri A Motivational How-To for Women
ISBN: PB: 9781782551355, Meyer & Meyer Sport, July 2018
256 pp., 21.5x14 cm, 50 black&white illus.
Have you dreamed of crossing a finish line but felt like you had no idea how to get from where you are now to the starting line? Whether it's a 5K, triathlon, or some other starting line, this book is here to give you all the insights you need to mak...
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£14,00
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Mastering Memory Techniques to Turn Your Brain from a Sieve to a Sponge
ISBN: PB: 9781454920809, Sterling, June 2018
160 pp., 21x13.6 cm, 2 illus.
Names. Addresses. Where you left your keys. What would you like to remember? Mastering Memory can help! Chester Santos, the 2008 US National Memory Champion and one of the foremost experts in the field, lays out his techniques for total recall, inclu...
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£10,00
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Cognitive Gadgets The Cultural Evolution of Thinking
ISBN: HB: 9780674980150, Harvard University Press, May 2018
264 pp., 20.9x13.4 cm, 1 halftone, 15 line illus.
How did human minds become so different from those of other animals? What accounts for our capacity to understand the way the physical world works, to think ourselves into the minds of others, to gossip, read, tell stories about the past, and imagine...
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£21,00
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My Parent's Keeper The Guilt, Grief, Guesswork, and Unexpected Gifts of Caregiving
ISBN: PB: 9780300221350, Yale University Press, May 2018
352 pp., 21x14 cm
When it comes time to provide care for those who once cared for us, where can we turn? This book offers practical guidance for a broad range of caregiving situations when family caregivers assume their new role. Uses the latest research and draws on...
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£14,00
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