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The Psychological Construction of Emotion

by James A. Russell, Lisa Feldman Barrett & Joseph E. LeDoux

This volume presents cutting-edge theory and research on emotions as constructed events rather than fixed, essential entities. It provides a thorough introduction to the assumptions, hypotheses, and scientific...


NPH - Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: Pathophysiology - Diagnosis - Treatment

by Michael J. Fritsch, Uwe Kehler & Ullrich Meier

Often misunderstood and misdiagnosed, normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a disease of the elderly that is on the rise as the population ages. Its similarities to Parkinsons disease, dementia and other chronic...


Are We Unique: A Scientist Explores the Unparalleled Intelligence of the Human Mind

by James Trefil

In this fascinating book on an exciting and timely topic, James Trefil explores just exactly what it is that is so special about the human mind that sets us so far from all the other animals and that also makes...


Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Spine and Peripheral Nerves

by Remi Nader, Scott C Berta & Cristian Gragnaniello

Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: Spine and Peripheral Nerves presents core surgical procedures in a concise, highly didactic format, enabling surgeons to quickly grasp their essence from the bulleted text and...


Handbook of Positive Emotions

by Leslie D. Kirby, Michele M. Tugade, Michelle N. Shiota & Barbara L. Fredrickson

This authoritative handbook reviews the breadth of current knowledge about positive emotions: their nature, functions, and consequences for individuals and society. Specific emotions are analyzed in depth, including...


Explaining Abnormal Behavior: A Cognitive Neuroscience Perspective

by Bruce F. Pennington

Highly readable and accessible, this book describes how research in cognitive science is transforming the way scientists and clinicians think about abnormal behavior. Bruce Pennington draws on work from multiple...


Parkinson’s Disease. A Guide to Medical Treatment

by Michael Carranza, Madeline R. Snyder, Jessica Davenport Shaw & Theresa A. Zesiewicz

In Parkinson’s disease, the past half-century of research has brought many fascinating advances in treatment.

Proper identification and treatment of both motor and non-motor symptoms lead to a better overall...


On the Frontiers of Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience: Essays in Honor of Eric R. Kandel

by Edith Laufer, Mark Solms & Joseph LeDoux

Building crucial bridges between psychoanalysis and the neurosciences, this compelling volume brings together prominent authorities from multiple disciplines. The volume highlights the contributions of Eric...


Intensive Care in Neurology and Neurosurgery

by Godoy, Daniel Agustín & Daniel Agustin Godoy

This volume presents the work of a group of international experts in neurocritical care. This book provides the physician with a quick and practical tool for consultation and it’s dedicated to brain-injured...


Baby Teacher: Nurturing Neural Networks From Birth to Age Five

by Rebecca Shore

Ever wonder what is going on in a baby's brain? Or how you can best nurture a child's natural development? Or why exactly Bach is better than Mozart for babies? This book will explain why. No technical knowledge...


The Interoceptive Mind

by Manos Tsakiris & Helena De Preester

Interoception is the body-to-brain axis of sensations that originates from the internal body and visceral organs. It plays a unique role in ensuring homeostasis, allowing human beings to experience and perceive...


Your Body is Your Brain

by Amanda Blake

Around the world, a swelling tide of people are discovering an astonishing, life-altering truth. This book tells their extraordinary stories:

  • an anxious PhD student builds his confi dence by changing his workout ...


The Nature of Emotion

by Andrew S. Fox, Regina C. Lapate, Alexander J. Shackman & Richard J. Davidson

Building on the legacy of the groundbreaking first edition, the Editors of this unique volume have selected more than 100 leading emotion researchers from around the world and asked them to address 14 fundamental...


The Disordered Mind

by Eric R. Kandel

A Nobel Prize–winning neuroscientist’s probing investigation of what brain disorders can tell us about human nature

Eric R. Kandel, the winner of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his foundational...


The Brain, Emotion, and Depression

by Edmund T. Rolls

There are myriad questions that emerge when one considers emotions and decision-making: What produces emotions? Why do we have emotions? How do we have emotions? Why do emotional states feel like something?...


Sizing up Consciousness

by Marcello Massimini, Giulio Tononi & Frances Andersen

Whilst our knowledge of brain function has improved over the last decades, there remains a gap in our knowledge of consciousness. Why is the brain associated with consciousness, but not the liver or the heart,...


Atlas of Neuroanatomy for Communication Science and Disorders

by Leonard L. LaPointe

A beautifully illustrated atlas that provides robust speech-language pathology and audiology learning tools

Atlas of Neuroanatomy for Communication Science and Disorders, Second Edition, is based on the award-winning...


Brainology

by Various Writers

•16 feature stories on the brain

• Popular science commissioned by Wellcome

Ever wondered how Scandinavians cope with 24-hour darkness, why we feel pain, or whether smartphones really make children stupid?...


Lectures on General Psychology ~ Volume One

by Dennis Ford

Lectures on General Psychology ~ Volume One circumnavigates the world of psychology in a comprehensive and critical manner. It offers students a leisurely cruise that sails with rational flags unfurled. The...


The Sosa Model for Radiosurgery

by Fabio Valenzuela Sosa Md

The Sosa Model, the most recent book penned by Fabio Valenzuela Sosa, MD, reflects the authors multifaceted professional profile. Fabio uses his solid physics background to propose a new paradigm for determination...