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The Weekend Effect: The Life-Changing Benefits of Taking Time Off and Challenging the Cult of Overwork

KATRINA ONSTAD · HarperOne
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Encroaching work demands - coupled with domestic chores, overbooked schedules, and the incessant pinging of our devices - have taken a toll on what used to be our free time: the weekend. With no space to tune out and recharge, every aspect of our lives is suffering: our health is deteriorating,...
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Raising Resilience: The Wisdom and Science of Happy Families and Thriving Children

Christopher Willard · Sounds True
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

In every spiritual tradition, we find teachings that lead to a fulfilling life - such as generosity, kindness, honesty, determination, and patience. Today, a growing body of research from neuroscience and social psychology supports these teachings, offering insights into cultivating these...
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12 Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos

JORDAN PETERSON · Random House Canada
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

What does everyone in the modern world need to know? Renowned psychologist Jordan B. Peterson's answer to this most difficult of questions uniquely combines the hard-won truths of ancient tradition with the stunning revelations of cutting-edge scientific research.Humorous, surprising and informative,...
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Retro Toddler: More Than 100 Old-School Activities to Boost Development

ANNE H ZACHRY · American Academy of Pediatrics
Pages: 200
Format: Paperback

You don't need to buy high-tech digital devices, apps, or expensive toys to boost your toddler's brain development! Research shows that the best way for toddlers to learn is through daily, active play- and Retro Toddler includes more than 100 fun, age-appropriate, "old-school"...
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The Willpower Instinct: How Self-Control Works, Why It Matters, and What You Can Do To Get More of It

Kelly McGonigal · Avery; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

Based on Stanford University psychologist Kelly McGonigal's wildly popular course "The Science of Willpower," The Willpower Instinct is the first book to explain the new science of self-control and how it can be harnessed to improve our health, happiness, and productivity....
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Beyond ADHD: Overcoming the Label and Thriving

JEFF EMMERSON · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 260
Format: Hardcover

Beyond ADHD weaves Emmerson's personal story of his ADHD diagnosis, exploring along the way the latest medical, scientific and societal explanations and tools for managing and living with the condition. Including interviews with a number of experts at the forefront of next-generation ADHD...
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The Inkblots: Hermann Rorschach, His Iconic Test, and the Power of Seeing

Damion Searls · Crown
Pages: 405
Format: Hardcover

The captivating, untold story of Hermann Rorschach and his famous inkblot test In 1917, working alone in a remote Swiss asylum, psychiatrist Hermann Rorschach devised an experiment to probe the human mind: a set of ten carefully designed inkblots. For years he had grappled with the theories...
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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 for years, become...
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Careful: A User's Guide to Our Injury-Prone Minds

STEVE CASNER · Riverhead Books
Pages: 326
Format: Hardcover

"Gripping, page-turning material . . . a new way of thinking about survival in a world filled with hazards and distractions." - Charles Duhigg, author of Smarter Faster Better and The Power of HabitA safety expert reveals why few of us are as careful as we think we are, and what...
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The Addiction Solution: Treating Our Dependence on Opioids and Other Drugs

LLOYD SEDERER · Scribner
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

A groundbreaking examination of addiction from the Chief Medical Officer for the New York State Office of Mental Health and the Medical Editor for Mental Health at the Huffington Post, offering practical, proven solutions for individuals, families, and communities dealing with substance...
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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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They'll Never Be the Same: A Parent's Guide to PTSD in Youth

Michael S Scheeringa · Central Recovery Press
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

A compassionate and accessible guide for parents whose children have experienced traumatic or life-threatening events written by one of the foremost authorities on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children and adolescents. Dr. Scheeringa understands the desperation many parents...
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The Spider and the Fly: A Reporter, a Serial Killer, and the Meaning of Murder

Claudia Rowe · Dey Street Books
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

In this superb work of literary true crime - a spellbinding combination of memoir and psychological suspense - a female journalist chronicles her unusual connection with a convicted serial killer and her search to understand the darkness inside us."Well, well, Claudia. Can I call you Claudia?...
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Think Before You Like: Social Media's Effect on the Brain and the Tools You Need to Navigate Your Newsfeed

GUY P HARRISON · Prometheus Books
Pages: 384
Format: Paperback

At a time when the news cycle turns on a tweet, journalism gets confused with opinion, and facts are treated as negotiable information, applying critical thinking skills to your social media consumption is more important than ever.Guy P. Harrison, an upbeat advocate of scientific literacy...
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Navigating Life with Epilepsy

David C Spencer · Oxford University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Navigating Life with Epilepsy aims to provide clear and reliable information about epilepsy, including "what" (definition) , "how" (pathophysiology) , "who" (epidemiology) , and "why" (etiology) . The volume guides the reader through current...
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