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Face Value: The Hidden Ways Beauty Shapes Women's Lives

Autumn Whitefield-Madrano · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A thought-provoking examination of how we think and talk about beauty today - and the unexpected and often positive ways that beauty shapes our lives.For decades, we've discussed our insecurities in the face of idealized, retouched, impossibly perfect images. We've worried primping and preening...
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Black Bodies, White Gazes: The Continuing Significance of Race in America

George Yancy professor of philosophy Emory University · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 316
Format: Hardcover

Following the deaths of Trayvon Martin and other black youths in recent years, students on campuses across America have joined professors and activists in calling for justice and increased awareness that Black Lives Matter. In this second edition of his trenchant and provocative book, George...
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Does Santa Exist?: A Philosophical Investigation

Eric Kaplan · Dutton
Pages: 275
Format: Hardcover

A humorous philosophical investigation into the existence of Santa - from a co-executive producer of The Big Bang TheoryMetaphysics isn't ordinarily much of a laughing matter. But in the hands of acclaimed comedy writer and scholar Eric Kaplan, a search for the truth about old St. Nick...
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The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook--What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing

BRUCE PERRY · Basic Books
Pages: 448
Format: Paperback

A renowned psychiatrist reveals how trauma affects children-and outlines the path to recovery "Fascinating and upbeat....Dr. Perry is both a world-class creative scientist and a compassionate therapist." (Mary Pipher, PhD) How does trauma affect a child's mind--and how can that...
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A Book About Love

Jonah Lehrer · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 304
Format: Print book

Science writer Jonah Lehrer explores the mysterious subject of love.Weaving together scientific studies from clinical psychologists, longitudinal studies of health and happiness, historical accounts and literary depictions, child-rearing manuals, and the language of online dating sites,...
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The Book of Human Emotions: From Ambiguphobia to Umpty -- 154 Words from Around the World for How We Feel

Tiffany Watt Smith · Little
Pages: 336
Format: Print book

A thoughtful, gleeful encyclopedia of emotions, both broad and outrageously specific, from throughout history and around the world.How do you feel today? Is your heart fluttering in anticipation? Your stomach tight with nerves? Are you falling in love? Feeling a bit miffed? Do you have...
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10 Steps to Mastering Stress: A Lifestyle Approach, Updated Edition

David H. Barlow · Oxford University Press
Pages: 114
Format: Paperback

We know that stress is bad for us. We see evidence of this in the news, we hear it from our doctors, and we feel it at the end of a hectic week. Health professionals have learned that stress interferes with our lives-it increases missed work days, can lead to relationship difficulties,...
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Can't Just Stop: An Investigation of Compulsions

Sharon Begley · Simon & Schuster
Pages: 296
Format: Print book

The first book to examine the science behind both mild and extreme compulsive behavior - using fascinating case studies to understand its deeper meaning and reveal the truth about human compulsion.Whether shopping with military precision or hanging the tea towels just so, compulsion is something...
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Brave Girls: Raising Young Women with Passion and Purpose to Become Powerful Leaders

Stacey Radin Dr. · Atria Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An empowering guide to cultivating confident, passionate, and powerful young leaders during the most formative stage of life: the middle school years.After years of research as a psychologist and consultant for women struggling in the professional world, Stacey Radin made a groundbreaking...
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Dear Friend, from My Life I Write to You in Your Life

Yiyun Li · Random House
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

In her first nonfiction book, award-winning novelist Yiyun Li explores a question we ask ourselves: How does one make life livable?"What a long way it is from one life to another, yet why write if not for that distance?"Startlingly original and shining with quiet wisdom, this...
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Treating Trauma and Traumatic Grief in Children and Adolescents, Second Edition

Judith A Cohen · The Guilford Press
Pages: 356
Format: Hardcover

This authoritative guide has introduced many tens of thousands of clinicians to Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) , a leading evidence-based treatment for traumatized children and their parents or caregivers. Preeminent clinical researchers provide a comprehensive framework...
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A Complete ABA Curriculum for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum with a Developmental Age of 7 Years Up to Young Adulthood: A Step-by-Step Treatment ... Skills

Julie Knapp · Jessica Kingsley Pub
Pages: 512
Format: Book

The first comprehensive ABA program designed specifically for individuals on the autism spectrum aged approximately 7 years up to young adulthood, this complete step-by-step resource contains everything needed to teach advanced skills such as organizational skills, advanced self-care skills,...
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Coping with Anxiety: Ten Simple Ways to Relieve Anxiety, Fear, and Worry

