Psychology - Cognitive Psychology

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Blink

Malcolm Gladwell

In his #1 bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. In BLINK, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within. How do we make decisions--good and bad--and why are some ...

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Published: Apr 2007

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

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

The Social Animal: The Hidden Sources...

David Brooks

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERWith unequaled insight and brio, New York Times columnist David Brooks has long explored and explained the way we live. Now Brooks turns to the building blocks of human flourishing in a multilayered, profou...

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Published: Jan 2012

Choke: What the Secrets of the Brain ...

Sian Beilock

Why do the smartest students often do poorly on standardized tests?Why did you tank that interview or miss that golf swing when you should have had it in the bag?Why do you mess up when it matters the most—and how can you perform yo...

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Published: Aug 2011

How Pleasure Works: The New Science o...

Paul Bloom

“Engaging, evocative. . . . [Bloom] is a supple, clear writer, and his parade of counterintuitive claims about pleasure is beguiling.”—NPRWhy is an artistic masterpiece worth millions more than a convincing forgery? Pleasure wor...

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Published: Jun 2011

Dominance Factor, The: How Knowing Yo...

Carla Hannaford

Explores an area that has long intrigued scientists and educators: the linkages between the side of the body we favor for seeing, hearing, touching, and moving and the way we think, learn, play, and relate to others. Your Dominance ...

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Published: Sep 2011

A Brief Tour of Human Consciousness: ...

V. S. Ramachandran

How can some people come to believe that their poodle is an impostor? Or see colors in numbers? Internationally acclaimed neuroscientist, V.S. Ramachandran, now shares his unique insight into human consciousness in an entertaining, i...

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Published: Jul 2005

A Brief Tour of Higher Consciousness:...

Itzhak Bentov

A lighthearted yet profound guide to the realms of higher consciousness and the ultimate nature of reality. • Explains some of the most difficult concepts of physics and heightened consciousness in ways that are easily understood. ...

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Published: Apr 2000

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

Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not You...

Alva Noe

Alva Noë is one of a new breed—part philosopher, part cognitive scientist, part neuroscientist—who are radically altering the study of consciousness by asking difficult questions and pointing out obvious flaws in the current scie...

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Published: Feb 2010

Make the Most of Your Mind (A Firesid...

Tony Buzan

Your brain is like a sleeping giant - its potential is far greater than was generally imagined. Even the commonly heard statement that on average we use only one per cent of our brains may well be an overestimation. Tony Buzan, the le...

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Published: Feb 1984

The Hidden Brain: How Our Unconscious...

Shankar Vedantam

The hidden brain is the voice in our ear when we make the most important decisions in our lives—but we’re never aware of it. The hidden brain decides whom we fall in love with and whom we hate. It tells us to vote for the white ca...

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Published: Sep 2010

The Working Memory Advantage: Train Y...

Tracy Alloway

A bigger asset than IQ:The first book to introduce the newly discovered—and vitally important—mental skill known as working memory, showing how it is crucial to our success in work and life and how to strengthen it.Working memory...

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Published: Jul 2014

Rewire Your Brain: Think Your Way to ...

John B. Arden

How to rewire your brain to improve virtually every aspect of your life-based on the latest research in neuroscience and psychology on neuroplasticity and evidence-based practicesNot long ago, it was thought that the brain you were bo...

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Published: Mar 2010

Unti "Ask Ariely" Book

Dan Ariely

Three-time New York Times bestselling author Dan Ariely teams up with legendary The New Yorker cartoonist William Haefeli to present an expanded, illustrated collection of his immensely popularWall Street Journal advice column, &q...

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Published: Jun 2015

Epiphany: True Stories of Sudden Insi...

Elise Ballard

The NEW Updated and Expanded Edition of EPIPHANY is here! Have you ever experienced an epiphany, a life-changing moment or realization? Elise Ballard has, and she was so stunned by its effect on her life that she started asking othe...

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Published: Oct 2014

How the Body Knows Its Mind: The Surp...

Sian Beilock

"Beilock reveals one intriguing secret after another...That Beilock is supercharged with enthusiasm about her topic is evident and infectious" (Booklist, starred review).The human body is not just a passive device carrying o...

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Published: Mar 2017

Unfair: The New Science of Criminal I...

Adam Benforado

"A law professor sounds an explosive alarm on the hidden unfairness of our legal system." —Kirkus Reviews, starred  A child is gunned down by a police officer; an investigator ignores critical clues in a case; an innocen...

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Published: Jun 2016

Mind Over Mind: The Surprising Power ...

Chris Berdik

How our fast-forward minds make something out of nothing  We all know expectations matter-in school, in sports, in the stock market. From a healing placebo to a run on the bank, hints of their self-fulfilling potential have been obse...

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Published: Sep 2013

Belief Instinct

Jesse Bering

"A balanced and considered approach to this often inflammatory topic." —NatureLively and brilliantly argued, The Belief Instinct explains the psychology behind belief. Drawing on surprising new studies as well as on litera...

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Published: Feb 2012

On Being Certain: Believing You Are R...

Robert A. Burton

You recognize when you know something for certain, right? You "know" the sky is blue, or that the traffic light had turned green, or where you were on the morning of September 11, 2001--you know these things, well, because y...

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Published: Mar 2009

How We Learn: The Surprising Truth Ab...

Benedict Carey

In the tradition of The Power of Habit and Thinking, Fast and Slow comes a practical, playful, and endlessly fascinating guide to what we really know about learning and memory today—and how we can apply it to our own lives.  From a...

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Published: Jun 2015

The Invisible Gorilla: How Our Intuit...

Christopher Chabris

Reading this book will make you less sure of yourself—and that's a good thing. In The Invisible Gorilla, Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons, creators of one of psychology's most famous experiments, use remarkable stories and coun...

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Published: Jun 2011

Intelligence: A Very Short Introducti...

Ian Deary

For people with little or no knowledge of the science of human intelligence, this volume takes readers to a stage where they are able to make judgments for themselves about the key questions of human mental ability. Each chapter addre...

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Published: Jun 2001

How We Think

John Dewey

2012 Reprint of 1910 Edition. Exact facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition Software. This is a brilliant and accessible exploration of thinking and its relationship to learning. Dewey's concern wi...

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Published: Dec 2011

The Art of Thinking Clearly

Rolf Dobelli

The Art of Thinking Clearly by world-class thinker and entrepreneur Rolf Dobelli is an eye-opening look at human psychology and reasoning — essential reading for anyone who wants to avoid "cognitive errors" and make better...

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Published: May 2014

Talking CBT with Parents and Children...

Dr Naomi Epel

Decades of research have proven Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to be a highly effective treatment for a broad range of psychological conditions in adults and children. This book offers a unique approach along with creative and practical...

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Published: Jul 2016

Mindwise: Why We Misunderstand What O...

Nicholas Epley

Why are we sometimes blind to the minds of others, treating them like objects or animals instead? Why do we talk to our cars, or the stars, as if there is a mind that can hear us? Why do we so routinely believe that others think, feel...

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Published: Jan 2015

Living Your Purpose - The Heart of Nl...

Linda R. Ferguson

Living Your Purpose walks readers through the five principles at the heart of NLP. Neurolinguistic programming (NLP) is the study of how people make change on purpose. In applying NLP to your own life, you simply assume that you have...

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Published: Jun 2014
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