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The Psychological Construction of Emotion

by James A. Russell, Lisa Feldman Barrett & Joseph E. LeDoux The Guilford Press (November 10, 2014)

This volume presents cutting-edge theory and research on emotions as constructed events rather than fixed, essential entities. It provides a thorough introduction to the assumptions, hypotheses, and scientific...


Intoxicating Minds: How Drugs Work

by Ciaran Regan Columbia University Press (July 17, 2001)

Why do smokers claim that the first cigarette of the day is the best? What is the biological basis behind some heavy drinkers' belief that the "hair-of-the-dog" method alleviates the effects of a hangover? Why...


Pain: The Science of Suffering

by Patrick Wall Columbia University Press (April 30, 2002)

Pain is one of medicine's greatest mysteries. When farmer John Mitson caught his hand in a baler, he cut off his trapped hand and carried it to a neighbor. "Sheer survival and logic" was how he described it....


NPH - Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: Pathophysiology - Diagnosis - Treatment

by Michael J. Fritsch, Uwe Kehler & Ullrich Meier Thieme (May 14, 2014)

Often misunderstood and misdiagnosed, normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a disease of the elderly that is on the rise as the population ages. Its similarities to Parkinsons disease, dementia and other chronic...


Are We Unique: A Scientist Explores the Unparalleled Intelligence of the Human Mind

by James Trefil Wiley (February 01, 1998)

In this fascinating book on an exciting and timely topic, James Trefil explores just exactly what it is that is so special about the human mind that sets us so far from all the other animals and that also makes...


Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Spine and Peripheral Nerves

by Remi Nader, Scott C. Berta & Cristian Gragnaniello Thieme (April 01, 2014)

Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Spine and Peripheral Nerves presents core surgical procedures in a concise, highly didactic format, enabling surgeons to quickly grasp their essence from the bulleted text and...


Handbook of Positive Emotions

by Leslie D. Kirby, Michele M. Tugade, Michelle N. Shiota & Barbara L. Fredrickson The Guilford Press (January 30, 2014)

This authoritative handbook reviews the breadth of current knowledge about positive emotions: their nature, functions, and consequences for individuals and society. Specific emotions are analyzed in depth, including...


Explaining Abnormal Behavior: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective

by Bruce F. Pennington The Guilford Press (January 01, 2014)

Highly readable and accessible, this book describes how research in cognitive science is transforming the way scientists and clinicians think about abnormal behavior. Bruce Pennington draws on work from multiple...


The Alzheimer's Epidemic

by Danton O'Day eBookIt.com (April 03, 2013)

The "Alzheimer's Epidemic" has begun. As the number of aged individuals worldwide continues to grow the epidemic will continue unabated. Alzheimer's disease will affect one in three families. In addition to...


On the Frontiers of Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience: Essays in Honor of Eric R. Kandel

by Edith Laufer, Mark Solms & Joseph LeDoux The Guilford Press (March 12, 2013)

Building crucial bridges between psychoanalysis and the neurosciences, this compelling volume brings together prominent authorities from multiple disciplines. The volume highlights the contributions of Eric...


This Is Your Brain On Food

by Uma Naidoo Little, Brown (August 04, 2020)

The definitive book on how to eat for mental health, from a go-to expert on the impact of food on the brain.Did you know that blueberries can help you cope with the aftereffects of trauma? That salami can cause...


Reboot Your Brain

by Gary Null Skyhorse (September 01, 2013)

As of 2013, there are 93 million people over the age of forty-seven living in America. They make up the largest group of aging people in our country's history. Many of those individuals are overweight or obese,...


Shrinks

by Jeffrey A. Lieberman, Graham Corrigan & Ogi Ogas Hachette Book Group (March 10, 2015)

From alienists to mesmerists to shrinks: the fascinating story of psychiatry's demise and redemption in the field of medicine, by the former president of the American Psychiatric Association.

In Shrinks, Jeffrey...


The Biological Mind

by Alan Jasanoff Basic Books (March 12, 2018)

A pioneering neuroscientist argues that we are more than our brains

To many, the brain is the seat of personal identity and autonomy. But the way we talk about the brain is often rooted more in mystical conceptions...


The Secret Life of the Mind

by Mariano Sigman Little, Brown and Company (June 26, 2017)

From a world-renowned leader in neuroscience, a provocative, enthralling journey into the depths of the human mind.

Where do our thoughts come from? How do we make choices and trust our judgments? What is the...


Nerve

by Taylor Clark Little, Brown and Company (March 05, 2011)

Nerves make us bomb job interviews, first dates, and SATs. With a presentation looming at work, fear robs us of sleep for days. It paralyzes seasoned concert musicians and freezes rookie cops in tight situations....


