• Complete Handbook of Coaching
    Complete Handbook of Coaching
    ISBN: 9781446276167
    Title: Complete Handbook of Coaching
    Author: COX ELAINE

    This comprehensive guide to coaching explores a full variety of coaching theories, approaches and settings, and offers strategies for the reader to identify and develop a personal style of coaching.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $87.00
    $87.00
  • Complex Ptsd: a Mind Body Approach to Regaining Emotional Control & Becoming Whole Workbook
    Complex Ptsd: a Mind Body Approach to Regaining Emotional Control & Becoming Whole Workbook
    ISBN: 9781623158248
    Title: Complex Ptsd: a Mind Body Approach to Regaining Emotional Control & Becoming Whole Workbook
    Author: SCHWARTZ ARIELLE


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $34.00
    $34.00
  • Confessions of a Sociopath
    Confessions of a Sociopath
    ISBN: 9780283071898
    Title: Confessions of a Sociopath
    Author: THOMAS M E

    M.E. Thomas is a high-functioning non-criminal sociopath. She is charismatic, ambitious, and successful. You would be charmed by her if you met her, might even be seduced by her. You would not realise that she is studying you to find your flaws, that she is ruthlessly manipulative, has no empathy and does not feel guilt or remorse. But she does like people - she likes to touch them, mould them, and ruin them. Now she writes with breathtaking honesty about her life, from the confusion of trying to fit in as a child to her growing need for power over others.


    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $40.00
    $40.00
  • Confessions of a Sociopath
    Confessions of a Sociopath
    ISBN: 9781447242734
    Title: Confessions of a Sociopath
    Author: THOMAS M E

    M. E. Thomas is a high-functioning non-criminal sociopath. She is charismatic, ambitious, and successful. You would be charmed by her if you met her, might even be seduced by her. You would not realise that she is studying you to find your flaws, that she is ruthlessly manipulative, has no empathy and does not feel guilt or remorse. But she does like people - she likes to touch them, mould them, and ruin them. Now she writes with breathtaking honesty about her life, from the confusion of trying to fit in as a child to her growing need for power over others.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
  • Confidence Game: the Psychology of the Con & Why We Fall for It Every Time
    Confidence Game: the Psychology of the Con & Why We Fall for It Every Time
    ISBN: 9781782113881
    Title: Confidence Game: the Psychology of the Con & Why We Fall for It Every Time
    Author: KONNIKOVA MARIA

    True con artists - the Bernie Madoffs, the Clark Rockefellers, the Lance Armstrongs - are elegant, outsized personalities, artists of persuasion and exploiters of trust. They hold a deep, enigmatic fascination for us. But how do they do it? Why are they successful? And what keeps us falling for it, over and over again? Whether it's a suspicious-looking email or a multimillion-dollar global swindle, Maria Konnikova investigates the psychological principles that underlie each stage of the confidence game - from the initial put-up, where the artist identifies the victim, to the eventual fix, where the artist persuades the victim to stay quiet. Exploring the psychological profile of both the con artist and his mark, we learn how grifters can be so persuasive, even to those of us who consider ourselves immune, and how we can train ourselves to discern the signs of a story that isn't quite what it seems. Insightful and entertaining, telling fascinating stories about some of the most seductive imposters in history, The Confidence Game takes us into the world of the con to examine not only why we believe in confidence artists but how our sense of truth can be manipulated by those around us.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $33.00
    $33.00
  • Confidence Game: the Psychology of the Con & Why We Fall for It Every Time
    Confidence Game: the Psychology of the Con & Why We Fall for It Every Time
    ISBN: 9781782113911
    Title: Confidence Game: the Psychology of the Con & Why We Fall for It Every Time
    Author: KONNIKOVA MARIA

    The con artist: from Bernie Madoff to Clark Rockefeller to Lance Armstrong. How do they get away with it? And what keeps us falling for them, over and over again? In The Confidence Game, Maria Konnikova investigates the psychological principles that underlie each stage of the swindle, from the put-up all the way to the fix, and how we can train ourselves to spot a story that isn't all it seems.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
  • Congratulations Its Aspergers Syndrome
    Congratulations Its Aspergers Syndrome
    ISBN: 9781843101123
    Title: Congratulations Its Aspergers Syndrome
    Author: BIRCH J


