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Executive Functions in Children's Everyday Lives

by Maureen J. Hoskyn, Grace Iarocci & Arlene R. Young

Executive Functions in Children's Everyday Lives captures the diversity and complexity of the executive system that underlies children's everyday life experiences. Acquisition of executive functions, such as...


The Brain

by Gary L. Wenk

What is the principle purpose of a brain? A simple question, but the answer has taken millennia for us to begin to understand. So critical for our everyday existence, the brain still remains somewhat of a mystery....


The Oxford Handbook of Pragmatics

by Yan Huang

This volume brings together distinguished scholars from all over the world to present an authoritative, thorough, and yet accessible state-of-the-art survey of current issues in pragmatics. Following an introduction...


Moral Inferences

by Jean-Francois Bonnefon & Bastien Trémolière

Moral Inferences is the first volume to thoroughly explore the relationship between morality and reasoning. Drawing on the expertise of world-leading researchers, this text provides ground-breaking insight into...


How the Mind Comes into Being

by Martin V. Butz & Esther F. Kutter

More than 2000 years ago Greek philosophers were pondering the puzzling dichotomy between our physical bodies and our seemingly non-physical minds. Yet even today, it remains puzzling how our mind controls our...


The Mind Illuminated: A Complete Meditation Guide Integrating Buddhist Wisdom and Brain Science for Greater Mindfulness

by John Yates, Matthew Immergut & Jeremy Graves

A revolutionary, science-based approach to meditation from a neuroscientist turned meditation master, The Mind Illuminated is an accessible, step-by-step toolkit for anyone looking to start—or improve—their...


Acquisition of Complex Arithmetic Skills and Higher-Order Mathematics Concepts

by David C. Geary, Daniel B. Berch & Robert Ochsendorf

Acquisition of Complex Arithmetic Skills and Higher-Order Mathematics Concepts focuses on typical and atypical learning of complex arithmetic skills and higher-order math concepts. As part of the series Mathematical...


The Power of Concentration

by Theron Q. Dumont

It is obvious that the person who is best able to focus and concentrate will do the best job. This book is a study guide to concentration. Here you will find twenty lessons that will guide you step by step through...


The Student's Guide to Social Neuroscience

by Jamie Ward

Social neuroscience is a rapidly growing field which explains, using neural mechanisms, our ability to recognize, understand, and interact with others. Concepts such as trust, revenge, empathy, prejudice, and...


The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

by Michael Lewis

How a Nobel Prize–winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality.

Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing...


Cognitive Literary Science

Individual Differences in Judgement and Decision-Making: A Developmental Perspective

by Maggie E. Toplak & Joshua Weller

Children face an overwhelming amount of information and a range of different choices every day, and so there has never been a more important time to understand how children learn to make judgments and decisions...


The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Science

Your Brain's Politics: How the Science of Mind Explains the Political Divide

by George Lakoff & Elisabeth Wehling

At first glance, issues like economic inequality, healthcare, climate change, and abortion seem unrelated. However, when thinking and talking about them, people reliably fall into two camps: conservative and...


The Evolution of Memory Systems

Coping with Lack of Control in a Social World

by Marcin Bukowski, Immo Fritsche & Ana Guinote

Coping with Lack of Control in a Social World offers an integrated view of cutting-edge research on the effects of control deprivation on social cognition. The book integrates multi-method research demonstrating...


Big Data in Cognitive Science

by Michael N. Jones

While laboratory research is the backbone of collecting experimental data in cognitive science, a rapidly increasing amount of research is now capitalizing on large-scale and real-world digital data. Each piece...


Melancholic Habits

Tense Bees and Shell-Shocked Crabs

The Paperclip Test: A Personality Quiz Like No Other

by Mario Gmür

An entertaining yet enlightening personality test, using that humblest of objects—a bent paperclip—to pick the lock of your psyche