Edmund Bourne · New Harbinger Pub, 2016.
Pages: 184
Format: Print book

Relieve anxiety, fear, and worry for good! Fully revised and based in the latest research, this second edition of Coping with Anxiety includes the latest DSM updates and provides immediate, user-friendly, and effective strategies to stop anxiety at its source.If you suffer from anxiety,...
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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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Race and Social Change: A Quest, A Study, A Call to Action

Max Klau · Jossey-Bass
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

A powerful study illuminates our nation's collective civic fault lines Recent events have turned the spotlight on the issue of race in modern America, and the current cultural climate calls out for more research, education, dialogue, and understanding. Race and Social Change: A Quest,...
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Children of Divorced Parents: Assertiveness Training and Cognitive Restructuring Techniques in Increasing Self-esteem of Female Adolescents from Divorced Homes

Jane Akponye · Xlibris Corp
Pages: 305
Format: Book

This book lays out an empirical research that investigates the effectiveness of assertiveness training and cognitive restructuring techniques in increasing self-esteem of children from divorced parents.
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Excursions with Thoreau: Philosophy, Poetry, Religion

Edward F Mooney · Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.
Pages: 296
Format: eBook

Excursions with Thoreau is a major new exploration of Thoreau's writing and thought that is philosophical yet sensitive to the literary and religious. Edward F. Mooney's excursions through passages from Walden, Cape Cod, and his late essay "Walking" reveal Thoreau as a miraculous...
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The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma

Bessel A Van der Kolk · Viking
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

A pioneering researcher and one of the world's foremost experts on traumatic stress offers a bold new paradigm for healing Trauma is a fact of life. Veterans and their families deal with the painful aftermath of combat; one in five Americans has been molested; one in four grew up with alcoholics;...
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Love Is All You Need: The Art and Science of Non-Training Your Dog

Jennifer Arnold · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

From the New York Times bestselling author of Through a Dog's Eyes - the inspiration for the PBS documentary - a paradigm-shifting approach to living with and loving our dogsThere are few people who understand dogs better than Jennifer Arnold. Twenty-five years after she founded Canine...
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A Beautiful, Terrible Thing: A Memoir of Marriage and Betrayal

Jen Waite · Plume
Pages: 260
Format: Hardcover

**An International Bestseller**"Like Big Little Lies, A Beautiful Terrible Thing is a startling reminder that fairy tales aren't real. A master class in suspenseful storytelling, Jen Waite recounts the lies, betrayals, and infidelity she endured with unrestrained honesty and deft candor....
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Effective Math Interventions: A Guide to Improving Whole-Number Knowledge

Robin S Codding · The Guilford Press
Pages: 258
Format: Paperback

Building foundational whole-number knowledge can help put K-5 students on the path to academic success and career readiness. Filling a gap for school practitioners, this book presents step-by-step guidelines for designing and implementing classwide, small-group, and individual interventions...
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Can You Hear Me Now?: The Inspiration, Wisdom, and Insight of Michael Eric Dyson

Michael Eric Dyson · Basic Civitas Books
Pages: 298
Format: Print book

"Before I wanted to write the world, I sought to right it," declares Michael Eric Dyson. As one of America's most visible, inspirational, and quotable public intellectuals, Dyson has weighed in on a vast array of issues. In his books and newspaper articles, over television...
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Assassination Generation: Video Games, Aggression, and the Psychology of Killing

Dave Grossman · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 264
Format: Hardcover

The author of the 400,000-copy bestseller On Killing reveals how violent video games have ushered in a new era of mass homicide--and what we must do about it.Paducah, Kentucky, 1997: a 14-year-old boy shoots eight students in a prayer circle at his school. Littleton, Colorado, 1999: two high...
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River of Time: My Descent into Depression and How I Emerged with Hope

Naomi Judd · Center St
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Bestselling author and Grammy-winning musical superstar Naomi Judd shares her devastating personal story with depression to spread awareness and encourage others with the disease. The world knows Naomi Judd as one of the most successful and best-loved country music stars ever. What the world...
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Kidding Ourselves: The Hidden Power of Self-Deception

Joseph T. Hallinan · Crown
Format: Hardcover

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Why We Make Mistakes, an illuminating exploration of human beings’ astonishing ability to deceive themselves.   To one degree or another, we all misjudge reality. Our perception—of ourselves and the world around us—is...
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Eating Disorders