The Playful Brain

by Sergio Pellis & Vivien Pellis Oneworld Publications (October 01, 2013)

A groundbreaking study into the formative role of play in our lives

Sergio and Vivien Pellis have synthesized three decades of empirical research to create a remarkable work, unequalled in its field.

A book that...


The Power Of Suffering

by David Roland & Lewis Fitz-Gerald Simon & Schuster Australia (February 24, 2020)

The Power of Suffering is psychologist David Roland’s personal investigation into the nature of human suffering. When our world is turned upside down, what does it do to us, how do we survive it, and, most...


Into the Gray Zone

by Adrian Owen & Steve West Simon & Schuster Audio (June 20, 2017)

In this “riveting read, meshing memoir with scientific explication” (Nature), a world-renowned neuroscientist reveals how he learned to communicate with patients in vegetative or “gray zone” states and,...


Becoming Fluent

by Richard Roberts, Roger Kreuz & P. J. Ochlan Blackstone Publishing (August 28, 2015)

Adults who want to learn a foreign language are often discouraged because they believe they cannot acquire a language as easily as children. Once they begin to learn a language, students may be further discouraged...


Unchain Your Brain

by Daniel G. Amen, David E. Smith, Stefan Rudnicki & Claire Bloom Skyboat Media (January 20, 2015)

Are you chained to your addiction to smoking?Drinking? Sugar? Drugs? Food? Prescription painkillers? Caffeine? Internetporn? Gambling? Sex?

When you are chained by an addiction, it can ruinyour life, devastate...


What Your Body Knows about God

by Rob Moll, Adam Verner & Michael Card Blackstone Publishing (November 10, 2014)

Have you ever had an experience where you felt particularlyaware of God? If God is real and we are created in God's image, then it makessense that our minds and bodies would be designed with the perceptive abilityto...


Make Your Brain Smarter

by Sandra Bond Chapman, Karen White & Shelly Kirkland Blackstone Publishing (January 01, 2013)

One of the world's most innovative and respected cognitive neuroscientists combines the latest scientific discoveries with unique tests and exercises to improve your brainpower--for life.

The human brain is not...


The Head Trip

by Jeff Warren & Raymond Todd Blackstone Publishing (November 27, 2007)

A world at once familiar and unimaginably strange exists all around us—and within us. It is the world of consciousness, a protean mental landscape that each of us knows intimately and yet understands scarcely...


Baby Teacher: Nurturing Neural Networks From Birth to Age Five

by Rebecca Ann Shore R&L Education (May 01, 2002)

Ever wonder what is going on in a baby's brain? Or how you can best nurture a child's natural development? Or why exactly Bach is better than Mozart for babies? This book will explain why. No technical knowledge...


The Nocturnal Brain

by Dr. Guy Leschziner St. Martin's Press (July 22, 2019)

A renowned neurologist shares the true stories of people unable to get a good night's rest in The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep, a fascinating exploration of the symptoms...


The Power Of Suffering

by David Roland Simon & Schuster Australia (March 01, 2020)

The Power of Suffering is psychologist David Roland’s personal investigation into the nature of human suffering. When our world is turned upside down, what does it do to us, how do we survive it, and, most...


The Disordered Mind

by Eric R. Kandel Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 27, 2018)

A Nobel Prize-winning neuroscientist's probing investigation of what brain disorders can tell us about human nature

Eric R. Kandel, the winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his foundational...


Hunger, Thirst, Sex, and Sleep: How the Brain Controls Our Passions

by John K. Young Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 23, 2012)

In this fascinating tour of the way our brains control our most basic drives, John Young takes a small part of the human anatomy and explains its role in the regulation of our basic needs and desires, including...


The War of the Soups and the Sparks: The Discovery of Neurotransmitters and the Dispute Over How Nerves Communicate

by Elliot S. Valenstein Columbia University Press (July 15, 2005)

Like the cracking of the genetic code and the creation of the atomic bomb, the discovery of how the brain's neurons work is one of the fundamental scientific developments of the twentieth century. The discovery...


The Brain in Minutes

by Rita Carter Quercus (June 05, 2018)


The Human Frontal Lobes, Third Edition: Functions and Disorders

by Bruce L. Miller & Jeffrey L. Cummings The Guilford Press (October 04, 2017)

This authoritative work, now thoroughly revised, has given thousands of clinicians, students, and researchers a state-of-the-art understanding of the human frontal lobes--the large brain region that plays a...


Human Communication and the Brain: Building the Foundation for the Field of Neurocommunication

by Donald B. Egolf Lexington Books (April 05, 2012)

Human Communication and the Brain: Building the Foundation for the Field of Neurocommunication by Donald B. Egolf, explores communication in a variety of contexts, including intrapersonal, interpersonal, and...


