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The Human Swarm: How Our Societies Arise, Thrive, and Fall

Mark W. Moffett · Basic Books
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

The epic story of how humans evolved from intimate chimp communities into a world-dominating species

If a chimpanzee ventures into the territory of a different group, it will almost certainly be killed. But a New Yorker can fly to Los Angeles--or Borneo--with very little fear. Psychologists...
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Evil: The Science Behind Humanity's Dark Side

Julia Shaw · Abrams Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

What is it about evil that we find so compelling? From our obsession with serial killers to violence in pop culture, we seem inescapably drawn to the stories of monstrous acts and the aberrant people who commit them. But evil, Dr. Julia Shaw argues, is all relative, rooted in our unique...
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The Gift of Recovery: 52 Mindful Ways to Live Joyfully Beyond Addiction

Rebecca E Williams · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

If you're recovering from addiction, The Gift of Recovery offers quick, in-the-moment tips and tricks to help you cope with daily stress and stay firmly on the path to wellness. With this gentle, easy-to-use guide, you'll learn how to navigate relationships, take time for self-care,...

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Tribe On Homecoming and Belonging.

Junger Sebastian · Twelve
Pages: 168
Format: Print book

We have a strong instinct to belong to small groups defined by clear purpose and understanding--"tribes." This tribal connection has been largely lost in modern society, but regaining it may be the key to our psychological survival.

Decades before the American Revolution,...
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How Philosophy Works

DK · DK
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Demystifying the key ideas of the world's greatest philosophers, and exploring all of the most important branches of thought, including philosophy of science, philosophy of religion, and feminist philosophy in a uniquely visual way, this book is the perfect introduction to the subject.

A...
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Trump on the Couch: Inside the Mind of the President

JUSTIN A M D FRANK · Avery
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A full psychoanalytic portrait of President Donald Trump by the New York Times-bestselling author of Bush on the Couch and Obama on the Couch.

No president in the history of the United States has inspired more alarm and confusion than Donald Trump. Questions and concerns...
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Before You Know It: The Unconscious Reasons We Do What We Do

John A Bargh · Touchstone
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

Dr. John Bargh, the world's leading expert on the unconscious mind, presents a groundbreaking book, twenty years in the making, which gives us an entirely new understanding of the hidden mental processes that secretly govern every aspect of our behavior.

For more than three decades,...
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Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed

Lori Gottlieb · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!Now being developed as a television series with Eva Longoria and ABC!*An O, The Oprah Magazine's Best Nonfiction Book of 2019* *A People Magazine Book of the Week*
*An Apple Best Books Pick for April*
*An April IndieNext Pick*
*A...
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Jane on the Brain: Exploring the Science of Social Intelligence with Jane Austen

WENDY JONES · Pegasus Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

An Austen scholar and therapist reveals Jane Austen's intuitive ability to imbue her characters with hallmarks of social intelligence -- and how these beloved works of literature can further illuminate the mind-brain connection.

Why is Jane Austen so phenomenally popular? Why do we read...
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