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The Natural Laws of Children: Why Children Thrive When We Understand How Their Brains Are Wired

Alvarez, Celine · Shambhala
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

A powerful, neuroscience-based approach to revolutionize early childhood learning through natural creativity, strong human connections, spontaneous free play, and more.All children are born wired to learn and to love. As young children explore the world and interact with others, their brains...
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The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World

Zaki, Jamil · Crown
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A Stanford psychologist offers a bold new understanding of empathy, and shows how we can expand our circle of care, even in these divisive times Empathy is in short supply. Isolation and tribalism are rampant. We struggle to understand people who aren't like us, but find it easy to hate...
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Neuroscience of Personality: Brain Savvy Insights for All Types of People

Dario Nardi · Radiance House
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

Inside your brain are many keys to what make you and others tick. Imagine peering into the minds of your clients, friends, and loved-ones. Now you can! Award-winning UCLA professor and author Dario Nardi brings to life a feast of useful insights drawn from his brain research lab. He will...
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Self-Neglect and Hoarding: A Guide to Safeguarding and Support

Deborah Barnett · Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pages: 264
Format: Paperback

Self-neglect and hoarding is present in 1 of 5 social work cases in mental health and older people's services. These cases can be the most alarming and challenging on a social worker's caseload.A skilled, thorough risk assessment of the behaviours of self-neglect is needed in order...
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The Second Mountain: The Quest for a Moral Life

David Brooks · Random House Audio
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * Everybody tells you to live for a cause larger than yourself, but how exactly do you do it? The author of The Road to Character explores what it takes to lead a meaningful life in a self-centered world. Every so often, you meet people who radiate joy - who seem...
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The Intelligence Trap: Why Smart People Make Dumb Mistakes

Robson, David · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An eye-opening examination of the stupid things smart people do -- and how to cultivate skills to protect ourselves from error.Smart people are not only just as prone to making mistakes as everyone else, they may be even more susceptible to them. This is the "intelligence trap,"...
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The Introvert's Complete Career Guide: From Landing a Job, to Surviving, Thriving, and Moving on Up

Jane Finkle · Career Press
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

What do Elon Musk, Warren Buffet, Marissa Mayer, and Bill Gates all have in common outside of being wildly successful? They are all introverts.In today's fast-paced, unstable workplace achieving success requires speaking up, promoting oneself and one's ideas, and taking initiative....
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Life Finds a Way: What Evolution Teaches Us About Creativity

Wagner, Andreas · Basic Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

How the principles of biological innovation can help us overcome creative challenges in art, business, and scienceIn Life Finds a Way, biologist Andreas Wagner reveals the deep symmetry between innovation in biological evolution and human cultural creativity. Rarely is either a linear climb...
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Flash Count Diary: Menopause and the Vindication of Natural Life

Steinke, Darcey · Sarah Crichton Books
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

"Many days I believe menopause is the new (if long overdue) frontier for the most compelling and necessary philosophy; Darcey Steinke is already there, blazing the way. This elegant, wise, fascinating, deeply moving book is an instant classic....
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Conscience: The Origins of Moral Intuition

Churchland, Patricia · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

How do we determine right from wrong? Conscience illuminates the answer through science and philosophy.In her brilliant work Touching a Nerve, Patricia S. Churchland, the distinguished founder of neurophilosophy, drew from scientific research on the brain to understand its philosophical...
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