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What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite
What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite
Written by David Disalvo, Foreword by Wray Herbert
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ISBN: 9781616144838
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What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite

Written by David Disalvo
Foreword by Wray Herbert


Format: Trade Paperback, 309 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $19.00

This book reveals a remarkable paradox: what your brain wants is frequently not what your brain needs. In fact, much of what makes our brains "happy" leads to errors, biases, and distortions, which make getting out of our own way extremely difficult.

Author David DiSalvo presents evidence from evolutionary and social... Read more >
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What Makes Your Brain Happy and Why You Should Do the Opposite

Written by David Disalvo
Foreword by Wray Herbert


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 15, 2011
Price: $11.99

This book reveals a remarkable paradox: what your brain wants is frequently not what your brain needs. In fact, much of what makes our brains "happy" leads to errors, biases, and distortions, which make getting out of our own way extremely difficult.

Author David DiSalvo presents evidence from evolutionary and social... Read more >
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Future Babble
Future Babble
Written by Dan Gardner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771035135
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Future Babble
Why Expert Predictions Fail - and Why We Believe Them Anyway
Written by Dan Gardner


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $21.00

In 2008, as the price of oil surged above $140 a barrel, experts said it would soon hit $200; a few months later it plunged to $30. In 1967, they said the USSR would have one of the fastest-growing economies in the year 2000; in 2000, the USSR did not exist. In 1911, it... Read more >
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The Confidence Gap
The Confidence Gap
Written by Russ Harris, Foreword by Steven Hayes, PhD
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590309230
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The Confidence Gap
A Guide to Overcoming Fear and Self-Doubt
Written by Russ Harris
Foreword by Steven Hayes, PhD


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: September 13, 2011
Price: $15.95

Too many of us miss out on opportunities in life because we lack self-confidence. Whether it's public speaking, taking on a leadership role, or asking someone for a date, there are situations in which we just don't feel equipped to handle the challenges we face.

Russ Harris offers a surprising solution... Read more >
On Second Thought
On Second Thought
Written by Wray Herbert
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307461643
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On Second Thought
Outsmarting Your Mind's Hard-Wired Habits
Written by Wray Herbert


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $15.00

Our lives are composed of millions of choices, ranging from trivial to life-changing and momentous. Luckily, our brains have evolved a number of mental shortcuts, biases, and tricks that allow us to quickly negotiate this endless array of decisions. We don’t want to rationally deliberate every choice we make, and thanks... Read more >
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The Optimism Bias
The Optimism Bias
Written by Tali Sharot, Read by Susan Denaker
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307917782
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The Optimism Bias
A Tour of the Irrationally Positive Brain
Written by Tali Sharot
Read by Susan Denaker


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: June 14, 2011
Price: $20.00

From one of the most innovative neuroscientists at work today, an investigation into the bias toward optimism that exists on a neural level in our brains and plays a major part in determining how we live our lives.
 
Psychologists have long been aware that most people maintain an often irrationally positive...

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Incognito
Incognito
Written by David Eagleman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307377333
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Incognito
The Secret Lives of the Brain
Written by David Eagleman


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $26.95

If the conscious mind—the part you consider to be you—is just the tip of the iceberg, what is the rest doing?
 
In this sparkling and provocative new book, the renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman navigates the depths of the subconscious brain to illuminate surprising mysteries: Why can your foot move halfway to...

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Incognito
Incognito
Written by David Eagleman
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ISBN: 9780307379788
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Incognito
The Secret Lives of the Brain
Written by David Eagleman


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $11.99

If the conscious mind—the part you consider to be you—is just the tip of the iceberg, what is the rest doing?
 
In this sparkling and provocative new book, the renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman navigates the depths of the subconscious brain to illuminate surprising mysteries: Why can your foot move halfway to...

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Incognito
Incognito
Written by David Eagleman, Read by David Eagleman
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ISBN: 9780307934314
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Incognito
The Secret Lives of the Brain
Written by David Eagleman
Read by David Eagleman


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $17.50

If the conscious mind—the part you consider to be you—is just the tip of the iceberg, what is the rest doing?
 
