Psychology - Neuropsychology

1-30 of 46

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 ...

Paperback
Published: Aug 2007

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, ...

Paperback
Published: Nov 2009

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...

Paperback
Published: Jan 1996

Train Your Mind, Change Your Brain: H...

Sharon Begley

In this fascinating and far-reaching book, Newsweek science writer Sharon Begley reports on how cutting-edge science and the ancient wisdom of Buddhism have come together to reveal that, contrary to popular belief, we have the power t...

Paperback
Published: Nov 2007

Awakenings

Oliver W. Sacks

One of the most beautifully composed and moving works of our time.'  --The Washington Post'Compulsively readable. . . . Dr. Sacks writes beautifully and with exceptional subtlety and penetration into both the state of mind of his pa...

Paperback
Published: Jan 1990

Head Cases: Stories of Brain Injury a...

Michael Paul Mason

"A POWERFULLY WRITTEN BOOK . . . HEAD CASES SOUNDS AN ALARM BELL FOR OUR HEALTH CARE SYSTEM." —OLIVER SACKS Head Cases takes us into the dark side of the brain in an astonishing sequence of stories, at once true and strang...

Paperback
Published: Apr 2009

Why Weight? A Guide to Ending Compuls...

Geneen Roth

After Feeding the Hungry Heart and Breaking Free from Compulsive Eating, Roth offers a workbook that will enable readers to explore for themselves the issues that lead to compulsive eating.

Paperback
Published: Jun 1989

The Brain Has a Mind of Its Own: Insi...

Richard M. Restak

Neurologist and best-selling author Richard Restak puts readers in touch with the latest scientific findings about the most complex and inscrutable object in creation--the human brain. 'By all means let Richard Restak take you on this...

Paperback
Published: Apr 1993

Migraine

Oliver W. Sacks

Balanced, authoritative . . . brilliant.'  --The London Times'Written by one of the great clinical writers of the twentieth century, Migraine . . . should be read as much for its brilliant insights into the nature of our mental func...

Paperback
Published: Jan 1992

Dying of Embarrassment: Help for Soci...

Barbara G. Markway

Americans struggle with anxiety. Among the disorder's most common forms is social phobia, a persistent fear of scrutiny and evaluation by others. Social phobia cripples the lives of some 15 to 20 percent of the US population. This dis...

Paperback
Published: Oct 1992

The Man Who Wasn't There: Tales from ...

Anil Ananthaswamy

In the tradition of Oliver Sacks, science journalist Anil Ananthaswamy skillfully inspects the bewildering connections among brain, body, mind, self, and society by examining a range of neuropsychological ailments from autism and Alzh...

Paperback
Published: Aug 2016

The Power of Neurodiversity: Unleashi...

Thomas Armstrong

ADHD. dyslexia. autism. the number of illness categories listed by the American Psychiatric Association has tripled in the last fifty years. With so many people affected, it is time to revisit our perceptions on this "culture of ...

Paperback
Published: Oct 2011

The Essential Difference: Male And Fe...

Simon Baron-Cohen

We all know the opposite sex can be a baffling, even infuriating, species. Why do most men use the phone to exchange information rather than have a chat? Why do women love talking about relationships and feelings with their girlfriend...

Paperback
Published: Aug 2004

Master Your Panic and Take Back Your ...

Denise F. Beckfield

This practical, self-empowering book on overcoming debilitating panic attacks is now in a completely revised, updated and expanded third edition, and includes the latest information and new research findings on agoraphobia, exposure t...

Paperback
Published: Mar 2004

Iconoclast: A Neuroscientist Reveals ...

Gregory Berns

No organization can survive without iconoclasts -- innovators who single-handedly upturn conventional wisdom and manage to achieve what so many others deem impossible.Though indispensable, true iconoclasts are few and far between. In ...

Paperback
Published: Mar 2010

The Body Has a Mind of Its Own: How B...

Sandra Blakeslee

Your body has a mind of its own. You know it’s true. You can sense it, even though it may be hard to articulate. You know that your body is more than a vehicle for your brain to cruise around in, but how deeply are mind and body tru...

