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The Science of Consequences
How They Affect Genes, Change the Brain, and Impact Our World
Written by Susan M. Schneider


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 11, 2012
Price: $12.99

Children quickly learn that actions have consequences. This elementary lesson is repeated again and again throughout adulthood as we adjust our behaviors according to the reactions they produce in the social and natural environment. Now, an internationally recognized biopsychologist, tells the story of how something so deceptively simple can help make... Read more >
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The Science of Consequences
The Science of Consequences
Written by Susan M. Schneider
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ISBN: 9781616146627
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The Science of Consequences
How They Affect Genes, Change the Brain, and Impact Our World
Written by Susan M. Schneider


Format: Trade Paperback, 383 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2012
Price: $21.00

Children quickly learn that actions have consequences. This elementary lesson is repeated again and again throughout adulthood as we adjust our behaviors according to the reactions they produce in the social and natural environment. Now, an internationally recognized biopsychologist, tells the story of how something so deceptively simple can help make... Read more >
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Radical Distortion
How Emotions Warp What We Hear
Written by John W. Reich


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 16, 2012
Price: $11.99

Our social unity is under attack from extremists on opposite sides of the political spectrum. Often the loudest and most influential public voices today are also the most divisive. Amid the din of conflicting claims, accusations, and counteraccusations, voices of moderation can no longer be heard. Radical speech is creating hazards... Read more >
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Radical Distortion
Radical Distortion
Written by John W. Reich
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ISBN: 9781616146580
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Radical Distortion
How Emotions Warp What We Hear
Written by John W. Reich


Format: Trade Paperback, 248 pages
On Sale: September 18, 2012
Price: $19.00

Our social unity is under attack from extremists on opposite sides of the political spectrum. Often the loudest and most influential public voices today are also the most divisive. Amid the din of conflicting claims, accusations, and counteraccusations, voices of moderation can no longer be heard. Radical speech is creating hazards... Read more >
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Shadow Man
A Novel
Written by Jeffrey Fleishman


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

Foreign correspondent James Ryan was there whenever the world changed: in the Middle East, in the Balkans, in the former Soviet bloc. But now he can't remember these events; he can't recall anything long-term, except the summer of his fifteenth year following his mother's death. It was the summer his father...

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Shadow Man
Shadow Man
Written by Jeffrey Fleishman
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ISBN: 9781586421984
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Shadow Man
A Novel
Written by Jeffrey Fleishman


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 21, 2012
Price: $15.95

Foreign correspondent James Ryan was there whenever the world changed: in the Middle East, in the Balkans, in the former Soviet bloc. But now he can't remember these events; he can't recall anything long-term, except the summer of his fifteenth year following his mother's death. It was the summer his father...

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Maximum Brainpower
Maximum Brainpower
Written by Shlomo Breznitz and Collins Hemingway
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345526168
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Maximum Brainpower
Challenging the Brain for Health and Wisdom
Written by Shlomo Breznitz and Collins Hemingway


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2012
Price: $11.99

“A wonderfully helpful book . . . After reading it, you will understand what you must do for your brain, and why you must do it.”—Norman Doidge, M.D., New York Timesbestselling author of The Brain That Changes Itself
 
Did you know that experts are often less mentally agile than jacks-of-all-trades? That crossword puzzles and... Read more >
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Incognito
Incognito
Written by David Eagleman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307389923
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Incognito
The Secret Lives of the Brain
Written by David Eagleman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2012
Price: $15.95

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 book, renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman navigates the depths of the subconscious brain to illuminate its surprising mysteries. Why can your foot move halfway to the...

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The Most Human Human
The Most Human Human
Written by Brian Christian
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ISBN: 9780307476708
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The Most Human Human
What Artificial Intelligence Teaches Us About Being Alive
Written by Brian Christian


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $15.00

Each year, the AI community convenes to administer the famous (and famously controversial) Turing test, pitting sophisticated software programs against humans to determine if a computer can “think.” The machine that most often fools the judges wins the Most Human Computer Award. But there is also a prize, strange and intriguing...

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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
Format: Trade Paperback
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...

Read more >
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Incognito
Incognito
Written by David Eagleman
Format: eBook
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...

Read more >
Incognito
Incognito
Written by David Eagleman, Read by David Eagleman
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307934314
Our Price: $17.50

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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 >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
The Genius in All of Us
The Genius in All of Us
Written by David Shenk
Format: Trade Paperback
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
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307879158
Our Price: $20.00

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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
Our Price: $15.99
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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
Our Price: $13.99
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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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