In this sparkling and provocative new book, the renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman navigates the depths of the subconscious brain to illuminate surprising mysteries: Why can your foot move halfway to...

Read more >
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The Genius in All of Us
The Genius in All of Us
Written by David Shenk
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ISBN: 9780307387301
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The Genius in All of Us
New Insights into Genetics, Talent, and IQ
Written by David Shenk


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: March 8, 2011
Price: $16.95

With irresistibly persuasive vigor, David Shenk debunks the long-standing notion of genetic “giftedness,” and presents dazzling new scientific research showing how greatness is in the reach of every individual.


DNA does not make us who we are. “Forget everything you think you know about genes, talent, and intelligence,” he writes. “In recent... Read more >
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The Most Human Human
The Most Human Human
Written by Brian Christian, Read by Brian Christian
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ISBN: 9780307879158
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The Most Human Human
What Talking with Computers Teaches Us About What It Means to Be Alive
Written by Brian Christian
Read by Brian Christian


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $20.00

The Most Human Human is a provocative, exuberant, and profound exploration of the ways in which computers are reshaping our ideas of what it means to be human. Its starting point is the annual Turing Test, which pits artificial intelligence programs against people to determine if computers can “think.”

Named... Read more >
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The Most Human Human
The Most Human Human
Written by Brian Christian
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385533072
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The Most Human Human
What Talking with Computers Teaches Us About What It Means to Be Alive
Written by Brian Christian


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $13.99

The Most Human Human is a provocative, exuberant, and profound exploration of the ways in which computers are reshaping our ideas of what it means to be human. Its starting point is the annual Turing Test, which pits artificial intelligence programs against people to determine if computers can “think.”

Named... Read more >
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Willing to Learn
Willing to Learn
Written by Mary Catherine Bateson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781586421908
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Willing to Learn
Passages of Personal Discovery
Written by Mary Catherine Bateson


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $24.99

Writer and educator Mary Catherine Bateson is best known for the proposal that lives should be looked at as compositions, each one an artistic creation expressing individual responses to the unexpected. This collection can be read as a memoir of unfolding curiosity, for it brings together essays and occasional pieces, many... Read more >
Future Babble
Future Babble
Written by Dan Gardner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771035210
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Future Babble
Why Expert Predictions Fail - and Why We Believe Them Anyway
Written by Dan Gardner


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 12, 2010
Price: $15.99

In 2008, as the price of oil surged above $140 a barrel, experts said it would soon hit $200; a few months later it plunged to $30. In 1967, they said the USSR would have one of the fastest-growing economies in the year 2000; in 2000, the USSR did not exist. In 1911, it... Read more >
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How to Think Straight
An Introduction to Critical Reasoning
Written by Antony Flew


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $11.99

Practical reasoning and clear thinking are essential for everyone if we are to make sense of the information we receive each day. Being able to quickly know the difference between valid and invalid arguments, the contradictory versus the contrary, vagueness and ambiguity, contradiction and self-contradiction, the truthful and the fallacious, separates... Read more >
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On Second Thought
On Second Thought
Written by Wray Herbert
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307461650
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On Second Thought
Outsmarting Your Mind's Hard-Wired Habits
Written by Wray Herbert


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $13.99

Our lives are composed of millions of choices, ranging from trivial to life-changing and momentous. Luckily, our brains have evolved a number of mental shortcuts, biases, and tricks that allow us to quickly negotiate this endless array of decisions. We don’t want to rationally deliberate every choice we make, and thanks... Read more >
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This Quintessence of Dust?
This Quintessence of Dust?
Written by Joseph K. Kovach
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ISBN: 9781616141585
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This Quintessence of Dust?
Discovering Who We Are--From Ancient Greece to the Modern World
Written by Joseph K. Kovach


Format: Trade Paperback, 660 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $45.00

Psychology has traditionally analyzed the self in terms of familial influence, close relationships, inherited personality traits, education, social status, and economic level. But as psychologist Joseph K. Kovach shows in this sweeping historical overview, an individual’s self-understanding is also largely a product of the age in which he or she lives... Read more >
The Genius in All of Us
The Genius in All of Us
Written by David Shenk
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385532655
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The Genius in All of Us
New Insights into Genetics, Talent, and IQ
Written by David Shenk


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $13.99

With irresistibly persuasive vigor, David Shenk debunks the long-standing notion of genetic “giftedness,” and presents dazzling new scientific research showing how greatness is in the reach of every individual.


