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Physiological & neuro-psychology

Musicophilia
by Oliver Sacks ~ Paperback / softback

With an introduction by neuroscientist Daniel Glaser The late Oliver Sacks' compassionate tales of people struggling to adapt to different neurological conditions have fundamentally changed the way we think of our own minds. Musicophilia is no different. In this breathtaking work, Sacks examines t...

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Emotional Intelligence: Why it Can Matter More Than IQ
by Daniel Goleman ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 2

Everyone knows that high IQ is no guarantee of success, happiness, or virtue, but until Emotional Intelligence, we could only guess why. Daniel Goleman's brilliant report from the frontiers of psychology and neuroscience offers startling new insight into our "two minds"--the rational and t...

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$30.00
Maps of Meaning
by Jordan B Peterson ~ Paperback / softback
(4.2) 6

This text connects two worlds that do not often meet - that of neuropsychology and cognitive science with Freudian theory and Jungian approaches to mythology and narrative. Peterson shows the reader that there is an empirical connection between what technologically sophisticated neuroscience tells u...

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Superhuman
by Rowan Hooper ~ Paperback / softback

Sunday Times Book of the Year This is a book about what it feels like to be exceptional - and what it takes to get there. Why can some people achieve greatness when others can't, no matter how hard they try? What are the secrets of long life and happiness? Just how much potential does our species...

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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
by Oliver Sacks ~ Paperback / softback

If a man has lost a leg or an eye, he knows he has lost a leg or an eye; but if he has lost a self - himself - he cannot know it, because he is no longer there to know it. In this extraordinary book, Dr. Oliver Sacks recounts the stories of patients struggling to adapt to often bizarre worlds of n...

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The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
by Oliver Sacks ~ Paperback / softback

In his most extraordinary book, Oliver Sacks recounts the stories of patients lost in the bizarre, apparently inescapable world of neurological disorders. These are case studies of people who have lost their memories and with them the greater part of their pasts; who are no longer able to recognise ...

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Superhuman
by Rowan Hooper ~ Paperback / softback

This is a book about what it feels like to be exceptional - and what it takes to get there. Why can some people achieve greatness when others can't, no matter how hard they try? What are the secrets of long life and happiness? Just how much potential does our species have? In this inspirational ...

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$36.00
Love
by . Stendhal ~ Paperback

In 1818, when he was in his mid-thirties, Stendhal met and fell passionately in love with the beautiful Mathilde Dembowski. She, however, was quick to make it clear that she did not return his affections, and in his despair he turned to the written word to exorcise his love and explain his feelings....

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The Gift of Fear: Survival Signals That Protect Us from Violence
by Gavin De Becker ~ Paperback / softback
(3.0) 2

In this work, Gavin de Becker, the man Oprah Winfrey calls the US's leading expert on violent behaviour, shows you how to spot even subtle signs of danger - before it's too late. Shattering the myth that most violent acts are unpredictable, de Becker offers specific ways to protect yourself and thos...

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Memory: A Very Short Introduction
by Jonathan K. Foster ~ Paperback / softback

Why do we remember events from our childhood as if they happened yesterday, but not what we did last week? Why does our memory seem to work well sometimes and not others? What happens when it goes wrong? Can memory be improved or manipulated, by psychological techniques or even 'brain implants'? How...

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The Talent Code
by Daniel Coyle ~ Hardback

Author BiographyDaniel Coyle is the author of the New York Times bestseller Lance Armstrong's War and Hardball: A Season in the Projects, and is a contributing editor for Outside magazine. He lives with his wife and four children in Homer, Alaska, where he coaches a rapidly improving Little League t...

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How Healing Works
by Dr. Wayne Jonas ~ Paperback / softback

A radical, evidence-based new vision for healing. Twenty-five per cent of adults experience chronic health problems, such as back pain, headaches, obesity, fatigue, and depression. These illnesses are almost impossible to cure with conventional medicine, yet in his 40 years as a doctor Wayne Jonas ...

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$32.00
Courage
by Osho ~ Paperback / softback

Courage is not the absence of fear, says Osho. It is, rather, the total presence of fear-with the courage to face it. This book provides a bird's-eye view of the whole terrain-where fears originate, how to understand them, and how to find the courage to face them. In the process, Osho proposes that ...

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$33.00
Back to Life
by David Rogers ~ Paperback / softback

Back pain is very hard (often impossible) to diagnose and to specify, hence heavy painkillers are thrown at people. But the only way to beat the pain is to understand it. Based on cutting-edge research into back pain and the psychology of pain itself, David Rogers and Grahame Brown have set up the F...

