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Irrationally Yours

by Dr. Dan Ariely & William Haefeli Harper Perennial (May 19, 2015)

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...


Secrets From the Eating Lab

by Traci Mann Harper Wave (April 07, 2015)

A provocative expose of the dieting industry from one of the nation’s leading researchers in self-control and the psychology of weight loss that offers proven strategies for sustainable weight loss.

From her...


Travels With Casey

by Benoit Denizet-Lewis Simon & Schuster (July 22, 2014)

A New York Times bestseller and People “Book of the Week”: This hilarious, charming road trip through canine-loving America is “essential reading for dog lovers and armchair travelers” (Library Journal...


The Geography of Thought

by Richard Nisbett Free Press (October 26, 2010)

A “landmark book” (Robert J. Sternberg, president of the American Psychological Association) by one of the world's preeminent psychologists that proves human behavior is not “hard-wired” but a function...


Demon Camp

by Jennifer Percy Scribner (January 14, 2014)

A “chilling” (O, The Oprah Magazine), “darkly brilliant” (Bookforum) account of “the effects of war on the psyches of the soldiers who fight” (Esquire).

In 2005 a Chinook helicopter carrying sixteen...


Zebratown

by Greg Donaldson Scribner (August 24, 2010)

Eight years in the making, this edgy, in-depth account follows a black felon’s attempt to find a new life for himself with a white woman in a small-town neighborhood where—as the book’s title implies—such...


How We Know What Isn't So

by Thomas Gilovich Free Press (June 30, 2008)

Thomas Gilovich offers a wise and readable guide to the fallacy of the obvious in everyday life.

When can we trust what we believe—that "teams and players have winning streaks," that "flattery works," or that...


The Paradox of Choice

by Barry Schwartz HarperCollins e-books (October 13, 2009)

Whether we're buying a pair of jeans, ordering a cup of coffee, selecting a long-distance carrier, applying to college, choosing a doctor, or setting up a 401(k), everyday decisions—both big and small—have...


Time Warped

by Claudia Hammond Harper Perennial (May 28, 2013)

Drawing on the latest research from the fields of psychology, neuroscience, and biology, writer and broadcaster Claudia Hammond explores the mysteries of our perception of time in her book Time Warped.

 

Why...


Rule Makers, Rule Breakers

by Michele Gelfand Scribner (September 11, 2018)

A celebrated social psychologist offers a radical new perspective on cultural differences that reveals why some countries, cultures, and individuals take rules more seriously and how following the rules influences...


BlindSpots

by Christian de Quincey Inner Traditions/Bear & Company (August 17, 2015)

Examines 21 unquestioned assumptions that cloud our collective consciousness

• Reveals faulty thinking and conceptual blindspots that distort beliefs in science, philosophy, and spirituality--from “the universe...


The Little Book of Flirting

by Peta Heskell Element (January 31, 2017)

Acclaimed flirting expert Peta Heskell’s mini-guide to charming your way to love, friendship and success. A bite-sized guide to powerful communication.

Peta Haskell has got flirting down to a fine art –...


Alchemy

by Rory Sutherland William Morrow (May 07, 2019)

HOW DOES MAGIC HAPPEN? The Ogilvy advertising legend—“one of the leading minds in the world of branding” (NPR)—explores the art and science of conjuring irresistible products and ideas.

"A breakthrough...


La Psychologie des Sexes

by Alfred Fouillée & Herbert Spencer Editions Le Mono (January 25, 2017)

L’homme et la femme ont-ils la même nature mentale ? Comment sont déterminés les caractères masculins et féminins ? D’après Herbert Spencer, affirmer que les hommes et les femmes ont la même nature...


Strange Contagion

by Lee Daniel Kravetz Harper Wave (June 27, 2017)

Picking up where The Tipping Point leaves off, respected journalist Lee Daniel Kravetz’s Strange Contagion is a provocative look at both the science and lived experience of social contagion.

In 2009, tragedy...


Desire

by Susan Cheever Simon & Schuster (October 07, 2008)

We've all felt the giddy flutter of excitement when our new lover walks into the room. Waited by the phone, changed our plans...But are we in love, or is there something darker at work? In Desire: Where Sex...


The Copycat Effect

by Loren Coleman Pocket Books (September 14, 2004)

VIOLENCE BEGETS VIOLENCE BEGETS VIOLENCE...

A disturbed student shoots up his classroom -- and suddenly a wave of mass murder is sweeping through our nation's schools. A young child is taken from her home --...