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $69.00
    $69.00
  • Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are
    Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are
    ISBN: 9780241951873
    Title: Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are
    Author: SEUNG SEBASTIAN

    What really makes us who we are? In this groundbreaking book, pioneering neuroscientist Sebastian Seung shows that our identity does not lie in our genes, but in the connections between our brain cells - our own particular wiring, or 'connectomes'.Everything about us - emotions, thoughts, memories - is encoded in these tangled patterns of neural connections, and now Seung and a dedicated team are mapping them in order to uncover the basis of personality, explain disorders such as autism and depression, and even enable us to 'upload' our brains. This book reveals the secrets of the brain, showing how our connectome makes each of us uniquely ourselves.& 'One of the most eagerly awaited scientific books of the year . . . intellectually exhilarating, beautifully written, exquisitely precise yet still managing to be inspirational.'& Irish Times& 'With the first-person flavour of James Watson's Double Helix, Connectome gives a sense of the excitement on the cutting edge of neuroscience.'& New Scientist'Witty and exceptionally clear& . . . beautifully explained& . . . the best lay book on brain science I've ever read.' Wall Street Journal'Seung is about to revolutionise brain science.'& The Times'The reader is swept along with his enthusiasm.' The New York Times&

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are
    Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are
    ISBN: 9781846146589
    Title: Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are
    Author: SEUNG SEBASTIAN

    Sebastian Seung, a dynamic young professor at MIT, is at the forefront of a revolution in neuroscience. He believes that our identity lies not in our genes, but in the connections between our brain cells-our particular wiring. Seung and a dedicated group of researchers are leading the effort to map these connections, neuron by neuron, synapse by synapse. It's a monumental effort, but if they succeed, they will uncover the basis of personality, identity, intelligence, memory, and perhaps disorders such as autism and schizophrenia.Connectomeis a mind-bending adventure story, told with great passion and authority, that presents a daring scientific and technological vision for understanding what makes us who we are, both as individuals and as a species.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $37.00
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  • Conquest of Happiness
    Conquest of Happiness
    ISBN: 9780415378475
    Title: Conquest of Happiness
    Author: RUSSELL BERTRAND

    Originally published: London: George Allen & Unwin, 1930. With a new pref.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $33.00
    $33.00
  • Conquest of Happiness
    Conquest of Happiness
    ISBN: 9780871406736
    Title: Conquest of Happiness
    Author: RUSSELL BERTRAND

    "Should be read by every parent, teacher, minister, and Congressman in the land."--The Atlantic In The Conquest of Happiness, first published by Liveright in 1930, iconoclastic philosopher Bertrand Russell attempted to diagnose the myriad causes of unhappiness in modern life and chart a path out of the seemingly inescapable malaise so prevalent even in safe and prosperous Western societies. More than eighty years later, Russell's wisdom remains as true as it was on its initial release. Eschewing guilt-based morality, Russell lays out a rationalist prescription for living a happy life, including the importance of cultivating interests outside oneself and the dangers of passive pleasure. In this new edition, best-selling philosopher Daniel C. Dennett reintroduces Russell to a new generation, stating that Conquest is both "a fascinating time capsule" and "a prototype of the flood of self-help books that have more recently been published, few of them as well worth reading today as Russell's little book."

