Psychology

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


Psychopath Test

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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


Quiet

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ISBN: 9780307352156
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Published: Broadway Books - January 29th, 2013

A wonderfully important book, which may help us survive and thrive. Clear, readable, combining emerging science and sociological perspective as well as deep empathy and intelligence. Readers will feel empowered to find their own comfort level for living. ~ Reviewed by Karen Frank


Incognito

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ISBN: 9780307389923
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Published: Vintage - May 15th, 2012

Absorbing and accessible, this is a great explanation of the latest advances in the field of brain/mind issues. Eagleman uses the phrase "team of rivals" (coined by Doris Kearns Goodwin) to describe, for the scientifically ignorant, just what researchers think is going on! It is comforting to know there are still way more questions than answers, yet I felt newly enlightened. ~ Reviewed by Karen Frank


A Bittersweet Season

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ISBN: 9780307472403
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Published: Vintage - May 1st, 2012

Being intimately involved with the lives of our aging parents can be intense, all consuming and quite an experience navigating through. It can also be a joyous and wonderful time! Through her personal experiences, Jane offers advice, answers questions and helps unravel the mysteries of dealing with Nursing homes, Assisted Living, Medicare and Medicaid. She explores the family dynamics that happen in this situation and how it can bring families together and also tear them apart. Compassionate, honest, informing and comforting! ~ Reviewed by Liz Barnum


Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

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ISBN: 9780143120537
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Published: Penguin Books - February 28th, 2012

A terrifically fun read about a man who, while researching an article about the U.S. Memory Championships, decides to take up the challenge when a contestant tells him that even he could learn how to have an amazing memory. A year later, the author is a finalist in the competition himself. A humorous and enlightening look at memory from ancient times to the cutting edge research that is going on today. Highly recommended ~ Reviewed by Erik Barnum


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