Pamela K Keel · Oxford University Press
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Eating Disorders presents a comprehensive and accessible investigation of eating disorders, spanning topics such as historical and cross-cultural trends in prevalence of eating pathology, biological bases of eating disorders, and treatment and prevention. It provides an examination of the intersections...
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Capture: A Theory of the Mind

David A. M.D. Kessler · Harper Wave
Pages: 432
Format: Print book

Why do we think, feel, and act in ways we wished we did not? For decades, New York Times bestselling author Dr. David A Kessler has studied this question with regard to tobacco, food, and drugs. Over the course of these investigations, he identified one underlying mechanism common to a broad...
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Attending: Medicine, Mindfulness, and Humanity

Ronald Epstein · Scribner
Pages: 287
Format: Print book

The first book for the general public about mindfulness and medical practice, a groundbreaking, intimate exploration of how doctors think and what matters most - safe, effective, patient-centered, compassionate care - from the foremost expert in the field.As a third-year Harvard Medical...
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The Art of War: The Quintessential Collection of Military Strategy

ERIK O RONNINGEN · Race Point Publishing
Pages: 348
Format: Hardcover

This elegantly designed edition of The Art of War includes four of history's key treatises: The Art of War, The Prince, On War, Instructions to His Generals. Collected in this elegant volume are four of the most influential military and political treatises in history. Originally written...
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Coping with BPD: DBT and CBT Skills to Soothe the Symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder

Blaise Aguirre MD · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 224
Format: Paperback

In this much-needed book, two renowned borderline personality disorder (BPD) experts offer simple, easy-to-use skills drawn from dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) to help you address the most common issues of BPD, such as intense feelings of anger,...
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Criminal psychology

David V Canter · Sage Publications
Pages: 1584
Format: eBook

The volumes in this new set present a selection of important publications with an emphasis on seminal works from across the globe, reflecting the increasingly global reach of the topic. Each volume includes an introduction by esteemed editor David Canter, to contextualize the historical,...
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Bouncing forward : transforming bad breaks into breakthroughs

Michaela Haas · Enliven Books, Atria 2015.
Pages: 385
Format: Print book

"The first book of its kind in the new science of posttraumatic growth: A cutting-edge look at how trauma survivors find healing and new resilience,"--Amazon.com.
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This Close to Happy: A Reckoning with Depression

Daphne Merkin · Farrar
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A New York Times Book Review Favorite Read of 2016"Despair is always described as dull," writes Daphne Merkin, "when the truth is that despairhas a light all its own, a lunar glow, the color of mottledsilver." This Close to Happy -- Merkin's rare, vividly personalaccount...
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Behavioral Challenges in Children with Autism and Other Special Needs: The Developmental Approach

Diane Cullinane · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 350
Format: Print book

Attune, help, and recover: a structured developmental approach to behavioral challenges in children with disabilities. This book offers a comprehensive view of behavioral challenges for a child with autism or other special needs from a developmental perspective based on the DIRFloortime®...
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Lines of Descent: W. E. B. Du Bois and the Emergence of Identity

Anthony Appiah · Harvard Univ. Press
Pages: 227
Format: Hardcover

W. E. B. Du Bois never felt so at home as when he was a student at the University of Berlin. But Du Bois was also American to his core, scarred but not crippled by the racial humiliations of his homeland. In Lines of Descent, Kwame Anthony Appiah traces the twin lineages of Du Bois'...
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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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The Loving Push: How Parents and Professionals Can Help Spectrum Kids Become Successful Adults

Debra Moore Ph.D. · Future Horizons
Pages: 210
Format: Print book

Parents, teachers, therapists, and anyone who cares about a child or teen on the autism spectrum needs this essential roadmap to prepare our youth for being successful adults in today's world. Best-selling author, autism advocate, and animal science professor Dr. Temple Grandin joins psychologist...
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The Psychology Bible: The Definitive Guide to the Science of the Mind

Sandi Mann · Firefly Books
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

The Psychology Bible presents more than an introduction to the discipline. It is applicable to anyone and everyone and we are all curious about why we think and feel the way we do. The topics include: The history of psychology, the "science of the mind" Biographies...
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Kidding Ourselves: The Hidden Power of Self-Deception

