Science + Psychology

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EVERYBODY LIES: BIG DATA, NEW DATA, AND WHAT THE INTERNET CAN TELL US ABOUT WHO WE REALLY ARE

Written by Stephens-Davidowitz, Seth
Foreword by Steven PinkerBlending the informed analysis of The Signal and the Noise with the instructive iconoclasm of Think Like a Freak, a fascinating, illuminating, and witty look at what the vast amounts of information now instantly available to us reveals about ourselves and our world--provided we ask the right questions.
February 20, 2018 | Paperback | Dey Street Books | 352 Pages |
$16.99
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ON THE COUCH: A REPRESSED HISTORY OF THE ANALYTIC COUCH FROM PLATO TO FREUD

Written by Kravis, Nathan
How the couch became an icon of self-knowledge and self-reflection as well as a site for pleasure, transgression, and healing.
September 1, 2017 | Hardcover | Mit Press | 224 Pages |
$29.95
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BODY KEEPS THE SCORE: BRAIN, MIND, AND BODY IN THE HEALING OF TRAUMA

Written by Van Der Kolk, Bessel
#1 New York Times bestseller "Essential reading for anyone interested in understanding and treating traumatic stress and the scope of its impact on society." --Alexander McFarlane, Director of the Centre for Traumatic Stress Studies A pioneering researcher transforms our understanding of trauma and offers a bold new paradigm for healing in this New York Times best
September 8, 2015 | Paperback | Penguin Books |
$18.00
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HACKING OF THE AMERICAN MIND: THE SCIENCE BEHIND THE CORPORATE TAKEOVER OF OUR BODIES AND BRAINS

Written by Lustig, Robert H
"Explores how industry has manipulated our most deep-seated survival instincts."--David Perlmutter, MD, Author, #1 New York Times bestseller, Grain Brain and Brain Maker The New York Times-bestselling author of Fat Chance reveals the corporate scheme to sell pleasure, driving the international epidemic of addiction, depression, and chronic disease.
September 12, 2017 | Hardcover | Avery Publishing Group | 352 Pages |
$27.00
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TIMEKEEPERS: HOW THE WORLD BECAME OBSESSED WITH TIME (MAIN)

Written by Garfield, Simon
SUNDAY TIMES CULTURE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2016
January 23, 2018 | Hardcover | Canongate Books | 368 Pages |
$25.00
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CONVERSATION: HOW TALK CAN CHANGE OUR LIVES

Written by Zeldin, Theodore
Do you want better conversations with your lover, your colleagues at work, your family, friends or strangers, or yourself? Conversation explains what kind of talk charmed and excited people in the past, and why we talk differently today. It explores the art and the history of conversation and how it can be the key to a happier, more interesting future.
January 1, 2000 | Hardcover | HiddenSpring | 103 Pages |
$12.00
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JET LAG

Written by Lee, Christopher J
Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.
September 7, 2017 | Paperback | Bloomsbury Academic | 200 Pages |
$14.95
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FLOW: THE PSYCHOLOGY OF OPTIMAL EXPERIENCE

Written by Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly
THE BESTSELLING CLASSIC ON 'FLOW' - THE KEY TO UNLOCKING MEANING, CREATIVITY, PEAK PERFORMANCE, AND TRUE HAPPINESS
July 1, 2008 | Paperback | Harper Perennial |
$16.99

TRUTH OR TRUTHINESS: DISTINGUISHING FACT FROM FICTION BY LEARNING TO THINK LIKE A DATA SCIENTIST

Written by Wainer, Howard
Teacher tenure is a problem. Teacher tenure is a solution. Fracking is safe. Fracking causes earthquakes. Our kids are over-tested. Our kids are not tested enough. We read claims like these in the newspaper every day, often with no justification other than 'it feels right'. How can we figure out what is right?
December 1, 2015 | Hardcover | Cambridge University Press | 232 Pages |
$29.99
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SCIENCE OF SLEEP: WHAT IT IS, HOW IT WORKS, AND WHY IT MATTERS

Written by Mendelson, Wallace B
We often hear that humans spend one third of their lives sleeping--and most of us would up that fraction if we could. Whether we're curling up for a brief lunchtime catnap, catching a doze on a sunny afternoon, or clocking our solid eight hours at night, sleeping is normally a reliable way to rest our heads and recharge our minds.
October 6, 2017 | Hardcover | University of Chicago Press | 176 Pages |
$35.00

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