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Positive Discipline for Preschoolers, Revised 4th Edition: For Their Early Years -- Raising Children Who Are Responsible, Respectful, and Resourceful

Jane Nelsen Ed.D. · Harmony
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback

Completely updated with the latest research in child development and learning, Positive Discipline for Preschoolers will help parents understand their preschooler and provide early methods to raise a child who is responsible, respectful, and resourceful.Caring for young children is one of the most...
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Picnic Comma Lightning: The Experience of Reality in the Twenty-First Century

Laurence Scott · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

"A stylish, playful exploration of what digital life is doing to the way we find meaning in the world." -- GuardianIn Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita, Humbert Humbert offers a memorably brief account of his parents' death: "picnic, lightning." Picnic Comma Lightning,...
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Cricket Ball

Gary Cox · Bloomsbury Academic
Pages: 312
Format: Hardcover

No object encapsulates the subtle, mysterious richness of cricket as much as its most famous character, the cricket ball: the swinging, bouncing, spinning heart of the glorious game. Gary Cox tells us the life story of the ball in its many guises: new ball, old ball, live ball, dead ball,...
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Start at the End: How to Build Products That Create Change

Matt Wallaert · Portfolio
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Nudge meets Hooked in a practical approach to designing products and services that change behavior, from what we buy to how we work.Deciding what to create at modern companies often looks like an episode of Mad Men: people throw ideas around until one sounds sexy enough to execute and then...
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Bring Your Brain to Work: Using Cognitive Science to Get a Job, Do it Well, and Advance Your Career

Art Markman
Format: Hardcover

Few people really understand their own minds or the minds of others.Over the past decade, there has been increasing attention to what psychology can teach us about work. Research has focused on improving decision-making practices, influencing colleagues, and effective thinking. The problem...
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Old Whigs: Burke, Lincoln, and the Politics of Prudence

Greg Weiner
Format: Hardcover

The virtue of prudence suffuses the writings of Edmund Burke and Abraham Lincoln, yet the demands of statecraft compelled both to take daring positions against long odds: Burke against the seemingly inexorable march of the French Revolution, Lincoln against disunion at a moment when the Northern...
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What Is Philosophy for?

Mary Midgley · Bloomsbury Academic
Pages: 232
Format: Paperback

Why should anybody take an interest in philosophy? Is it just another detailed study like metallurgy? Or is it similar to history, literature and even religion: a study meant to do some personal good and influence our lives?Mary Midgley addresses these provocative questions in her most...
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Conscious: A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind

Annaka Harris · Harper
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

As concise and enlightening as Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, this mind-expanding dive into the mystery of consciousness is an illuminating meditation on the self, free will, and felt experience.What is consciousness? How does it arise? And why does...
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Alchemy: The Dark Art and Curious Science of Creating Magic in Brands, Business, and Life

Rory Sutherland · William Morrow
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The legendary advertising guru - Ogilvy UK's vice chairman - and star of three massively popular TED Talks, blends the science of human behavior with his vast experience in the art of persuasion in this incomparable book that decodes successful branding and marketing in the vein of Freakonomics,...
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Conscience: The Origins of Moral Intuition

Patricia Churchland · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

How do we determine right from wrong? Conscience illuminates the answer through science and philosophy.In her brilliant work Touching a Nerve, Patricia S. Churchland, the distinguished founder of neurophilosophy, drew from scientific research on the brain to understand its philosophical...
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