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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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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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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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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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Minds Make Societies How Cognition Explains the World Humans Create
ISBN: HB: 9780300223453, Yale University Press, May 2018
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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Copycats and Contrarians Why We Follow Others... and When We Don't
ISBN: HB: 9780300220223, Yale University Press, April 2018
320 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 8 black&white illus.
Rioting teenagers, tumbling stock markets, and the spread of religious terrorism appear to have little in common, but all are driven by the same basic instincts: the tendency to herd, follow, and imitate others. In today's interconnected world, group...
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Craving Mind From Cigarettes to Smartphones to Love - Why We Get Hooked and How We Can Break Bad Habits
ISBN: PB: 9780300234367, ISBN: HB: 9780300223248, Yale University Press, March 2018
256 pp., 21x14 cm, 14 black&white illus.
A leading neuroscientist and pioneer in the study of mindfulness explains why addictions are so tenacious and how we can learn to conquer them. We are all vulnerable to addiction. Whether it's a compulsion to constantly check social media, binge eat...
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Plugged In How Media Attract and Affect Youth
ISBN: HB: 9780300218879, Yale University Press, June 2017
344 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 black&white illus.
An illuminating study of the complex relationship between children and media in the digital age. Now, as never before, young people are surrounded by media – thanks to the sophistication and portability of the technology that puts it literally in th...
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Forgetting Myths, Perils and Compensations
ISBN: PB: 9780300226423, ISBN: HB: 9780300207286, Yale University Press, May 2017
280 pp., 21.6x14 cm
In his highly praised book The Nostalgia Factory, renowned memory scholar Douwe Draaisma explored the puzzling logic of memory in later life with humor and deep insight. In this compelling new book he turns to the "miracle" of forgetting. Far from be...
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When the Sun Bursts The Enigma of Schizophrenia
ISBN: PB: 9780300223651, ISBN: HB: 9780300214734, Yale University Press, February 2017
240 pp., 20.3x13 cm
A leading psychoanalyst shares his experiences working with schizophrenic patients to show how effective talk therapy can be as a treatment Many schizophrenics experience their condition as one of radical incarceration, mind-altering medications, iso...
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