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Collaborative Remembering

by Michelle L. Meade, Celia B. Harris, Penny Van Bergen & John Sutton et al.

We remember in social contexts. We reminisce about the past together, collaborate to remember shared experiences, and, even when we are alone, we remember in the context of our communities and cultures. Taking...


The Spaces Between Us

by Michael Graziano

Each of us has a protected zone two or three feet wide, swelling around the head and narrowing towards the feet. This zone isn't fixed in size: if you're nervous, it grows; if you're relaxed, it shrinks. It...


The Elephant in the Brain

by Kevin Simler & Robin Hanson

Human beings are primates, and primates are political animals. Our brains, therefore, are designed not just to hunt and gather, but also to help us get ahead socially, often via deception and self-deception....


Anesthesia

by Kate Cole-Adams

  • For fans of Siddhartha Mukherjee’s first-person approach to medical history, as well as fans of Oliver Sachs' HALLUCINATIONS or Carl Zimmer's SOUL MADE FLESH
  • In Kate Cole-Adams’ deft and intimate narrative...

  • Overcoming Relationship Problems 2nd Edition: A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques

    by Michael Crowe & Kevan Wylie

    Everyday problems such as financial pressures, sexual and emotional problems, fidelity issues or the complications of second marriages can cause unbearable pressure on relationships and family life.

    In this highly...


    The Oxford Handbook of Aphasia and Language Disorders

    by Anastasia M. Raymer & Leslie J. Gonzalez Rothi

    What is immediately clear when meeting individuals with acquired brain damage is that the patterns of communication impairments vary in remarkable ways among these individuals. Aphasia and related communication...


    Race on the Brain

    by Jonathan Kahn

    Of the many obstacles to racial justice in America, none has received more recent attention than the one that lurks in our subconscious. As social movements and policing scandals have shown how far from being...


    The Character Gap

    by Christian B. Miller

    We like to think of ourselves, our friends, and our families as decent people. We may not be saints, but we are still honest, relatively kind, and mostly trustworthy. Miller argues here that we are badly mistaken...


    Psychology of Music: From Sound to Significance

    by Siu-Lan Tan, Peter Pfordresher & Rom Harre

    In Psychology of Music: From Sound to Significance (2nd edition), the authors consider music on a broad scale, from its beginning as an acoustical signal to its different manifestations across cultures. In their...


    Meditations on Self-Discipline and Failure

    by William Ferraiolo

    A collection of meditations in the Stoic tradition. Meditations on Self-Discipline and Failure provides access to the ruminations, practices, and applications of ancient Stoic philosophy as deployed by a contemporary...


    The Confabulating Mind

    by Armin Schnider

    Confabulations are recitations of events and experiences that never happened, ranging from incorrect responses to questions to a blatant confusion of reality. The Confabulating Mind provides the most up-to-date...


    A Different Kind of Animal

    by Robert Boyd

    How our ability to learn from each other has been the essential ingredient to our remarkable success as a species

    Human beings are a very different kind of animal. We have evolved to become the most dominant...


    How to Find a Black Cat in a Dark Room: The Psychology of Intuition, Influence, Decision Making and Trust

    by Jacob Burak

    An inquiry into what it is about our experiences and cultures that brings out the differences and reveals the similarities in us as humans beings, in the vein of Malcolm Gladwell and Daniel Kahneman.

    Jacob Burak...


    How to Think: A Survival Guide for a World at Odds

    by Alan Jacobs

    "Absolutely splendid . . . essential for understanding why there is so much bad thinking in political life right now." —David Brooks, New York Times

    How to Think is a contrarian treatise on why we’re not...


    International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities

    by Robert M. Hodapp & Deborah J Fidler

    International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities, Volume 53 provides a scholarly look at research on the causes, effects, classification systems and syndromes of developmental disabilities. Chapters...


    The Forgetting Machine

    by Rodrigo Quian Quiroga

  • Rodrigo’s research was featured on a cover article in Discover magazine—named one of the top 100 scientific stories of 2005 (for discovering the "Jennifer Aniston neuron"

  • In 2014, Rodrigo was selected as...

  • Finding the Truth in the Courtroom

    by Henry Otgaar & Mark L. Howe

    In many criminal trials, forensic technical evidence is lacking and triers of fact must rely on the reliability of eyewitness statements, identifications, and testimony; however, such reports can be riddled...


    Spatial Vagueness, Uncertainty, Granularity: A Special Double Issue of spatial Cognition and Computation

    by Brandon Bennett & Matteo Cristani

    This special issue collects enhanced and extended versions of papers that were presented at the Symposium on Spatial Vagueness, Uncertainty, and Granularity held in October 2001. The contributions examine fundamental...


    Psychology of Early Childhood: Up to the Sixth Year of Age

    by William Stern

    Originally published in 1924, this sixth edition published in 1930 is thoroughly revised and updated to take account of the important advances in the field of child psychology at the time. In this new edition...


    Children's Saving: A Study in the Development of Economic Behaviour

    by Edmund J.S. Sonuga-Barke & Paul Webley

    Originally published in 1993, this book presents an alternative approach to the study of the emergence of economic awareness during childhood: a new developmental economic psychology!

    In the past, attempts to...