Joseph T Hallinan · Crown Publishers
Pages: 260
Format: Print book

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author of Why We Make Mistakes, an illuminating exploration of human beings' astonishing ability to deceive themselves. To one degree or another, we all misjudge reality. Our perception - of ourselves and the world around us - is much more...
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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 Family Gene: A Mission to Turn My Deadly Inheritance Into a Hopeful Future

Joselin Linder · Ecco
Pages: 272
Format: Print book

A riveting medical mystery about a young woman's quest to uncover the truth about her likely fatal genetic disorder that opens a window onto the exploding field of genomic medicineWhen Joselin Linder was in her twenties her legs suddenly started to swell. After years of misdiagnoses, doctors...
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Cravings: How I Conquered Food

Judy Collins · Nan A. Talese
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

A no-holds-barred account of folk legend Judy Collins's harrowing struggle with compulsive overeating and of the journey that led her to a solution. Since childhood Judy Collins has had a tumultuous, fraught relationship with food. Her issues with overeating nearly claimed her career and her life....
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ADHD: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Stephen P Hinshaw · Oxford University Press
Pages: 191
Format: Print book

Rates of diagnosis of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are skyrocketing, throughout America and the rest of the world. U.S. rates of youth diagnosis have increased 40% from just a decade ago. Adults with ADHD are now the fastest-growing segment of the population receiving...
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African Americans and Depression: Signs, Awareness, Treatments, and Interventions

Julia F. Hastings · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format: Hardcover

Depression does not discriminate, and yet the ways in which people and communities view and react to depression differ. The unique experiences of African Americans are often taken into account when examining other topics of interest, but mental health in general is often overlooked. African...
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Overcoming Distractions: Thriving with Adult ADD/ADHD

David A Greenwood · Sterling
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

We know that Attention Deficit Disorder makes it tough for children to focus in school. But what happens when those kids grow up? How can they make the transition to a successful professional life? And how can newly diagnosed adults meet the challenges of the workplace? David Greenwood,...
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Famine, Affluence, and Morality

Peter Singer · Oxford University Press, USA
Pages: 120
Format: Hardcover

In 1972, the young philosopher Peter Singer published "Famine, Affluence and Morality," which rapidly became one of the most widely discussed essays in applied ethics. Through this article, Singer presents his view that we have the same moral obligations to those far away as we do to those...
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Creative Change: Why We Resist It . . . How We Can Embrace It

Jennifer Mueller · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
Format: Print book

One of the nation's leading psychologists asks why today's corporate leaders desire but reject creative solutions --and finds some surprising conclusions. All corporate CEOs, top executives, and other business leaders say they want creativity and need real innovation in order to thrive...
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Emotional Rescue: How to Work with Your Emotions to Transform Hurt and Confusion into Energy That Empowers You

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche · TarcherPerigee
Pages: 253
Format: Print book

In this life-changing book, acclaimed Buddhist teacher Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche shows how to free yourself from being a victim of your emotions by gaining the awareness and understanding that will help you harness their power. Emotions bring color and meaning to our lives, but they...
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Dyslexia enpowerment plan : a blueprint for renewing your child's confidence and love learning

Ben Foss · Ballantine
Format: Print book

Finally, a groundbreaking book that reveals what your dyslexic child is experiencing - and what you can do so that he or she will thrive More than thirty million people in the United States are dyslexic - a brain-based genetic trait, often labeled as a "learning disability" or "learning...
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Fake Missed Connections

Brett Fletcher Lauer · Soft Skull Press, 2016.
Pages: 225
Format: Print book

Your wife is having an affair with my husband. It has caused some trouble in my marriage and I thought you should know.One phone call in December 2005 begins the compelling, unpredictable story of Fake Missed Connections. A child of divorce with an already fragile sense of trust, Lauer...
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Burglar's guide to the city.

Geoff Manaugh · Farrar
Pages: 304
Format: Book

Encompassing nearly 2,000 years of heists and tunnel jobs, break-ins and escapes, A Burglar's Guide to the City offers an unexpected blueprint to the criminal possibilities in the world all around us. You'll never see the city the same way again.At the core of A Burglar's Guide to the City...
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Raising a Secure Child: How Circle of Security Parenting Can Help You Nurture Your Child's Attachment, Emotional Resilience, and Freedom to Explore

Kent Hoffman RelD · Guilford
Pages: 276
Format: Print book

Today's parents are constantly pressured to be perfect. But in striving to do everything right, we risk missing what children really need for lifelong emotional security. Now the simple, powerful "Circle of Security" parenting strategies that Kent Hoffman, Glen Cooper, and Bert...
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The Four Tendencies: The Surprising Truth About the Hidden Personality Types That Drive Everything We Do