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $34.00

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  • Consciousness #121
    Consciousness #121
    ISBN: 9780192805850
    Title: Consciousness #121
    Author: BLACKMORE SUSAN


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $21.00
    $21.00
  • Consciousness Explained
    Consciousness Explained
    ISBN: 9780140128673
    Title: Consciousness Explained
    Author: DENNETT DANIEL


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $37.00
    $37.00
  • Consciousness: a User's Guide
    Consciousness: a User's Guide
    ISBN: 9780300104974
    Title: Consciousness: a User's Guide
    Author: ZEMAN ADAM

    In this thought-provoking book, neurologist Adam Zeman offers an enlightening view of consciousness seen through the lenses of science and philosophy, enhancing his discussion with case studies of neurological patients and observations of young children s expanding mental worlds.
    An articulate . . . neurologist . . . covers many aspects of consciousness for general readers. His treatment of the disorders of knowledge is superb. If you were intrigued with "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, "you ll appreciate the book s] buildup to what Oliver Sacks described in that work. . . . Approachable and instructive. William H. Calvin, "New York Times Book Review "
    A grand tour of the terrain of consciousness, as viewed from neuroscientific and philosophical perspectives. Colin Beer, "Quarterly Review of Biology"
    Zeman] is uniquely qualified to write this particular book, whose chief merit is that it provides a summary of the current state of play in neurobiology, psychology, and philosophy. . . . A very useful book. John R. Searle, "Los Angeles Times Book Review"
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    Format: Paperback
    Price: $63.00
    $63.00
  • Conservation Psychology Understanding & Promoting Human Care for Nature
    Conservation Psychology Understanding & Promoting Human Care for Nature
    ISBN: 9781405176781
    Title: Conservation Psychology Understanding & Promoting Human Care for Nature
    Author: CLAYTON SUSAN D


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $83.00
    $83.00
  • Conservation Psychology Understanding & Promoting Human Care for Nature
    Conservation Psychology Understanding & Promoting Human Care for Nature
    ISBN: 9781405194099
    Title: Conservation Psychology Understanding & Promoting Human Care for Nature
    Author: CLAYTON SUSAN D

    This textbook introduces the reader to the new and emerging field of Conservation Psychology, which explores connections between the study of human behavior and the achievement of conservation goals.People are often cast as villains in the story of environmental degradation, seen primarily as a threat to healthy ecosystems and an obstacle to conservation. But humans are inseparable from natural ecosystems. Understanding how people think about, experience, and interact with nature is crucial for promoting environmental sustainability as well as human well-being.The book first summarizes theory and research on human cognitive, emotional, and behavioral responses to nature and goes on to review research on peopleĆ¢??s experience of nature in wild, managed, and urban settings. Finally, it examines ways to encourage conservation-oriented behavior at both individual and societal levels. Throughout, the authors integrate a wide body of published literature to demonstrate how and why psychology is relevant to promoting a more sustainable relationship between humans and nature.

    Format: Hardback
    Price: $220.00
    $220.00
  • Coping With Trauma-related Dissociation : Skills Training for Patients and Therapists
    Coping With Trauma-related Dissociation : Skills Training for Patients and Therapists
    ISBN: 9780393706468
    Title: Coping With Trauma-related Dissociation : Skills Training for Patients and Therapists
    Author: BOON S STEEL K & VAN DER HART O


    Format: Hardback
    Price: $62.00
    $62.00
  • Corrections
    Corrections
    ISBN: 9780007232444
    Title: Corrections
    Author: FRANZEN JONATHAN

    The winner of the National Book Award, the New York Times No.1 Bestseller and the worldwide literary sensation, 'The Corrections' has established itself as a truly great American novel.The Lamberts - Enid and Alfred and their three grown-up children - are a troubled family living in a troubled age. Alfred is ill and as his condition worsens the whole family must face the failures, secrets and long-buried hurts that haunt them if they are to make the corrections that each desperately needs. Stretching from the Midwest in the mid-century to Wall Street and Eastern Europe in the age of globalised greed, The Corrections brings an old-time America of freight trains and civic duty into wild collision with the era of home surveillance, hands-off parenting, do-it-yourself mental healthcare, and New Economy millionaires. It announces Jonathan Franzen as one of the most brilliant interpreters of American society and the American soul.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $25.00
    $25.00
  • Counselling for Toads
    Counselling for Toads
    ISBN: 9780415174299
    Title: Counselling for Toads
    Author: DE BOARD ROBERT


