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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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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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£25,00
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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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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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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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£18,00
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Daredevil Psychology The Devil You Know
ISBN: PB: 9781454930112, Sterling, April 2018
272 pp., 22.6x15.5 cm, colour illus.
An in-depth analysis of the psychology behind the popular character Daredevil. In the early 1960s, Stan Lee and company revitalized the comic book market by imbuing new characters and their stories with human, emotional depth lacking in other superh...
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£12,00
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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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£12,00
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£16,00
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Hungry Mind The Origins of Curiosity in Childhood
ISBN: PB: 9780674984110, ISBN: HB: 9780674736757, Harvard University Press, February 2018
232 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm,
Despite American education's recent mania for standardized tests, testing misses what really matters about learning: the desire to learn in the first place. Curiosity is vital, but it remains a surprisingly understudied characteristic. "The Hungry Mi...
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£12,00
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£25,00
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Medical Clowning The Healing Performance
ISBN: PB: 9780857423870, Seagull Books, February 2018
240 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 40 halftones
Clowns are not just the stuff of backyard children's parties anymore. These days, clown doctors see patients – especially children – to introduce humor and imagination into an anxiety-filled and painful experience. The origins of medical clowning can...
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£26,00
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Positive Journal 5 Minutes a Day Toward a Happier Life
ISBN: HB: 9781454925026, Sterling, November 2017
368 pp., 30.5x22.9 cm, colour illus.
With 365 days of guidance, inspiration and positivity, this 5-minutes-a-day journal can help you develop into the best possible you using the pathways of positive psychology. Using science-backed research, "The Positive Journal" by Nancy Clark offers...
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£12,00
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