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TIME-LIFE Mysteries of the Criminal Mind: The Secrets Behind the World's Most Notorious Crimes

TIME-LIFE Books · TIME-LIFE
Format: Print book

Is it nature or nurture that shapes a serial killer? What drives a person to become a kidnapper or a terrorist? And can such behaviors be predicted--or even stopped before they occur?As advances in science unlock the secrets of our DNA and reveal the inner workings of the human brain, Time-Life...
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The Boy Crisis: Why Our Boys Are Struggling and What We Can Do About It

Warren Farrell · BenBella Books
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

What is the boy crisis? It's a crisis of education. For the first time in American history, our sons will have less education than their dads. It's a crisis of mental health. As boys become young men, their suicide rates go from equal to girls to six times that of young women. It's a crisis...
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Just Babies: The Origins of Good and Evil

Paul Bloom · Crown
Format: Hardcover

A leading cognitive scientist argues that a deep sense of good and evil is bred in the bone. From John Locke to Sigmund Freud, philosophers and psychologists have long believed that we begin life as blank moral slates. Many of us take for granted that babies are born selfish and that...
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What Love Is: And What It Could Be

Carrie Jenkins · Basic Books
Pages: 213
Format: Print book

What is love? Aside from being the title of many a popular love song, this is one of life's perennial questions. In What Love Is, philosopher Carrie Jenkins offers a bold new theory on the nature of romantic love that reconciles its humanistic and scientific components. Love can be a social...
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Everyone Loves a Good Train Wreck: Why We Can't Look Away

Eric G. Wilson · Sarah Crichton Books
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

Why can't we look away?Whether we admit it or not, we're fascinated by evil. Dark fantasies, morbid curiosities, Schadenfreude: As conventional wisdom has it, these are the symptoms of our wicked side, and we succumb to them at our own peril. But we're still compelled to look whenever we pass...
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Back to Normal: Why Ordinary Childhood Behavior Is Mistaken for ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, and Autism Spectrum Disorder

Enrico Gnaulati PhD · Beacon Press
Pages: 239
Format: Hardcover

A veteran clinical psychologist exposes why doctors, teachers, and parents incorrectly diagnose healthy American children with serious psychiatric conditions. In recent years there has been an alarming rise in the number of American children and youth assigned a mental health diagnosis....
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Animal Rights: All That Matters

Mark Rowlands · McGraw-Hill Education
Pages: 160
Format: Paperback

A fascinating introduction into the controversial topic of animal rights Mark Rowlands, author of The Philosopher and the Wolf, is one of the world's best known philosopher of animal rights. In Animal Rights: All That Matters, he explores specific issues of eating animals, experimentation,...
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Balanced and Barefoot: How Unrestricted Outdoor Play Makes for Strong, Confident, and Capable Children

Angela J. Hanscom · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

In this important book, a pediatric occupational therapist and founder of TimberNook shows how outdoor play and unstructured freedom of movement are vital for children's cognitive development and growth, and offers tons of fun, engaging ways to help ensure that kids grow into healthy,...
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Skin in the Game: Hidden Asymmetries in Daily Life

Nassim Nicholas Taleb · Random House
Pages: 279
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Black Swan, a bold new work that challenges many of our long-held beliefs about risk and reward, politics and religion, finance and personal responsibility In his most provocative and practical book yet, one of the foremost thinkers of our time...
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On Looking: Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes

Alexandra Horowitz · Scribner; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

From the author of the giant 1 New York Times bestseller Inside of a Dog comes an equally smart, delightful, and startling exploration of how we perceive and discover our world. Alexandra Horowitzs brilliant On Looking Eleven Walks with Expert Eyes shows us how to see the spectacle of the ordinary—to...
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Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence

Daniel Goleman · HarperCollins Canada
Pages: 311
Format: Hardcover

In Focus, Psychologist and journalist Daniel Goleman, author of the #1 international bestseller Emotional Intelligence, offers a groundbreaking look at today's scarcest resource and the secret to high performance and fulfillment: attention.Combining cutting-edge research with practical...
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The Story of Philosophy, Revised and Updated

Bryan Magee · Dorling Kindersley Publishing
Pages: 240
Format: Print book

Now updated and with a fresh new look, the highly successful The Story of Philosophy traces more than 2,500 years of Western philosophy, from Plato and Aristotle in ancient Greece to Saint Augustine and medieval philosophy, the golden century of German philosophy, Bertrand Russell and Albert...
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Tristimania: A Diary of Manic Depression

Jay Griffiths · Counterpoint LLC
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

"There are galaxies within the human mind, and madness wants to risk everything for the daring flight, reckless and beautiful and crazed. Everyone knows Icarus fell.But I love him for the fact that he dared to fly. Mania unfurls the invitation to fly too high, too near the sun..."Tristimania...
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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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50 Philosophy Classics: Thinking, Being, Acting, Seeing, Profound Insights and Powerful Thinking from Fifty Key Books

Tom Butler-Bowdon · Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Format: Paperback

A stunning survey of the "king of disciplines," 50 Philosophy Classics seeks to enlighten and explain, rather than merely instruct. Tom Butler-Bowdon has compiled a remarkable group of thinkers and their seminal works to serve as a lively entry point to the field of philosophy....
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