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $46.00
    $46.00
  • Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
    Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
    ISBN: 9780061284335
    Title: Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse
    Author: BASS ELLEN, DAVIS LAURA

    Based on the experiences of hundreds of child abuse survivors, The Courage to Heal profiles victims who share the challenges and triumphs of their personal healing processes. Inspiring and comprehensive, it offers mental, emotional and physical support to all people who are in the process of rebuilding their lives. The Courage to Heal offers hope, encouragement and practical advice to every woman who was sexually abused as a child and answers some vital questions, including: -How do I know if I was sexually abused? -Where does the decision to heal start? -How can I break the silence and who will listen? -How can I re-build my self-esteem, intimacy and capacity to love? -What therapy, support groups, self-help programmes or organisations are available?

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $55.00
    $55.00
  • Cracked: the Unhappy Truth About Psychiatry
    Cracked: the Unhappy Truth About Psychiatry
    ISBN: 9781848315563
    Title: Cracked: the Unhappy Truth About Psychiatry
    Author: DAVIES JAMES

    In an effort to enlighten a new generation about its growing reliance on psychiatry, this illuminating volume investigates why psychiatry has become the fastest-growing medical field in history; why psychiatric drugs are now more widely prescribed than ever before; and why psychiatry, without solid scientific justification, keeps expanding the number of mental disorders it believes to exist.This revealing volume shows that these issues can be explained by one startling fact: in recent decades psychiatry has become so motivated by power that it has put the pursuit of pharmaceutical riches above its patients' well being. Readers will be shocked and dismayed to discover that psychiatry, in the name of helping others, has actually been helping itself.In a style reminiscent of Ben Goldacre's Bad Science and investigative in tone, James Davies reveals psychiatry's hidden failings and how the field of study must change if it is to ever win back its patients' trust.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
    Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
    ISBN: 9780099535478
    Title: Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
    Author: MCDONOUGH WILLIAM & BRAUNGART MICHA

    'Reduce, reuse, recycle' urge environmentalists; in other words, do more with less in order to minimize damage. But as architect William McDonough and chemist Michael Braungart point out in this provocative, visionary book, this approach only perpetuates the one-way, 'cradle to grave' manufacturing model, dating to the Industrial Revolution, that creates such fantastic amounts of waste and pollution in the first place. Why not challenge the belief that human industry must damage the natural world? In fact, why not take nature itself as our model for making things? A tree produces thousands of blossoms in order to create another tree, yet we consider its abundance not wasteful but safe, beautiful and highly effective. Waste equals food. Guided by this principle, McDonough and Braungart explain how products can be designed from the outset so that, after their useful lives, they will provide nourishment for something new - continually circulating as pure and viable materials within a 'cradle to cradle' model. Drawing on their experience in redesigning everything from carpeting to corporate campuses, McDonough and Braungart make an exciting and viable case for putting eco-effectiveness into practice, and show how anyone involved in making anything can begin to do so as well.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $29.00
    $29.00
  • Crazy Love
    Crazy Love
    ISBN: 9780552158633
    Title: Crazy Love
    Author: STEINER LESLIE MORGAN

    When Leslie met her husband Conor she felt she'd found the man of her dreams. Smart, attentive and devoted to her, he was all she'd ever hoped for and it wasn't long before they were married. But worrying cracks began to appear in this seemingly perfect relationship.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00
    $28.00
  • Creating Capabilities: the Human Development Approach
    Creating Capabilities: the Human Development Approach
    ISBN: 9780674050549
    Title: Creating Capabilities: the Human Development Approach
    Author: NUSSBAUM MARTHA C


    Format: Hardback
    Price: $45.00
    $45.00
  • Creatures of a Day & Other Tales of Psychotherapy
    Creatures of a Day & Other Tales of Psychotherapy
    ISBN: 9781925106428
    Title: Creatures of a Day & Other Tales of Psychotherapy
    Author: YALOM IRVIN

