Psychology

Trying Not to Try

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Trying Not to Try: The Art and Science of Spontaneity Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780770437619
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Published: Crown Publishing Group (NY) - March 4th, 2014

Fascinating! Ancient Chinese Philosophy integrated with the best in cognitive science written in, I promise, an easy to absorb style. Slingerland does the hard work of culling through dense material and the paradoxes of wu-wei and gives us a concise book that's useful and enlightening. ~ Reviewed by Carol Graser


Psychopath Test

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The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781594485756
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Published: Riverhead Books - May 1st, 2012

Psychopathy is one of the most difficult personality disorders to diagnose, study and predict. With new information, Ronson interviews and surreptitiously studies some very different characters, all of whom have been thought to exhibit this mental enigma. ~ Reviewed by Tara Swahlan


Make It Stick

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ISBN: 9780674729018
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Published: Belknap Press - April 14th, 2014

A fascinating book about how we can all become more successful learners. Very readable, sometimes counter-intuitive, thoroughly researched, Make It Stick is great for teenagers, college and grad students, teachers, you, me. You'll want to find something new to learn after reading it and you will believe you can do it. ~ Reviewed by Stan Hynds


The Science of Sin

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The Science of Sin: The Psychology of the Seven Deadlies (and Why They Are So Good For You) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307719348
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Published: Harmony - February 7th, 2012

How prevalent is sin in our culture? Laham researches the ways that the seven vices insinuate themselves into our lives without our knowledge. Interestingly enough, research shows that these "deadly sins" may actually help us live happier, more fulfilling lives. ~ Reviewed by Tara Swahlan


The Male Brain

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ISBN: 9780767927543
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Published: Harmony - January 25th, 2011

A man experiences such a massive increase in testosterone at puberty that he perceives others' faces to be more aggressive. Read on to find many other thought-provoking facts about the male brain. ~ Reviewed by Tara Swahlan


The Female Brain

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ISBN: 9780767920100
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Published: Harmony - August 7th, 2007

A woman knows better what people are feeling, while a man has difficulty spotting an emotion unless someone cries or throws a punch. Just one of the many facts I learned from this fascinating book. ~ Reviewed by Tara Swahlan


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