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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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Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience
Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience
by Sally Satel
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What cant neuroscience tell us about ourselves? Since fMRI—functional magnetic resonance imaging—was introduced in the early 1990s, brain scans have been used to help politicians understand and manipulate voters, determine guilt in court cases,... (read more)

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The Rational Animal: How Evolution Made Us Smarter Than We Think
The Rational Animal: How Evolution Made Us Smarter Than We Think
by Douglas T Kenrick
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Why do three out of four professional football players go bankrupt? How can illiterate jungle dwellers pass a test that tricks Harvard philosophers? And why do billionaires work so hard—only to give their hard-earned money away? When it comes to... (read more)

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MasterMind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes
MasterMind: How to Think Like Sherlock Holmes
by Maria Konnikova
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No fictional character is more renowned for his powers of thought and observation than Sherlock Holmes. But is his extraordinary intellect merely a gift of fiction, or can we learn to cultivate these abilities ourselves, to improve our lives at work and... (read more)

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The Color of Sex: Whiteness, Heterosexuality, and the Fictions of White Supremacy (New Americanists)
The Color of Sex: Whiteness, Heterosexuality, and the Fictions of White Supremacy (New Americanists)
by Mason Stokes
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In The Color of Sex Mason Stokes offers new ways of thinking about whiteness by exploring its surprisingly ambivalent partnership with heterosexuality. Stokes examines a wide range of white-supremacist American texts written and produced between 1852 and... (read more)

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Smarter: The New Science of Building Brain Power
Smarter: The New Science of Building Brain Power
by Dan Hurley
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Can you make yourself, your kids, and your parents smarter? Expanding upon one of the most-read New York Times Magazine features of 2012, Smarter penetrates the hot new field of intelligence research to reveal what researchers call a revolution in human... (read more)

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The Psychology Book
The Psychology Book
by Dk Publishing
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Clearly explaining more than 100 groundbreaking ideas in the field, The Psychology Book uses accessible text and easy-to-follow graphics and illustrations to explain the complex theoretical and experimental foundations of psychology. From its... (read more)

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The Science of Fear: How the Culture of Fear Manipulates Your Brain
The Science of Fear: How the Culture of Fear Manipulates Your Brain
by Daniel Gardner
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A timely and entertaining psychological look at why we're afraid and what to do about it From terror attacks to bursting real estate bubbles, from crystal meth epidemics to online sexual predators and poisonous toys from China, our list of fears seems to... (read more)

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The Playful Brain: The Surprising Science of How Puzzles Improve Your Mind
The Playful Brain: The Surprising Science of How Puzzles Improve Your Mind
by Richard Restak
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This is your brain on puzzles. Everyone knows that puzzles can improve your brain function. Now a leading neurosurgeon and a noted puzzle designer team up to reveal the fascinating science behind it. Packed with illuminating insights and dozens of... (read more)

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Finding Your Bipolar Muse: How to Master Depressive Droughts and Manic Floods and Access Your Creative Power
Finding Your Bipolar Muse: How to Master Depressive Droughts and Manic Floods and Access Your Creative Power
by Lana R Castle
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Do creativity and mental illness truly go hand in hand, as many people believe? Or are all creative artists a bit "crazy"? Do psychotropic medications cause creative droughts? Are suffering and deprivation necessary for creative work? Or is there a... (read more)

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Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain
Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain
by Antonio Damasio
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The last in a trilogy of books that investigates the philosophical and scientific foundations of human life   Joy, sorrow, jealousy, and awe—these and other feelings are the stuff of our daily lives. In the seventeenth century, the... (read more)

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The Enneagram Made Easy: Discover the 9 Types of People
The Enneagram Made Easy: Discover the 9 Types of People
by Renee Baron
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< P> The first easy, and fun & #22503; uide to the Enneagram, the fascinating and revealing method of understanding personality types, for the beginner, the expert, and everyone in between. This witty and informative guide demystifies the... (read more)

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Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life
Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life
by Steven Johnson
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In this nationally bestselling, compulsively readable account of what makes brain science a vital component of people's quest to know themselves, acclaimed science writer Steven Johnson subjects his own brain to a battery of tests to find out what's... (read more)

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Situations Matter: Understanding How Context Transforms Your World
Situations Matter: Understanding How Context Transforms Your World
by Sam Sommers
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A “wonderful and witty” (Jonah Lehrer) exploration of the invisible forces that influence your life—and how understanding them improves everything you do. The world around you is pulling your strings, shaping your private thoughts and... (read more)

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The Woman in the Mirror: How to Stop Confusing What You Look Like with Who You Are
The Woman in the Mirror: How to Stop Confusing What You Look Like with Who You Are
by Cynthia M Bulik
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Many women-regardless of income, size, shape, ethnicity, and age-are uncomfortable in their own skin. We fixate on our body image and try endless diets, implants, hair extensions, and new shoes, but it's never enough. The problem is that girls and women... (read more)

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The Thing Itself: On the Search for Authenticity
The Thing Itself: On the Search for Authenticity
by Richard Todd
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The celebrated literary memoir and chronicle of one man's search for the elusive gift of authenticity. Troubled by the lack of substance in contemporary life, Richard Todd suspects that much of what we experience is false. In this unique pursuit of the... (read more)

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Getting Control: Overcoming Your Obsessions and Compulsions
Getting Control: Overcoming Your Obsessions and Compulsions
by Lee Baer
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Six million Americans suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and they know firsthand the often devastating effects it has on their lives. Some symptoms, such as the nagging feeling you have left the stovetop burner on, can be mildly distracting.... (read more)

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The Myth of Sanity: Divided Consciousness and the Promise of Awareness
The Myth of Sanity: Divided Consciousness and the Promise of Awareness
by Martha Stout
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Why does a gifted psychiatrist suddenly begin to torment his own beloved wife? How can a ninety-pound woman carry a massive air conditioner to the second floor of her home, install it in a window unassisted, and then not remember how it got there? Why... (read more)

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Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error
Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error
by Kathryn Schulz
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“Both wise and clever, full of fun and surprise about a topic so central to our lives that we almost never even think about it.”&#8212;Bill McKibben, author of Earth: Making a Life on a Tough New PlanetIn the tradition of The Wisdom of... (read more)

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Emotion, Identity, and Religion: Hope, Reciprocity, and Otherness
Emotion, Identity, and Religion: Hope, Reciprocity, and Otherness
by Douglas J Davies
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Deep emotions pervade our human lives and ongoing moods echo them. Religious traditions often shape these and give devotees a sense of identity in a hopeful and meaningful life despite the conflicts, confusion, pain and grief of existence. Driven by... (read more)

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