DNA does not make us who we are. “Forget everything you think you know about genes, talent, and intelligence,” he writes. “In recent... Read more >
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The Genius in All of Us
The Genius in All of Us
Written by David Shenk, Read by Mark Deakins
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307704450
Our Price: $14.00

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The Genius in All of Us
New Insights into Genetics, Talent, and IQ
Written by David Shenk
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $14.00

With irresistibly persuasive vigor, David Shenk debunks the long-standing notion of genetic “giftedness,” and presents dazzling new scientific research showing how greatness is in the reach of every individual.

 

DNA does not make us who we are. “Forget everything you think you know about genes, talent, and intelligence,” he writes. “In recent... Read more >
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Being True to Life
Being True to Life
Written by David Richo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590307427
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Being True to Life
Poetic Paths to Personal Growth
Written by David Richo


Format: Trade Paperback, 176 pages
On Sale: December 15, 2009
Price: $19.95

Psychotherapist David Richo offers a fresh and inspiring approach to personal growth: we can use the process of writing and reading poetry to move toward greater self-understanding and emotional healing. Even if you’ve never written a poem before, you can learn to use poetry to explore your feelings, your relationships, your... Read more >
In the Mind's Eye
In the Mind's Eye
Written by Thomas G. West
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591027003
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In the Mind's Eye
Creative Visual Thinkers, Gifted Dyslexics, and the Rise of Visual Technologies
Written by Thomas G. West


Format: Hardcover, 516 pages
On Sale: August 31, 2009
Price: $25.99

Now in its fifteenth printing, In the Mind’s Eye has been recognized as a classic in its field. The book still stands alone as a uniquely compelling argument for the great importance of visual thinking and visual technologies as well as the high creative potential of many individuals with dyslexia or... Read more >
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The Happiness Trap
The Happiness Trap
Written by Russ Harris, Foreword by Steven Hayes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590305843
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The Happiness Trap
How to Stop Struggling and Start Living: A Guide to ACT
Written by Russ Harris
Foreword by Steven Hayes


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: June 3, 2008
Price: $15.95

Are you, like milllions of Americans, caught in the happiness trap? Russ Harris explains that the way most of us go about trying to find happiness ends up making us miserable, driving the epidemics of stress, anxiety, and depression. This empowering book presents  the insights and techniques of ACT (Acceptance and... Read more >
When Good Thinking Goes Bad
When Good Thinking Goes Bad
Written by Todd C. Riniolo
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591025863
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When Good Thinking Goes Bad
How Your Brain Can Have a Mind of Its Own
Written by Todd C. Riniolo


Format: Trade Paperback, 236 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2007
Price: $18.99

In 1975, the Environmental Fund sponsored a full-page advertisement in leading newspapers, which predicted that "the world as we know it will likely be ruined before the year 2,000," due to the assumed inability of world food production to keep pace with the increase in population. The statement was endorsed by... Read more >
Beyond AI
Beyond AI
Written by J. Storrs Hall, Ph.D.
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591025115
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Beyond AI
Creating the Conscience of the Machine
Written by J. Storrs Hall, Ph.D.


Format: Hardcover, 408 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2007
Price: $28.99

Artificial intelligence (AI) is now advancing at such a rapid clip that it has the potential to transform our world in ways both exciting and disturbing. Computers have already been designed that are capable of driving cars, playing soccer, and finding and organizing information on the Web in ways that no... Read more >
Blind Spots
Blind Spots
Written by Madeleine L. Van Hecke
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591025092
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Blind Spots
Why Smart People Do Dumb Things
Written by Madeleine L. Van Hecke


Format: Trade Paperback, 250 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2007
Price: $19.99

A woman planning a dinner party calls a gourmet caterer and learns that "Chateaubriand" can be ordered. To which she responds, "No, thanks. We’re going to take care of the wine ourselves." The dead silence at the end of the phone is her first clue that something is amiss. A CEO... Read more >
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