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Smarter Next Year: The Revolutionary Science for a Smarter, Happier You

David Bardsley Dr. · Simple Truths
Pages: 160
Format: Hardcover

Contrary to accepted belief, developing and enhancing cognitive ability can be achieved at any stage in life. Smarter Next Year presents the latest scientific information and best practices for increasing intelligence at any age, whether you're 5, 55, or 105. This self-help book provides...
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War Crimes: Causes, Excuses, and Blame

Matthew Talbert · Oxford University Press
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

In 2005, US Marines killed 24 unarmed Iraqi civilians in the town of Haditha, including several children. How should we assess the perpetrators of this and other war crimes? Is it unfair to blame the Marines because they were subject to situational pressures such as combat stress (and had lost...
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Be Fearless: 5 Principles for a Life of Breakthroughs and Purpose

Jean Case · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Philanthropist, investor, and technology pioneer Jean Case brings to life the five Be Fearless principles common to the people and organizations that change the world.This book is a call to action for those seeking to live extraordinary lives and bring about transformational change. When...
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Understanding the Brain: From Cells to Behavior to Cognition

John E. Dowling · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

An examination of what makes us human and unique among all creatures -- our brains. No reader curious about our "little grey cells" will want to pass up Harvard neuroscientist John E. Dowling's brief introduction to the brain. In this up-to-date revision of his 1998 book Creating...
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Before and After Loss: A Neurologist's Perspective on Loss, Grief, and Our Brain

Lisa M. Shulman · Johns Hopkins University Press
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

In Before and After Loss, neurologist Dr. Lisa M. Shulman describes a personal story of loss and her journey to understand the science behind the mind-altering experience of grief. Part memoir, part creative nonfiction, part account of scientific discovery, this moving book combines Shulman's...
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Parenting Children with Mental Health Challenges: A Guide to Life with Emotionally Complex Kids

Deborah Vlock · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 184
Format: Hardcover

Parenting Children with Mental Health Challenges: A Guide to Life with Emotionally Complex Kids offers overwhelmed readers guidance, solidarity, and hope. The author, a "mental-health mom" who's survived indignity, exhaustion, and the heartbreak of loving a child with multiple...
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The New Childhood: Raising Kids to Thrive in a Connected World

Jordan Shapiro · Little, Brown Spark
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

A provocative look at the new, digital landscape of childhood and how to navigate it.In The New Childhood, Jordan Shapiro provides a hopeful counterpoint to the fearful hand-wringing that has come to define our narrative around children and technology. Drawing on groundbreaking research...
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Visual Intelligence: Sharpen Your Perception, Change Your Life

Amy E. Herman · Eamon Dolan/Mariner Books
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

"Sharp and original, this book should alter how readers look at the world. " - Kirkus "This fascinating and beautifully illustrated book will make you see the world more clearly than you ever have before. And that clarity will transform how you deal with the challenges and opportunities...
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Kid Confidence: Help Your Child Make Friends, Build Resilience, and Develop Real Self-Esteem

Eileen Kennedy-Moore PhD · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

Help your child cultivate real, lasting confidence! In Kid Confidence, a licensed clinical psychologist and parenting expert offers practical, evidence-based parenting strategies to help kids foster satisfying relationships, develop competence, and make choices that fit who they are and want...
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Whole Again: Healing Your Heart and Rediscovering Your True Self After Toxic Relationships and Emotional Abuse

Jackson MacKenzie · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 304
Format: Paperback

From a leading voice on recovering from toxic relationships, a deeply insightful guide to getting back to your "old self" again--in order to truly heal and move on.Jackson MacKenzie has helped millions of people in their struggle to understand the experience of toxic relationships....
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