Psychology - General

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The Tipping Point: How Little Things ...

Malcolm Gladwell

The best way to understand the dramatic transformation of unknown books into bestsellers, or the rise of teenage smoking, or the phenomena of word of mouth or any number of the other mysterious changes that mark everyday life,' writes...

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Published: Jan 2002

The Female Brain

Louann Brizendine

Every brain begins as a female brain. It only becomes male eight weeks after conception, when excess testosterone shrinks the communications center, reduces the hearing cortex, and makes the part of the brain that processes sex twice ...

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Published: Aug 2007

Thinking, Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman

DIVSelected by the INew York Times Book Review as one of the best books of 2011DIVA IGlobe and Mail Best Books of the Year 2011 TitleOne of IThe Economist's 2011 Books of the Year One of IThe Wall Steet Journal's Best Nonfiction Books...

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Published: Oct 2012

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a W...

Susan Cain

The book that started the Quiet RevolutionAt least one-third of the people we know are introverts. They are the ones who prefer listening to speaking; who innovate and create but dislike self-promotion; who favor working on their own ...

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Published: Jan 2013

Outliers: The Story of Success

Malcolm Gladwell

In this stunning new book, Malcolm Gladwell takes us on an intellectual journey through the world of "outliers"--the best and the brightest, the most famous and the most successful. He asks the question: what makes high-achi...

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Published: Jun 2011

Sybil Exposed: The Extraordinary Stor...

Debbie Nathan

Sybil: a name that resonates with legions of obsessed fans who followed the nonfiction blockbuster from 1973. The book rocketed multiple personality disorder into public consciousness and played a major role in having the diagnosis ad...

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Published: Jun 2012

Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neurosc...

Rick Hanson

Jesus, Moses, the Buddha, and other great teachers were born with brains built essentially like anyone else s. Then they used their minds to change their brains in ways that changed history.With the new breakthroughs in neuroscience, ...

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Published: Nov 2009

Many Lives, Many Masters: The True St...

Brian L. Weiss

Psychiatry and metaphysics blend together in this fascinating book based on a true case history. Dr. Weiss, who was once firmly entrenched in a clinical approach to psychiatry, finds himself reluctantly drawn into past-life therapy wh...

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Published: Jul 1988

Feeding the Hungry Heart: The Experie...

Geneen Roth

This is how Geneen Roth remembers her time as an emotional overeater and self-starver. After years of struggle, Roth finally broke free from the destructive cycle of bingeing and purging. In the two decades since her triumph, she has ...

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Published: Sep 1993

The Sociopath Next Door

Martha Stout

Who is the devil you know? Is it your lying, cheating ex-husband?Your sadistic high school gym teacher?Your boss who loves to humiliate people in meetings?The colleague who stole your idea and passed it off as her own?In the pages of ...

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Published: Mar 2006

Willful Blindness: Why We Ignore the ...

Margaret Heffernan

Why, after every major accident and blunder, do we look back and say, How could we have been so blind? Why do some people see what others don't? And how can we change? Drawing on studies by psychologists and neuroscientists, and from ...

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Published: Jul 2012

Sometimes I Act Crazy: Living with Bo...

Jerold J. Kreisman

A source of hope, expert advice, and guidance for people with borderline personality disorder and those who love them Do you experience frightening, often violent mood swings that make you fear for your sanity? Are you often de...

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Published: Apr 2006

Church of Lies

Flora Jessop

From the Preface: "My name is Flora Jessop. I've been called apostate, vigilante, and crazy bitch, and maybe I am. But some people call me a hero, and I'd like to think they're right too. If I am a hero, maybe it's because eve...

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Published: Mar 2010

Night Falls Fast: Understanding Suici...

Kay Redfield Jamison

From the author of the best-selling memoir An Unquiet Mind, comes the first major book in a quarter century on suicide, and its terrible pull on the young in particular. Night Falls Fast is tragically timely: suicide has become one of...

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Published: Jan 1999

How We Decide

Jonah Lehrer

Since Plato, philosophers have described the decision making process as either rational or emotional: we carefully deliberate or we "blink" and go with our gut. But as scientists break open the mind's black box with the late...

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Published: Jan 2010

Learning to Listen, Learning to Care:...