    In his long and distinguished career, Irvin Yalom has pressed his patients and readers to grapple with life's two greatest challenges: that we all must die, and that each of us is responsible for leading a life worth living. In Creatures of a Day, he and his patients confront the difficulty of these challenges. In recounting his patients' dilemmas, Yalom not only gives us an enthralling glimpse into their personal desires and motivations but also tells us his own story as he struggles to reconcile his emotional life with the demands placed on him. With compassion and humility, he prods his patients to explore the anxiety, fear and vulnerability that accompany their thoughts about death. His patients are reticent, confused and frustrating, but also open, insightful and inspiring - from the former CEO struggling to adjust to life in a retirement home, to the young professional dealing with the loss of both of his parents, to the former ballerina realising that her days on the stage are far behind her. Then there is the lonely writer with terminal cancer who spends her last weeks in Yalom's office, looking for someone to shepherd her through cancer's brutal accentuation of all life's 'pleasure and sweetness' even as it sweeps it away. Although these people have come to Yalom seeking relief, recognition or meaning, he and they discover that such things are rarely found in the place where we think to look. As documented through Yalom's masterful storytelling, Creatures of a Day shows that the process of psychotherapy can create some of the most engrossing human dramas imaginable. It provides an intelligent, compassionate, yet still unflinching look at the human soul and all the pain, confusion and hope that go with it. The power of these stories is amplified by Yalom's reflections on his own life as he reckons with its inevitable end. Suffused with humour, great artistry and a profound humanity, Creatures of a Day lays bare the necessary task we each face, each day, to make our own lives meaningful.

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • Creatures of a Day & Other Tales of Psychotherapy
    Creatures of a Day & Other Tales of Psychotherapy
    ISBN: 9780465097432
    Title: Creatures of a Day & Other Tales of Psychotherapy
    Author: YALOM IRVIN D.

    "All of us are creatures of a day," wrote Marcus Aurelius, "rememberer and remembered alike." In his long-awaited new collection of stories, renowned psychiatrist Irvin D. Yalom describes his patients' struggles-as well as his own-to come to terms with the two great challenges of existence: how to have a meaningful life, and how to reckon with its inevitable end. In these pages, we meet a nurse, angry and adrift in a morass of misery where she has lost a son to a world of drugs and crime, and yet who must comfort the more privileged through their own pain; a successful businessman who, in the wake of a suicide, despairs about the gaps and secrets that infect every relationship; a newly minted psychologist whose study of the human condition damages her treasured memories of a lost friend; and a man whose rejection of philosophy forces even Yalom himself into a crisis of confidence. Their names and stories will linger long after the book's lastpage is turned.

    LikeLove's Executioner, which established Yalom's preeminence as a storyteller illuminating the drama of existential therapy,Creatures of a Day is funny, earthy, and often shocking; it is a radically honest statement about the difficulties of human life, but also a celebration of some of the finest fruits-love, family, friendship-that life can bear. We are all creatures of a day. With Yalom as a guide, we can find in this book the means not just to make our own day bearable, but meaningful-and perhaps even joyful.


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    Price: $34.00
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  • Criminal: the Truth About Why People do Bad Things
    Criminal: the Truth About Why People do Bad Things
    ISBN: 9781846145933
    Title: Criminal: the Truth About Why People do Bad Things
    Author: GASH TOM

    There are two myths about crime. In one, the criminal act is a selfish choice, and tough punishment the only solution. In the other, the system is at fault, and perpetrators will change only when society reforms. Both these narratives are wrong. Interweaving conversations and stories of crime with findings from the latest research, Tom Gash dispels the myths that inform our views of crime, from the widespread misconception that poverty causes crime, to the belief that tough sentencing reduces it. He examines the origins of criminal behaviour, the ebb and flow of crime across the last century, and the effectiveness of various government crack-downs - and in doing so reveals that crime is both less rational and much easier to reduce than many believe. Can we suspend our knee-jerk reactions, let go of cherished myths and embrace the truth about crime?

