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Sorry I'm Late, I Didn't Want to Come: One Introvert's Year of Saying Yes

Jessica Pan · Andrews McMeel Publishing
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

An introvert spends a year trying to live like an extrovert with hilarious results and advice for readers along the way.What would happen if a shy introvert lived like a gregarious extrovert for one year? If she knowingly and willingly put herself in perilous social situations that she'd...
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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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Solid Seasons: The Friendship of Henry David Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson

Jeffrey S. Cramer · Counterpoint
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

A thoughtfully researched, movingly presented dual-biography of two iconic American writers, each trying to find the ideal friend with whom they could share their journey through our imperfect world. Any biography that concentrates on either Henry David Thoreau or Ralph Waldo Emerson tends...
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The Flip: Epiphanies of Mind and the Future of Knowledge

Jeffrey J. Kripal · Bellevue Literary Press
Pages: 240
Format: Paperback

"Kripal makes many sympathetic points about the present spiritual state of America. . . . [He] continues to believe that spirituality and science should not contradict each other." -- New York Times Book Review"Kripal prompts us to reflect on our personal assumptions, as well...
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Conformity: The Power of Social Influences

Cass R. Sunstein · NYU Press
Pages: 176
Format: Hardcover

Bestselling author Cass R. Sunstein reveals the appeal and the danger of conformity We live in an era of tribalism, polarization, and intense social division - separating people along lines of religion, political conviction, race, ethnicity, and sometimes gender. How did this happen? In Conformity,...
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Psychology: An Illustrated History of the Mind from Hypnotism to Brain Scans

Tom Jackson · Shelter Harbor Press
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

Here is the essential guide to psychology, an authoritative reference book and timeline that examines how we learned to understand the mysteries of the human mind.Psychology is a young science. While great thinkers have pondered the nature of thought itself for centuries, the idea of using...
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The Stressed Years of Their Lives: Helping Your Kid Survive and Thrive During Their College Years

Dr. B. Janet Hibbs · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From two leading child and adolescent mental health experts comes a guide for the parents of every college and college-bound student who want to know what's normal mental health and behavior, what's not, and how to intervene before it's too late. "The title says it all...Chock...
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Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed

Lori Gottlieb · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 464
Format: Hardcover

From a New York Times best-selling author, psychotherapist, and national advice columnist, a hilarious, thought-provoking, and surprising new book that takes us behind the scenes of a therapist's world - where her patients are looking for answers (and so is she) . One day, Lori Gottlieb...
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Play, Make, Create, A Process-Art Handbook: With over 40 Art Invitations for Kids * Creative Activities and Projects to Inspire Free Thinking, Mindfulness, and Curiosity

Meri Cherry · Quarry Books
Pages: 160
Format: Flexibound

Packed with fun, edifying, and joyful art experiences, Play, Make, Create is filled with simple, yet powerful, "art invitations" that are focused on the making and doing, not just the final projects. Founded in a process-based philosophy, this unique book includes over 40 activities...
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The Human Swarm: How Our Societies Arise, Thrive, and Fall

Mark W. Moffett · Basic Books
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

The epic story of how humans evolved from intimate chimp communities into a world-dominating speciesIf a chimpanzee ventures into the territory of a different group, it will almost certainly be killed. But a New Yorker can fly to Los Angeles--or Borneo--with very little fear. Psychologists...
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