Lawrence E. Shapiro

When it comes to teaching kids to behave well, the "why" is as important as the "how." In Learning to Listen, Learning to Care, children learn why it is important to follow rules and behave considerately toward others. This cultivates...

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Published: Mar 2008

Nudge: Improving Decisions About Heal...

Richard H. Thaler

Nudge is about choices—how we make them and how we can make better ones. Authors Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein offer a new perspective on preventing the countless mistakes we make— including ill-advised personal investmen...

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Published: Mar 2009

Without Conscience: The Disturbing Wo...

Robert D. Hare

Most people are both repelled and intrigued by the images of cold-blooded, conscienceless murderers that increasingly populate our movies, television programs, and newspaper headlines. With their flagrant criminal violation of society...

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Published: Jan 1999

Appetites: On the Search for True Nou...

Geneen Roth

Appetites Geneen Roth Explore What You Are Truly Hungry For - Within every person, there is a longing that no amount of food, no career accomplishment, no possession can ever fill. For this is a longing of the spirit. On Appetites, G...

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Published: Apr 1997

Under The Big Top

Kyle Cicero

Under the Big Top gathers together as series of erotic tales about those hot men we fantasize about: Cops and troopers, a jungle lord, warrior kings, macho secret agents and, superheroes. An arrogant young police lieutenant finds a...

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Published: Jul 2007

The Evolution Of Desire - Revised Edi...

David M. Buss

With two new chapters by the author.If we all want love, why is there so much conflict in our most cherished relationships? To answer this question, says noted psychologist David Buss, we must look into our evolutionary past. Based on...

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Published: Aug 2003

On Killing: The Psychological Cost of...

Dave Grossman

A psychological study of killing in wartime and what it means for society at large reveals that violent movies, TV, and interactive video games are dangerously similar to military training programs that dehumanize the enemy and ...

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Published: Jan 1996

Mating in Captivity: Unlocking Erotic...

Esther Perel

One of the world's most respected voices on erotic intelligence, Esther Perel offers a bold, provocative new take on intimacy and sex. Mating in Captivity invites us to explore the paradoxical union of domesticity and sexual desire, ...

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Published: Nov 2007

The Sex Secrets of Old England: A Sau...

Nigel Cawthorne

Once again, Nigel Cawthorne takes the reader on a fascinating journey through the strange, hidden sexual history of England. The history of sex in Britain has been largely glossed over by "proper" historians: Nigel Cawthorne...

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Published: Feb 2010

Safe People Workbook: How to Find Rel...

Henry Cloud

Finding safe people provides the foundation for building healthy, lasting relationships. Here's how to identify safe people. This workbook applies the lessons of 'Safe People' to help people find those relationships that will help the...

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Published: Jun 1995

The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Se...

Alice Miller

Why are many of the most successful people plagued by feelings of emptiness and alienation? This wise and profound book has provided thousands of readers with an answer—and has helped them to apply it to their own lives.Far too many...

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Published: Jan 1997

David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits...

Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell's provocative new #1 bestseller -- now in paperback. Three thousand years ago on a battlefield in ancient Palestine, a shepherd boy felled a mighty warrior with nothing more than a pebble and a sling-and ever since, t...

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Published: Apr 2015

An Anthropologist On Mars: Seven Para...

Oliver W. Sacks

To these seven narratives of neurological disorder Dr. Sacks brings the same humanity, poetic observation, and infectious sense of wonder that are apparent in his bestsellers Awakenings and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. Thes...

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Published: Jan 1996

7 (Seven) Kinds of Smart: Identifying...

Thomas Armstrong

Revised and Updated with Information on 2 New Kinds of SmartBased on psychologist Howard Gardner's pioneering theory of 'multiple intelligences,' the original edition of 7 Kinds of Smart identified seven distinct ways of being smart, ...

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Published: Oct 1999

Lost in the Mirror, 2nd Edition: An I...

Richard A. Moskovitz

Borderline personality disorder accounts for almost 25 percent of psychiatric hospitalizations in this country. Lost in the Mirror takes readers behind the erratic behavior of this puzzling disorder, examining its underlying causes an...

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Published: Mar 2001
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