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $40.00
    $40.00
  • Critical Mass How One Thing Leads to Another
    Critical Mass How One Thing Leads to Another
    ISBN: 9780099457862
    Title: Critical Mass How One Thing Leads to Another
    Author: BALL PHILIP

    Is there a 'physics of society'? Ranging from Hobbes and Adam Smith to modern work on traffic flow and market trading, and across economics, sociology and psychology, Philip Ball shows how much we can understand of human behaviour when we cease to try to predict and analyse the behaviour of individuals and look to the impact of hundreds, thousands or millions of individual human decisions., whether in circumstances in which human beings co-operate or conflict, when their aggregate behaviour is constructive and when it is destructive. By perhaps Britain's leading young science writer, this is a deeply thought-provoking book, causing us to examine our own behaviour, whether in buying the new Harry Potter book, voting for a particular party or responding to the lures of advertisers.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $35.00
    $35.00
  • Crowds & Power
    Crowds & Power
    ISBN: 9780374518202
    Title: Crowds & Power
    Author: CANETTI ELIAS

    Crowds and Power is a revolutionary work in which Elias Canetti finds a new way of looking at human history and psychology. Breathtaking in its range and erudition, it explores Shiite festivals and the English Civil war, the finger exercises of monkeys and the effects of inflation in Weimar Germany. In this study of the interplay of crowds, Canetti offers one of the most profound and startling portraits of the human condition.


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $36.00
    $36.00
  • Cure: a Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body
    Cure: a Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body
    ISBN: 9781922147721
    Title: Cure: a Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body
    Author: MARCHANT JO

    A rigorous, sceptical, deeply reported look at the new science behind the mind's extraordinary ability to heal the body.


    Have you ever felt a surge of adrenaline after narrowly avoiding an accident? Salivated at the sight (or thought) of a sour lemon? Felt turned on just from hearing your partner's voice? If so, then you've experienced how dramatically the workings of your mind can affect your body.


    Yet while we accept that stress or anxiety can damage our health, the idea of 'healing thoughts' was long ago hijacked by New Age gurus and spiritual healers. Recently, however, serious scientists from a range of fields have been uncovering evidence that our thoughts, emotions, and beliefs can ease pain, heal wounds, fend off infection and heart disease, even slow the progression of AIDS and some cancers.


    In Cure, award-winning science writer Jo Marchant travels the world to meet the physicians, patients and researchers on the cutting edge of this new world of medicine. We learn how meditation protects against depression and dementia, how social connections increase life expectancy, and how patients who feel cared for recover from surgery faster. We meet Iraq war veterans who are using a virtual arctic world to treat their burns and children whose ADHD is kept under control with half the normal dose of medication. We watch as a transplant patient uses the smell of lavender to calm his hostile immune system and an Olympic runner shaves vital seconds off his time through mind-power alone.


    Drawing on the very latest research, Marchant explores the vast potential of the mind's ability to heal, acknowledges its limitations, and explains how we can make use of the findings in our own lives.


    Jo Marchantis the author of Decoding the Heavens, shortlisted for the Royal Society Prize. She has a PhD in genetics and medical microbiology and has written on everything from the future of genetic engineering to underwater archaeology for New Scientist, Nature,& Guardian, and Smithsonian. She has appeared on BBC Radio, CNN, and National Geographic. She lives in London.



    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $40.00
    $40.00
  • Cure: a Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body
    Cure: a Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body
    ISBN: 9781925498462
    Title: Cure: a Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body
    Author: MARCHANT JO