Gretchen Rubin · Harmony
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

In this groundbreaking analysis of personality type, bestselling author of Better Than Before and The Happiness Project Gretchen Rubin reveals the one simple question that will transform what you do at home, at work, and in life. During her multibook investigation into understanding...
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Who's Afraid of Post-Blackness?: What It Means to Be Black Now

Touré · Atria Books; 1st edition, edition
Format: Hardcover

In the age of Obama, racial attitudes have become more complicated and nuanced than ever before. Inspired by a president who is unlike any Black man ever seen on our national stage, we are searching for new ways of understanding Blackness. In this provocative new book, iconic commentator...
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Assholes : a theory of Donald Trump

Aaron James · Doubleday
Pages: 127
Format: Print book

That Donald Trump is an asshole is a fact widely agreed upon even by his supporters, who actually like that about him. But his startling political rise makes the question of just what sort of asshole he is, and how his assholedom may help to explain his success, one not just of philosophical...
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Clearing the Haze: Helping Families Face Teen Addiction

Christian M.D. Thurstone · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 182
Format: Hardcover

Often it is difficult for parents to recognize when their child is abusing alcohol, using illegal drugs, or in trouble with other substances that are hazardous to their health, safety, and wellbeing. Clearing the Haze is a guide designed to help parents determine whether their child may have...
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When the Sun Bursts: The Enigma of Schizophrenia

Christopher Bollas · Yale University Press
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

Many schizophrenics experience their condition as one of radical incarceration, mind-altering medications, isolation, and dehumanization. At a time when the treatment of choice is anti-psychotic medication, world-renowned psychoanalyst Christopher Bollas asserts that schizophrenics can be helped...
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The Philosophy Bible: The Definitive Guide to the Last 3,000 Years of Thought

Martin Cohen · Firefly Books
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

This is a concise, comprehensive guide that covers the main schools of thought from the Ancient Chinese philosophies of Confucius and Lao Tzu; Ancient wisdom from Aristotle, Plato, Zeno and Pythagoras; through to those most influential of philosophers studied the world over -- Hegel,...
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Powers of Two: Finding the Essence of Innovation in Creative Pairs

Joshua Wolf Shenk · Eamon Dolan/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A revelatory synthesis of cultural history and social psychology that shows how one-to-one collaboration drives creative success   Weaving the lives of scores of creative duos—from John Lennon and Paul McCartney to Marie and Pierre Curie to Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak—Joshua Wolf...
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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 Grown-Up's Guide to Teenage Humans: How to Decode Their Behavior, Develop Unshakable Trust, and Raise a Respectable Adult

Josh Shipp · Harper Wave
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Harvard's Center on the DevelopingChild found that every kid who succeeds in the face of adversity has had at least one committed relationship with a supportive adult. But JoshShipp didn't need Harvard to understand that. Once an at-risk foster kid, he was facing down a bleak future that...
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Anxious: Using the Brain to Understand and Treat Fear and Anxiety

Joseph LeDoux · Viking
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

"[Anxious] helps to explain and prevent the kinds of debilitating anxieties all of us face in this increasingly stressful world." - Daniel J. Levitin, author of The Organized Mind and This Is Your Brain On MusicA comprehensive and accessible exploration of anxiety, from a leading...
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Is Shame Necessary?: New Uses for an Old Tool

Jennifer Jacquet · Pantheon
Format: Hardcover

An urgent, illuminating exploration of the social nature of shame and of how it might be used to promote large-scale political change and social reform.   In cultures that champion the individual, guilt is advertised as the cornerstone of conscience. But while guilt holds individuals to personal...
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Empowering Students with Hidden Disabilities: A Path to Pride and Success

Margo Vreeburg Izzo · Brookes Publishing
Pages: 181
Format: Paperback

How can you empower students with invisible disabilities to manage their challenges, accept and advocate for themselves, and reach their goals and dreams? This guidebook has inspiring and informative answers. Told with the authentic voices of adults with hidden disabilities, this encouraging,...
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American Isis: The Life and Art of Sylvia Plath

Carl E Rollyson · Picador/St. Martin's Press
Pages: 319
Format: Paperback

The life and work of Sylvia Plath has taken on the proportions of legend. Educated at Smith College, she had a conflicted relationship with her mother, Aurelia. She then married the poet Ted Hughes and plunged into the Sturm und Drang of literary celebrity. Her poems were fought over, rejected,...
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Change Your Brain, Change Your Life

