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The Survivors Club: The Secrets and Science That Could Save Your Life
The Survivors Club: The Secrets and Science That Could Save Your Life
by Ben Sherwood
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Which is the safest seat on an airplane? Where is the best place to have a heart attack? Why does religious observance add years to your life? How can birthdays be hazardous to your health? THE SURVIVORS CLUB Each second of the day, someone in America... (read more)

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On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes
On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes
by Alexandra Horowitz
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From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Inside of a Dog, this “elegant and entertaining” (The Boston Globe) explanation of how humans perceive their environments “does more than open our eyes...opens our hearts and minds... (read more)

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The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking: How Irrational Beliefs Keep Us Happy, Healthy, and Sane
The 7 Laws of Magical Thinking: How Irrational Beliefs Keep Us Happy, Healthy, and Sane
by Matthew Hutson
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A provocative and entertaining look at the psychology of superstition and religion, how they make us human—and how we can use them to our advantage What is so special about touching a piano John Lennon once owned? Why do we yell at our laptops? And... (read more)

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A Very Short Tour of the Mind: 21 Short Walks Around the Human Brain
A Very Short Tour of the Mind: 21 Short Walks Around the Human Brain
by Michael Corballis
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Why do we remember faces but not names? If your brain were cut in half would you suffer more than a splitting headache? How does your dog remember where it buried its bone but you can't find your keys? And do we really only use ten percent of our brains?... (read more)

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Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain
Proust and the Squid: The Story and Science of the Reading Brain
by Maryanne Wolf
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A NYTimes.com Editor's Choice   A Los Angeles Times Book Prizes Finalist   “A jaunty, insightful new book . . . [that] draws from disparate corners of history and science to celebrate our compulsion to storify everything around us.”... (read more)

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The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
by Nicholas Carr
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Nominated as a finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction, The Shallows is a fascinating look at the cultural implications and neuroscientific consequences of the Internet Age. The Internet is an unprecedented educational tool and time... (read more)

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Get High Now Without Drugs
Get High Now Without Drugs
by James Nestor
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Get High Now is an illustrated, mind-blowing magic carpet ride of more than 175 ways to alter human perception and consciousnesswithout drugs or alcohol. Culled from science, physiology, spiritual practices, and the audio visual arts, these "all natural"... (read more)

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Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming
Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma and the Trials of Homecoming
by Jonathan Shay
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Richard Rhodes Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Why they Kill and The Making of the Atomic Bomb A brilliant successor to Shay's groundbreaking Achilles in Vietnam.... (read more)

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The Autistic Brain: Thinking across the Spectrum
The Autistic Brain: Thinking across the Spectrum
by Temple Grandin and Richard Panek
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A cutting-edge account of the latest science of autism, from the best-selling author and advocate Temple Grandin is a star, a Time Magazine top 100 Hero and an inspiration to millions worldwide. Since she started writing and speaking about autism, the... (read more)

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The Sociopath Next Door: The Ruthless versus the Rest of Us
The Sociopath Next Door: The Ruthless versus the Rest of Us
by Martha Stout
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"A remarkable philosophical examination of the phenomenon of sociopathy and its everyday manifestations....Stout's portraits make a striking impact and readers with unpleasant neighbors or colleagues may find themselves paying close attention to her... (read more)

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Brain Wars: The Scientific Battle Over the Existence of the Mind and the Proof That Will Change the Way We Live Our Lives
Brain Wars: The Scientific Battle Over the Existence of the Mind and the Proof That Will Change the Way We Live Our Lives
by Mario Beauregard
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The brain can be weighed, measured, scanned, dissected, and studied. The mind that we conceive to be generated by the brain, however, remains a mystery. It has no mass, no volume, and no shape, and it cannot be measured in space and time. Yet it is as... (read more)

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The Geography of Thought: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently...and Why
The Geography of Thought: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently...and Why
by Richard Nisbett
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A and#8220;landmark bookand#8221; (Robert J. Sternberg, president of the American Psychological Association) by one of the world's preeminent psychologists that proves human behavior is not and#8220;hard-wiredand#8221; but a function of culture.andlt... (read more)

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In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind
In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind
by Eric R. Kandel
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Memory binds our mental life together. We are who we are in large part because of what we learn and remember. But how does the brain create memories? Nobel Prize winner Eric R. Kandel intertwines the intellectual history of the powerful new science of... (read more)

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The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious (Collected Works of C.G. Jung)
The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious (Collected Works of C.G. Jung)
by C G Jung
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Essays which state the fundamentals of Jung's psychological system: "On the Psychology of the Unconscious" and "The Relations Between the Ego and the Unconscious," with their original versions in an appendix.... (read more)

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The Magic Years: Understanding and Handling the Problems of Early Childhood
The Magic Years: Understanding and Handling the Problems of Early Childhood
by Selma H Fraiberg
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Mental Health Bulletin The Magic Years is far and above the best description of this early developmental period.... (read more)

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Why Everyone (Else) Is a Hypocrite: Evolution and the Modular Mind
Why Everyone (Else) Is a Hypocrite: Evolution and the Modular Mind
by Robert Kurzban
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"Robert Kurzban is one of the best evolutionary psychologists of his generation: he is distinctive not only for his own successful research and sophisticated understanding of psychology, but also because of his wit--Kurzban is genuinely clever, sly... (read more)

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The Enneagram: Understanding Yourself and the Others in Your Life
The Enneagram: Understanding Yourself and the Others in Your Life
by Helen Palmer
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Provides help in understanding the good qualities of a more evolved life. San Francisco... (read more)

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Teaching Jung Aar Teaching Religious Studies Series
Teaching Jung Aar Teaching Religious Studies Series
by Kelly Bulkeley
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Swiss psychologist Carl Jung (1875-1961) has made a major, though still contested, impact on the field of religious studies. Alternately revered and reviled, the subject of adoring memoirs and scathing exposes, Jung and his ideas have had at least as... (read more)

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All We Have to Fear: Psychiatry's Transformation of Natural Anxieties Into Mental Disorders
All We Have to Fear: Psychiatry's Transformation of Natural Anxieties Into Mental Disorders
by Allan V Horwitz
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Thirty years ago, it was estimated that less than five percent of the population had an anxiety disorder. Today, some estimates are over fifty percent, a tenfold increase. Is this dramatic rise evidence of a real medical epidemic? In All We Have to Fear,... (read more)

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Sudden Genius?: The Gradual Path to Creative Breakthroughs
Sudden Genius?: The Gradual Path to Creative Breakthroughs
by Andrew Robinson
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The extraordinarily inventive Linus Pauling, twice winner of the Nobel Prize, was asked how he came to have so many good ideas. Pauling replied: "Well, I have a lot of ideas and throw away the bad ones." Where do ideas come from? And why do the best... (read more)

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