    A rigorous, sceptical, deeply reported look at the new science behind the mind's extraordinary ability to heal the body. Have you ever felt a surge of adrenaline after narrowly avoiding an accident? Salivated at the sight (or thought) of a sour lemon? Felt turned on just from hearing your partner's voice? If so, then you've experienced how dramatically the workings of your mind can affect your body. Yet while we accept that stress or anxiety can damage our health, the idea of 'healing thoughts' was long ago hijacked by New Age gurus and spiritual healers. Recently, however, serious scientists from a range of fields have been uncovering evidence that our thoughts, emotions, and beliefs can ease pain, heal wounds, fend off infection and heart disease, even slow the progression of AIDS and some cancers. In Cure, award-winning science writer Jo Marchant travels the world to meet the physicians, patients and researchers on the cutting edge of this new world of medicine. We learn how meditation protects against depression and dementia, how social connections increase life expectancy, and how patients who feel cared for recover from surgery faster. We meet Iraq war veterans who are using a virtual arctic world to treat their burns and children whose ADHD is kept under control with half the normal dose of medication. We watch as a transplant patient uses the smell of lavender to calm his hostile immune system and an Olympic runner shaves vital seconds off his time through mind-power alone. Drawing on the very latest research, Marchant explores the vast potential of the mind's ability to heal, acknowledges its limitations, and explains how we can make use of the findings in our own lives.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
  • Curiosity: How Science Became Interested in Everything
    Curiosity: How Science Became Interested in Everything
    ISBN: 9781847921727
    Title: Curiosity: How Science Became Interested in Everything
    Author: BALL PHILIP


    Format: Hardback
    Price: $55.00
    $55.00
  • Curious: the Desire to Know & Why Your Future Depends on It
    Curious: the Desire to Know & Why Your Future Depends on It
    ISBN: 9781782064978
    Title: Curious: the Desire to Know & Why Your Future Depends on It
    Author: LESLIE IAN

    'I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious' Albert Einstein. Everyone is born curious. But only some retain the habits of exploring, learning and discovering as they grow older. Which side of the 'curiosity divide' are you on? In Curious Ian Leslie makes a passionate case for the cultivation of our desire to know. Curious people tend to be smarter, more creative and more successful. But at the very moment when the rewards of curiosity have never been higher, it is misunderstood and undervalued, and increasingly practised only by a cognitive elite. Drawing on fascinating research from psychology, sociology and business, Curious looks at what feeds curiosity and what starves it, and uncovers surprising answers. Curiosity isn't a quality you can rely on to last a lifetime, but a mental muscle that atrophies without regular exercise. It's not a gift, but a habit that parents, schools, workplaces and individuals need to nurture if it is to thrive. Filled with inspiring stories, case studies and practical advice, Curious will change the way you think about your own mental life, and that of those around you.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $28.00
    $28.00
  • Curious? Discover the Missing Ingredient to a Fulfilling Life
    Curious? Discover the Missing Ingredient to a Fulfilling Life
    ISBN: 9780061661198
    Title: Curious? Discover the Missing Ingredient to a Fulfilling Life
    Author: KASHDAN TODD

    Curious?" is one of those rare books that can make you rethink how you see the world. Arianna Huffington This is the perfect book to read when you are having second thoughts about challenging yourself to explore that next step in life Stephen Post, Ph.D., coauthor of Why Good Things Happen to Good People"Discover the missing ingredient to a fulfilling life with Curious? "In this fascinating, enlightening volume, renowned psychology professor Todd Kashdan reveals how cultivating curiosity is the road to happy, healthy, and meaningful living and the true key to falling in love with life."

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $34.00
    $34.00
  • Dancing in the Streets a History of Collective Joy
    Dancing in the Streets a History of Collective Joy
    ISBN: 9781847080080
    Title: Dancing in the Streets a History of Collective Joy
    Author: EHRENREICH BARBARA


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $29.00
    $29.00
  • Dancing With Demons: True Life Misadventures of a Criminal Psychologist
    Dancing With Demons: True Life Misadventures of a Criminal Psychologist
    ISBN: 9781760552664
    Title: Dancing With Demons: True Life Misadventures of a Criminal Psychologist
    Author: WATSON-MUNRO TIM

    "The extraordinary memoir of a man who has spent his working life looking into the eyes of modern evil. As Australia's most distinguished criminal psychologist, 'Doc' Tim Watson-Munro has assessed over 30,000 'persons of interest' in some of the nation's most notorious court cases, including Hoddle Street gunman Julian Knight, corporate fraudster Alan Bond, Melbourne gangster Alphonse Gangitano and, in recent years, Australia's first terrorist convicts. But the frontline of psychology is no place for the faint-hearted. Tim's pioneering methods and proximity to evil made him front page news but also led him to a devastating personal crossroads - first wife gravely ill, second wife pregnant, best mate betraying him to the cops, $2,000-a-week drug habit spiralling out of control, brilliant career and hard-won reputation in crisis. Tim's descent into the maelstrom is a candid, funny, frightening odyssey, offering unique insight into not only the nature of addiction, but also the lives and minds of the psychopaths we share our world with. After all, when you're dancing with demons, it takes one to know one."