Daniel G. Amen · Harmony Books,
Pages: 384
Format: Print book

In this completely revised and updated edition of the breakthrough bestseller, you'll see scientific evidence that your anxiety, depression, anger, obsessiveness, or impulsiveness could be related to how specific structures in your brain work. You're not stuck with the brain you're...
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Children Who Fail at School But Succeed at Life: Lessons from Lives Well-Lived

Mark Katz · W.W. Norton & Company
Pages: 278
Format: Print book

Understanding resiliency and student success by studying people who succumbed to risk but later triumphed. A number of people who failed in school currently enjoy meaningful and successful lives. They include, though they are by no means limited to, those with attention and executive function...
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From Tweens to Teens: The Parents' Guide to Preparing Girls for Adolescence

Maria Clark Fleshood · Familius
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

All parents want their daughters to become confident, happy, self-­sufficient women, but the turbulent years of early adolescence can be difficult to navigate. From Tweens to Teens invites parents to rethink how they prepare their daughters to face these difficult developmental years....
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Early Greek Philosophy, Volume I: Introductory and Reference Materials

André Laks · Harvard University Press
Pages: 257
Format: Hardcover

The fragments and testimonia of the early Greek philosophers (often labeled the Presocratics) have always been not only a fundamental source for understanding archaic Greek culture and ancient philosophy but also a perennially fresh resource that has stimulated Western thought until the present...
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Sex, Drugs and Asperger's Syndrome

Luke Jackson · Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pages: 204
Format: Print book

Luke Jackson's unabridged and sparkling sequel to his best-selling user guide to adolescence Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome is the must-read handbook for teenagers and young adults on the autism spectrum. With devastating clarity, Luke focuses on the pitfalls involved in navigating...
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The 8 Laws of Change: How to Be an Agent of Personal and Social Transformation

Stephan A Schwartz · Park Street Press, 2015.
Pages: 224
Format: Print book

Scientifically based strategies for enacting successful and enduring change on personal, societal, and global levels, no matter what your background * Shares the stories of people who have changed history, such as Martin Luther King Jr., Ben Franklin, and Gandhi, detailing how they used...
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The Art of War Visualized: The Sun Tzu Classic in Charts and Graphs

Jessica Hagy · Workman Publishing Company
Format: Print book

It's the perfect meeting of minds. One, a general whose epigrammatic lessons on strategy offer timeless insight and wisdom. And the other, a visual thinker whose succinct diagrams and charts give readers a fresh way of looking at life's challenges and opportunities. A Bronze Age/Information...
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Art of thinking clearly.

Rolf Dobelli · Harpercollins
Pages: 358
Format: Book

We are all guilty of cognitive biases, simple errors we make in day-to-day thinking. But by knowing what they are and how to identify them, we can avoid them and make better choices. The Art of Thinking Clearly shows that in order to lead happier, more prosperous lives, we don't need...
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GRE Subject Test: Psychology

Kaplan · Kaplan Publishing
Pages: 492
Format: Print book

Kaplan's GRE Subject Test: Psychology is a fully updated edition of the top selling GRE Psychology prep book reflecting test-maker changes to align with the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders) , including updated vocabulary, diagnosis, treatment guidelines,...
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Talk With Your Kids: Conversations About Ethics -- Honesty, Friendship, Sensitivity, Fairness, Dedication, Individuality -- and 103 Other Things That Really Matter

Michael Parker · Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Format: Paperback

A guide for parents to help their children better understand the world around them by helping them think through the questions they face regarding honesty, friendship, sensitivity, fairness, dedication, individuality and 103 other character-building issuesMany families and almost all schools...
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Bright Line Eating: The Science of Living Happy, Thin & Free

Susan Peirce Thompson · Hay House
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In this book, Susan Peirce Thompson, Ph.D. shares the groundbreaking weight-loss solution based on her highly acclaimed Bright Line Eating Boot Camps. Rooted in cutting-edge neuroscience, psychology, and biology, Bright Line Eating explains why people who are desperate to lose weight fail...
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JOEL T NIGG · The Guilford Press
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Does toxic pollution cause attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) ? What about screen use? Are alternative treatments worth exploring? Can dietary changes help? This book explores exciting treatment advances with tremendous promise for improving behavior in kids with ADHD. Leading...
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