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Face Value

by Alexander Todorov

We make up our minds about others after seeing their faces for a fraction of a second—and these snap judgments predict all kinds of important decisions. For example, politicians who simply look more competent...


The Happiness Philosophers

by Bart Schultz

In The Happiness Philosophers, Bart Schultz tells the colorful story of the lives and legacies of the founders of utilitarianism—one of the most influential yet misunderstood and maligned philosophies of the...


Murmurs of Doubt

by Rebecca Fox & Robin Ince

A one-off literary experience. Mixing critical thinking and inspiring illustration, with a wealth of humanist and philosophical issues from around the world, Murmurs of Doubt is a beautifully drawn, global call...


A Story That Matters

by Gina L. Carroll

No matter who you are, your story is a part of something big—the fabric of history and the human experience. Once written and shared, your story will change someone. And that someone is most likely you. A...


The Topography of Tears

by William H. Frey, Ann Lauterbach & Rose-Lynn Fisher

“Looking at [Fisher’s] photographs feels like staring out a plane window at the passing landscape below.” —Studio 360

“A moving depiction of the micro and macro aspects of our emotional lives, and a beautiful...


Perception and Misperception in International Politics

by Robert Jervis

With a new preface by the authorSince its original publication in 1976, Perception and Misperception in International Politics has become a landmark book in its field, hailed by the New York Times as "the seminal...


The Beginning of Politics

by Moshe Halbertal & Stephen Holmes

The Book of Samuel is universally acknowledged as one of the supreme achievements of biblical literature. Yet the book's anonymous author was more than an inspired storyteller. The author was also an uncannily...


Ghostbodies

by Maia Dolphin-Krute

How is illness represented in today’s cultural texts? In Ghostbodies, Maia Dolphin-Krute argues that the illusive sick body is often made invisible—a ghost—because it does not always fit society’s definition...


Providing Health Care in the Context of Language Barriers

by Elizabeth A. Jacobs & Lisa C. Diamond

Global migration continues to increase, and with it comes increasing linguistic diversity. This presents obvious challenges for both healthcare provider and patient, and the chapters in this volume represent...


Beyond Age Effects in Instructional L2 Learning

by Simone E. Pfenninger & Prof. David Singleton

This book constitutes a holistic study of how and why late starters surpass early starters in comparable instructional settings. Combining advanced quantitative methods with individual-level qualitative data,...


The New Analyst's Guide to the Galaxy

by Antonino Ferro & Luca Nicoli

This book consists of a dialogue between a young psychoanalyst, Luca Nicoli, and a renowned teaching analyst, Antonino Ferro. It touches upon many of the key areas of contemporary psychoanalysis: setting, technique,...


Twenty-First Century Psychoanalysis

by Thomas Svolos

If psychoanalysis will survive in the twenty-first century, this book's wager is that it will be Lacanian psychoanalysis. Today, the survival of psychoanalysis is in question. Even Jacques Lacan himself, at...


Among the Walking Wounded

by John Conrad

  • Author Col. John Conrad is an expert and experienced author whose book What the Thunder Said sold over 2,220 copies in Canada
  • The subject is exceedingly topical/relevant and will remain so for many years as...


Clinical Psychology: A Very Short Introduction

by Susan Llewelyn & Katie Aafjes-van Doorn

Clinical psychology makes a significant contribution to mental health care across the world. The essence of the discipline is the creative application of the knowledge base of psychology to the unique, personal...


Enchiridion

by Epictetus

The little book by Epictetus called Enchiridion or “manual” has played a disproportionately large role in the rise of modern attitudes and modern philosophy. As soon as it had been translated into the vernacular...


Scienceblind: Why Our Intuitive Theories About the World Are So Often Wrong

by Andrew Shtulman

Humans are born to create theories about the world--unfortunately, they're usually wrong, and keep us from understanding the world as it really is

Why do we catch colds? What causes seasons to change? And if...


Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People

by Vanessa Van Edwards

Do you feel awkward at networking events? Do you wonder what your date really thinks of you? Do you wish you could decode people? You need to learn the science of people.

 

As a human behavior hacker, Vanessa...


The Seven Deadly Sins of Psychology

by Chris Chambers

Psychological science has made extraordinary discoveries about the human mind, but can we trust everything its practitioners are telling us? In recent years, it has become increasingly apparent that a lot of...


The Gift of Anger: And Other Lessons from My Grandfather Mahatma Gandhi

by Arun Gandhi

Discover ten vital and extraordinary life lessons from one of the most important and influential philosophers and peace activists of the twentieth century—Mahatma Gandhi—in this poignant and timely exploration...


The Oxford Handbook of Mood Disorders

by Robert J. DeRubeis & Daniel R. Strunk

The most comprehensive volume of its kind, The Oxford Handbook of Mood Disorders provides detailed coverage of the characterization, understanding, and treatment of mood disorders. Chapters are written by the...