    Format: Trade paperback
    Price: $40.00
    $40.00
  • Dark Side of the Light Chasers: Reclaiming Your Power, Creativity, Brilliance, and Dreams
    Dark Side of the Light Chasers: Reclaiming Your Power, Creativity, Brilliance, and Dreams
    ISBN: 9781594485251
    Title: Dark Side of the Light Chasers: Reclaiming Your Power, Creativity, Brilliance, and Dreams
    Author: FORD DEBBIE

    The bestselling, beloved classic on how to go into the dark side of yourself to bring out the light -- now with new material. Debbie Ford believes that we each hold within us a trace of every human characteristic that exists, the capacity for every human emotion. We are born with the ability to express this entire spectrum of characteristics. But, Ford points out, our families and our society send us strong messages about which ones are good and bad. So when certain impulses arise, we deny them instead of confronting them, giving them a healthy voice, then letting them go. It is to these feelings that Ford turns our attention, these parts of our selves that don't fit the personae we have created for the rest of the world. She shows us the effects of living in the dark, of keeping all our supposedly unsavory impulses under wraps. We find ourselves disproportionately frustrated and angry at the selfishness of friends, the laziness of colleagues, the arrogance of siblings. When we are unable to reconcile similar impulses in ourselves, Ford explains, we waste our own energy judging others instead of empathizing. But most important, we deny ourselves the power and freedom of living authentically. Through the stories and exercises in The Dark Side of the Light Chasers, Debbie Ford shows us not only how to recognize our hidden emotions, but also how to find the gifts they offer us. This is for fans of Marianne Williamson, Neale Donald Walsch, and Deepak Chopra. The very impulses we most fear may be the key to what is lacking in our lives.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $36.00
    $36.00
  • Darkness Visible
    Darkness Visible
    ISBN: 9780099285571
    Title: Darkness Visible
    Author: STYRON WILLIAM

    In the summer of 1985 William Styron was overtaken by persistent insomnia and a troubling sense of malaise - the first signs of a deep depression that would engulf his life and leave him on the brink of suicide.DARKNESS VISIBLE describes his devastating descent into depression, taking us on an unprecedented journey into the realm of madness. It is an intimate portrait of the agony of Styron's ordeal, as well as a probing look at an illness that affects millions but is still widely misunderstood. Through his remarkable candour and powers of description comes a true understanding of the anguish of a mind desperate unto death. Written in Styron's clear and marvellously compelling prose, DARKNESS VISIBLE is a bold and ultimately uplifting exploration of depression's dark reality.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $27.00
    $27.00
  • Darkness Visible
    Darkness Visible
    ISBN: 9780679736394
    Title: Darkness Visible
    Author: STYRON WILLIAM


    Format: Paperback
    Price: $31.00
    $31.00
  • David & Goliath
    David & Goliath
    ISBN: 9780241959596
    Title: David & Goliath
    Author: GLADWELL MALCOLM

    What if everything we thought about power was wrong? What if, in the ancient story of the shepherd boy who topples a giant, David actually had the advantage? This thought sets Malcolm Gladwell on an extraordinary journey that takes him from art to basketball, the brain to revolutions, along the way weaving unforgettable stories of misfits, outsiders, tricksters and underdogs who have faced outsized challenges and won. With his trademark warmth, humour and gift for showing us the world through new eyes, Gladwell lets us see why the powerful aren't always what we think they are - and that some of us have more strength and purpose than we could ever imagine.

    Format: Paperback
    Price: $30.00
    $30.00
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