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The Neuroscience of Leadership Coaching
by Patricia Bossons ~ Hardback
(4.0) 1

Gender diversity and cross-cultural, cross-generational working in organisations has led to new challenges for leadership, which many companies are solving through executive coaching. This unique leadership coaching book is written by practitioners for practitioners and managers wanting to get the ...

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The Anger Workbook
by Lorrainne Bilodeau ~ Paperback / softback

This wise and practical book shows how the most destructive of emotions-anger--can be put to good, constructive uses if it's recognized, understood, approached, and managed mindfully. Get the better of your anger before it gets the better of you. Someone blames you, berates you, fails you, talks be...

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$38.00
Proust and the Squid
by Maryanne Wolf ~ Paperback

"Human beings were never born to read," writes Tufts University cognitive neuroscientist and child development expert Maryanne Wolf. Reading is a human invention that reflects how the brain rearranges itself to learn something new. In this ambitious, provocative book, Wolf chronicles the remarkable ...

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Textbook of Psychiatry for Intellectual Disability and Autism...
Hardback

This textbook provides a state of the art of the knowledge on the prevalence, risk and etiological factors, clinical features, assessment procedures and tools, diagnostic criteria, treatment, and prognosis of the psychiatric disorders encountered in people with intellectual disability (ID) and low-f...

Pre-order - out 16 Jun 2020
$308.00
My Life with MS, Bipolar and Brain Injury
by Charlie Bacchus ~ Paperback / softback

This is the remarkable story of Charlie Bacchus, who was diagnosed with a severe case of viral encephalitis and later with multiple sclerosis and bipolar. This moving, funny, sometimes explicit book charts his life, including recollections of his childhood, the acceptance of his diagnoses and his de...

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$68.00
Social Anxiety
by Mark R Leary ~ Paperback / softback

Why does social anxiety occur, and why are some people more prone to it than others? Drawing on work on personality and social psychology, clinical and counselling psychology, communication and sociology, this book provides an overview of basic and applied research in the feelings of anxiety, shynes...

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$89.00
Resilient
by Rick Hanson ~ Hardback

These days it's hard to count on the world outside. So it's vital to grow strengths inside like grit, gratitude, and compassion--the key to resilience, and to lasting well-being in a changing world. True resilience is much more than enduring terrible conditions. We need resilience every day to rai...

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The Secret of Scent
by Luca Turin ~ Paperback / softback

Smell is our forgotten scense. Long neglected by science in favour of more prestigious areas of research, it's also barely understood in general life. At the core of our sense of smell lies an enigma: why do things smell the way they do? How is smell written into the molecules? This book is the stor...

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Autism
by Marga Hogenboom ~ Paperback / softback

Educating and caring for a child with autism is a severely difficult task, too often associated with frustration and disappointment. As a result, the inner development of these children is at times considered to be beyond the reach of parents and carers. This book challenges that assumption, explori...

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Let Me Not Be Mad
by A K Benjamin ~ Paperback / softback

Let Me Not Be Mad is an immersive, virtuosic and provocative investigation of madness, love and self-destruction that defies categorisation. 'Exhilarating ... dazzling ... a miraculous feat' Guardian 'I have rarely read a more haunting and enthralling account of a descent into madness' Stephen Fr...

Pre-order - out 13 Feb 2020
$29.00
Understanding Psychology for Medicine and Nursing
by Mohamed Ahmed Abd El-Hay ~ Paperback / softback

The text brings forth a comprehensive updated approach, that gives an idea about current psychological knowledge, with a view of facilitating rapid review of these subjects and stimulates further detailed study of it. Section I provides an elaborate background of the various sub-disciplines of ps...

Pre-order - out 17 Dec 2019
$147.00
The Brain at Risk
by Dawson Hedges ~ Hardback

This important book describes the effects of a range of medical, psychological, and neurological conditions on brain functioning, specifically cognition. After a brief introduction of brain anatomy and function focusing on neural systems and their complex role in cognition, this book covers common ...

Pre-order - out 1 Jan 2020
$233.00
Psychostimulants: Volume 2
by George F Koob ~ Paperback / softback

Psychostimulants, Volume Two in the Neurobiology of Psychostimulants Addiction series, explores the molecular and cellular systems in the brain that are responsible for psychostimulants addiction, including both direct/indirect sympathomimetics and nonsympathomimetics. This volume introduces readers...

