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Man, Interrupted: Why Young Men are Struggling & What We Can Do About It

Philip Zimbardo · Conari Press
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

In 2011, Philip Zimbardo gave a TED Talk called "The Demise of Guys," which has been viewed by over 1.8 million people. A TED eBook short followed that chronicled how in record numbers men are flaming out academically and failing socially and sexually with women. This new book...

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Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions That Matter the Most

Steven Johnson · Riverhead Books
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking book about making once-in-a-lifetime decisions, from the bestselling author of How We Got to Now and Where Good Ideas Come From

Plenty of books offer useful advice on how to get better at making quick-thinking, intuitive choices. But what about more...
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The Hungry Brain: Outsmarting the Instincts That Make Us Overeat

Stephan M D Guyenet · Flatiron Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

From an obesity and neuroscience researcher with a knack for engaging, humorous storytelling, The Hungry Brain uses cutting-edge science to answer the questions: why do we overeat, and what can we do about it?

No one wants to overeat. And certainly no one wants to overeat...

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What Your ADHD Child Wishes You Knew: Working Together to Empower Kids for Success in School and Life

SHARON SALINE · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

A veteran psychologist presents a proven roadmap to help ADHD kids succeed in school and life

You've read all the expert advice, but despite countless efforts to help your child cope better and stay on track, you're still struggling with everyday issues like homework, chores, getting...
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The Second Mountain

David Brooks · Random House
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

An inspiring, thought-provoking exploration of what it means to live a meaningful life, from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Road to Character

Every so often, you meet a person who radiates joy. Who seems to know exactly why they were put on this earth, and glows...
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The Origin of Others

TONI MORRISON · Harvard University Press
Pages: 136
Format: Hardcover

America's foremost novelist reflects on the themes that preoccupy her work and increasingly dominate national and world politics: race, fear, borders, the mass movement of peoples, the desire for belonging. What is race and why does it matter? What motivates the human tendency to construct...

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How to Fly a Horse: The Secret History of Creation, Invention, and Discovery

Kevin Ashton · Doubleday
Format: Hardcover

As a technology pioneer at MIT and as the leader of three successful start-ups, Kevin Ashton experienced firsthand the all-consuming challenge of creating something new. Now, in a tour-de-force narrative twenty years in the making, Ashton leads us on a journey through humanity's greatest...
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Damnation Island: Poor, Sick, Mad, and Criminal in 19th-Century New York

STACY HORN · Algonquin Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

The gripping voices of the inhabitants of Blackwell's Island make this history come alive.

Today it is known as Roosevelt Island. In 1828, when New York City purchased this narrow, two-mile-long island in the East River, it was called Blackwell's Island. There, over the next hundred...
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Self-Esteem: A Proven Program of Cognitive Techniques for Assessing, Improving, and Maintaining Your Self-Esteem

Matthew McKay PhD · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 344
Format: Print book

If you struggle with low self-esteem, or you're seeking positive and effective ways of building a healthy sense of self-worth, this much-anticipated fourth edition of the best-selling classic by Matthew McKay is your go-to guide. This fully revised edition features an innovative application...
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Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World

David Epstein · Riverhead Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

"Range is an urgent and important book, an essential read for bosses, parents, coaches, and anyone who cares about improving performance." - Daniel H. Pink

What's the most effective path to success in any domain? It's not what you think.

Plenty of experts...
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The Common Good

Robert B Reich · Knopf
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

From the best-selling author of Saving Capitalism and The Work of Nations, a passionate, clear-eyed manifesto on why we must restore the idea of the common good to the center of our economics and politics.

With the warmth and lucidity that have made him one of our most...
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Why Gender Matters, Second Edition: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know About the Emerging Science of Sex Differences

LEONARD M D PH D SAX · Harmony
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

A revised and updated edition (with more than 70% new material) of the evergreen classic about the innate differences between boys and girls and how best to parent and teach girls and boys successfully, with completely new chapters on sexual orientation and on transgender and intersex...
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Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self

MANOUSH ZOMORODI · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Has your smartphone become your BFF? Do you feel bored when you're not checking Facebook or Instagram? Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self explains the connection between boredom and original thinking, and explores how we can harness...

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Because We Are Bad: OCD and a Girl Lost in Thought

Lily Bailey · Harper
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

Written with the indelible power of Girl, Interrupted, Brain on Fire, and Reasons to Stay Alive, a lyrical, poignant memoir by a young woman about her childhood battle with debilitating obsessive compulsive disorder, and her hard-won journey to recovery.

By the age of thirteen,...

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Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain's Ability to Deceive, Transform, and Heal

Erik Vance · National Geographic Soc
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

This riveting narrative explores the world of placebos, hypnosis, false memories, and neurology to reveal the groundbreaking science of our suggestible minds. Could the secrets to personal health lie within our own brains? Journalist Erik Vance explores the surprising ways our expectations...
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