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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...
You vs. You 12 Ways to Kick Your Own Ass and Win
ISBN: HB: 9781626344839, Bookport, Greenleaf Book Group, September 2019
200 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm
The greatest battles we face are with ourselves In You vs. You, author Todd Cahill starts with a simple premise: As people strive for any improvement in their lives – whether it's more income, a better relationship, a promotion, a bigger business, or...
Emotional Mind The Affective Roots of Culture and Cognition
ISBN: HB: 9780674980556, Harvard University Press, April 2019
448 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 3 illus., 1 table
Many accounts of the human mind concentrate on the brain's computational power. Yet, in evolutionary terms, rational cognition emerged only the day before yesterday. For nearly 200 million years before humans developed a capacity to reason, the emoti...
Emotionally Disturbed A History of Caring for America's Troubled Children
ISBN: HB: 9780226621432, University of Chicago Press, April 2019
344 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 9 halftones, 3 line drawings
Before the 1940s, children in the United States with severe emotional difficulties would have had few options for care. The first option was usually a child guidance clinic within the community, but they might also have been placed in a state mental...
Redefining Success in America A New Theory of Happiness and Human Development
ISBN: PB: 9780226550152, ISBN: HB: 9780226550015, University of Chicago Press, March 2019
304 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 18 line drawings, 32 tables
Work hard in school, graduate from a top college, establish a high-paying professional career, enjoy the long-lasting reward of happiness. This is the American Dream – and yet basic questions at the heart of this competitive journey remain unanswered...
Master and His Emissary The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World
ISBN: PB: 9780300245929, Yale University Press, March 2019
616 pp., 21x14 cm, 15 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
This pioneering account sets out to understand the structure of the human brain – the place where mind meets matter. Until recently, the left hemisphere of our brain has been seen as the 'rational' side, the superior partner to the right. But is this...
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...
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...
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...
Westworld Psychology Violent Delights
ISBN: PB: 9781454932413, GMC Group, 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...