Pre-order - out 1 Dec 2019
$291.00
The Neuroscience of Meditation
by Tang ~ Paperback / softback

The Neuroscience of Meditation: Understanding Individual Differences explores the individual differences in learning and practicing meditation, while also providing insights on how to learn and practice effectively. The book comprehensively covers the research in brain areas and networks that mediat...

Pre-order - out 1 Mar 2020
$234.00
Evidence-informed Approaches for Managing Dementia Transitions
Paperback / softback

Evidence-informed Approaches for Managing Dementia Transitions: Riding the Waves provides evidence-based approaches and future directions for supporting a higher quality of life for people living with dementia. Through a patient-centered lens, this book equips caregivers to help people living with d...

Pre-order - out 1 Jan 2020
$291.00
Clinical Cultural Neuroscience
Hardback

Clinical Cultural Neuroscience aims to provide clinicians and researchers with an overview of contemporary topics relevant to the study of culture in psychology and neuroscience. Within a translational thematic framework, this multidisciplinary volume surveys our current understanding of human behav...

Pre-order - out 31 Dec 2019
$138.00
The Story of a Clinical Neuropsychologist
by Barbara A Wilson ~ Hardback

From a disadvantaged childhood to becoming one of our best-loved clinical neuropsychologists, this exceptional book tells the life story of Barbara A. Wilson, who has changed the way we think about brain injury rehabilitation. Barbara's story shows how it is possible to have a fulfilling career a...

Pre-order - out 17 Dec 2019
$320.00
Brain and the Lexicon
by Fabrizio Calzavarini ~ Hardback

This monograph offers a novel, neurocognitive theory concerning words and language. It explores the distinction between inferential and referential semantic competence. The former accounts for the relationship of words among themselves, the latter for the relationship of words to the world. The auth...

Pre-order - out 29 Nov 2019
$262.00
The Mind's Eye
by Oliver Sacks ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 1

With compassion and insight, Dr. Oliver Sacks again illuminates the mysteries of the brain by introducing us to some remarkable characters, including Pat, who remains a vivacious communicator despite the stroke that deprives her of speech, and Howard, a novelist who loses the ability to read. Sacks ...

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The Balance within
by Esther M Sternberg ~ Paperback

This text explores the mind-body connection and what it means for health. Esther Sternberg provides accounts of the experiments that reveal the physical mechanisms - the nerves, cells and hormones - used by the brain and immune system to communicate with each other. She describes just how stress can...

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$45.00
Philosophical Foundations of Neurolaw
by Martin Roth ~ Paperback / softback

As neuroscience continues to reveal the biological basis of human thought and behavior, what impact will this have on legal theory and practice? The emerging field of neurolaw seeks to address this question, but doing so adequately requires confronting difficult philosophical issues surrounding the ...

Pre-order - out 15 Nov 2019
$81.00
The Dyslexic Brain
Paperback / softback

The Dyslexic Brain: New Pathways in Neuroscience Discovery offers a state-of-the art examination of the neural components and functions involved in reading and in the possible sources of breakdown. Suggestions for intervention are introduced throughout the book. The book is based on presentations ...

Pre-order - out 5 Dec 2019
$144.00
Life After a Rare Brain Tumour and Supplementary Motor Area Syndrome
by Alex Jelly ~ Paperback / softback

This book offers a personal insight into the experience of Alex Jelly, a professional fundraiser who developed a rare brain tumour, a papillary meningioma, which was successfully removed. She was left with Supplementary Motor Area Syndrome and associated problems including motor and speech impairmen...

Pre-order - out 18 Dec 2019
$68.00
Emotions Revealed
by Paul Ekman ~ Paperback / softback
(5.0) 1

Using 40 years of groundbreaking research, Paul Ekman explores why and when we become emotional and what happens when we do - the external signs and facial expressions. So much of what we communicate is non-verbal. In this very practical book, Paul Ekman helps the reader to observe the underlying, c...

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Conversations on Consciousness
by Susan Blackmore ~ Paperback / softback

Conversations on Consciousness is just that - a series of twenty lively and challenging conversations between Sue Blackmore and some of the world's leading philosophers and scientists. Written in a colloquial and engaging style the book records the conversations Sue had when she met these influentia...

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$30.00
The Story of a Clinical Neuropsychologist
by Barbara A Wilson ~ Paperback / softback

From a disadvantaged childhood to becoming one of our best-loved clinical neuropsychologists, this exceptional book tells the life story of Barbara A. Wilson, who has changed the way we think about brain injury rehabilitation. Barbara's story shows how it is possible to have a fulfilling career a...

Pre-order - out 17 Dec 2019
$51.00