Developmental Social Neuroscience and Childhood Brain Insult: Theory and Practice

by Vicki Anderson & Miriam H. Beauchamp The Guilford Press (June 01, 2012)

Synthesizing cutting-edge knowledge from multiple disciplines, this book explores the impact of acquired brain injury and developmental disabilities on children's emerging social skills. The editors present...


Tracing Autism

by Des Fitzgerald University of Washington Press (July 10, 2017)

In Tracing Autism, Des Fitzgerald offers an up-close account of the search for a neurological explanation of autism. As autism has gained cultural prominence with more diagnoses and more controversy, its biological...


The Biological Mind

by Alan Jasanoff Basic Books (March 13, 2018)

A pioneering neuroscientist argues that we are more than our brains

To many, the brain is the seat of personal identity and autonomy. But the way we talk about the brain is often rooted more in mystical conceptions...


7 Reasons to Believe in the Afterlife

by Jean Jacques Charbonier Inner Traditions (March 07, 2015)

An uplifting study of the scientific evidence for the afterlife from an experienced anesthesiologist/intensive care physician

• Details meticulously recorded and hospital-verified cases of near-death experiences...


Methods in Social Neuroscience

by Eddie Harmon-Jones & Jennifer S. Beer The Guilford Press (May 09, 2012)

Straightforward and practical, this is the first book to provide detailed guidance for using neurobiological methods in the study of human social behavior, personality, and affect. Each chapter clearly introduces...


Contemplative Science

by B. Alan Wallace & Brian Hodel Columbia University Press (October 24, 2006)

Science has long treated religion as a set of personal beliefs that have little to do with a rational understanding of the mind and the universe. However, B. Alan Wallace, a respected Buddhist scholar, proposes...


Maximising Your Intellectual Abilities

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (April 27, 2017)

Ready to take your career to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about maximising your intellectual abilities with this practical guide.

Human beings only use 10% of their brain capacity: this...


Real Life Diaries

by Lynda Cheldelin Fell, Brenda L Kleinsasser & MaryKay Schreiner AlyBlue Media (March 20, 2017)

What really happens in the aftermath of a brain injury? Why can’t doctors give definitive answers? Will life ever return to normal? In Living with a Brain Injury, fourteen victims and caregivers invite readers...


RecoveryMind Training

by Paul H. Earley Central Recovery Press (March 07, 2017)

An innovative guide for professionals that establishes an extraordinary approach to understanding the dynamics of addiction and the recovery process. RecoveryMind Training (RMT) includes state-of-the-art information...


Human Behavior, Learning, and the Developing Brain: Atypical Development

by Donna Coch, Geraldine Dawson & Kurt W. Fischer The Guilford Press (June 15, 2010)

Thoroughly examining brain-behavior relationships in atypically developing children, this important volume integrates theories and data from multiple disciplines. Leading authorities present research on specific...


The Everything Guide to the Human Brain

by Rudolph C Hatfield Everything (May 18, 2013)

An essential guide for understanding the inner workings of your brain!

Do you really only use 10 percent of your brain? Can a bump to the head really restore memories? Does your brain ever lie to you? Why do...


X & Y Chromosomal Variations: Hormones, Brain Development, and Neurodevelopmental Performance

by Carole A. Samango-Sprouse & Andrea L. Gropman Morgan & Claypool Life Sciences (October 11, 2016)

This is the first book on X and Y chromosomal disorders to address these common but rarely diagnosed conditions. This book seeks to present the latest in research and clinical care addressing neuroimaging, the...


The Secret Life of the Mind

by Mariano Sigman Little, Brown and Company (June 27, 2017)

From one of the world's leading neuroscientists comes a deeply engaging trip into the depths of the human mind.

In THE SECRET LIFE OF THE MIND, neuroscientist Mariano Sigman offers a grand yet concise survey...


Blue Dreams

by Lauren Slater Little, Brown and Company (June 13, 2017)

A start-to-finish narrative history of our major psychotropic drugs, from "a thoroughly exhilarating and entertaining writer" (Washington Post).

As our approach to mental illness has oscillated from biological...


The Sickening Mind: Brain, Behaviour, Immunity and Disease

by Paul Martin Flamingo (June 27, 2016)

‘A masterpiece of popularization’ Times Literary Supplement

‘A fascinating account, based on objective scientific research, of the ways in which mental states affect the individual’s liability to disease…...


Neuroscience for the Mental Health Clinician, Second Edition

by Steven R. Pliszka The Guilford Press (July 11, 2016)

Accessible and succinct, this book has given thousands of clinicians and students the basic understanding of neuroscience that is essential in contemporary mental health practice. Steven R. Pliszka synthesizes...


Suspicious Minds

by Joel Gold & Ian Gold Free Press (July 08, 2014)

A "clear, witty, and engaging" (The Boston Globe) journey through the brain that connects neuroscience, biology, and culture. An "intellectual landmark" (Edward Shorter, Literary Review of Canada).

The current...