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Fragments of Trauma and the Social Production of Suffering: Trauma, History, and Memory

by Marilyn Charles, Michael O'Loughlin, Cate Osborn & Avigail Gordon et al.

In this book, contributors explore the deep psychic effects of traumatic experiences and locates those experiences in relation to both historical events and intergenerational transmission of traumatic sequelae...


What is an Emotion?

by Dr. William James

"I should say first of all that the only emotions I propose expressly to consider here are those that have a distinct bodily expression. That there are feelings of pleasure and displeasure, of interest and excitement,...


Think Forward to Thrive: How to Use the Mind's Power of Anticipation to Transcend Your Past and Transform Your Life

by Jennice Vilhauer, PhD

Anticipating a positive future is the key to well-being and mental health. Yet when many people think of the future, they experience anxiety, depression, fear, and self-doubt. Future Directed Therapy (FDT) is...


Understanding Priming Effects in Social Psychology

by Daniel C. Molden

How incidentally activated social representations affect subsequent thoughts and behaviors has long interested social psychologists. Recently, such priming effects have provoked debate and skepticism. Originally...


Consciousness and the Aconscious in Psychoanalytic Theory

by Ahmed Fayek

In this book, Fayek summarizes current arguments and debates stemming from neurological and phenomenological perspectives. He presents the notion that consciousness needs to be considered a human phenomenon...


In the Company of Bears: What Black Bears Have Taught Me about Intelligence and Intuition

by Benjamin Kilham & Temple Grandin

In In the Company of Bears, originally published in hardcover as Out on a Limb, Ben Kilham invites us into the world he has come to know best: the world of black bears.

For decades, Kilham has studied wild black...


What Makes You Clever: The Puzzle of Intelligence

by Derek Partridge

From Black Holes and Big Bangs to the Higgs boson and the infinitesimal building blocks of all matter, modern science has been spectacularly successful, with one glaring exception — intelligence. Intelligence...


Dual-Process Theories of the Social Mind

by Jeffrey W. Sherman, Bertram Gawronski & Yaacov Trope

This volume provides an authoritative synthesis of a dynamic, influential area of psychological research. Leading investigators address all aspects of dual-process theories: their core assumptions, conceptual...


Subconscious Journeys

by Jack Mitchell

In Subconscious Journeys, Jack Mitchell explores the human mind and its connection to life, death, disease, and the probability of extended life. He addresses how the four parts of the mind function and adapt...


Depression: Causes and Treatment

by Aaron T. Beck, M.D. & Brad A. Alford, Ph.D.

The second edition of Depression: Causes and Treatment provides a contemporary review of the diagnosis, causes, and treatments of depression. Both biological and psychological treatment approaches are described....


Creativity: The Owner's Manual

by Pierce Howard

Cutting-edge, user-friendly, and comprehensive: the revolutionary guide to the brain, now fully revised and updated

At birth each of us is given the most powerful and complex tool of all time: the human brain....


The Laughing Monk

by Caroline Manuel

In this motivational masterpiece and instant classic, is a triumphant tale of personal growth and change that will have its readers returning to its pages time and time again. This soul-stirring mystery is an...


Disordered Thought and Development: Chaos to Organization in the Moment

by M. D. Fallon & Susan P. Sherkow

There is a moment at every level of psychological development in which the mind is presented with a challenge. This moment can last for a literal moment in time or it can extend for years, thus becoming a leading...


Relational Remembering: Rethinking the Memory Wars

by Sue Campbell

This book offers a feminist philosophical analysis of contemporary public skepticism about women's memories of past harm. It concentrates primarily on writings associated with the False Memory Syndrome Foundation...


Mind and Religion: Psychological and Cognitive Foundations of Religion

by Harvey Whitehouse & Robert N. McCauley

This collection examines new psychological evidence for the modal theory and attempts to synthesize this theory with other theories of cognition and religion.


Language and Connection in Psychotherapy: Words Matter

by Mary E. Davis

This book explores the role of language in interpersonal and intrapsychic life, looking at how it can support as well as interfere with our ability to function in a social environment. The way language can be...


Practicing Cognitive Therapy: A Guide to Interventions

by Robert L. Leahy

Since its development thirty-five years ago, the practice of cognitive therapy has been extended well beyond the treatment of depression. It is now effectively used with substance abuse, marital conflict, sexual...


The Owner's Manual for the Brain (4th Edition)

by Pierce Howard

Cutting-edge, user-friendly, and comprehensive: the revolutionary guide to the brain, now fully revised and updated

At birth each of us is given the most powerful and complex tool of all time: the human brain....


Cognitive Vulnerability and Stress in Children and Adolescents

by Randy P. Auerbach & Benjamin L. Hankin

Presenting cutting-edge research conducted with children, adolescents, and their caregivers, this e-book examines cognitive factors in the development of psychopathology. Investigators at the forefront of the...


Understanding Facial Recognition Difficulties in Children: Prosopagnosia Management Strategies for Parents and Professionals

by Nancy Mindick

Mindick provides an explanation of the types, causes, and characteristics of prosopagnosia. Providing an insider's perspective on the condition, she suggests ways to recognize the signs of facial recognition...