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Inconvenient People: Lunacy, Liberty, and the Mad-Doctors in England

Sarah Wise · Counterpoint; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

The phenomenon of false allegations of mental illness is as old as our first interactions as human beings. Every one of us has described some other person as crazy or insane, and most all of us have had periods, moments at least, of madness. But it took the confluence of the law and medical...
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Beautiful Souls: Saying No, Breaking Ranks, and Heeding the Voice of Conscience in Dark Times

Eyal Press · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Format: Hardcover

On the Swiss border with Austria in 1938, a police captain refuses to enforce a law barring Jewish refugees from entering his country. In the Balkans half a century later, a Serb from the war-blasted city of Vukovar defies his superiors in order to save the lives of Croats. At the height...
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The Yes Brain: How to Cultivate Courage, Curiosity, and Resilience in Your Child

DANIEL J SIEGEL · Bantam
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From the authors of The Whole-Brain Child and No-Drama Discipline, an indispensable guide to unlocking your child's innate capacity for positive thinking.When facing challenges, unpleasant tasks, and contentious issues such as homework, screen time, food choices, and bedtime, children often...
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A.D.H.D. Nation: Children, Doctors, Big Pharma, and the Making of an American Epidemic

Alan Schwarz · Scribner
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

The groundbreaking and definitive account of the widespread misdiagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - and how its unchecked growth over half a century has made ADHD one of the most controversial conditions in medicine, with serious effects on children, adults, and society.More...
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Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry Into the Value of Work

Matthew B. Crawford · Penguin Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A philosopher mechanic destroys the pretensions of the high- prestige workplace and makes an irresistible case for working with ones hands Shop Class as Soulcraft brings alive an experience that was once quite common, but now seems to be receding from society-the experience of making and fixing...
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The Culture Code: The Secrets of Highly Successful Groups

DANIEL COYLE · Bantam
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of The Talent Code comes a book that unlocks the secrets of highly successful groups and provides tomorrow's leaders with the tools to build a cohesive, motivated culture. Where does great culture come from? How do you build and sustain it in your...
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Breathe, Mama, Breathe: 5-Minute Mindfulness for Busy Moms

Shonda Moralis · The Experiment
Pages: 270
Format: Print book

A "Mom Must-Read" - Parents Easy-to-follow practices that will help moms find quick, daily opportunities to reset and refocus with mindfulness Moms can feel as if they are sprinting through life, crashing onto the pillow at day's end only to start again the next morning. In Breathe,...
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How We Eat with Our Eyes and Think with Our Stomachs: The Hidden Influences That Shape Your Eating Habits

Melanie Muhl · The Experiment
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

We make hundreds of decisions about food every day. Some of them we know we're making: What to eat, how to eat it, and many more. What we don't know is how each of those decisions is influenced by our environment, the food industry, and our own irrational appetites. Now, How We Eat with...
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I Feel You: The Surprising Power of Extreme Empathy

CRIS BEAM · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A cogent, gorgeous examination of empathy, illuminating the myths, the science, and the power behind this transformative emotion Empathy has become a gaping fault line in American culture. Pioneering programs aim to infuse our legal and educational systems with more empathic thinking,...
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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, Dr. John...
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The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President

Bandy X Lee · Thomas Dunne Books
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The consensus view of two dozen psychiatrists and psychologists that Trump is dangerously mentally ill and that he presents a clear and present danger to the nation and our own mental health.This is not normal.Since the start of Donald Trump's presidential run, one question has quietly...
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