Paperback
Published: Sep 2008

The Male Brain

Louann Brizendine

From the author of the groundbreaking New York Times bestseller The Female Brain, here is the eagerly awaited follow-up book that demystifies the puzzling male brain. Dr. Louann Brizendine, the founder of the first clinic in the coun...

Paperback
Published: Jan 2011

Into the Silent Land: Travels in Neur...

Paul Broks

A finalist for The Guardian First Book Award, Into the Silent Land is a stunning look into how the human brain constructs a "self," or the essence of who we are as individuals. A neuropsychologist with twenty-five years' experience an...

Paperback
Published: Jan 2003

Descartes' Error: Emotion, Reason, an...

Antonio R. Damasio

Since Descartes famously proclaimed, 'I think, therefore I am,' science has often overlooked emotions as the source of a person's true being. Even modern neuroscience has tended, until recently, to concentrate on the cognitive aspec...

Paperback
Published: Sep 2005

Reading in the Brain: The New Science...

Stanislas Dehaene

"Brings together the cognitive, the cultural, and the neurological in an elegant, compelling narrative. A revelatory work." -Oliver Sacks, M.D. The act of reading is so easily taken for granted that we forget what an astoun...

Paperback
Published: Oct 2010

Kinds Of Minds: Toward An Understandi...

Daniel C. Dennett

Combining ideas from philosophy, artificial intelligence, and neurobiology, Daniel Dennett leads the reader on a fascinating journey of inquiry, exploring such intriguing possibilities as: Can any of us really know what is going on in...

Paperback
Published: Aug 1997

Wider Than the Sky: The Phenomenal Gi...

Gerald M. Eldelman

How does the firing of neurons give rise to subjective sensations, thoughts, and emotions? How can the disparate domains of mind and body be reconciled? The quest for a scientifically based understanding of consciousness has attracted...

Paperback
Published: May 2005

Inhibitions, Symptoms and Anxiety (St...

Sigmund Freud

On three or four occasions in his career as a psychoanalytic theoretician, Freud changed his mind on fundamental issues.Setting forth in rich detail Freud's new theory of anxiety, Inhibitions, Symptoms and Anxiety (1926) is evidence f...

Paperback
Published: Sep 1990

Studies in Hysteria

Sigmund Freud

Hysteria—the tormenting of the body by the troubled mind—is among the most pervasive of human disorders; yet, at the same time, it is the most elusive. Freud’s recognition that hysteria stemmed from traumas in the patient’s pa...

Paperback
Published: Jun 2004

Nature's Mind: Biological Roots Of Th...

Michael S. Gazzaniga

The co-discoverer of the “split brain” theory tells how science is recasting the age-old question of nature versus nurture to create a startling new view of human behavior. Recent discoveries suggest that natural selection affects ...

Paperback
Published: Mar 1994

How to Deal with Anxiety

Lee Kannis-Dymand

Everyone feels anxious from time to time, and worry is a natural part of life. But it is all too common to allow concerns about our health, our security, our relationships or our place in the world to become a negative cycle and a bur...

Paperback
Published: Sep 2015

The Emotional Brain: The Mysterious U...

Joseph LeDoux

What happens in our brains to make us feel fear, love, hate, anger, joy? Do we control our emotions, or do they control us? Do animals have emotions? How can traumatic experiences in early childhood influence adult behavior, even thou...

Paperback
Published: Mar 1998

The Illusion of Determinism: Why Free...

Edwin A. Locke

Determinism is the doctrine that everything we think, feel, believe, and do is caused by factors outside our control—that we have no choice regarding our character, our thoughts, our actions, our lives. There have been many forms of...

Paperback
Published: Mar 2018

Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma...

Belleruth Naparstek

If you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic event, you know the devastating impact it can have on your life and your spirit. Life-threatening accidents, illnesses, assaults, abusive relationships—or a tragedy like 9/11—al...

Paperback
Published: Jan 2004
  • 1-30 of 46

Browse

  • 50% Off - Join Now!
  • Save time, money, shelf space and the environment
  • Large selection of current and past titles
  • Convenience of home delivery (Free Shipping)
  • No due dates or late fees, ever!
  • Sign Up