The Cult of Personality Testing

by Annie Murphy Paul Free Press (June 15, 2010)

Award-winning psychology writer Annie Paul delivers a scathing exposé on the history and effects of personality tests.

Millions of people worldwide take personality tests each year to direct their education,...


Credit and Blame at Work

by Ben Dattner & Darren Dahl Free Press (March 15, 2011)

Previously published as The Blame Game, this acclaimed guide by a leading workplace expert offers essential advice about how to succeed at work by avoiding the pitfalls of pervasive credit-grabbing and finger-pointing....


Yes!

by Noah J. Goldstein, Steve J. Martin & Robert Cialdini Free Press (June 10, 2008)

Learn how small changes can make a big difference in your powers of persuasion with this New York Times bestselling introduction to fifty scientifically proven techniques for increasing your persuasive powers...


Rock My Soul

by bell hooks Atria Books (December 31, 2002)

World-renowned scholar and visionary bell hooks takes an in-depth look at one of the most critical issues of our time, the impact of low self-esteem on the lives of black people.

Without self-esteem everyone...


The Thoughtful Dresser

by Linda Grant Scribner (April 20, 2010)

“You can’t have depths without surfaces,” says Linda Grant in her lively and provocative new book, The thoughtful Dresser, a thinking woman’s guide to what we wear. For centuries, an interest in clothes...


The Body Language of Dating

by Tonya Reiman Gallery Books (January 03, 2012)

Nationally renowned body language expert Tonya Reiman turns her attention to romance—explaining how to read the signals of your date, your mate, or that cutie across the bar—and never get rejected again!...


Payoff

by Dan Ariely Simon & Schuster/ TED (November 15, 2016)

Bestselling author Dan Ariely reveals fascinating new insights into motivation—showing that the subject is far more complex than we ever imagined.

Every day we work hard to motivate ourselves, the people we...


Pre-Suasion

by Robert Cialdini Simon & Schuster (September 06, 2016)

The acclaimed New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller from Robert Cialdini—“the foremost expert on effective persuasion” (Harvard Business Review)—explains how it’s not necessarily the message...


Stigma

by Erving Goffman Touchstone (November 24, 2009)

From the author of The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life, Stigma is analyzes a person’s feelings about himself and his relationship to people whom society calls “normal.”

Stigma is an illuminating excursion...


Face Value

by Autumn Whitefield-Madrano Simon & Schuster (June 21, 2016)

“A fascinating look” (The Boston Globe) at how we think and talk about beauty in the twenty-first century—and the unexpected and often positive way that beauty shapes our lives.

For decades, we’ve thought...


A Book About Love

by Jonah Lehrer Simon & Schuster (July 12, 2016)

Number one bestselling science writer Jonah Lehrer explores the “only happiness that lasts”—love—in a book that “is interesting on nearly every page” (David Brooks, The New York Times Book Review...


Life on Purpose

by Victor J. Strecher HarperOne (May 10, 2016)

A pioneer in the field of behavioral science delivers a groundbreaking work that shows how finding your purpose in life leads to better health and overall happiness.

Your life is a boat. You need a rudder. But...


The Narcissist You Know

by Joseph Burgo Touchstone (September 22, 2015)

In the tradition of The Sociopath Next Door, clinical psychologist Joseph Burgo’s The Narcissist You Know is a “clear, easily digestible” (Kirkus Reviews) guide to help you identify, disarm, and coexist...


How We Live Now

by Bella DePaulo Atria Books/Beyond Words (August 25, 2015)

A close-up examination and exploration, How We Live Now challenges our old concepts of what it means to be a family and have a home, opening the door to the many diverse and thriving experiments of living in...


Self Esteem Bible: Build Your Confidence Day by Day

by Gael Lindenfield Element (June 28, 2012)

Learn the secrets of self-esteem with 365 tips from the UK’s number one confidence expert Gael Lindenfield. Dip into this comprehensive self-help handbook as and when you need it or use it as a personal development...


How to Deal With Difficult People

by Ursula Markham Thorsons (June 21, 2012)

Now in ebook format.

A concise, straightforward book on how to handle difficult people in your personal or professional life.


Body Language (Collins Need to Know?)

by Carolyn Boyes Collins (May 27, 2010)

This one-stop practical guide will show you how to understand what other people are really feeling – even before they do! To make your progress easier, it comes in a handy format with colour photos and expert...


The End of Average

by Todd Rose HarperOne (January 19, 2016)

Are you above average? Is your child an A student? Is your employee an introvert or an extrovert? Every day we are measured against the yardstick of averages, judged according to how closely we come to it or...